A Spanish judge has heard evidence of alleged torture during the rule of late dictator Francisco Franco.
Forecasts of heavy rain in central Spain have led authorities to shut down train lines, cancel a Spanish league soccer game and order citizens to stay indoors.
Jude Bellingham’s promising start with Real Madrid has quickly helped quell some of the disappointment prompted by Karim Benzema’s departure and the club’s failure to bring in Kylian Mbappé.
From Alfredo Di Stéfano to Hugo Sánchez to Raúl González. From Ronaldo to Cristiano Ronaldo to Karim Benzema.
As Kylian Mbappe’s transfer standoff with Paris Saint-Germain continues it remains unclear if the star striker will even be in the squad when PSG begins its title defense at home to Lorient on Saturday.
MADRID (AP) — On a night in the middle of July, tenors, sopranos and a choir delighted the crowd in Madrid’s luxurious Teatro Real opera house with Giacomo Puccini’s masterpiece, “Turandot.”
Ballots from Spaniards living abroad gave a new twist to the inconclusive results from the general election.
Kylian Mbappé finds himself training alone at home while his Paris Saint-Germain teammates are playing abroad and speculation is mounting as to where the France great will play his first game this season.
Paris Saint-Germain has left for its preseason tour of Japan without talismanic striker Kylian Mbappé. His future at the club looks uncertain amid a contract dispute.
Real Madrid has reached a deal to sign midfielder Arda Güler. The 18-year-old Turkey international arrives from Fenerbahce on a six-year contract.
Brazil will make another push to hire Carlo Ancelotti despite the coach’s intention to remain with Real Madrid next season.
The door is open for Real Madrid to try signing Kylian Mbappé because the France superstar decided not to extend his Paris Saint-Germain contract into 2025.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish forward Brahim Díaz is returning to Real Madrid from AC Milan, the Spanish club said Saturday.
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — The Spanish Grand Prix has been held near Barcelona for more than three decades.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has called an early general election for July 23 in a surprise move after his Socialist party took a serious battering in local and regional elections.
MADRID (AP) — Rodrygo scored an 89th-minute winner as Real Madrid defeated Rayo Vallecano 2-1 in a Spanish league match marked by tributes to Madrid forward Vinícius Júnior on Wednesday.
Spain is set to unveil what is touted as one of Europe’s cultural highlights of the year with the opening in Madrid of The Royal Collections Gallery next month.
MADRID (AP) — Valencia moved even closer to staying in the top tier with a 1-0 win over Real Madrid on Sunday but the Spanish league game was marred by more racist abuse against Vinícius Júnior.
Animal rights activists have gathered in Madrid to protest plans for the construction of a large-scale octopus farm.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid is not used to big losses in the Champions League.

The “Kings of Europe” are usually the ones rolling past opponents and lifting the trophies at the end.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:


Arguably the two best teams in Europe face each other in the second leg of the Champions League semifinals when Manchester City hosts Real Madrid at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid’s backups squeezed past Getafe 1-0 on Saturday as most of the frontline players were saved for next week’s Champions League semifinal decider at Manchester City.
Real Madrid and Manchester City have drawn 1-1 in the first leg of the Champions League semifinals after long-range strikes by Vinícius Júnior and Kevin de Bruyne.
MADRID (AP) — Two of the best attacking teams in Europe face off in the Champions League semifinals this week, with Manchester City’s record-seeking Erling Haaland going against Real Madrid’s red-hot trio of Vinícius Júnior, Rodrygo and Karim Benzema.
MADRID (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz is paving his way back to the top of the world rankings after a second-straight Madrid Open title.
MADRID (AP) — It wasn’t long after Real Madrid lifted the Copa del Rey that club president Florentino Pérez interrupted an interview by Carlo Ancelotti to congratulate the winning coach.
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Rodrygo and Vinícius Júnior completed their collection of club trophies for Real Madrid on Saturday after helping win the club its first Copa del Rey in nearly a decade.
MADRID (AP) — In another meeting of the top two players in the world, Aryna Sabalenka finally got the better of Iga Swiatek on clay.
MADRID (AP) — On the attack during most of his semifinal win at the Madrid Open, Carlos Alcaraz produced his best slice after the match.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — It’s time for Real Madrid to switch into championship mode for the last part of an inconsistent season.