ON THE TOWN

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Religious Mysticism and Sensational Shows: The Feast of the National Patron Saint

The fabulous Feast of St James is a “Fiesta of International Tourist Interest". Better grab what's left of it!

GOURMET’S CHOICE: ROMANIA SERIES, PARTIII

"Brasov gastro adventures go beyond the mere culinary creations. Eating in Brasov defies all stereotyping, with more than plenty to keep everyone constantly entertained"

PAELLA ON FOREIGN SHORES

"No grain of rice was left on the paellera "

WHAT’S MADO IF NOT THE PROUD CELEBRATION OF MADRID GAY PRIDE!

"If summer has begun – and it officially began last 27 June – then MADO (Madrid Orgullo or Gay Pride) cannot be not on. It’s one of the most awaited celebrations of the year"

Flamenco Between Spain and New York: A Talk with Bailaora Sonia Olla and Cantaor Ismael Fernández

OLLA: "After leaving our country and sacrificing everything, our purpose is to give people everything that we have to fans of flamenco, both in dance as well as song. We got an artist’s visa, and here we are, between Spain and New York"

SPAIN’S BEWILDERING POLITICAL PANORAMA

Will there be a third election following the first two that failed to produce a government?

HEATWAVE ROASTS SUNNY SPAIN

The Spanish weather bureau AEMET is warning 38 provinces of severe heat exceeding 40°C. But we're taking shelter in Green Spain

THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPANISH FOOTBALL CLUBS

"Spain’s club dominance, along with its national team dominance from 2008 until 2012, highlights a remarkable era of Spanish supremacy in football. And despite woes plaguing the Spanish national team, Spain will continue to remain atop the club football pyramid for the foreseeable future"

GARBIÑE MUGURUZA: The Inglorious Nosedive on the Lawn

"Women’s tennis is craving for the next big thing and many hoped Muguruza was "it". But at Wimbledonthe world number 124 Jana Cepelova eased past Muguruza as if she were not there"

MICHELLE OBAMA TELLS SPAIN, “LET GIRLS LEARN”

"You can take action to help the girls. Go to 62MillionGirls.com and you’ll find all kinds of projects that you can support today"

UEFA EURO 2016 (SPAIN-ITALY): The European Champions’ Humbling End

"It was a hugely significant result for Italy, who registered their first competitive victory over Spain since the quarter-finals of the 1994 World Cup in the USA. Vicente Del Bosque's days are numbered"

BREXIT AND SPAIN, for Sentimental Reasons

"When Spain woke up on Friday morning and found that the UK was leaving the EU, they were so shocked you’d think it was a personal blow"

UEFA EURO 2016: CROATIA RAINED ON SPAIN’S WALK IN THE PARK

On paper it was supposed to be a walk in the park for Spain. Spain looked like the team of old that everyone feared in the opening 10 minutes against Croatia. But if you had to pick one player that would lose Spain the game, it would be Sergio Ramos. And he delivered.

AT THE SPAIN VS. TURKEY EURO 2016: INIESTA, THE MAN OF THE MATCH

Spain's win last Friday meant it became the first team ever to achieve an undefeated 14-match run in the European Finals. "Blame it" on Andrés Iniesta who, from the outset, controlled the game

UEFA EURO: STERN TESTS AWAIT CURRENT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS!

Spain will face Turkey on Friday, 17 June, and Croatia on Tuesday the 21st, both technically and physically superior to Czech Republic who lost to the Spanish team last Monday
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MAGIC MADRID

Any and everything about the fascinating capital city of Spain — and the Autonomous Community of Madrid — from its rich history through its vibrant present to what the future holds, recounted from every angle imaginable.
This category, however, goes beyond Madrid; it embraces stories of what occurred, are occurring, and will probably occur in the Spanish nation whose capital is Madrid.