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  • Spain's Toledo is a jewel frozen in time

    Spain's Toledo is a jewel frozen in time
    You can drive around Toledo, Spain, on a pretty ring road across a canyon that allows you to study this elegant hilltop city like fine sculpture on a pedestal. And that's where Toledo belongs for many reasons. It's a stunning fortress almost...
  • Blackstone pays 3.6 billion euros for Catalunya Banc mortgage portfolio

    MADRID (Reuters) - U.S. investment fund Blackstone paid 3.615 billion euros ($5 billion) for a portfolio of home loans belonging to Spain's bailed-out Catalunya Banc, the lender said on Thursday, confirming an earlier Reuters story. Spain's bank...
  • Felipe VI is proclaimed king of Spain, succeeding his father

    Felipe VI is proclaimed king of Spain, succeeding his father
    Felipe VI was sworn in Thursday as Spain's new king, bringing a fresh face to the Spanish monarchy at a time when its popularity ratings have hit historic lows. The 46-year-old monarch took an oath and was then proclaimed king, without a formal...
  • Film

    Film
    "Living is Easy With Eyes Closed": This whimsical tale, judged best film and best director (David Trueba) at Spain's Goya Awards, is based on a true story of an English teacher in Franco-era Spain who uses Beatles music to motivate his students. The film'...
  • Three-time World Cup champion Germany has turned precision into an art form

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Much is made of Brazil's Jogo Bonito the Beautiful Game with its slick passes, hip-swiveling dribblers, joyful celebrations, and internationallyknown stars such as Pele, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, and newest sensation Neymar, who will...
  • Spain's Telefonica Takes Stake in Berlusconi's Mediaset Premium Italian Pay-TV

    ROME - Spanish telecom Telefonica has acquired an 11.1 percent stake in Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset Premium pay-TV operation for Euros 100 million $136 million) in a possible prelude to more international partners joining the Italo paybox that competes...
  • Pamplona bull run leaves 4 hospitalized

    Pamplona bull run leaves 4 hospitalized
    Four people were hospitalized Monday on the first day of Spain's San Fermin bull run, a daily race through the narrow, cobbled streets of Pamplona that forms part of the northern city's week-long festival. One runner was gored in the thigh while the...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: CruiseBrothers.com has Bermuda cruises on Holland America Line in May and June 2015 priced from $799 per person double occupancy....
  • Spain's famed bull run festival begins in Pamplona

    Thousands of revelers crammed into the main square and adjacent narrow streets of northern Pamplona on Sunday for the start of Spain's famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival — a potent mix of adrenaline and alcohol-fueled celebrations that...
  • South America, Europe to face off in already memorable World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup has a week to go, and already it is loaded with images that will be engrained in soccer fans' minds for quite some time Spain, England and Italy packing up early; disgraced Uruguayan star Luis Suarez suspended for biting; Mexican...
  • Germany's Marcel Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France

    HARROGATE, England Germany's Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the 101st Tour de France on Saturday, beating the rest of the 198-man field in a mass sprint. Former world champion Mark Cavendish crashed and injured his shoulder shortly before the end...
  • Telefonica Buys Mediaset Espana's 22% in DTS-Canal Plus Spain

    Making good on prexy Cesar Alierta's promise to drive energetically into the content business, Spain's giant telco Telefonica has bought up Mediaset Espana's 22% stake in Distribuidora de Television (DTS), the company behind Canal Plus Spain, the country'...