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  • Spain's famed bull run festival begins in Pamplona

    Thousands of revelers crammed into the main square and adjacent narrow streets of northern Pamplona on Sunday for the start of Spain's famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival — a potent mix of adrenaline and alcohol-fueled celebrations that...
  • Spain's Telefonica Takes Stake in Berlusconi's Mediaset Premium Italian Pay-TV

    ROME - Spanish telecom Telefonica has acquired an 11.1 percent stake in Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset Premium pay-TV operation for Euros 100 million $136 million) in a possible prelude to more international partners joining the Italo paybox that competes...
  • Watch these planes avoid a collision at the Barcelona airport

    Watch these planes avoid a collision at the Barcelona airport
    Two planes appear to have narrowly avoided disaster this weekend at Barcelona-El Prat Airport in Spain. A video posted by Miguel Angel Ramirez shows a Boeing 767 operated by the airline Russian UTair approaching and about to land as an Aerolineas...
  • Film

    Film
    "Living is Easy With Eyes Closed": This whimsical tale, judged best film and best director (David Trueba) at Spain's Goya Awards, is based on a true story of an English teacher in Franco-era Spain who uses Beatles music to motivate his students. The film'...
  • 'Buffalo' Bill Hillmann, author of bull-run guide, gored at Pamplona

    For the bulls, he was perhaps the most tantalizing of targets. "Buffalo" Bill Hillmann is considered the best young bull runner from the United States. He travels to Spain from his Chicago home every summer for the famous running of the bulls in...
  • Leader of Catalonia region determined to try to secede from Spain

    Spain's prime minister failed to strike a compromise Wednesday with the pro-independence leader of Catalonia to keep the northeast region from holding a November referendum on breaking away from Spain. Catalan President Artur Mas traveled to Madrid...
  • Private Film Fund Based in Canary Islands Launches (EXCLUSIVE)

    In a bid to tap the hefty 38% tax breaks of Spain's Canary Islands, Beverly Hills-based Defiant Pictures, run by producers Lucas Jarach and Nicolas Veinberg, has launched a private capital film fund in partnership with Spanish investment firm Grupo Eneas....
  • Confused about sherry? 7 tips for pairing sherry with food

    Confused about sherry? 7 tips for pairing sherry with food
    In San Francisco this week, the grand tasting that wound up the SherryFest there included 150 sherries. That was just one of more than 2,000 events that took place around the world as part of International Sherry Week. The fortified wine from southern...
  • The Great Bull Run: Why do people do it?

    The Great Bull Run: Why do people do it?
    There is a possibility of death, and of being trampled by a herd of bulls or a crowd of people. Then there's the adrenaline rush of running alongside 1,500-pound animals roaring past you at 35 mph. Running of the Bulls enthusiasts have walked that...
  • Netherlands, Spain get wins in World Cup Group B

    Even a soccer-watching neophyte could detect which team would accept a draw and which craved a win in Group B's biggest showdown Monday. With both sides assured of passage to the World Cup round of 16, the Netherlands was in goal-prevention mode,...
  • Spain cruises past Australia

    Spain cruises past Australia
    CURITIBA, Brazil -- Spain ended its World Cup campaign on a high note on Monday, cruising to a 3-0 defeat of Australia at the Arena da Baixada. Successive defeats to open the World Cup meant that the reigning champions entered Monday's affair with...