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Princess Cristina Arrives At Court To Testify

Princess Cristina Arrives At Court To Testify

By Ellisha Rader Mannering February 8, 2014

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 …

Horned Monster in Spain an Oarfish or Shark? 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 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 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 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 …

Antoni Gaudí Gets a Wacky Google Doodle Antoni Gaudí Gets a Wacky Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, best known as the leader of the Catalan Modernism movement. He was born in Reus, in Spain’s Catalonia region in 1852. Today’s Doodle is pretty abstract, as some people who visit the …

Nun Who Served Church For 86 Years Dies At 105 Nun Who Served Church For 86 Years Dies At 105
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A cloistered nun with 86 years of service to her monastery has died. The AP reports that Sister Teresita Barajuen has died at the age of 105. She is believed to hold the world record for years of being cloistered …

Jesus Franco Dies; Director Was 82 Jesus Franco Dies; Director Was 82
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Cult film director Jesus Franco has died. He was 82. According to a report from the National Enquirer, Franco died on the morning of April 2, though the cause of death has not been revealed. He was reported to have …

The Pirate Bay Is Now Anchored In North Korea The Pirate Bay Is Now Anchored In North Korea
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UPDATE: The Pirate Bay announced this morning that the move to North Korea was a joke. More on that here. Last week, The Pirate Bay announced that it would be moving to Norway and Spain after some legal trouble in …

Lottery Winners In Spain See Taxes Increase Lottery Winners In Spain See Taxes Increase

Spain held an annual lottery drawing called El Nino on Sunday, paying out $1.1 billion ( €840 million) in prizes to winners all over the country. The event has captured numerous headlines, partially thanks to the recession that the country …

Lady Gaga Vomits Onstage Several Times Lady Gaga Vomits Onstage Several Times

Lady Gaga must have whatever Justin Bieber had last week; Mother Monster got a little queasy on Saturday while performing in Barcelona and hurled while onstage, trying to hide it as best she could. Luckily, the show was almost over …

Team USA Beats Spain in Exhibition Game Team USA Beats Spain in Exhibition Game

USA vs. Spain: Although both basketball teams are considered to be the best in the world at the moment, Team USA walked away with the victory during an exhibition game on Tuesday. The final score: 100-78. However, the real showdown …

Getaria, Gipuzkoa, Spain Is Google Model Town Winner Getaria, Gipuzkoa, Spain Is Google Model Town Winner
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Earlier this year, Google invited anybody handy with Google SketchUp to make a full 3D model of their community to enter in the 2012 Model Town Competition. All entrants will get their 3D model added to Google Earth’s 3D Buildings …

Spanish 'SOPA' Receives 300 Copyright Complaints Spanish 'SOPA' Receives 300 Copyright Complaints

It seems like forever ago when the Internet beat back the forces of IP holders and politicians in January for trying to pass SOPA and PIPA. While we have seen some instances of what these bills could do with the …

Constitución de Cádiz:Spanish Constitution's 200th Constitución de Cádiz:Spanish Constitution's 200th

March 19th, of this year marks the 200th anniversary of Spanish Constitution. The Spanish nickname the day La Pepa, because it was adopted on Saint Joseph’s Day. I am at a loss for words to describe what exactly happened on …

$500 Million Spanish Treasure Recovered $500 Million Spanish Treasure Recovered
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The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia denied another motion from the Odyssey Marine Exploration Company to keep over $500 million in recovered treasure. The treasure was recovered by Odyssey in 2007 from a sunken ship off …

MegaUpload: Pirate Party Registering Complaints Against U.S. MegaUpload: Pirate Party Registering Complaints Against U.S.

MegaUpload, center of a recent sting operation from the FBI and DoJ, hosted a lot of copyrighted files. People may forget that it was also a legitimate business as well that hosted documents for businesses and personal use. With the …