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Man who took selfie during Pamplona's Running of the Bulls is wanted by police. Photo posted on YouTube.

Selfie man wanted by police for photo during bull run

A man who took a dangerous selfie during the running of the bulls in Pamplona, with the half-ton beasts right behind him, is still on the run — but this time from the police.  The […]

07/14/2014

Spain's Cesc Fabregas leaves the field after the group B World Cup soccer match between Australia and Spain at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014.  Spain won the match 3-0.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

BRAZIL BEAT: Spain’s team plane hit by lightning

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After being unceremoniously booted from World Cup competition, Spain’s national team had a tough ride home when the plane most players were traveling in was hit by lightning just before […]

06/24/2014

Spain's Sergio Busquets, right, holds his head after failing to score past Chile's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

The reign of Spain is over; Netherlands looks good

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The king is dead. The World Cup will have a new champion. Just like France in 2002 and Italy in 2010, defending champion Spain is going home tail between its […]

06/18/2014

Visitors pay their respects to Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia during an overnight wake at the town hall in Algeciras, southern Spain, Saturday March. 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Laura Leon)

Paco de Lucia receives heartfelt funeral in Spain

ALGECIRAS, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in the rain to mourn the death of virtuoso guitarist Paco de Lucia before a funeral Saturday in his hometown of Algeciras at the heart of flamenco music country […]

03/01/2014

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Barcelona-Paris bullet train starts up on Dec. 15

MADRID (AP) – The leaders of Spain and France have announced that a new high-speed rail link between their countries will be inaugurated on Dec. 15. Speaking in Madrid, Spain’s Mariano Rajoy and France’s Francois […]

11/27/2013

Workers collecting red grapes in the vineyards of the famed Chateau Haut Brion, a Premier Grand Cru des Graves, during the grape harvest in Pessac-Leognan, near Bordeaux, southwestern France on Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)

EU vintners recover from bad harvest

BRUSSELS (AP) — The grape harvest in the European Union has picked up from the extremely bad 2012 season, wine experts said. But key regions in France are still struggling because of bad weather. Several […]

10/16/2013

A sales person pulls out an iPhone 5s for a customer.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

New iPhones to launch in more countries on Oct. 25

  CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says that its new iPhones will go on sale in Italy, Russia, Spain and more than 25 other countries on Oct. 25. The phones also will be available in […]

10/09/2013

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Federal judge orders company to pay Spain $1 million

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – A federal judge has ordered a Tampa company marine exploration company to pay $1 million to the Spanish government for “bad faith and abusive litigation.” Spain wanted $3.3 million in legal […]

09/30/2013

A man pays for drinks at a market bar in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Eurozone’s longest-ever recession comes to an end

MADRID (AP) — Minube, a travel startup on the outskirts of Madrid, is doing something that many Spanish companies haven’t thought about for years: It’s hiring. The company, which sells bookings as it helps travelers […]

08/14/2013

Revlon cosmetics are on display in a New York pharmacy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Revlon to buy hair dye maker Colomer for $660M

NEW YORK (AP) — Revlon is buying Colomer Group, which sells hair dye and other products to beauty salons, for about $660 million, saying the deal will help it reach new salon customers. The transaction […]

08/05/2013

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