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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...
MADRID -- Corruption allegations swirling around Spain's ruling party threatened to ensnare the prime minister for the first time Thursday when a newspaper published photos and excerpts of secret accounting ledgers that purportedly reveal under-the-...
MADRID -- Security cameras captured a harrowing moment at a subway station in Spain when a 51-year-old woman fainted and fell onto the tracks. Fellow passengers standing on the platform motioned to the driver of an approaching train to stop and an off-...
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World NowU.S. billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has picked Madrid as the site for a massive new casino complex called "EuroVegas." The Spanish capital beats out rival Barcelona as the site of the $21-billion proposed project, which comes laden with...
World NowSpain said Friday that its ailing banks need $76 billion to return to health after the country's real-estate bust. The estimate comes two months after European leaders agreed to set up a $129-billion bailout fund for Spain's banks....
World NowGlobal Focus: Just when it seemed stability was on the horizon for the tumultuous Eurozone, with Spain getting a grip on its debt financing and a plan to bail out insolvent banks, a fresh threat to the common currency has emerged with Catalonia's...
World NowFinance ministers from the Eurozone on Friday finalized the terms of a massive bailout package for Spain's ailing banking system. Rescue loans worth up to $122 billion will be made available to Spain's banks, which have been hit hard by the country's...
World NowEurope’s long-running debt crisis flared sharply as Spain’s borrowing rates jumped to another record high and worries grew over Greece’s ability to keep on qualifying for the emergency loans it desperately needs to stay afloat....
World NowThe Mexican press was having a field day Friday with reports from Spain that a cousin of one of the world's most powerful drug lords was arrested in Madrid along with a politician from the party of President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto....
World NowSpanish banks need as much as $78 billion to survive a worst-case scenario in which house prices fall 60 % from their peak, auditors said Thursday. Spain's European partners have offered it a loan of as much as $125 billion to rescue its troubled banks,...
World NowSpain filed its formal request Monday for a European bailout, but postponed announcing an exact dollar figure and many other details until after what could be a contentious summit of the continent's leaders later this week....
World NowPaying ever-higher rates to borrow money, Spain may not be able to finance itself much longer through debt, the country's prime minister warned Wednesday. It was the clearest indication yet that his country may need an even bigger rescue than a European...
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