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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...

Spanish court acquits soccer star Neymar and other defendants in fraud and corruption trial.

Dec. 13, 2022 05:50 AM EST
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish court acquits soccer star Neymar and other defendants in fraud and corruption trial.

27 flee plane in Spain after pregnant woman simulates labor

Dec. 07, 2022 09:07 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police were searching for 14 people who ran from a plane at Barcelona’s airport after it made an emergency landing Wednesday to obtain assistance for a pregnant woman who allegedly simulated that she was about to give birth, authorities said. The...

Train collision in Spain hurts 155, no serious injuries

Dec. 07, 2022 06:22 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Two passenger trains taking commuters to the city of Barcelona collided early Wednesday, injuring more than 150 people, though none seriously, Spanish officials said. Emergency services said medics tended to 155 people on site, with 39 later taken to...