Spain's running of the bulls
The San Fermin running of the bulls festival, made famous by the 1926 novel of Ernest Hemingway, 'The Sun Also Rises,' began last week, with thrill seekers testing themselves against stampeding steers.
Four hurt but no one gored in this year's Running of the Bulls
Spain's deadliest festival goes relatively well, with four injuries but no gorings or deaths in the 2013 Running of the Bulls.
Sex and the siesta
Traditions may be changing in Spain, but not all of them.
Gay Pride parades celebrate recent victories (PHOTOS)
Record crowds were expected at this year's parades in US cities like New York, San Francisco and Seattle.
Gay Pride parades around the world
In 2013, same-sex marriage victories have given revelers big reasons to celebrate.
Eastern Europe: corrupt states or true democracies?
A slew of bad news is clouding the EU’s progress in Eastern Europe.
Goat bathing on the island of Tenerife
Goatherds drove their reluctant herds into water for a summer washing as part of the island of Tenerife's St. John festival.
Newborn baby rescued from drain in Spain, mother arrested
A woman was arrested in eastern Spain on Sunday on suspicion of attempted murder after her newborn baby was rescued from inside a building's drain.
Spain arrests 8 on suspicion of sending fighters to Syria
Eight men have been arrested in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in North Africa, under suspicions of recruiting jihadi fighters to go to Syria.
Spanish bullfighting battles for survival
Economic woes and animal rights campaigners threaten the national fiesta.
Here's what people are protesting about today
Protests are ongoing all over the world. Here's why.
Lionel Messi faces determined new foe in taxman
Authorities in Spain say Lionel Messi and his father filed fraudulent tax returns from 2006 to '09.
World's first double-transplant patient loses legs
"Miracle surgeon" Pedro Cavadas carried out a double-leg transplant several years ago, but his patient can no longer take the required drugs.
French Open final fiery affair for Raphael Nadal, protesters
Same-sex marriage opponents disrupt Nadal-Ferrer final at French Open in Paris.
Return to sender: Small Spanish town Brunete hands dog poop back to owners
In a bid to stamp out its canine excrement problem, officials in the small Spanish town of Brunete have blurred the line between sass and innovation — and the results are hilarious.
Religion in Europe, also in crisis
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.
Euro zone unemployment hits record high — again
Unemployment once again hit a record high in April in the euro zone, topping 12 percent.
European Commission investigates Spanish hospitals rejecting EU health cards
Hundreds of European tourists have complained that Spanish hospitals won't take their European Heath Insurance Cards.
Spain: Bon Jovi waives ticket price due to financial crisis
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi said he decided to give a free concert in Madrid next month because he was afraid fans couldn't afford it.
Could fracking make the Persian Gulf irrelevant?
From NATO to China, the world watches America's energy revolution.
OECD dials back euro zone growth forecast
The EU and OECD give France, Spain and other countries more time to meet austerity targets.
Spanish opera protests austerity
As the euro zone’s economic outlook continues to deteriorate, growth advocates hope their messages may finally be heard.
A quarter of gay people have been subjected to attacks or violent threats, EU poll says (VIDEO)
A quarter of gay people surveyed in an EU poll say they have been attacked or violently threatened in the past five years.
Gay Paris: not all it's cracked up to be
Divisions exposed as France prepares to say 'I do' to gay marriage.
Andrew Moran, one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, arrested in Spain (VIDEO)
Andrew Moran, who escaped while on trial for his 2005 armed robbery of Royal Mail guards, has been caught.
The 10 most visited countries in the world (PHOTOS)
In the global race to collect passport stamps, these countries are the most popular.
Spain blocks Argentinian judge's Franco probe
An Argentinian judge is trying seek belated justice for victims of the Franco dictatorship.
Child abuse billboard contains secret message only visible to children
International nonprofit, Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk (ANAR) joined forces with the Grey Group Spain ad agency to create a PSA that both draws attention to the problem of child abuse and may actually make a difference.
Worst unemployment crisis in modern history continues unfolding in Spain
Newest statistics out of Spain hold dire implications.
Spain airshow crash near Madrid kills pilot (VIDEO)
Pilot Ladislao Tejedor was personal assistant to Spain's defense minister.
Greece holds 24-hour anti-austerity strike as Europe protests on May Day (PHOTOS)
May Day saw much of Europe holding anti-austerity rallies and protests, with Greek public services disrupted by a 24-hour strike.