Amazon's Spanish affiliate was flooded with orders for sewing machines every Monday night after "The Time Between Seams" aired this fall. It's the most popular TV drama in Spanish history and stars a beautiful and daring seamstress turned spy, set during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s.
If America defaults on its debt this week, it won't be the first economic superpower to do so. Imperial Spain was a chronic defaulter in the 16th and 17th centuries, and this helped lead to its downfall.
Spain's National Police were feared under dictator Francisco Franco. Now one man is harnessing Twitter to win followers, friends and citizen help in catching criminals. And he's proud to have amassed more followers than the FBI.
He left the island in 2007 after thinking the US and Cuba would never mend their differences. So the recent news is sweet and sour, especially after selling a home he put his life into making beautiful.
A Spanish nurse has become the first person known to be infected with Ebola outside of West Africa during the current outbreak. Spanish health officials are baffled why their anti-infection procedures failed, but workers at the hospital complained last year that their infection training wasn't good enough.