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Lakers Lose 5th Consecutive  - Gasol, Howard Still Out as Team Loses to Spurs

Lakers Lose 5th Consecutive - Gasol, Howard Still Out as Team Loses to Spurs

The Los Angeles Lakers' downward spiral continued against the well-oiled San Antonio Spurs, who held off a late rally by the visiting team for a 108-105 victory. continue reading »

EU Must Adopt Minimum Wage, Says Eurogroup

EU Must Adopt Minimum Wage, Says Eurogroup

The EU should adopt a minimum wage and other measures of solidarity to ensure that the European Union's "social dimension" does not disappear amid a bloc-wide austerity drive, Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday. continue reading »

Chile’s ‘No’ Makes Final Oscars Cut, Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film

Chile’s ‘No’ Makes Final Oscars Cut, Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film

Chile’s No, starring Gael Garcia Bernal, has made the final cut, and is officially a Oscar nominee in the Foreign Film category. In 1988, due to international pressure, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, is forced continue reading »

No Oscar Nomination for Javier Bardem in ‘Skyfall’

No Oscar Nomination for Javier Bardem in ‘Skyfall’

Spain's Javier Bardem will not be in the running for a best supporting actor Oscar in the 85th Academy Awards, whose nominations were unveiled on Thursday. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Real Madrid to Copa del Rey Quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Real Madrid to Copa del Rey Quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick powered Real Madrid to a 4-0 victory in Madrid Wednesday over Celta to set up a clash with Valencia in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. continue reading »

Spain Wants Lenient Treatment for Angel Carromero on His Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

Spain Wants Lenient Treatment for Angel Carromero on His Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

The treatment board of a prison in the north-central Spanish province of Segovia has proposed that Angel Carromero, who was extradited from Cuba after being convicted there of vehicular manslaughter, be granted open-regime, or semi-free, status. continue reading »

SPAIN: Deputy Mayor Resigns As a Result of 2012 Halloween Party Tragedy

SPAIN: Deputy Mayor Resigns As a Result of 2012 Halloween Party Tragedy

Madrid Deputy Mayor Miguel Angel Villanueva resigned Wednesday, two months after the Halloween party tragedy that resulted in the deaths of five young women in a human stampede, officials told Efe. continue reading »

Spain’s Rubén Belloso Adorna Creates Amazingly Realistic Pastel Art (PHOTOS)

Spain’s Rubén Belloso Adorna Creates Amazingly Realistic Pastel Art (PHOTOS)

Artist Rubén Belloso Adorna, of Seville, Spain has created some of the most realistic looking faces we’ve ever seen. Perhaps even more impressive is the fact that he creates them using pastels. continue reading »

Spain’s Repsol Begins Oil Production at “Megafield” in Brazil

Spain’s Repsol Begins Oil Production at “Megafield” in Brazil

Spanish oil major Repsol has begun commercial production at the pre-salt Sapinhoa "megafield" after connecting a producing well to an FPSO with the capacity to extract 120,000 barrels of oil per day. continue reading »

Without Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard Lakers Struggle, Lose 4th Game in a Row

Without Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard Lakers Struggle, Lose 4th Game in a Row

Point guard Steve Nash achieved a career milestone by dishing out his 10,000th assist, but the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers plunged deeper into crisis with a 125-112 loss to the Houston Rockets. continue reading »

Oscar Winning Actor Javier Bardem Gets Best-Supporting Acto Nod from BAFTA

Oscar Winning Actor Javier Bardem Gets Best-Supporting Acto Nod from BAFTA

Spain's Javier Bardem has been nominated for a Bafta award, the British film industry's top prize, for his role in the James Bond film "Skyfall." continue reading »

Copa del Rey: Malaga and Valencia Advance to Quarterfinals

Copa del Rey: Malaga and Valencia Advance to Quarterfinals

Malaga CF qualified for the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey with a 4-1 win here Tuesday over Eibar, but the home side spent much of the match trailing their modest opponents. continue reading »

Former Brazilian Footballer Ronaldo Moving to UK to Study Advertising

Former Brazilian Footballer Ronaldo Moving to UK to Study Advertising

According to The Daily Telegraph, the Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldo is heading to London to study advertising. The 36-year-old who once played for Real Madrid continue reading »

“Blancanieves” and “Grupo 7” Dominate Spain’s Goya Movie Nominations

“Blancanieves” and “Grupo 7” Dominate Spain’s Goya Movie Nominations

Pablo Berger's "Blancanieves" and the Alberto Rodriguez action film "Grupo 7" are the favorites going into the 27th edition of the Goyas, Spain's equivalent of the Oscars, with 18 and 16 nominations, respectively. continue reading »

Spain and France Connect via High-Speed Rail

Spain and France Connect via High-Speed Rail

Spain inaugurated on Tuesday a rail line from Barcelona to the French border that completes the process of linking the two nations' high-speed passenger rail services. continue reading »