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Spain’s Wine Books Win 4 Gourmand Awards in Paris

Spain’s Wine Books Win 4 Gourmand Awards in Paris

Spain garnered four Gourmand awards - considered some of the most prestigious in the sector - for the year's best books about wines and beverages. continue reading »

Spanish Woman Accused of Murdering Husband to Appear in Pennsylvania Court

Spanish Woman Accused of Murdering Husband to Appear in Pennsylvania Court

Spanish citizen Maria Reyes Garcia-Pellon, who allegedly murdered her husband - former pro basketball player Matthew White - two weeks ago, is to appear at a preliminary court hearing in the city of Media, Pennsylvania, where a judge will determine if judicial proceedings should commence. continue reading »

Son-in-Law says Spanish Royals, Wife not Involved in his Business

Son-in-Law says Spanish Royals, Wife not Involved in his Business

The son-in-law of Spanish King Juan Carlos, Iñaki Urdangarin, testified Saturday that the royal household never authorized or endorsed the business operations of his non-profit Noos Institute, adding that his wife, the Infanta Cristina, took no part in the activities of the foundation which presumably embezzled millions of euros in public funds. continue reading »

Anti-austerity Protest in Spain Draws Thousands

Anti-austerity Protest in Spain Draws Thousands

Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in this capital and other Spanish cities against austerity measures implemented by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government. In the Spanish capital, four columns of protesters made their way from different points of the metropolis to the downtown Fountain of Neptune. continue reading »

Spain Would Rather Have International Image of Poverty Than Corruption

Spain Would Rather Have International Image of Poverty Than Corruption

Fifty-two percent of Spaniards see political corruption as the worst blot on Spain's image abroad, a survey released Friday shows. continue reading »

Spanish King Juan Carlos Denies Plans to Abdicate

Spanish King Juan Carlos Denies Plans to Abdicate

Spain's King Juan Carlos has not considered for one moment the possibility of abdicating nor plans to do so, officials at the royal palace told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Spanish Racer Fernando Alonso Says F1 Car Responding Well in Pre-Season Test

Spanish Racer Fernando Alonso Says F1 Car Responding Well in Pre-Season Test

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso said Thursday after recording the best time in pre-season testing at Barcelona's Catalunya Circuit that his Ferrari F138 responded a continue reading »

Premio Lo Nuestro Honors Jenni Rivera and Names Alejandro Sanz Artist of the Year

Premio Lo Nuestro Honors Jenni Rivera and Names Alejandro Sanz Artist of the Year

In Latino entertainment news Alejandro Sanz won the coveted Pop Male Artist of the Year at the Premio Lo Nuestro awards last night. The show also paid tribute to the last and great Jenni Rivera continue reading »

EU Considering Giving Spain More Time to Reduce Its Budget Deficit

EU Considering Giving Spain More Time to Reduce Its Budget Deficit

The European Union's economic and monetary affairs commissioner said Friday that Spain may be given more time to reduce its budget deficit if it is shown to have fulfilled its structural fiscal obligations. continue reading »

PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti Gives Verbal Agreement with Real Madrid

PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti Gives Verbal Agreement with Real Madrid

Spanish soccer club Real Madrid has a "verbal agreement" with Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti that could bring him to the Bernabeu next season, French newspaper Le Parisien said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Telefonica Purchases Telecom Spectrum for $844 Million

Spain’s Telefonica Purchases Telecom Spectrum for $844 Million

Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica spent 550 million pounds ($844.23 million) to acquire spectrum in an auction in Britain, the company said Wednesday in a regulatory filing. continue reading »

Spanish Wine Makers Looking to Expand into Mexican Market

Spanish Wine Makers Looking to Expand into Mexican Market

A total of 47 Spanish wine producers participated in the 7th Wines of Spain Exhibition held on Tuesday in this capital, an event designed to allow local sector professionals to get to know brands continue reading »

Barça Loses 2-0 to Milan

Barça Loses 2-0 to Milan

FC Barcelona will have to deliver a spectacular performance at Camp Nou after losing 2-0 on the road Wednesday in the first leg of its Champions League elimination battle with AC Milan. continue reading »

63 Suspect Gang Members Arrested in Spain

63 Suspect Gang Members Arrested in Spain

Spanish security forces arrested 63 suspected members of a gang whose main activity was ripping off drug traffickers but who also engaged in murder, kidnapping, sexual assault and fraud, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. continue reading »

Catalan Artist Uses Napkins to Create Masterpieces

Catalan Artist Uses Napkins to Create Masterpieces

When is a napkin more than a napkin? When Joan Sallas gets his hands on it. Sallas, 48, is a Catalan artist living in Germany who turns linen napkins into impressive works of art using only his hands. continue reading »