RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Madrid (Spain)

A collection of news and information related to Madrid (Spain) published by this site and its partners.

Top Madrid (Spain) Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Spain, Dutch have 'big ambitions' in World Cup Group B

    Apparently it is possible to have too much success. At least that's the opinion of Vicente del Bosque, who has seen Spanish soccer achieve unprecedented levels of success in recent years. The national team has won the last two European Championships...
  • World's top two soccer players are missing something

    World's top two soccer players are missing something
    Lionel Messi has won six Spanish league titles, three Champions League crowns and a record four world player-of-the-year awards. But he hasn't won a World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo won nine trophies with England's Manchester United, four more with Real...
  • Champions League's circle of power centers on five-mile area of Spain

    A year ago, when the Champions League final matched Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, Germany appeared poised for soccer domination. So what to make of this year's final, which includes no teams outside a five-mile area in the...
  • Spain and Germany will be tough to beat in Brazil

    Spain and Germany will be tough to beat in Brazil
    With a win in this summer's World Cup, Spain would cement its legacy as the best soccer team in a generation — if not one of the best ever. Germany, on the other hand, goes to Brazil riding an 18-year title drought in major competitions, needing a...
  • Real Madrid wins 10th European Cup

    Real Madrid wins 10th European Cup
    This time, Cinderella's slipper didn't fit. Two minutes away from completing what would have been a historic double, Atletico Madrid stumbled at the finish Saturday, giving up a goal three minutes into stoppage time and then three more in overtime as...
  • Eating in Spain: Sustenance for the soul

    Eating in Spain: Sustenance for the soul
    My guide, Roberto, met me at Madrid's airport, we rented a car and minutes later we were southbound on the freeway, immersed in the vastness of La Mancha. It's a tough terrain. A windmill -- weathered into a rough little useless nub -- still capped its...
  • Telefonica Buys Spanish Pay TV Leader Canal Plus

    MADRID - In a milestone deal that looks set to shape the future of TV in Spain, Spanish telco giant Telefonica has bought Canal Plus, the biggest pay TV operator in Spain, for €725 million ($1.0 billion). Presided by Cesar Alierta, who has reiterated...
  • Researchers enlist technology in search for Cervantes' remains

    Researchers enlist technology in search for Cervantes' remains
    Four centuries after the death of one of Spain's most famous writers, scientists on Monday began using ground-penetrating radar in hope of solving the enduring mystery of where Miguel de Cervantes is buried. Generations of nuns have kept alive the...
  • Alfonso Sainz: Successful doctor and Spanish musician

    Alfonso Sainz: Successful doctor and Spanish musician
    In one lifetime, Alfonso Sainz mastered two worlds: music and medicine. As a young man, Sainz was followed by paparazzi in Spain, itching to snap a photo of one of the country's biggest stars. As an accomplished physician, he serenaded patients while...
  • After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

    After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back
    TOLEDO, Spain — The Jews who flock to the two medieval synagogues in this walled city are tourists, not worshipers. No one of their faith has practiced it in the temples' exquisitely decorated precincts since 1492. That was the year King Ferdinand...
  • 'Spanish Affair' Becomes Box Office Phenom in Spain

    MADRID - Spain's "Ocho apellidos vascos" (Spanish Affair), distributed by Universal Pictures International Spain, continues to rewrite record books in Spain. In its third frame, over March 28-30, Emilio Martinez Lazaro's romantic comedy grossed €5.5...