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US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision plans IPO

US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision plans IPO

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

Univision Holdings, the leading Spanish-speaking broadcaster in the United States, announced plans Thursday to launch a US stock offering aimed at investors keen to capitalize on the growing Latino market.Univision,...

Egypt denies Spanish reporter claim he fled to avoid arrest

Egypt denies Spanish reporter claim he fled to avoid arrest

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

Egypt on Thursday denied as "false" a claim by a Spanish reporter who said he fled the country to avoid arrest after writing a book on the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.Ricard Gonzalez, 63, told AFP...

US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision plans IPO

US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision plans IPO

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

Univision Holdings, the leading Spanish-speaking broadcaster in the United States, announced plans Thursday to launch a US stock offering aimed at investors keen to capitalize on the growing Latino market.Univision,...

Leftist Barcelona mayor suspends new hotel licences

Leftist Barcelona mayor suspends new hotel licences

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

Barcelona's new leftist mayor on Thursday halted the issuing of new licenses for tourist accommodation for one year while it develops a new strategy for a sector some complain has grown too big."This...

Spain raises growth forecast, unemployment falls in June

Spain raises growth forecast, unemployment falls in June

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's conservative government raised its growth forecast on Thursday for both this year and next, as official data showed registered unemployment fell for the fifth straight month in June.Prime Minister...

Spain raises growth forecast to 3.3% in 2015, 3% in 2016: PM

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

Spain's conservative government has raised its economic growth forecast for this year to 3.3 percent and to 3 percent in 2016, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Thursday.The government, which is facing...

Spanish jobless claims fall in June for fifth straight month

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

The number of registered unemployed fell in Spain for the fifth straight month in June, government data showed Thursday, but the country continues to battle one of the highest jobless rates in Europe....

Ice cream for primates, blackouts for humans as Europe feels the heat

Ice cream for primates, blackouts for humans as Europe feels the heat

1 July 2015 | 0 comments

A blistering heatwave sweeping through Europe on Wednesday brought blackouts to France and fears of heat stroke for Wimbledon tennis fans, but meant a range of interesting ice creams for the continent's...

Spain set for new heatwave from Friday

Spain set for new heatwave from Friday

1 July 2015 | 0 comments

Spain is heading for a new heatwave which will last for at least nine days and extend to the rest of Europe, the national weather office said Wednesday.The heatwave, the second of the summer, will affect...

Spain seizes over 15 tonnes of hashish from ship

Spain seizes over 15 tonnes of hashish from ship

1 July 2015 | 0 comments

Spanish police seized 15.7 tonnes of hashish resin on a merchant ship laden with salt near the southern port of Malaga, the interior ministry said Wednesday.Three Spanish patrol boats and a helicopter...

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias gets back surgery in NY

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias gets back surgery in NY

1 July 2015 | 0 comments

Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias is recovering after undergoing a "minor" back operation in New York, his record label said.Iglesias, 71, has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and still performs...

Adria and Cirque du Soleil fuse art and cuisine in Ibiza

Adria and Cirque du Soleil fuse art and cuisine in Ibiza

1 July 2015 | 0 comments

Take top Spanish chefs Ferran and Albert Adria, the founder of circus troupe Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, and Japan's foremost pop artist Takashi Murakami and mix them all on Spain's Mediterranean...

US, European allies call for speedy Libya deal

US, European allies call for speedy Libya deal

1 July 2015 | 0 comments

The United States and five European allies on Tuesday called for rival Libyan groups to endorse a deal at UN-led negotiations to resolve the country's ongoing crisis. Britain, France, Germany, Italy,...

Rally in Madrid against law on right to protest

Rally in Madrid against law on right to protest

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

About two thousand people marched to the rhythm of drums in Madrid on Tuesday against a controversial new Spanish law that regulates the right to demonstrate.Nicknamed the "gag law" by its detractors,...

Spanish reporter says he fled Egypt to avoid arrest

Spanish reporter says he fled Egypt to avoid arrest

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

A Spanish reporter who wrote a book on the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood said Tuesday he had fled Egypt after he was warned that local authorities were planning to arrest him.Ricard Gonzalez, 36, had...

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