Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year. The service said it rescued five migrants early Thursday in the Strait of Gibraltar. On Wednesday, its vessels…

Spain’s Civil Guard to handle Barcelona airport security during strike

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Civil Guard will handle security controls at Barcelona’s airport from Monday to limit disruptions from a planned strike by security staff, the Spanish government said on Friday. The deployment seeks to avert delays and long queues at Barcelona’s El Prat airport for holidaymakers arriving in record numbers to Spain this year. […]

Top takeaways from Diego Costa’s incredible rant

Breaking down the main talking points from Diego Costa’s side of the story as battle with Conte, Chelsea continues.

ICICI Bank and Stellar: Using Blockchain to Reach the Base of the Pyramid in India

> Posted by Center Staff Why are mainstream financial institutions and fintechs partnering to pursue financial inclusion? In the case of ICICI Bank and Stellar, it’s because combining forces enables them to reach clients with a free blockchain-backed mobile wallet that they could not sustainably offer on their own. Last week we released a new […]

Real Madrid and Wales star Gareth Bale hasn’t skipped leg day in his life

The Welshman is looking in ridiculous shape ahead of the new season via Wales

Spain swelters through its second heat wave this summer

MADRID — A new heat wave has seven provinces in southern Spain on the highest alert as thermometers are expected to register highs above 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) in certain areas, weather authorities said. Spain’s weather agency AEMET says the latest heat wave is caused by a hot air mass coming from northern Africa…

Argentina midfielder Ever Banega returns to Sevilla

MADRID — Argentina midfielder Ever Banega has started his second stint with Spanish club Sevilla after signing a three-year contract. Banega returns to Sevilla after one season at Inter Milan, where he scored six goals but made only 28 appearances. The 29-year-old Banega helped Sevilla win back-to-back Europa League titles in 2015 and 2016. “I…