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Tickets for Beyoncé’s 1st concert of world tour sell out

Feb. 07, 2023 11:48 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tickets for the first concert of Beyoncé’s upcoming "Renaissance” world tour sold out Tuesday, and concert management group Live Nation said a second concert in Stockholm was added because of the high demand. The tour starts in Sweden in May and is scheduled...

Julie Andrews teams with daughter on new picture book

Feb. 06, 2023 10:39 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest picture book collaboration between Julie Andrews and daughter Emma Walton Hamilton was inspired by an unusual musical performance in Spain. Abrams Children's Books announced Monday that “The Enchanted Symphony” will be published Sept. 12. Andrews and...

Beyoncé announces much anticipated 'Renaissance' world tour

Feb. 01, 2023 10:48 AM EST

Beyoncé is taking her “Renaissance” global — the superstar will start a world tour in Sweden in May with stops throughout Europe and the United States. The highly anticipated tour announcement she made on Instagram and her website Wednesday comes days before the Grammy Awards...

Report: Alleged victim won’t seek compensation from Alves

Jan. 22, 2023 09:53 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The woman who accused Dani Alves of sexual assault at a nightclub last year will not seek financial compensation from the Brazil soccer player, the El País newspaper reported Sunday. El País said people close to the investigation told the daily that the...

Dani Alves jailed in Spain for alleged sexual assault

Jan. 20, 2023 17:47 PM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Dani Alves, one of soccer's most successful and charismatic players, was arrested Friday after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Spain. The veteran Brazilian right back was taken to a prison near Barcelona in a police van after a judge denied him bail. ...

Silver, Macron meet to discuss goals with NBA back in Paris

Jan. 19, 2023 16:28 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had a meeting this week in Paris and was asked by a gracious host how he takes his coffee. “Un sucre?” French President Emmanuel Macron asked. Over that coffee, the leader of the NBA and the leader of France struck a deal...

Spanish, French leaders sign friendship treaty in Barcelona

Jan. 19, 2023 10:07 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez signed a friendship treaty in Barcelona on Thursday to strengthen relations between the European neighbors, as both leaders faced protests on their home fronts. The one-day summit...

France's Macron vows to press ahead with pension reforms that will raise the retirement age, despite massive protests

Jan. 19, 2023 09:58 AM EST
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — France's Macron vows to press ahead with pension reforms that will raise the retirement age, despite massive protests.

José Andrés and his daughters eat their way through Spain

Jan. 03, 2023 10:34 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — On his new TV show, celebrated chef José Andrés goes into a restaurant kitchen in Spain and confronts a massive moray eel. Only one of them is leaving that kitchen intact. Andrés oversees as cooks prepare the eel for its final flourish — deboned, sliced paper...

Spanish court acquits soccer star Neymar in fraud trial

Dec. 13, 2022 16:37 PM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish court on Tuesday acquitted soccer star Neymar and his fellow defendants in a fraud and corruption trial related to the Brazilian’s 2013 transfer from Santos to Barcelona. Brazilian company DIS had accused Neymar, his father, and the former...