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Google Not Getting Rid Of News Results In Spain [Report]

Google Not Getting Rid Of News Results In Spain [Report]

By Chris Crum December 17, 2014

It’s been an interesting saga for Google News in Spain over the past couple weeks. Google announced it would shut down Google News on December 16 as the result of a Spanish law that requires such services to pay publishers …

Miss Spain Comes Out As Gay Over Instagram

In the digital age, when a celebrity wants to make a big personal announcement, Instagram is the go-to medium. Patricia Yurena, also known as Miss Spain, is no exception. She wanted to tell the world that she is gay and …

Treasure Hunting Family Strikes Gold in Florida

The Schmitt family, who made national news over Labor Day weekend in 2013 after salvaging 60 feet of gold chain off the coast of Fort Pierce, Florida, has struck gold again. On Memorial Day of this year, Eric Schmitt recovered …

Is Google News Going To Shut Down In Spain? Is Google News Going To Shut Down In Spain?

Spain reportedly passed a law last week that requires sites linking to articles published by those in the country’s newspaper association with snippets – as Google and other search engines do – to pay a tax. This is being referred …

Andrés Iniesta Humbled By Spain's Loss In World Cup

Netherlands win on Friday may have ended Spain’s six-year reign as the best football team in the world. Andres Iniesta, Spain’s central midfielder who struck the winning goal in the final four years ago against the Netherlands, was humbled by …

Iker Casillas: Not The Goalkeeper He Once Was?

5-1. It’s a scoreline that stunned World Cup watchers across the globe. But then, who wouldn’t be stunned? Spain has become practically synonymous with outstanding football over the past decade. This view was largely aided by their ability to collect …

Is Letizia Ortiz Now The Most Fashionable Royal?

Letizia Ortiz is about to give Kate Middleton a run for her money. From her humble beginnings as a news reporter, to being the news itself, Ortiz, the Princess of Asturias, will be the Spain’s first Spanish-born queen since 1879. …

Spanish Bulls Gore Three Matadors

Two Spanish bulls were the victors in a bullfight held at the Las Ventas ring during the San Isidro festival. Organizers had to put a stop to the event, as three matadors were injured. Reports say that it was the …

Princess Cristina Arrives At Court To Testify Princess Cristina Arrives At Court To Testify

Any time a royal family is involved in a court case, people become concerned. After all, leaders are suppose to set examples and follow the same laws they create or support. Spanish Princess Cristina caused a lot of debate when …

Stanislas Wawrinka Wins His First Grand Slam

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka nabbed his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday. In an interview with CNN, the 28-year old Wawrinka seemed thrilled and maybe even a little surprised. “I never dreamed about that, never …

Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View
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Google announced that it has gathered some new imagery of ski slopes for Street View using its Street View snowmobile. Google introduced the snowmobile back in 2010 when it gathered imagery from Vancouver and Whistler. It’s good to see it’s …

AT&T Expands International Market AT&T Expands International Market

AT&T has partnered with Spain’s Fon, which will provide AT&T customers with more international possibilities as well as being mutually advantageous for Fon’s customers. AT&T presently has more than 30,000 hotspots within the United States in venues such as book …

Chris Horner's Team Upset About Media Leak

On Sunday, Chris Horner did what many didn’t think he could do. The 41-year-old American cyclist won the Vuelta a Espana (also known to us English speaking folk as the Tour of Spain) bike race, making him the first U.S. …

Horned Monster in Spain an Oarfish or Shark?
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Has the Loch Ness monster been discovered? PROMAR (Programa en Defensa de la Fauna Marina-Sea Life Defense Program) is working on finding that answer after a “horned monster” washed ashore in Spain earlier this month. A swimmer first discovered the …

Oarfish, Mystery Sea Monster Revealed

Nessie? The Loch Ness Monster? Or some other unidentified creature of the deep? Officials in Spain last week were left with these very questions, but it looks like these questions may finally be put to rest. The fish, found on …

Spanish Beer Champ Wins Contest, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible …

Dog Crap Mailed Back To Owners in Spain

After years of dealing with a really crappy problem, the city of Madrid in Spain has hit on a solution. Dog owners have been very negligent when it comes to cleaning up after Fido on his walks. The city council …