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Madrid (Spain)

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  • 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...
  • FremantleMedia Creates Spain-Based Operation, Taps Nathalie Garcia

    MADRID - FremantleMedia is setting up shop directly in Spain, tapping seasoned TV executive Nathalie Garcia to head up a new Madrid-based office as CEO. Garcia will report directly to FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot Coutaz. She is charged with the...
  • Revolutionary Opera Director Gerard Mortier Dies at 70

    Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died. He was 70. Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo made the announcement Sunday, and the country's...
  • Spain still healing 10 years after Madrid '11-M' train bombings

    Spain still healing 10 years after Madrid '11-M' train bombings
    MADRID — Reminders of her son hang close to Pilar Manjon's heart. There's the necklace she wears with his name, Daniel, and the golden pendant bearing his first initial. A locket holds a tiny snapshot of his handsome face, smiling with the promise...
  • Spain train driver was on phone and speeding when crash occurred

    Spain train driver was on phone and speeding when crash occurred
    MADRID -- Data from "black box" recorders show the driver of a train that derailed and killed 79 passengers in northern Spain was on the phone while driving at almost twice the speed limit at the time of impact, a Spanish court said Tuesday. Audio...
  • Spain, Britain locked in new war of words over Gibraltar

    Spain and Britain are launched into a new battle over Gibraltar following the Spanish foreign minister’s threat to impose a hefty border-crossing fee on all vehicles entering or leaving the iconic British promontory at Spain's southern tip. The...
  • Europa Cinemas Awards Spain's Golem Best Exhib Entrepreneur

    Spanish arthouse distributor-exhibitor Golem Cinemas has won the Best Entrepreneur of the year nod awarded during their annual confab by the EU-backed Europa Cinemas network of exhibitors which support European pics. The Europa Cinemas confab, held Nov....
  • A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country

    A feast awaits in Spain's Basque country
    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...
  • Up next for Galaxy: Wednesday vs. AC Milan

    GALAXY TONIGHT VS. AC MILAN INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP When: 3:30 p.m. PDT Where: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Fla. On the air: TV: Fox Soccer Update: The teams will decide the third-place finisher in the International Champions Cup, an...
  • 'Acoustic protection' in Madrid? It's noise to buskers' ears

    MADRID — With Spanish schools slashing their budgets for music and art, piano teacher Laura Nadal saw her income dwindling. So she hit the streets of her native Madrid, playing an electric keyboard and singing for extra cash. On weekends, Nadal,...