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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 »

Famed Spanish Journalist Enrique Meneses Dead at 83

Famed Spanish Journalist Enrique Meneses Dead at 83

Journalist Enrique Meneses Miniaty has died at Hospital La Paz in Madrid, Spanish daily El Pais said Monday in its Web edition. He was 83. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Bust-Up Major Heroin Smuggling Ring

Spanish Authorities Bust-Up Major Heroin Smuggling Ring

Drug traffickers arrested in Spain with 64 kilos (141 pounds) of high-purity heroin from Afganistan planned to distribute the drug throughout Europe, police officials said Monday. continue reading »

Spain’s Chef Dani Garcia Takes on NYC

Spain’s Chef Dani Garcia Takes on NYC

Spanish chef Dani Garcia is putting in hour after hour of work and sacrifice to achieve his dream of conquering the palates of New Yorkers with Manzanilla Spanish Brasserie. continue reading »

Spanish Chef Dani Garcia Ready to Conquer New York City

Spanish Chef Dani Garcia Ready to Conquer New York City

Spanish chef Dani Garcia is putting in hour after hour of work and sacrifice to achieve his dream of conquering the palates of New Yorkers with Manzanilla Spanish Brasserie. continue reading »

Spanish King Calls on Military to be Prepared for Security Threats

Spanish King Calls on Military to be Prepared for Security Threats

The economic crisis poses "a threat to the security" of Spain and the armed forces must maintain the military capability to defend the national interests, King Juan Carlos said in an address Sunday. continue reading »

American Tourist Dies While Sightseeing in Spain

American Tourist Dies While Sightseeing in Spain

A tourist of U.S. nationality died Friday while he and his family were making a tourist visit to the New Cathedral in Salamanca, Spain, police officials told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish Man Confesses to Slitting Ex-Girlfriend’s Throat

Spanish Man Confesses to Slitting Ex-Girlfriend’s Throat

A 39-year-old man turned himself over to the police and confessed he had slit his ex-girlfriend's throat the night before on a street in the eastern Spanish town of Benaguasil. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas Wins 5th Straight Goalkeeper of the Year Award

Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas Wins 5th Straight Goalkeeper of the Year Award

Iker Casillas, captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish national soccer squad, has been named goalkeeper of the year for the fifth straight time by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics. continue reading »