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59 arrested in Spanish child porn bust

BY : | 2007

More than 60 people were arrested during a 10-day operation in connection with a Spanish child pornography ring.Spanish police, in cooperation with authorities from the United States, Germany and New Zealand, culminated a 2-year investigation with...

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World's oldest new mother 'seriously ill'

BY : | 2007

The Spanish woman who gave birth to twins almost a year ago at the age of 66 says that she has a very serious illness.But Carmen Bousada told a Spanish TV interviewer that she does not regret becoming the oldest mother known, The Daily Mail...

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Novel route of viral transmission found

BY : | 2007

Spanish ecologists have discovered avian polyomaviruses follow an upward vertical route of contagion among pied flycatchers.The scientists, led by Jaime Potti of Spain's Higher Council for Scientific Research, said the polyomaviruses -- potential...

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Spain plans anti-ETA rally

BY : | 2007

Spanish political parties and unions have banded together to rally in Madrid Tuesday against the Basque separatist group ETA. Union and political officials said that thousands would be on hand Tuesday to demonstrate against ETA in the the wake of...

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Rowdy soccer fans tossed from flight

BY : | 2007

Dozens of Northern Ireland soccer fans were turfed from a flight from Spain to the Canary Islands Monday night after some of them allegedly got too rowdy.The Web site thinkSPAIN reported the Iberia flight from Madrid to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria...

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Henin beats Sharapova in Madrid final

BY : | 2007

Justine Henin rallied Sunday to beat Maria Sharapova in three sets in the final of the WTA Tour Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid.After dropping the first set, Henin, the tournament's top seed and the No. 1 women's player in the world, finished...

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Henin, Sharapova advance to Madrid final

BY : | 2007

Belgium's Justine Henin and Maria Sharapova were Saturday's semifinal winners at the WTA Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid.Henin, the tournament's top seed, toughed out a 6-4, 6-4 win against Serbia's Ana Ivanovic, the fourth seed, after...

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Jankovic falls ill at Madrid tennis

BY : | 2007

Third-seeded Jelena Jankovic Friday retired from her match against Marion Bartoli at the Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid with a stomach ailment.The Serbian dropped the first set, 1-6, and trailed the second, 0-1, before she was overcome by the...

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Aznar insists ETA is to blame for bombing

BY : | 2007

Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar said this week that the Basque separatist group ETA was involved in the 2004 Madrid train bombings.Aznar said the planners of the bombings are not in remote deserts or faraway mountains, El Pais...

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Semifinals set in Madrid

BY : | 2007

Justine Henin and Maria Sharapova wrapped up semifinal berths Thursday in the season-ending, $3 million Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid.Serena Williams, meanwhile, pulled out of the eight-player field, retiring from her round-robin match...

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Flight crew charged in Chad

BY : | 2007

Chad's interior minister has accused three Spanish flight crew members of being accomplices in the plan to abduct more than 100 children from Darfur.Interior Minister Ahmat Mahamat Bachir said Tuesday the crew members knew of the intentions of the...

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Dozens die trying to reach Canary Islands

BY : | 2007

At least 47 African migrants died of hunger and the elements while adrift in a disabled boat trying to reach the Canary Islands, it was reported Wednesday.Another 96 people were rescued from the boat, which had been adrift for 19 days and eventually...

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