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Madrid (Spain)

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  • 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......
  • Crusading Spanish judge is back in court — as defendant

     
    Baltasar Garzon, a Spanish judge who indicted former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, is back in court as a defendant. Garzon, 56, is charged with ordering illegal wiretaps in one of three cases against him....
  • Earliest known copy of the 'Mona Lisa' (re-)discovered in Spain

     
    The earliest known copy of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa, has been rediscovered in the vaults of the Prado Museum in Madrid. The copy has been authenticated as coming from Leonardo's workshop, probably painted by a pupil....
  • Crusading Spanish judge is suspended for career-ending 11 years

     
    Baltasar Garzón, the Spanish judge famous for going after high-profile figures such as Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, was found guilty Thursday of abuse of authority. Garzón, who is lauded by human-rights groups, has been suspended from the bench...
  • Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards protest new labor reforms

     
    Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards packed town squares nationwide Sunday to protest labor reforms that the new conservative government says are necessary to encourage economic growth....
  • Students protest education cuts in Spain; some rioting reported

     
    Tens of thousands of students marched in Spain on Wednesday to protest education cuts. The protests grew violent in Barcelona, where trash cans were torched and shop windows smashed....
  • Your morning adorable: Madrid Zoo's giant panda twins are growing

     
    Remember those tiny, somewhat unappealing giant panda cubs born last month at Spain's Madrid Zoo? The ones who resembled strange pink, fuzzy jelly beans? Well, like all panda cubs, they've gotten a heck of a lot cuter with age. According......
  • Spain overhauls its banks to help avoid bailout

     
    Spain announced a major overhaul of its troubled banking sector in a bid to avoid having to ask for an international bailout. Spain's' banks are saddled with billions of dollars in bad loans because of a housing bubble....
  • Spain's queen snubs distant cousin Queen Elizabeth II

     
    Spain's Queen Sofia is canceling a visit to Britain for a lunch Friday of various crowned heads to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. Sofia withdrew from the event at Windsor Castle because of disputes between Spain and Britain over...
  • 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...