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Madrid (Spain)

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Top Madrid (Spain) Articles

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  • MK2 Acquires Spain's Cinesur Exhibition Circuit

    MADRID - Fulfilling its long-held dream to expand beyond its base in Paris, where it rates as the city's best-known arthouse circuit, , Paris-based exhibition-international sales group MK2 has acquired Cinesur, the biggest cinema theater loop in...
  • 'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride

    'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride
    The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States. While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, the...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
  • Youth Scene: Strikers take second

    The Strikers FC-South Coast girls' Under-14 team of Huntington Beach traveled for an international tournament in Sweden, and returned with a second-place finish. The team's journey began May 26 and ended with a championship game appearance June 1....
  • Telefonica Buys Spanish Pay TV Leader Canal Plus

    MADRID - In a milestone deal that looks set to shape the future of TV in Spain, Spanish telco giant Telefonica has bought Canal Plus, the biggest pay TV operator in Spain, for €725 million ($1.0 billion). Presided by Cesar Alierta, who has reiterated...
  • Researchers enlist technology in search for Cervantes' remains

    Researchers enlist technology in search for Cervantes' remains
    Four centuries after the death of one of Spain's most famous writers, scientists on Monday began using ground-penetrating radar in hope of solving the enduring mystery of where Miguel de Cervantes is buried. Generations of nuns have kept alive the...
  • Alfonso Sainz: Successful doctor and Spanish musician

    Alfonso Sainz: Successful doctor and Spanish musician
    In one lifetime, Alfonso Sainz mastered two worlds: music and medicine. As a young man, Sainz was followed by paparazzi in Spain, itching to snap a photo of one of the country's biggest stars. As an accomplished physician, he serenaded patients while...
  • After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

    After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back
    TOLEDO, Spain — The Jews who flock to the two medieval synagogues in this walled city are tourists, not worshipers. No one of their faith has practiced it in the temples' exquisitely decorated precincts since 1492. That was the year King Ferdinand...
  • Alec Baldwin Joins Santiago Segura's 'Torrente 5'

    MADRID - Alec Baldwin will team with Spanish industry heavyweights Santiago Segura, Sony Pictures Releasing in Spain, Telefonica Studios, the film-TV production house of telco Telefonica, cable operator ONO, and Atresmedia Cine, the film arm of...
  • Spain's Launches 'Google Tax,' Attacks Piracy Linking Sites

    MADRID -Spain's government looks set to enable local news media to charge Google and other search machines for their publication of copyrighted content. Announced Friday as part of long-awaited reforms to Spain's Intellectual Property Law, the rapidly-...
  • 'Breaking Bad' Tops YOMVI 2013 VOD Chart in Spain

    MADRID - "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead" were by far the most-watched series in 2013 on YOMVI, the high-flying catch-up/TVOD/SVOD service of pay TV giant Canal Plus, according to the first-ever Spanish VOD stats made public by Rentrak. "Bad"...
  • Tax probes deepen for Barcelona soccer club over Neymar deal

    Two months after the European Union and the Spanish government clashed over allegations seven Spanish clubs received billions of dollars in improper tax breaks, a Madrid court has charged the Barcelona team with tax fraud over the transfer of Brazilian...