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  • moslemprotest
    Father of Paris train terrorist blames Spain, France; claims son a 'good boy'
    It's not every day that someone just so happens to stumble upon a bag o' weapons in a city park. But that's exactly what would-be terrorist Ayoub el-Khazzani claims happened prior to his foiled jihadist attack. Either wildly...
  • Miguel Angel Lopez
    Spain's Lopez wins 20K race walk, Thorne takes bronze for Canada
    Miguel Angel Lopez won the men's 20-kilometer race walk Sunday morning in Beijing, becoming the first Spanish man to win a gold medal in the IAAF World Championships this century, with a personal best 1:19:14. The 27-year-old bronze medalist...
  • 'The Horse's Bath' by Joaquin Sorolla
    Madrid museum gem in original home of artist
    Three great art museums are on every traveler’s list to Madrid, Spain. But tucked away in a residential neighborhood is a small gem of a museum not to be overlooked. Sited in the original home of Joaquin Sorolla, the museum’s...
  • Spanish anti-bullfighting activist jumps into ring
    Spain: Anti-bullfighting activist jumps into arena to comfort dying bull
    An animal rights activist jumped into the Malagueta bullfighting ring to comfort a dying bull in Malaga, Spain, yesterday. For a few moments, Virginia Ruiz, 38, was able to lay her body over the bull and shield him before arena officials and fans...
  • An animal rights activist was strangled
    France: Anti-bullfighting activists adopting harsher tactics
    Anti-bullfighting activities are heating up this year in France. Eight young “underground” animal rights activists, seven men and one woman, jumped into abullfighting arena in Beziers, France,yesterday, to “disrupt and &ldquo...
  • Mystery fish attack sends beachgoers fleeing from sea in Spain
    Mystery fish attack sends beachgoers fleeing from sea in Spain
    Vacationers at Benidorm’s Poniente Beach in Alicante, Spain were sent fleeing from the waters after a 10-year old boy was bitten above the waist by a mystery fish, described as being about 6-feet long and grayish-green in color. The boy...
  • Las Medulas, Spain
    Las Medulas: The ancient Roman gold mines of Spain
    In the 1st century A.D., the far-reaching Roman Empire began exploiting the northwest region of Spain for gold. Using an ingenious hydraulic system, the ancient Romans literally collapsed mountains in order to expose the coveted mineral. The...
  • NH Alonso Martinez
    Room Report: NH Hotel Alonso Martinez Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: The historic façade of this building creates a fine welcome after stepping out of the nearby metro station just a block away. Sliding glass doors open to reveal a large NH statue and a small staircase rising to the marble...
  • Mas de Buñol Vulture Feeding Time
    Spain’s ‘Vulture Man’
    For the past 25 years, ex-merchant marine Jose Ramon Moragrega has kept a daily appointment with up to five hundred Griffon vultures that descend on his Mas de Buñol property. Every morning at 9 a.m, Moragrega wheels out rabbit carcasses from his...
  • Spain's minimum age for marriage and consensual sex
    Spain marrying age has been raised from 14 to 16
    The minimum age to get married in Spain used to be 14. It was one of the lowest in Europe. Spain has finally raised the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16. This comes as a protection for minors as well as to bring the country in line with...
  • Marta Xargay
    Spanish point guard Marta Xargay makes home debut for Mercury
    Marta Xargay Casademont stepped onto a WNBA home court for the first time Sunday, as the 24-year-old Spanish guard made her US Airways Center debut in the Phoenix Mercury's 70-60 win over the Seattle Storm. Xargay played two road games,...
  • A group in Pamploma
    My Pamplona
    Pamplona, Spain:So a couple of people recently got gored, so what?! It's a purely volunteer activity and in the nearly one hundred years since the Running of the Bulls became a "thing" in Pamplona, only 15 men have died from their...
  • 10 Hot photos of 2015 Wimbledon women's finalist Garbine Muguruza
    10 Hot photos of 2015 Wimbledon women's finalist Garbine Muguruza
    After her hard fought 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win over Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals, 21 year old Garbine Muguruza from Spain will face American Serena Williams in the women's final at Wimbledon in 2015. The appearance will be the first Grand...
  • Video: Running of the bull results in many injuries
    Video: Running of the bull results in many injuries
    [WARNING!] : Video shows potentially graphic material of people getting seriously injured during the running of the bulls.Reports are varying right as to the total number of injuries, but as at least three people were gored yesterday in the first...
  • Valladolid city architecture
    Visit Valladolid, Spain, for the wine and food and architecture
    Valladolid, the largest city in Castilla y Leon, is fortuitously sited in the Douro River Valley where the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers meet. To give you an idea of its importance, Valladolid was once the capital of Spain, it was where the Catholic...
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