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Madrid (Spain)

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  • I wouldn't have come to work today if I knew I won the lottery!

     
    I can't believe how lucky I am. When going through my unread emails from last week, I discovered I'm 970,000 euros richer! Apparently I hit the Mega Millions Super Lotto Plus & Email Sweepstakes in Madrid ... Benjamins for me......
  • 'Cosi Fan Tutte,' directed by Michael Haneke, to debut Oscars eve

    'Cosi Fan Tutte,' directed by Michael Haneke, to debut Oscars eve
    The last week in February is always a hectic time of year for Academy Award nominees. But for Michael Haneke, the Austrian director up for multiple Oscars on Sunday for "Amour," the next several days are shaping up to be a perfect storm of red-carpet...
  • Barcelona upsets Real Madrid, 3-1

     
    Barcelona rallied after giving up a goal in the opening 21 seconds by scoring three unanswered goals to beat Real Madrid, 3-1, on Saturday in Spain's Clasico on a cold, rainy night in Madrid. With the win, Barcelona moves atop......
  • Catholic Church seeks priests among unemployed young Spaniards

     
    The Roman Catholic Church in Spain puts out a promotional video to recruit young men in a country suffering from Europe's highest unemployment rate. The church promises eternal wealth and earthly job security....
  • Millions stay off the job to protest new labor laws in Spain

     
    Millions of workers in Spain went on strike Thursday to protest new labor rules that allow employers to fire people more easily and cut wages. The general strike comes a day before the government's new budget that is likely to include deep spending cuts...
  • The pain in Spain now falls on the old and the young

     
    The Spanish government adopted new austerity measures Friday that will see senior citizens paying more for doctor visits and university students more for tuition. Officials say the measures are necessary to help close Spain's yawning budget gap....
  • Investors hold breath for run on Spanish banks, but no lines yet

     
    Investors are holding their breath for a run on Spanish banks, as depositors quietly worry whether their money is safe. Electronic transactions are up slightly, with money flowing from smaller Spanish banks to larger ones, and even to accounts outside the...
  • Spain's borrowing costs rise, stocks sink following bank rescue

     
    MADRID -- Spain's borrowing costs flirted with record highs Monday and stock prices sank on the first trading day since Madrid agreed to give $24 billion of taxpayers' money to rescue its largest real estate lender. The country's prime minister vigorously...
  • Spain seeks assistance for ailing banks

     
    Spain declared its intent Saturday to ask for European aid to recapitalize its troubled banks....
  • Spain's banks need up to $78 billion, auditors say

     
    Spanish banks need as much as $78 billion to survive a worst-case scenario in which house prices fall 60 % from their peak, auditors said Thursday. Spain's European partners have offered it a loan of as much as $125 billion to rescue its troubled banks,...
  • Spain formally files for European bailout; details are a mystery

     
    Spain filed its formal request Monday for a European bailout, but postponed announcing an exact dollar figure and many other details until after what could be a contentious summit of the continent's leaders later this week....
  • Crusading Spanish judge is back in court — as defendant

     
    Baltasar Garzon, a Spanish judge who indicted former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, is back in court as a defendant. Garzon, 56, is charged with ordering illegal wiretaps in one of three cases against him....