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Two men gored in Spain's Pamplona bull run

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PAMPLONA Spain - Two men, one of them an American, were gored by bulls on Wednesday as they took part in Pamplona's bull run, a festival where red-scarved participants race through the Spanish town's cobbled streets pursued by the huge animals.

Scatological science: oldest human poop fossils no laughing matter

WASHINGTON - Don't laugh, but the discovery of the oldest known human poop is offering valuable scientific insight into the life of Neanderthals who lived in Spain some 50,000 years ago.

World, 26 Jun 2014

Spain's Princess Cristina faces trial on corruption charges

MADRID - A Spanish court on Wednesday upheld corruption charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last steps before a trial that could cloud the monarchy's bid to rebuild its reputation.

World, 25 Jun 2014

Felipe VI becomes Spain's king, calls for unity with diversity

MADRID - Felipe VI was sworn in as Spain's new king on Thursday and immediately sought to knit together a nation threatened by a growing separatist movement in Catalonia.

Top News, World, 19 Jun 2014

Former journalist Letizia Ortiz becomes Spain's first commoner queen

MADRID - A divorced former journalist, Letizia Ortiz, became Spain's first commoner queen on Thursday when her husband, Felipe VI, was sworn in as king.

World, 19 Jun 2014

Spain gets new king, Felipe VI to be sworn in in muted ceremony

MADRID - Spain's new king, Felipe VI, will be sworn in later on Thursday in a low-key ceremony which monarchists hope will usher in a new era of popularity for the troubled royal household.

World, 19 Jun 2014

King Felipe VI to be sworn in as Spain's royals try to update

MADRID - Spain's new king, Felipe VI, will be sworn in on Thursday in a low-key ceremony which monarchists hope will usher in a new era of popularity for the troubled royal household.

World, 19 Jun 2014

Spain arrests eight suspected of recruiting fighters for ISIL

MADRID - Spain arrested eight men suspected of recruiting militants for Islamist group ISIL which is waging war in Iraq, including a former fighter in Afghanistan previously detained in Guantanamo Bay, the Interior Ministry said.

World, Iraq, 16 Jun 2014

Spanish lawmakers vote through royal succession rules

MADRID - Spanish lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a new law paving the way for Prince Felipe to be crowned king on June 19, despite calls by some political parties for a vote on the future of the monarchy.

World, 11 Jun 2014

Spain's Prince Felipe set to become king after June 18 - speaker

MADRID - Spain's Prince Felipe will probably succeed his father Juan Carlos as king after June 18, parliament speaker Jesus Posada said on Tuesday, a day after the long-reigning monarch announced he would abdicate.

World, 04 Jun 2014
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European stocks edge up after Draghi, data eyed

LONDON - European shares edged up and euro zone bond yields dipped on Tuesday as investors balanced accommodative signals on monetary policy against a pre-earnings season warning from the software industry.