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Interview: Chef Jose Andres and Spanish Gastronomy

Interview: Chef Jose Andres and Spanish Gastronomy

Jose Andres, the most popular Spanish chef in the United States, said that Spain's "great culinary creativity" is not reflected in the export of its products, adding that "we have to keep betting on markets like America" while "taking our chances" with emerging markets like Brazil and China. continue reading »

Real Madrid Comes From Behind to Defeat Real Valladolid

Real Madrid Comes From Behind to Defeat Real Valladolid

Real Madrid toughed out a 3-2 come-from-behind road victory over Real Valladolid on Saturday thanks in large measure to the play of German midfielder Mesut Ozil, keeping its fading Spanish league hopes alive. continue reading »

Operation Stops International Child Porn Ring, 28 Spaniards Arrested

Operation Stops International Child Porn Ring, 28 Spaniards Arrested

Twenty-eight people have been arrested by Spanish cops as part of an international operation against the child pornography industry, largely developed in Spain and whose corporate headquarters were located in Toronto, police officials said. continue reading »

Spain, Red Cross Rescue 41Migrants in Strait of Gibraltar

Spain, Red Cross Rescue 41Migrants in Strait of Gibraltar

Spain's Maritime Rescue and Red Cross saved 41 immigrants Friday who were sailing on six inflatable toy rafts in the Strait of Gibraltar. continue reading »

Timberwolves Deny Rumors of Rubio Playing Friday, Any Trade Plans for Pau Gasol

Timberwolves Deny Rumors of Rubio Playing Friday, Any Trade Plans for Pau Gasol

The president of basketball operations at the Minnesota Timberwolves denied Friday that the club is trying to engineer a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers for Pau Gasol. continue reading »

Spain Gets Rid of International Treasure Hunters

Spain Gets Rid of International Treasure Hunters

A patrol of the Spanish navy expelled from the Alboran Sea a U.S.-owned, Panamanian-flagged vessel that was allegedly carrying out soundings to find sunken ships, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Cyberattack Steals $7.5 Million From Spanish Bank Accounts

Cyberattack Steals $7.5 Million From Spanish Bank Accounts

More than 36 million euros ($47 million) were stolen earlier this year from some 30,000 bank accounts in Europe in a cyberattack dubbed "Eurograbber," according to a report published Wednesday by two companies that focus on Internet security. continue reading »

Spanish and Latin American Businesses Make Investment Pitches to Chinese Companies

Companies, investment promotion agencies and diplomats from more than 140 countries, among them Spain and several from Latin America, attended the fourth edition of the China Overseas Investment Fair. continue reading »

Spain Unemployment Rate Hits High of 26.2 Percent

Spain Unemployment Rate Hits High of 26.2 Percent

The number of people officially registered as jobless in Spain climbed by 74,296, or 1.54 percent, in November to 4,907,817, according to figures released Tuesday by the Spanish Employment and Social Security Ministry. continue reading »

Real Madrid Tops Atletico de Madrid 2-0

Real Madrid Tops Atletico de Madrid 2-0

Real Madrid upset Atletico de Madrid 2-0 in Liga Derbi soccer at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on Saturday night. continue reading »

Spanish Prince Promotes Country’s Underlying Strengths While in Mexico

Spanish Prince Promotes Country’s Underlying Strengths While in Mexico

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe met here Friday with Mexican notables, intellectuals and opinion leaders in order to learn more about the state of their nation and also to explain the difficulties his own country is going through and the underlying strengths of its economy that will enable it to forge ahead. continue reading »

Sunken Treasure to Be Displayed in Spanish Museum

Sunken Treasure to Be Displayed in Spanish Museum

The treasure from the Spanish galleon Nuestra SeƱora de las Mercedes, brought up from the bottom of the sea by U.S. salvage firm Odyssey and recovered, after a hard-fought legal battle, by the Spanish state, will be displayed at the National Museum of Subacquatic Archaeology in the southeastern city of Cartagena on the Mediterranean coast. continue reading »

Swiss Passenger on Spanish Airline Stung by Scorpion on Plane

Swiss Passenger on Spanish Airline Stung by Scorpion on Plane

A scorpion stung a passenger on a flight from Costa Rica to Spain, which forced the sealing of the Iberia airlines Airbus 340 at Madrid's Barajas International Airport, a continue reading »

Iberia Airlines Employees Schedule Pre-Christmas Strikes

Iberia Airlines Employees Schedule Pre-Christmas Strikes

Unions representing employees of Spanish airline Iberia said Thursday they will go on strike for six days prior to the Christmas holidays. continue reading »

Fifth Woman Dies As A Result of Halloween Stampede in Spain

Fifth Woman Dies As A Result of Halloween Stampede in Spain

A 20-year-old woman injured in the human stampede at a giant Halloween party in the Spanish capital, died Thursday, medical sources told Efe. Maria Teresa Alonso, who died as a result of "severe brain damage," becomes the fifth fatality from the incident at the Madrid Arena. continue reading »