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Pieces of Spanish Ship Ulpiano Surface 142 Years after Sinking

Pieces of Spanish Ship Ulpiano Surface 142 Years after Sinking

The North Sea has released several pieces of historic flotsam that have washed up along the German coast on the island of Suederoog, including the Spanish ship Ulpiano, which ran aground at Christmas 1870, the press reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Number of Foreigners in Spain Drops for First Time in 15 Years

Number of Foreigners in Spain Drops for First Time in 15 Years

The number of foreigners registered in Spain at the beginning of January 2012 fell for the first time in the last 15 years, official figures released Wednesday show. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Urges Germany to Adopt Stiumlus

Spanish Prime Minister Urges Germany to Adopt Stiumlus

Germany and the other creditor nations in the Eurozone should take action to stimulate economic growth, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in an interview with Britain's Financial Times. continue reading »

Prince Felipe: Now is the Time to Invest in Spain

Prince Felipe: Now is the Time to Invest in Spain

Crown Prince Felipe told international investors on Tuesday that now is the "best time" to take advantage of business opportunities that are opening up in Spain as the Iberian nation adopts the necessary measures to resume growing economically. continue reading »

Prime Minister Rajoy: Spain Will Start to See a Recovery this Year

Prime Minister Rajoy: Spain Will Start to See a Recovery this Year

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in an interview with the Financial Times that the economic recovery will be felt in Spain this year, when the reforms implemented by his government will start "to bear fruit." continue reading »

Real Madrid Defeats Valencia in Copa del Rey Quarterfinals

Real Madrid Defeats Valencia in Copa del Rey Quarterfinals

Real Madrid made disgruntled fans forget the club's disappointing performance in La Liga with an authoritative 2-0 victory over Valencia in Madrid in Tuesday's first leg of the teams' Copa del Rey quarterfinal clash. continue reading »

Spanish-Based Artist Miguel Bose Set to be Lastest Project to Latin America

Spanish-Based Artist Miguel Bose Set to be Lastest Project to Latin America

After performing with great success throughout Spain with his latest project, "Papitwo," Miguel Bose begins the year with an extensive international tour that will take him through most of Latin America, RLM promoters said. continue reading »

Spain, U.S. Discuss Bilateral Defense Cooperation

Spain, U.S. Discuss Bilateral Defense Cooperation

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta discussed here Tuesday bilateral cooperation on defense, the war on terrorism in Mali and the start of Spanish troop withdrawals from Afghanistan. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Set to Return to Play at Brazilian Open

Rafael Nadal Set to Return to Play at Brazilian Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is No. 4 in the ATP rankings, will play next month in the Brazilian Open in Sao Paulo, tournament organizers said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Basketball Coach Paco Olmos Signs with Puerto Rico’s BSN

Spanish Basketball Coach Paco Olmos Signs with Puerto Rico’s BSN

Spaniard Paco Olmos is now the coach of the Santurce Cangrejeros, one of the 10 clubs in Puerto Rico's BSN pro basketball league. Olmos said at a press continue reading »

Singer Shakira Calls her Father her “Weakness”

Singer Shakira Calls her Father her “Weakness”

Colombian songstress Shakira said that her father is her "weakness," during a presentation in Barcelona of the book "Al Viento y al Azar" (To the Winds and to Chance) by her dad, continue reading »

Australian Open: Spain’s David Ferrer Wins First Round

Australian Open: Spain’s David Ferrer Wins First Round

Spain's David Ferrer, the No. 4 seed, continued his recent winning ways on Monday, defeating Belgium's Olivier Rochus 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open. continue reading »

Spain Leads Once Again in Organ Transplants

Spain Leads Once Again in Organ Transplants

Spain in 2012 kept its world leadership in organ transplants with 4,211 procedures, the director of the National Transplants Organization, or ONT, said Tuesday. continue reading »

Ibrahimovic Says Messi is Too Short and There are 10 Better than Ronaldo

Ibrahimovic Says Messi is Too Short and There are 10 Better than Ronaldo

The always controversial Swedish footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has some unkind words for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Recently the hot-tempered striker told an Argentine news source, continue reading »

Madrid Star Cristiano Ronalds Defends His Much-Criticized Coach Mourinho

Madrid Star Cristiano Ronalds Defends His Much-Criticized Coach Mourinho

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo spoke up in defense of the club's much-criticized coach, Jose Mourinho, calling his Portuguese compatriot "the best in the world." continue reading »