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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 »

King Juan Carlos Urges Spaniards to Regain Confidence

King Juan Carlos Urges Spaniards to Regain Confidence

Spain's King Juan Carlos expressed his concern about the lack of jobs in his country and the fact that many youths have to look for work abroad, but expressed confidence that Spaniards can regain their confidence and overcome the crisis. continue reading »

Spain’s Vicente del Bosque Chosen As 2012 Soccer Coach of the Year by IFFHS

Spain’s Vicente del Bosque Chosen As 2012 Soccer Coach of the Year by IFFHS

Spaniard Vicente del Bosque was chosen as the 2012 national soccer team coach of the year in a vote organized by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics. continue reading »

Dozens Arrested in Spain on Child Pornography Charges

Dozens Arrested in Spain on Child Pornography Charges

A score of suspects accused of Web-based child pornography have been arrested in two operations carried out across Spain. Collections of lewd videos and photographs featuring continue reading »

New House Prices in Spain Down 33.5% Since 2007

New House Prices in Spain Down 33.5% Since 2007

Prices of new Spanish houses fell another 6.9 percent in 2012 and have now plunged by more than a third since their peak in 2007, an appraisers' association said Wednesday. continue reading »

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

34-Yr-Old Spanish Olympian Andreu Vivo Dies of Heart Attack

Spanish Olympic gymnast Andreu Vivo died of a heart attack in the Catalonian district of Collbaix early Sunday morning while he was mountain climbing, the Catalonian Gymnastics Federation confirmed. continue reading »

Spanish Utlity Company Sells 32 Wind Farms in France

Spanish Utlity Company Sells 32 Wind Farms in France

Spanish utility company Iberdrola said Monday it sold 32 wind farms in France to U.S.-based General Electric, Meag and France's EDF for 400 million euros (nearly $528 million). continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to visit Chile, Peru, Panama and Algeria during 2013, and his agenda of international travels also includes a meeting at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Player Poll: FC Barcelona Will Win Champions League

Player Poll: FC Barcelona Will Win Champions League

A plurality of players in Germany's Bundesliga expect FC Barcelona to emerge triumphant from the 2012-2013 Champions League. continue reading »

Tenor Placido Domingo Performs at Charity Concert in Acapulco

Tenor Placido Domingo Performs at Charity Concert in Acapulco

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo made his last appearance of the year at a charity concert in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, performing before nearly 20,000 people. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Crowned 2012’s “King of European Soccer”

Lionel Messi Crowned 2012’s “King of European Soccer”

Argentine striker Leo Messi has been elected the "King of European Soccer" for the fourth consecutive season in the annual press poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais and whose results were released Sunday. continue reading »

Euro Crisis Has Not Been Resolved, Says Bank President

Euro Crisis Has Not Been Resolved, Says Bank President

The president of the central bank of Germany, Jens Weidmann, warned Saturday about the negative consequences of considering the eurozone crisis settled. continue reading »