Injury-hit Nadal loses final in Melbourne

Injury-hit Nadal loses final in Melbourne

Stanislas Wawrinka admitted he was surprised he won the Australian Open and wondered if he was dreaming after his surprise victory over an injury-hit Rafael Nadal on Sunday.

Spain slashes sales tax on art

Spain slashes sales tax on art

Spain's government Friday slashed a tax on sales of works of art as a "first step" to help the cultural industry, which has been howling about the impact of a 21-percent sales tax.

‘Brokeback Mountain’ opera staged in Spain

‘Brokeback Mountain’ opera staged in Spain

Cowboys embrace in their underwear, singing in rich tenor and baritone voices in a modern opera adaptation of the Oscar-winning film "Brokeback Mountain" opening in Madrid on Tuesday.

Ronaldo parades Ballon d’Or ahead of Real win

Ronaldo parades Ballon d’Or ahead of Real win

Real Madrid moved clear at the top of La Liga for the first time since May 2012 thanks to a 2-0 win over Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.