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FC Barcelona Tops 2012 Spanish Soccer League

FC Barcelona Tops 2012 Spanish Soccer League

FC Barcelona emerged as the winter champions in the Spanish soccer league for 2012 by notching three more points for an accumulated total of 49 out of 51 possible since the start of the season. continue reading »

Spain Revokes Asylum Status for Pakistani who Directed Anti-Muslim Video

Spain Revokes Asylum Status for Pakistani who Directed Anti-Muslim Video

Spanish authorities have revoked asylum for a Pakistani citizen, who filmed a defamatory video about Mohammed, for "putting the security of the Spanish state at risk," Interior Ministry officials told Efe on Saturday. continue reading »

Spanish Engineering Firm to Benefit from $100 Million Loan From IDB

Spanish Engineering Firm to Benefit from $100 Million Loan From IDB

Spanish engineering and consulting company Isolux has received a $100 million corporate loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to finance renewable energy and energy infrastructure projects in Peru and Brazil. continue reading »

Christmas Lottery Distributes $3.3 Billion in Spain

Christmas Lottery Distributes $3.3 Billion in Spain

The more than 2.5 billion euros (some $3.3 billion) distributed Saturday by Spain's Christmas lottery, the most anticipated and popular of the year, provided a breathing space for many Spaniards and immigrants, many of them jobless, amid the economic crisis the country is going through. continue reading »

Shakira and Pique’s Son To Be Made FC Barcelona Member at Birth

Shakira and Pique’s Son To Be Made FC Barcelona Member at Birth

Following in the footsteps of his father, the son that Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique and Colombian singer Shakira expect this January will be an FC Barcelona soccer club member from the minute he is born. continue reading »

Spanish PM Says Economy Will Grow in 2014

Spanish PM Says Economy Will Grow in 2014

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said here Saturday during an unannounced trip to Afghanistan that Spain's economy will improve next year and start growing again in 2014. continue reading »

Spain Overturns Cyclists Doping Disqualification, Restores Vuelta Win

Spain Overturns Cyclists Doping Disqualification, Restores Vuelta Win

Spain's Supreme Court upheld on Friday the overturning of the doping disqualification that cost cyclist Roberto Heras his victory in the 2005 Vuelta a España. continue reading »

Immigration Whore Arrested For Marrying Undocumented Migrants for Cash

Immigration Whore Arrested For Marrying Undocumented Migrants for Cash

A 40-year-old Spanish woman has been arrested for being simultaneously married to three Nigerians who paid her 3,000 euros ($3,952) each to marry them so they would be eligible to be naturalized, police said Friday. continue reading »

Spanish Royal Family Joins YouTube Community

Spanish Royal Family Joins YouTube Community

Images of the official activities of Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, as well as Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, can now be viewed on YouTube. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since last summer, will play in the Barcelona Open, which will take place April 20-28, 2013, in the northeastern Spanish city, organizers said Thursday. continue reading »

Brand Spain Shares Spanish Culture with the World

Brand Spain Shares Spanish Culture with the World

The high commissioner for Brand Spain presented on Thursday a Web site that aims to show the best of the Iberian nation in every aspect of life. continue reading »

Spain’s Air Europa Expands Service to Havana, Cuba

Spain’s Air Europa Expands Service to Havana, Cuba

Spanish airline Air Europa said Thursday it will add three new weekly round-trip flights between Madrid and Havana starting April 1. The announcement comes two weeks after another Spanish airline continue reading »

Spanish Woman Responsible for Botched Fresco of Christ Sells Other Works on eBay

Spanish Woman Responsible for Botched Fresco of Christ Sells Other Works on eBay

The elderly Spanish amateur artist who made news worldwide for the failed restoration of a Christ painting is now selling other works on eBay. The botched restoration of an oil painting titled "Ecce Homo" ("Behold the Man") continue reading »

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia and Malaga will square off against AC Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto, respectively, in the Champions League round of 16, whose draw was held on Thursday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. continue reading »

Spain’s Looking to Brew Estrella Galicia Beer in Brazil

Spain’s Looking to Brew Estrella Galicia Beer in Brazil

Brewer Hijos de Rivera is studying the possibility of producing its Estrella Galicia beer in Brazil, a move that would mark the first time that the beverage is made outside the firm's brewery in the northwestern Spanish city of La Coruña, executives said Wednesday. continue reading »