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Madrid (Spain)

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  • Planning your trip to Spain

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO VIGO, SPAIN From LAX, Iberia offers nonstop service to Madrid, and American, Air France, United, KLM, Delta, British, Lufthansa, US Airways and Air Canada offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip...
  • Updates on ailing Marin Alsop, Placido Domingo

    Updates on ailing Marin Alsop, Placido Domingo
    Baltimore Symphony Music Director Marin Alsop has canceled more conducting engagements as a result of injuring her July 1 falling in her hotel room in Brazil.  She canceled her gigs for the rest of the month. In order to recuperate fully, Alsop has...
  • I wouldn't have come to work today if I knew I won the lottery!

     
    I can't believe how lucky I am. When going through my unread emails from last week, I discovered I'm 970,000 euros richer! Apparently I hit the Mega Millions Super Lotto Plus & Email Sweepstakes in Madrid ... Benjamins for me......
  • As Placido Domingo recovers, tenor Vicente Ombuena steps in

    As Placido Domingo recovers, tenor Vicente Ombuena steps in
    Plácido Domingo, who was hospitalized Monday in Madrid with a pulmonary embolism, will be replaced by tenor Vicente Ombuena in the Teatro Real's upcoming production of "Il Postino" by Daniel Catan. Domingo is recovering and has been ordered to rest...
  • 'Cosi Fan Tutte,' directed by Michael Haneke, to debut Oscars eve

    The last week in February is always a hectic time of year for Academy Award nominees. But for Michael Haneke, the Austrian director up for multiple Oscars on Sunday for "Amour," the next several days are shaping up to be a perfect storm of red-carpet...
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • Barcelona upsets Real Madrid, 3-1

     
    Barcelona rallied after giving up a goal in the opening 21 seconds by scoring three unanswered goals to beat Real Madrid, 3-1, on Saturday in Spain's Clasico on a cold, rainy night in Madrid. With the win, Barcelona moves atop......
  • Catholic Church seeks priests among unemployed young Spaniards

     
    The Roman Catholic Church in Spain puts out a promotional video to recruit young men in a country suffering from Europe's highest unemployment rate. The church promises eternal wealth and earthly job security....
  • Millions stay off the job to protest new labor laws in Spain

     
    Millions of workers in Spain went on strike Thursday to protest new labor rules that allow employers to fire people more easily and cut wages. The general strike comes a day before the government's new budget that is likely to include deep spending cuts...
  • The pain in Spain now falls on the old and the young

     
    The Spanish government adopted new austerity measures Friday that will see senior citizens paying more for doctor visits and university students more for tuition. Officials say the measures are necessary to help close Spain's yawning budget gap....
  • Investors hold breath for run on Spanish banks, but no lines yet

     
    Investors are holding their breath for a run on Spanish banks, as depositors quietly worry whether their money is safe. Electronic transactions are up slightly, with money flowing from smaller Spanish banks to larger ones, and even to accounts outside the...