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EU Approves Stricter Controls on Meat in Light of Horsemeat Scandal

EU Approves Stricter Controls on Meat in Light of Horsemeat Scandal

The European Union on Friday approved tighter controls on beef within its member states to determine the extent to which horsemeat is being fraudulently labeled as beef and sold to consumers. continue reading »

Spanish Duo Estopa Say They’re “More Inspired Than Ever”

Spanish Duo Estopa Say They’re “More Inspired Than Ever”

The two brothers who make up the Spanish duo Estopa find themselves "more inspired than ever" to create and share music with the public. "Time gives you the power to assimilate what you're doing," continue reading »

More Than 1,200 Iberia Flight to Be Grounded During Planned Strike

More Than 1,200 Iberia Flight to Be Grounded During Planned Strike

Spanish airline Iberia announced that more than 1,200 flights will be grounded next week, when workers are scheduled to go on strike to protest a restructuring plan that includes 3,807 layoffs. continue reading »

Spain to Devote $4.67 Billion for Job Creation Over Next 4 Years

Spain to Devote $4.67 Billion for Job Creation Over Next 4 Years

Spain will devote 3.5 billion euros ($4.67 billion) over the next four years toward efforts to expand economic opportunities for young people and encourage self-employment, the government said Thursday. continue reading »

Bill Gates Discusses Difficulties of Education Investment in Spain

Bill Gates Discusses Difficulties of Education Investment in Spain

Spain "is a good country" that is "going through tough times" amid economic stagnation and a 26.1 percent unemployment rate, philanthropist Bill Gates said in an interview with Efe in Mexico. continue reading »

Major Anti-cybercrime Operation in Spain Results in 11 Arrests

Major Anti-cybercrime Operation in Spain Results in 11 Arrests

Police arrested 11 people, 10 of them in Spain, in the takedown of a network that intended to infect millions of computers in some 30 countries with a virus, continue reading »

Andrea Bocelli’s Spanish-Language Album Debuts at #1

Andrea Bocelli’s Spanish-Language Album Debuts at #1

International superstar Andrea Bocelli debuts #1 in sales in the United States and Puerto Rico with his long awaited Spanish language album. Filled with romance and beauty, "Pasion" is a lush collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado, continue reading »

Real Madrid Ties Manchester United During Champions League Match

Real Madrid Ties Manchester United During Champions League Match

Two of the titans of European soccer, Real Madrid and Manchester United, fought to a 1-1 tie here Wednesday in the first leg of their contest for a spot in the Champions League quarterfinals. continue reading »

Police Arrest 6 French Soccer Fans After Incidents at Match in Spain

Police Arrest 6 French Soccer Fans After Incidents at Match in Spain

Six French nationals who traveled to this Mediterranean city for Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League match with Valencia were arrested after incidents outside the stadium, Spanish police sources told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Bill to Stop Evictions Gets Top Priority in Spain

Bill to Stop Evictions Gets Top Priority in Spain

Spain's governing conservative Popular Party and main opposition Socialists agreed Wednesday to expedite a citizens' bill that would halt evictions of homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments. continue reading »

Spain’s Foreign Minister in Japan Hoping to Improve Economic Growth

Spain’s Foreign Minister in Japan Hoping to Improve Economic Growth

Spain is looking to Japan as an ally for achieving economic growth via the "creation of joint enterprises" in areas of common interest, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Alec Baldwin Confirms He and Wife Hilaria Thomas Are Expecting a Child!

Alec Baldwin Confirms He and Wife Hilaria Thomas Are Expecting a Child!

Last month we heard a rumor that Alec Baldwin and his Spanish wife were expecting a child, but the couple was staying mum. This week, however, Baldwin and his Spanish-born wife, continue reading »

Champions League 2013: Paris Saint-Germain Beats Valencia 2-1

Champions League 2013: Paris Saint-Germain Beats Valencia 2-1

Paris Saint-Germain beat Valencia 2-1 here Tuesday in the first leg of their confrontation in the knockout stage of the Champions League. The home side started with plenty of zeal and in continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Meet with Latin American Leaders

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Meet with Latin American Leaders

Spain's King Juan Carlos met on Tuesday with a former Chilean president, Mexico's erstwhile top diplomat and the head of the Ibero-American Summit organization to discuss ways to make the annual gatherings more effective. continue reading »

It’s Confirmed: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem to Be Parents Again

It’s Confirmed: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem to Be Parents Again

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is pregnant with her second child, her publicist confirmed to Efe on Tuesday. continue reading »