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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 »

Brazilian, Spanish, Argentine Cities Make List of Happiest Cities

Brazilian, Spanish, Argentine Cities Make List of Happiest Cities

A survey of 10,000 people from 29 countries throughout the world helped create the Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index of the happiest cities in the world. continue reading »

Barca Forward David Villa Leaves Hospital Ready for Team Practice

Barca Forward David Villa Leaves Hospital Ready for Team Practice

FC Barcelona forward David Villa left the hospital after being treated for kidney stones and is expected to rejoin the team for practice within 24 hours, the club said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Iberia Airlines to Cut Nearly 4,000 Jobs, Loses $1.14 Billion Over 4 Years

Spain’s Iberia Airlines to Cut Nearly 4,000 Jobs, Loses $1.14 Billion Over 4 Years

Spain's Iberia airlines said Tuesday it planned to eliminate 3,807 jobs, or 19 percent of its workforce, and urged labor unions to call off planned strikes. continue reading »

Spanish PM Honors Country’s World-Champ Handball Team

Spanish PM Honors Country’s World-Champ Handball Team

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday congratulated his country's world-champion national handball team for offering a "colossal image of Spain" abroad, showing that "one need neve continue reading »

Spain’s Housing Market Continues Its Slide, Home Sale Fell 11.3% in 2012

Spain’s Housing Market Continues Its Slide, Home Sale Fell 11.3% in 2012

Home sales in Spain fell 11.3 percent last year after a 17.7 percent decline in 2011, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Monday. continue reading »

Melia Hotels of Spain Now Looking to Americas, Asia for Expansion

Melia Hotels of Spain Now Looking to Americas, Asia for Expansion

The Americas and Asia are the main engines of growth for Melia Hotels International, although the Spanish and European markets remain important also, the Spanish firm's vice president continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Loses in Final of VTR Open in Viña del Mar, Chile

Rafael Nadal Loses in Final of VTR Open in Viña del Mar, Chile

Argentina's Horacio Zeballos defeated Spain's Rafael Nadal 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 in the final of the VTR Open in Viña del Mar, Chile. continue reading »