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Catalans plan to unilaterally declare independence

BARCELONA -- Spain’s government has defiantly rejected calls for mediation over Catalonia’s push for independence as the two factions headed towards another showdown. The European...

17 global restaurant openings to get excited about

IF THERE’S a prime time for restaurants in the northern hemisphere, it’s autumn. Following a slow summer season, chefs and restaurateurs – not to...

Spain affirms commitment to help in Mindanao peace process

THE SPANISH government expressed its continued support for the peace process in Mindanao during the celebration of the 15th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day last June...

How Spain became the world leader in organ transplants

MADRID — Juan Benito Druet has just learned that his life may be about to change. In the next few hours he will receive a...

How Spain became the world leader in organ transplants

MADRID — Juan Benito Druet has just learned that his life may be about to change. In the next few hours he will receive a...

Zaragoza: A city of Romans and the Virgin Mary

By Alicia A. Herrera The cultural treasures that are Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, and Bilbao are usually on a traveler’s itinerary when visiting Spain. Add Aviles...

Spain, the El Dorado of fertility treatment

MADRID — “Making parents out of our patients,” reads an ad in Madrid’s metro for one of Spain’s many fertility clinics that have opened...

‘Tourists go home’: Spain tourism surge brings backlash

PALMA DE MALLORCA, SPAIN -- On the walls of the grand old houses of this Balearic port which attracts millions of foreigners every year,...

Spanish island gets no high from hit song ‘I took a pill in...

BARCELONA -- A song about taking drugs in Ibiza has become a smash hit in Europe and the United States, annoying the Spanish holiday...