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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 »

Julio Iglesias and President of Haiti Michel Martelly Perform in Dominican Republic

Julio Iglesias and President of Haiti Michel Martelly Perform in Dominican Republic

Spain's Julio Iglesias gave a concert in the Altos de Chavon Amphitheater in the eastern Dominican city of La Romana, where he shared the stage with Haitian President Michel Martelly. continue reading »

Spanish Tennis Player Nicolas Almargo Reaches Finals in Abu Dhabi

Spanish Tennis Player Nicolas Almargo Reaches Finals in Abu Dhabi

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, 11th in the rankings, advanced to the final of the exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with wins Friday over David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic. continue reading »

Nadal Suffering from Stomach Flu, Will Miss Australian Open

Nadal Suffering from Stomach Flu, Will Miss Australian Open

World No. 4 Rafael Nadal said Friday that a stomach flu will prevent him from taking part in the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. continue reading »

Spain Investigating Kidnapping, Murder of Toddler

Spain Investigating Kidnapping, Murder of Toddler

Police in the southern Spanish province of Almeria are investigating the circumstances surrounding the murder of a 16-month-old girl found dead a week after she was kidnapped. continue reading »

2013 Will be “Tough Year” for Spain, Says PM

2013 Will be “Tough Year” for Spain, Says PM

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday that economically ailing Spain has "a very tough year" ahead of it in 2013. continue reading »

Ecuadorian Soccer Star Jefferson Montero Looking to Return to Spain

Ecuadorian Soccer Star Jefferson Montero Looking to Return to Spain

Jefferson Montero, an Ecuadorian midfielder with Mexico's Morelia, said he wanted to return to play in Spain, where he was a member of Real Betis from 2009 to 2012. continue reading »

Spain Arrests Halloween Party Organizer Following Deaths of 5 People

Spain Arrests Halloween Party Organizer Following Deaths of 5 People

On Thursday, Spanish police arrested the owner of the company behind a giant Halloween party in Madrid that ended with a human stampede resulting in five deaths. continue reading »

Brand Spain, Spanish Public Broadcaster to Promote Spanish Image

Brand Spain, Spanish Public Broadcaster to Promote Spanish Image

The government's high commissioner for Brand Spain and the head of public broadcaster RTVE signed an agreement here Thursday to cooperate in promoting the image of the Iberian nation. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Best Goal Scorer Amongst 60 Main Soccer Leagues - 2012

Lionel Messi Best Goal Scorer Amongst 60 Main Soccer Leagues - 2012

Argentine forward Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona was the best goal scorer of the 60 main leagues in the world in 2012, managing 50 goals in 37 games, and was also the most effective, with 1.35 goals per match, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, or IFFHS, says. continue reading »

Evictions in Spain Rise by 15.9 Percent

Evictions in Spain Rise by 15.9 Percent

Eviction proceedings in Spanish courts rose to a record 49,702 as of Sept. 30, up 15.9 percent from the same period in 2011, the Judicial Branch General Council said Thursday. continue reading »

Rafa Benitez Hopes to Lure Barcelona’s David Villa to Chelsea

Rafa Benitez Hopes to Lure Barcelona’s David Villa to Chelsea

Chelsea coach Rafa Benitez plans to make an offer to FC Barcelona next month for forward David Villa in an effort to bolster the London club's roster, The Daily Mirror reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Bankia Bank has Value of -$5.49 Billion

Spain’s Bankia Bank has Value of -$5.49 Billion

Bankia, which was nationalized in May at its own request, has a negative value of 4.148 billion euros ($5.49 billion), Spain's state-backed FROB bank restructuring fund said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Bakery Makes World’s Largest Pastry

Spanish Bakery Makes World’s Largest Pastry

A Spanish pastry bakery created a "polvoron" - a type of shortbread - calculated to be the largest in the world and distributed it on Wednesday among 10,000 people at a mall in this southern city. continue reading »

Exports of Spanish Arms and Defense Sector Drop 44 Percent in Spain

Exports of Spanish Arms and Defense Sector Drop 44 Percent in Spain

Spain's arms exports fell 43.7 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2011, the Industry Ministry said in a report released Wednesday. continue reading »