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Shepherds Lead 5,000 Sheep Through Downtown Madrid

AP | By HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

MADRID -- Spanish shepherds led flocks of sheep through the streets of downtown Madrid on Sunday in defense of ancient grazing, migration and droving ...

No Reason for Shahira Amin to Apologize for Interviewing Shalit

Hani Hazaimeh | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Hani Hazaimeh

As a journalist, I immediately put myself in her shoes and wondered whether I would take this opportunity if I had been offered? Of course I would!

PHOTOS: The Week In Art: Hats, Nipples and Moby

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

This week at HuffPost Arts we saw office spaces way cooler than ours, Madrid covered in silicone nipples, and hats that put the Royal Wedding to shame...

Titillating Art! Light Art Collective Attaches Nipples To Everything

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

Madrid has long embraced public art as a cultural centerpiece, but how public can the art really be if it is fenced off, hoisted up on pedestals and g...

World Youth Day: The Joy of Being In the Presence of God

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.21.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

After seeing the Pope and encountering over a million fellow young people who share their faith, many young people explicitly attest to feeling as if they have been in the presence of God.

World Youth Day: Seeking Jesus On The Crowded Streets Of Madrid

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

The energy of over a million pilgrims seeking Jesus is palpable here, as is the joyful encounter with Christ that is taking place at huge events like this outdoor liturgy.

Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.02.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

2011-07-03-Screenshot20110703at7.21.58PM.jpg Self-described as "Jerusalem West," the 2,000-year-old city of Toledo in central Spain at one time had the country's largest concentration of Jews.

The Sort of Revolution in Puerta del Sol

Danna Harman | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Danna Harman

"They did not bring down the government in Cairo's Tahrir by doing meditation sessions and offering free popcorn," remarks a young policeman. "Part of their problem here... is that they don't have tanks to confront."

Has The Arab Revolution Come To Spain?

TIME | Lisa Abend And Eric Karlsen | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

Two earthquakes have shaken Spanish political life in the past week. First were the massive sit-ins that had tens of thousands of citizens camping out...

Spanish Youth Stage 'Egyptian-Style' Demonstrations In Madrid

Posted 07.18.2011 | World

More than 1,000 young demonstrators packed Madrid's Puerta de Sol square to vent their anger over Spain's economic crisis and staggering unemployment ...

Messi Leads Barcelona Over Madrid

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

MADRID — Lionel Messi's clutch scoring was overshadowed by the loud complaining from the other side. Messi lit up an ill-tempered Champions Lea...

Stolen Spanish Masterpieces By Goya & El Greco Found

AP | By HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 06.17.2011 | Arts

MADRID -- Spanish investigators have recovered stolen masterpieces by two of the country's most revered artists: Goya and El Greco, a police statement...

Gaddafi's Son Had Internship In U.S. Just Before Libyan Conflict

AP | By DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi toured U.S. ports and military facilities just weeks before he helped lead deadly attacks on...

Spain's Stolen Babies: A Nation Confronts Its Dark Past

Yahoo! News | LISA ABEND / MADRID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It has been four decades since Pilar Maroto lost her newborn son, but tears still fill her eyes when she speaks of him. She perfectly remembers the mo...

Search Continues For Missing American Student In Spain

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MADRID — Police, family and friends have stepped up a search for a San Diego State University exchange student who went missing after visiting a nig...

Why Your Brand Must Be an Experience

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dorie Clark

As marketers, we're leaving an embarrassing amount of money on the table by ignoring the full sensory experience of how customers experience our brands.

Spain's Javier Bardem Is Looking Biutiful and Award-Worthy

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Bardem turns in a performance that prompts thorough praise even though the film has accrued mixed critical reaction.The scruff-faced star talked at length on the travails of making this film in Barcelona's tough immigrant neighborhoods.

Spanish Woman Allegedly Fakes Kidnapping To 'Test' Husband

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Spanish police have detained a woman who faked her own kidnapping to test whether her husband would pay ranson, sending him a photograph of herself wi...

Graffit: Artist-Turned-Chef Opens New York Restaurant (PHOTOS)

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Find. Eat. Drink.

Graffit is the New York restaurant debut of former graffiti artist-turned chef Jesus Nunez, and his third restaurant overall. He previously owned ...

Riding Metro in Istanbul and Beyond

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's after 9 at night on Thanksgiving and I'm sitting in a bus station on the Asian side of Istanbul waiting for a Metro bus. No, not that Metro.

Spain Holds First-Ever Siesta Contest

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID (AP) - Spaniards are snuggling up with pillows and stuffed animals amid the din of a suburban shopping center in what is being billed as the co...

PHOTOS: World's First Full-Face Transplant Patient Displays New Look

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) -- Scroll down for photos MADRID - A Spanish man who underwent the world's first full face transplant appeared before TV cameras Monday for the ...

3 Basques Convicted In 2006 Madrid Airport Bombing

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Three members of Basque separatist group ETA were convicted Friday of a 2006 bombing that destroyed a Madrid airport parking garage and...

The 8 Sexiest Subway Systems In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hallie Seegal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

When your taxi fare far exceeds the number of sights you want to see, its worth checking out the local metro system. In fact, some cities have subways...

My Tale of Two World Cup Cities: Madrid vs Amsterdam

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Barry Yourgrau

I flew to Amsterdam from New York a couple of days ago, connecting through Madrid with a long layover. So happenstance offered me a paired glimpse of the two capitals from the World Cup final: red winner, orange loser.