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Spanish Navy Compiles Database of 1,500 Shipwrecks

Spanish Navy Compiles Database of 1,500 Shipwrecks

The Spanish navy has documented 1,580 shipwrecks in a database created in 2011 to track all the ships lost at sea based on information in the naval archives, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. continue reading »

Copa del Rey Semis: Atletico Madrid Grabs 2-1 Win Over Sevilla FC

Copa del Rey Semis: Atletico Madrid Grabs 2-1 Win Over Sevilla FC

Atletico Madrid edged Sevilla 2-1 here Thursday in an exciting, hard-fought first leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal. Three players were ejected and all three goals came on penalties. continue reading »

Madrid Welcomes “The Birth of Modern Art” Exhibitions

Madrid Welcomes “The Birth of Modern Art” Exhibitions

Madrid has been transformed into a festival of art, thanks to the two exhibitions that the Mapfre Foundation has dedicated to the birth of modern art. continue reading »

Francisco Jose de Goya Painting Goes Unsold at Sotheby’s Auction Despite $5.5M Bid

Francisco Jose de Goya Painting Goes Unsold at Sotheby’s Auction Despite $5.5M Bid

Francisco Jose de Goya's portrait of his grandson went unsold Thursday in an auction of works by Old Masters at Sotheby's New York. The highest bid for "Portrait of Mariano Goya," was $5.5 million, short of the undisclosed reserve price continue reading »

British Archaeologist Says Neanderthals Sang Opera

British Archaeologist Says Neanderthals Sang Opera

Neanderthals sang opera, British archaeologist Steven Mithen, originator of the theory that music was used as a form of pre-linguistic communication by these pre-historic people, told Efe. continue reading »

Spain Remembers 40th Anniversary of Late Author Miguel Delibes’s Election to RAE

Spain Remembers 40th Anniversary of Late Author Miguel Delibes’s Election to RAE

A writer who was skeptical, reticent, disillusioned and, above all, aware of his scant influence within the Royal Spanish Academy, or RAE, the late Miguel Delibes always sought in his novels depicting provincial life to enrich his native tongue. continue reading »

Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei’s Work Being Exhibited at Spanish Musem

Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei’s Work Being Exhibited at Spanish Musem

The first exhibition in a Spanish museum of the work of Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, under house arrest in his homeland and stripped of his passport for his criticism of the government, shows his obsession for truth and falsehood. continue reading »

Spainish Archaeologists in Egypt Find 3550-Year-Old Sarcophagus

Spainish Archaeologists in Egypt Find 3550-Year-Old Sarcophagus

The discovery of a 3,550-year-old child's sarcophagus near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor could shed light on a little-known period of Ancient Egypt, Jose Manuel Galan, continue reading »

Are Alec Baldwin and Spanish Wife, Hilaria Thomas, Expecting a Child?

Are Alec Baldwin and Spanish Wife, Hilaria Thomas, Expecting a Child?

According to multiple sources, including In Touch magazine, Alec Baldwin and his Spanish-born wife, Hilaria Thomas, are expecting their first child together. Baldwin and Thomas were married in New York in June of 2012, and it continue reading »

Real Madrid vs Barca Tie in First Leg of Copa de Rey Semifinal

Real Madrid vs Barca Tie in First Leg of Copa de Rey Semifinal

Archrivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona put on a magnificent display of soccer here Wednesday in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal, which ended in a 1-1 draw. continue reading »

Latin America Shines at Madrid’s International Tourism Fair

Latin America Shines at Madrid’s International Tourism Fair

The colors, tastes, accents and music of Latin America are being seen and heard again at the Fitur tourism fair in Madrid, whose 33rd edition was kicked off on Wednesday by Spain's Crown Prince Felipe continue reading »

Spanish TV Producers Creating Content that Has Global Appeal

Spanish TV Producers Creating Content that Has Global Appeal

Defying their country's economic crisis, Spanish TV producers are creating series with international appeal, as demonstrated here at the annual conference of the National Association of Television Programming Executives. continue reading »

Spanish TV Producers Creating Content that Has Global Appeal

Defying their country's economic crisis, Spanish TV producers are creating series with international appeal, as demonstrated here at the annual conference of the National Association of Television Programming Executives. continue reading »

Following Corruption Charges, Spanish King’s Son-in-Law has Bail Set at $11 Million

Following Corruption Charges, Spanish King’s Son-in-Law has Bail Set at $11 Million

The judge investigating a corruption case implicating Iñaki Urdangarin has ordered the Spanish king's son-in-law and his co-defendant, former business partner Diego Torres, each to post an 8.1-million-euro (nearly $11-million) civil bond. continue reading »

Arsenal Manager Says Barça Won’t Discuss Selling David Villa

Arsenal Manager Says Barça Won’t Discuss Selling David Villa

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday that FC Barcelona has rejected the Gunners' overture for an accord that would send forward David Villa to London. continue reading »