| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Two months after the European Union and the Spanish government clashed over allegations seven Spanish clubs received billions of dollars in improper tax breaks, a Madrid court has charged the Barcelona team with tax fraud over the transfer of Brazilian...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Haruki Murakami’s next novel will be published in the United States on Aug. 12, A.A. Knopf announced Tuesday.
“Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage,” sold more than 1 million copies the first week of its release in...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Let’s face it: running Saturday morning errands is no one’s idea of a good time. Unless you can figure out a way to be near Harbor City at lunchtime. Then it can turn out to be one of Southern California’s great pleasures.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before remembering to record Jimmy Fallon tonight.
The Skinny: I'm three episodes into "House of Cards." Unlike other folks, I'm perfectly happy taking my time to get through it. Now if I had the rest of HBO's "True Detective"...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:29 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Two Basque separatists believed to be part of a terrorist cell that killed 18 people in several attacks in Spain were arrested Sunday in the Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta, a joint operation with Spanish and Mexican authorities, the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy.
Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:03 PM
MADRID -- Testifying in the first-ever criminal proceeding against a member of Spain's royal family, the king’s youngest daughter Saturday denied involvement in her husband’s business dealings, lawyers said following the lengthy closed-door...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:39 AM
MADRID -- Spain exited its international bailout program Thursday, becoming the second Eurozone country to do so, amid a tentative economic recovery marred by persistently high unemployment.
The Spanish government heralded the bailout exit as a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
LA RIOJA, Spain — "I'll only be a minute," says Juan Muga of Bodegas Muga as he heads off to a whitewashed building next to a vineyard. I walk along the vineyard, taking in the idyllic view of Tempranillo vines stretching across the Ebro river...
| Jan 26, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO BILBAO, SPAIN
From LAX, Air France, Lufthansa and British offer connecting service (change of plane) to Bilbao. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1109 to $1,480, including fees and taxes. Haro is about an hour's drive south of...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:06 PM
HARO, Spain — Given the hours spent oozing along roads in L.A., you’d think my ideal vacation would not include driving. Zooming around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris? Dodging Fiats and Ferraris in Rome? Not for me.
But tooling down...