| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:22 PM
"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'...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:43 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Stepping quietly through the dimly lit 12th-century cathedral in the small Spanish town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, I looked up to the ornate mausoleum in the rear and caught sight of something you don't usually well, never see in a church: two...
| Jul 12, 2014
There are hot summer nights in Chesapeake country when you just don't feel like committing to anything. Staying in for dinner, never mind cooking it, seems unthinkable. But after a hard day of slogging through the sultry air, the idea of sitting down...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Eighteen 1,500-pound bulls, 90,000 tomatoes and a daylong food and music festival: Thrill-seekers don’t need to travel any farther than Hawthorne Race Course to get a near-Pamplona, Spain, experience.
More than 3,000 people are registered for a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
432 W. Diversey Parkway 773-857-2540
Rating: 3 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up
This past winter's wicked assortment of thunder snow, Siberian temps and polar vortexes had a positive summer legacy. "This last winter was so brutal, we wanted to...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Shortly after the Bulls unveiled him officially Friday, Nikola Mirotic apologized for his English. Never mind that, at 23, he speaks three languages — four if you count basketball.
That's a language in which coach Tom Thibodeau is fluent.