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  • Homage to Catalonia, where the Costa Brava is a rite of passage

    Homage to Catalonia, where the Costa Brava is a rite of passage
    I happened to be looking up when they flew overhead, a flock of white storks heading south along the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast. With the rising sun as their compass, they flew in shifting, untidy groups, black-tipped wings...
  • Franco-era policeman in extradition hearing in Spanish court

    MADRID (Reuters) - A former Spanish policeman denied he had carried out torture at a hearing in a Madrid court on Thursday, part of an extradition request from Argentina, where he is wanted for crimes allegedly committed during dictator General...
  • Check Amazon's 'Great American Eats' map for bestselling cookbooks region by region

    Check Amazon's 'Great American Eats' map for bestselling cookbooks region by region
    Amazon has just rolled out an interactive infographic, a map of the United States called “Great American Eats,” highlighting "editors’ picks for the best new and classic cookbooks from culinary innovators across America, region by...
  • Ex-treasurer of Spain's ruling party says inherited slush fund: source

    MADRID (Reuters) - A former treasurer for Spain's ruling People's Party who is accused of amassing personal wealth from a secret slush fund told a judge on Thursday that he inherited the fund from the party's former secretary general, a court source said....
  • Euro zone house prices dip at end of 2013 despite recovery

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - House prices fell in the euro zone at the end of the last year despite an acceleration in the region's economic recovery, hurt by falling prices in Spain and Italy, data showed on Thursday. Euro zone residential property values...
  • 2014 Tour start one of hardest ever - Prudhomme

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Grand Depart of the Tour de France in England in July will be one of the toughest ever with rivals for overall victory jostling for early ascendancy from the word go, according to race director Christian Prudhomme. The opening...
  • Pricing probe threatens Britain's liberal energy market

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - An investigation of possible price collusion by British energy suppliers is likely to undermine the market framework that has helped make them more valuable than their European rivals. The probe, combined with plans to allow more...
  • Atletico's Costa in fitness battle to face Barca

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid hope to have talismanic striker Diego Costa back fit against Barcelona on Wednesday when the La Liga leaders bid to pull off another Spanish surprise by reaching the Champions League semi-finals. Spain's Costa has...
  • Disney Pacts With Spain's Atresmedia Television

    Re-upping on a stable relationship. Disney Spain has inked a multi-year movie volume deal with Atresmedia Television, one of Spain's two biggest broadcast network groups. Titles in the pact are "The Avengers, "The Lone Ranger," "Thor: The Dark World,"...
  • Spain offers legal protection to members of Spanish monarchy

    MADRID Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday approved a draft legislation boosting the legal protection afforded to Queen Sofia, Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, putting them on par with members of the government. Previously, members of...
  • Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'

    Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'
    Nearly 25 years ago, I encountered a teenage trumpeter in New Orleans whose obvious gifts were overshadowed only by his enormous potential. The young man became one of the most protean trumpet virtuosos in jazz, and last September Nicholas Payton turned...