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  • 2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives

    2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives
    The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages. Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
  • Goya's 'Los Caprichos' is scathing commentary

    "Los Caprichos," a set of 80 etching and aquatint prints created by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya in 1797 and 1798, are considered to be among the most influential works of art in the Western world. Strange, graphic and often cryptic, these images...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • World Cup winetasting: Spain vs. Italy (Oops!)

    World Cup winetasting: Spain vs. Italy (Oops!)
    Chef Michael Ober played it safe three weeks ago when he was planning a World Cup theme for Thursday evening’s chic winetasting at the Backyard Bar, the West Palm Beach cafĂ© he and wife Melanie manage. The wines would be from perennial World Cup...
  • OBITUARY-Cervantes winner Matute: A child's view of Spain's Civil War

    By Fiona Ortiz MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) - Prize-winning novelist Ana Maria Matute, who spent a literary lifetime exploring the crushed innocence of her childhood during the Spanish Civil War, died on Wednesday of a heart attack, her son told Reuters....
  • Spain says toll roads debt deal unlikely as yet

    MADRID (Reuters) - A deal on a 2.3 billon-euro debt rescue for nine failed Spanish motorways has still not been reached between Spain's government, banks and builders just three weeks before a possible deadline for the first of those assets to be...
  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray, Venus Williams Moving On

    LONDON - The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion has already thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1 6-1...
  • Spain's Princess Cristina moves closer to corruption trial

    Spain's Princess Cristina moves closer to corruption trial
    Days after her brother was proclaimed king, a Spanish judge upheld fraud and money-laundering charges against Princess Cristina on Wednesday, paving the way for a historic trial that could further damage the royal family's reputation. If convicted,...
  • Spain's Princess Cristina and husband charged in tax fraud inquiry

    Spain's Princess Cristina and husband charged in tax fraud inquiry
    Days after her brother was proclaimed king, Spain's Princess Cristina was indicted Wednesday on charges of tax fraud and money laundering, paving the way for an unprecedented trial that could further damage the royal family's reputation. If convicted,...
  • Catch World Cup fever — it's the globe's favorite sport

    Henry Kissinger was wrong to dismiss Chile as "a dagger pointed at the heart of Antarctica." On Wednesday, the South American nation was a scalpel that excised the soul of Spain. As a lifelong soccer fan, Kissinger doubtless understands what I mean: A...
  • Spain Announces 15% Tax Break for International Shoots

    MADRID - Spain's government has announced its intention to extend a 15% rebate on Spanish expenditure to international shoots lensing in the country. That's the good news. But, outlining new tax provisions, Spain's ruling Popular Party has made very...