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Arnautović helps Inter beat Atlético 1-0 in 1st leg of Champions League last 16

Feb. 20, 2024 18:27 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Marko Arnautović came off the bench to help Inter Milan to a 1-0 win over Atlético Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday. Arnautović replaced the injured Marcus Thuram at halftime and redeemed himself after missing a couple of golden...

Banco Bilbao: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 31, 2024 13:16 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — MADRID (AP) — Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.22 billion. The bank, based in Madrid, said it had earnings of 36 cents per share. The bank posted revenue of $8.01 billion in the period....

Banco Santander: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 31, 2024 05:14 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — MADRID (AP) — Banco Santander SA (SAN) on Wednesday reported net income of $3.16 billion in its fourth quarter. The Madrid-based bank said it had earnings of 18 cents per share. The financial holding company posted revenue of $15.67 billion in the...

Hermoso testifies in sexual assault case after kiss at Women’s World Cup

Jan. 02, 2024 13:46 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish player kissed on the lips by the soccer president at the Women’s World Cup final appeared in court on Tuesday to testify in the sexual assault case against the former official. Jenni Hermoso was at the Madrid court to give her version of the kiss by Luis...

Spaniard imprisoned in Iran after visiting grave of Mahsa Amini arrives home after release

Jan. 02, 2024 08:18 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A Spaniard who spent 15 months in an Iranian prison after visiting the tomb of Mahsa Amini returned home to Madrid on Tuesday after being released. “I can’t believe it. This has been very hard, but I am here. We have no idea how fortunate we are to have been born...

Countdown begins on PSG star Kylian Mbappé's future. Real Madrid and Liverpool possible destinations

Jan. 01, 2024 09:05 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — As the New Year begins, so does the countdown on Kylian Mbappé's future. It promises to be a nervous start to 2024 for Paris Saint-Germain and its fans with speculation set to intensify about their prolific striker, one of only two players in soccer history to score a...

AP PHOTOS: Spanish tapestry factory, once home to Goya, is still weaving 300 years after it opened

Dec. 24, 2023 00:41 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Royal Tapestry Factory has been decorating the walls and floors of palaces and institutions for more than 300 years. Located on a quiet, leafy street in central Madrid, its artisans work with painstaking focus on tapestries, carpets and heraldic banners,...

The top prize in Spain's 'El Gordo' Christmas lottery goes to tickets with the number 88008

Dec. 22, 2023 07:32 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Lucky holders of 20-euro tickets with the number 88008 will be celebrating Friday. They have each won 400,000 euros ($440,000), or some 325,000 euros after tax, in the top prize of Spain’s huge Christmas lottery. People across the country tuned into the television,...

Champions League: England flops, Spain surges while PSV and Copenhagen provide nice surprises

Dec. 14, 2023 11:27 AM EST

So much for the English taking over European soccer. The final Champions League group stage in its current format ended with representation from the supposedly all-powerful Premier League cut in half as Manchester United and Newcastle failed to advance to the knockout stage — and...

Spanish judge opens an investigation into intelligence agents who allegedly passed secrets to the US

Dec. 04, 2023 11:59 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A Madrid judge has opened an investigation into several agents of Spain's National Intelligence Center for an alleged leak of secret information to the United States, the country's defense minister said Monday. Confirming a report in Spanish digital newspaper El...