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Argentina, France, Germany eliminated from Olympic soccer

July 29, 2021 8:18 am

Some of soccer's biggest nations have fallen at the first stage in the Tokyo Olympics men's tournament, failing to advance from the group stage Wednesday.

New dinosaur species identified in Spain

July 14, 2021 5:00 pm

It lived during the early Cretaceous period or about 130 million years ago.

Euro 2020: Italy, Spain take unbeaten runs into semifinals

July 05, 2021 9:21 pm

Spain have an unbeaten streak stretching back to October. Italy brings an even better run of form to Wembley— a national-record 32 matches unbeaten.

Explained: Countries that allow gender self-identification, and the law in India

July 01, 2021 8:01 am

Self-identification, or ‘self-id’, is the concept that a person should be allowed to legally identify with the gender of their choice by simply declaring so, and without facing any medical tests.

Spain scores ridiculous own-goal at Euro 2020

June 29, 2021 7:00 am

Spain goalkeeper Unai Simon failed to control a back pass in the 20th minute and the ball trickled slowly into the net.

Missing man found dead inside a dinosaur statue in Spain

May 27, 2021 11:32 am

With the help of fire brigade teams, the dinosaur leg was cut open to retrieve the body. According to the police, the man had been reported missing by his family and no foul play is suspected.

Foreign visitors are being invited to Spanish countryside to revive tourism

May 23, 2021 10:52 am

From June 7, Spain will let people from anywhere in the world who are vaccinated against COVID-19 enter the country, hoping to galvanise a recovery in the devastated tourism sector.

Explained: How bullfighting has suddenly found centre stage in Spanish politics

April 20, 2021 7:50 am

Bullfights have a long history in Spain, believed to be taking place since Roman times. Its current form -- with the characteristic sword and cape -- is said to have taken shape in the 18th century.

Global COVID-19 wrap: Denmark ditches AstraZeneca shot; Putin receives second vaccine jab

April 14, 2021 8:14 pm

Ireland is considering extending the gap between inocutions of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to more than four weeks to keep its vaccine programme on track while other vaccines are restricted.

Explained: Why Spain plans to open a mass grave of 33,000 civil war victims

April 16, 2021 1:45 pm

Spain’s socialist government has asked for permits to start exhuming the bodies from the vast mausoleum on the outskirts of Madrid, which was originally built by former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.

SPAIN PHOTOS

Inside Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya's fun getaway in Spain

September 01, 2019 5:59 pm

Nagarjuna recently celebrated his birthday with daughter-in-law Samantha Akkineni and son Naga Chaitanya in Spain.

Spain’s annual bull running festival kicks off amid fireworks and protests

July 10, 2019 7:29 am

During the festival, Pamplona's population swells from nearly 200,000 residents to around a million visitors, who are attracted by the adrenaline boost of bull runs along an 850-meter (930-yard) street course to the city's bullring and seamless nights of partying.

Spain’s annual bull running festival kicks off amid heavy rain

July 12, 2018 6:48 am

Participants drank and sprayed sangria ahead of the opening of the festival which draws tourists from around the world for its daily bull runs in the city’s narrow streets.

Running of the bulls: San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain in full swing

July 11, 2014 2:15 pm

Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona to take part on the eight days of San Fermin fiestas.