Spanish museum to stage first Givenchy retrospective

Madrid`s Thyssen Museum opens Wednesday the first major retrospective of designs by French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who worked for such famous clients as Audrey Hepburn and Jacqueline Kennedy.

Passenger from evacuated Madrid plane tests negative for Ebola

The Nigerian passenger, who was taken to a Madrid hospital from an Air France plane by police-escorted ambulance over fears he was suffering from Ebola, has tested negative for the disease, the Spanish government said on Friday.

Plane isolated at Madrid airport for Ebola check

An Air France plane was isolated at Madrid's airport on Thursday because of a suspected Ebola case after a passenger was reported to have a fever and shivers, officials said.

Suspected Ebola case on Air France flight in Madrid

 Madrid`s Barajas international airport activated emergency measures on Thursday after a passenger arriving on an Air France flight was suspected of possibly having Ebola, a spokeswoman for airports operator Aena said. 

Spain PM hails scrapping of Catalan `referendum`

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hailed Wednesday the watering-down of Catalan leaders` plans for a vote on independence for their region, despite their vow to push on with a symbolic ballot.

ISL: Kolkata football atmosphere at par with world: Ranbir Kapoor
ISL: Kolkata football atmosphere at par with world: Ranbir Kapoor

After watching his first football match at an Indian stadium, Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor on Sunday said the atmosphere during the lung opener of the ISL here matched any top international games.

Ebola contagion in Spain raises fears for Europe

Doctors in Spain hospitalised four more people and rushed to identify dozens of others at risk on Tuesday after a nurse was infected with the deadly Ebola virus, raising fears of contagion in Europe.

Ebola contagion in Spain raises fears for Europe

 Doctors in Spain hospitalised three more people and rushed to identify dozens of others at risk on Tuesday after a nurse was infected with the deadly Ebola virus, raising fears of contagion in Europe.

EU demands explanation from Spain on Ebola case

The EU said Tuesday it has asked Spain to explain how a nurse treating Ebola patients in Madrid contracted the deadly disease, the first known case of transmission outside Africa.

Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola

A Spanish nurse, who treated a man infected with Ebola in Madrid, has tested positive for the virus.

Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid, ministry confirms

Spanish health officials on Monday said that a Spanish nurse who treated a priest repatriated to Madrid with Ebola last month, and who died of the disease, had also been infected. 

Rodriguez takes aim at Lombardy hat-trick

Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez saddles up aiming for a third consecutive title at a revamped Tour of Lombardy on Sunday as newly-crowned world champion Michal Kwiatkowski shows off his newly-acquired rainbow stripes.

New-look Valencia face toughest test yet in Atletico

Valencia`s fine early season form will be put to the test when they host champions Atletico Madrid in the game of the La Liga weekend on Saturday.

Arda Turan strike hands Atletico Madrid's vital win over Juventus

Atletico Madrid got their Champions League campaign back on track as Arda Turan`s goal 15 minutes form time was enough for a 1-0 win over Juventus on Wednesday.

Catalans rally for independence vote

Thousands of Catalans rallied in a rainstorm Tuesday as their leaders battled to defend their bid for a referendum on independence from Spain after a court suspended it.

Spanish court suspends Catalonia independence vote

Spain`s Constitutional Court on Monday suspended an independence referendum called by Catalonia for November 9, although leaders of the rich northeastern region vowed to press ahead anyway with preparations for the vote.

Valencia into second with Sociedad draw

Valencia moved back into second place in La Liga as they extended their unbeaten start to the season with a 1-1 draw away at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Catalan leader calls independence referendum, defying Madrid

The President of Catalonia on Saturday called a referendum for November 9 on whether the region should be independent from Spain, defying Madrid`s attempts to block the move.

Spain's PM scraps hardline abortion reform

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Tuesday scrapped proposed changes in the abortion law that would have made Spain one of the most difficult countries in Europe in which to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, prompting the justice minister to resign.

Basketball World Cup: Serbia hold off France to reach final
Basketball World Cup: Serbia hold off France to reach final

Serbia held off France 90-85 in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Madrid on Friday to set up a title fight against undefeated reigning champions the United States.