| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:41 PM
MADRID -- The Spanish race car driver Maria de Villota, famous for pushing the Formula One gender barrier and for the velvet patch she wore after losing her right eye in a crash last year, was found dead Friday in her hotel room in southern Spain. She was...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Plácido Domingo, who was hospitalized Monday in Madrid with a pulmonary embolism, will be replaced by tenor Vicente Ombuena in the Teatro Real's upcoming production of "Il Postino" by Daniel Catan.
Domingo is recovering and has been ordered to rest...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:27 AM
It's not every day you stumble upon the ruins of a 15th century hospital, but that's exactly what happened to Apple in Spain, where it is building a store.
Apple's basement construction of a new store in Madrid has reportedly unearthed the outer wall of...
| Jul 12, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO VIGO, SPAIN
From LAX, Iberia offers nonstop service to Madrid, and American, Air France, United, KLM, Delta, British, Lufthansa, US Airways and Air Canada offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:48 PM
MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to bow to opposition demands that he resign, even as his party's former treasurer testified in court that Rajoy had accepted bribes for years.
Luis Barcenas, the disgraced former money...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Soccer giants Real Madrid of Spain and Everton FC of England will hold a training session open to the public from 4-8 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Galaxy's home venue, StubHub Center in Carson, the Galaxy said Tuesday.
Those three teams, along with Juventus of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
MADRID — A train derailed in northwestern Spain late Wednesday, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open as smoke filled the air. At least 35 people were dead, regional authorities said.
The accident occurred on...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:06 AM
LONDON – As the death toll rose to 78, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced two separate investigations Thursday into a spectacular train derailment in northwest Spain, one of the worst railway disasters in the country’s history....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
MADRID -- Data from "black box" recorders show the driver of a train that derailed and killed 79 passengers in northern Spain was on the phone while driving at almost twice the speed limit at the time of impact, a Spanish court said Tuesday.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Spain and Britain are launched into a new battle over Gibraltar following the Spanish foreign minister’s threat to impose a hefty border-crossing fee on all vehicles entering or leaving the iconic British promontory at Spain's southern tip.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...