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Day 1: Michigan Men's Basketball in Spain - University of Michigan

• Follow the Wolverines on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram<p><b>MADRID, Spain</b> -- The University of Michigan men's basketball team boarded two flights on …

University of Michigan

Real Madrid reports Inter Milan to FIFA over Modric pursuit

By Associated Press<p>ZURICH — Real Madrid has reported Inter Milan to FIFA over the Italian club’s pursuit of midfielder Luka Modric.<p>FIFA says it has received a complaint from Madrid ahead of the Serie A transfer window closing later Friday.<p>The 32-year-old Modric came on as a second-half substitute …

Soccer

Chelsea, Leganes agree Kenneth Omeruo loan with future considerations — report

The 24-year-old center back looks to be heading to La Liga for next season<p>Loan deal Tuesday continues apace at Chelsea Football Club. After announcing Tiemoue Bakayoko’s and Ola Aina’s temporary moves to Milan and Torino, respectively, to push the Loan Army into the 30+ region once again, Chelsea …

Soccer

What $700,000 buys right now in three Riverside County communities

Here’s a look at what roughly $700,000 buys right now in the community of Nuevo and the cities of Palm Springs and Temecula in Riverside County.<p><b>NUEVO:</b> Built by artist Bob DeYoung as his personal residence, this imaginative estate features French and Italian influences across a one-of-a-kind …

Real Estate

Extreme temperatures set to drop in Portugal

While most of Europe bakes in the sweltering heat, temperatures in Portugal have begun to ease from near record levels.<p>In Lisbon, the temperature hit a record 44C, but by Tuesday, the temperature is expected to drop below 40C.<p>Hot air from North Africa has caused the most severe heatwave in Iberia …

World News

Asia’s last dog-racing track closes

THE kennels reeked of excrement. The dogs inside looked weak. Many were suffering from visible injuries. Such was the scene that greeted Zoe Tang at …

Hong Kong

An acrimonious divorce from the EU looks increasingly likely for Britain

THE sweltering summer heat in Britain may have started to affect the faculties of the country’s politicians. Barely a week goes by when the country’s …

Great Britain

How America’s TSA is watching travellers

CHANGING your clothes in an airport toilet, inspecting your reflection in a terminal shop window or being the last person to board a flight are not …

Travelers

The many lives of Madrid’s Plaza Mayor

AT FIRST glance, the Plaza Mayor might seem like one of Madrid’s tourist traps. English abounds, and advertisements for overpriced sangria and paella …

War

Sights and Sounds From the Ohio State Men's Basketball Team's Trip to Spain

The men's basketball team is far removed from all the drama surrounding the football program as the team began a 10-day trip to Spain on …

Social Media

America’s trade war is starting to hit consumers

WHEN economists gave warning earlier this year that Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported washing machines, solar panels and metals would push up prices …

Donald Trump

How the Habsburgs’ favourite horse conquered American hearts

WITH their German and Austrian ancestry, midwesterners lovingly cultivate many traditions brought from their <i>Heimat</i>. In autumn gallons of beer and …

Horses

The Museo del Prado completes the redesign and rehang of its North Wing galleries

<b>MADRID</b><b>.-</b> The new installation presented was first envisaged in the Redesign of the Collections of the Museo del Prado Plan, known as the “2009-2012 …

Art

Manufacturing activity

The latest purchasing managers’ indices (PMI) painted a bleak picture. Despite mild improvement on June’s 18-month low, the euro zone posted its …

Manufacturing Sector

Corals eat jellyfish

FROM the human point of view <i>Pelagia noctiluca</i> is an enemy. It is a jellyfish, abundant in the Mediterranean Sea, that is the chief cause of stings to …

Jellyfish

Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra

THE birth of Washington’s National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), in 1931, was modest, not to say eccentric. Milton Schwartz, a local violinist, later …

Symphony Orchestra

Stockpiling is the talk of Britain, but is anyone actually doing it?

BREXITEERS said that leaving the EU would lead Britain to a land flowing with milk and honey. But as worries of a no-deal Brexit mount, the country …

U.S. Secretary of Health

The rise and the rainfall of the Roman empire

DURING the past two months, the world has been stifled by exceptional temperatures. Deadly wildfires have ripped through parts of the United States …

War

Best photos from MetLife Stadium

Soccer

Ten touristy types you'll meet in Spain: Which one are you?

<b>The foodie</b><p><i>Photo: AFP</i><p>This type of tourist just can’t get enough of the Spanish gastronomy. Whether it is hunting out the perfect tortilla, filling up …

Spain

Almudaina Palace

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina, Spanish Palacio Real de La Almudaina, is the Alcázar (fortified palace) of Palma, the capital city of the Island of …

Royal Family

Real Madrid fans vote on who they want to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, and there's a clear winner

It still feels a little strange to see Cristiano Ronaldo in a Juventus shirt.<p>The Real Madrid legend departed the Santiago Bernabeu this summer after …

Soccer

Spain’s Repsol reports highest H1 profit in 10 years

MADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol reports that its net income in the first half of this year was 1.55 billion euros ($1.8 billion) — a 46 …

Trading

French, Spanish leaders meet with eyes on repairing Europe

MADRID (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is paying a short first visit to Spain to discuss European integration and migration, among other …

Europe

Bracket boss wins Madrid trip

<b>Grand Prize won by DavidMcD123</b><p>Two economy-class flights from anywhere in the world to Madrid<br>• A three-night hotel stay in Madrid<br>• VIP Experience for 2 …

Soccer

Ohio State men's basketball | Buckeyes to hold open practice

Ohio State will get 10 extra practices this summer as it prepares for its overseas trip to Spain, and now fans can watch one of them.<p>The program …

Real Madrid

Ryanair directly employed Irish pilots call fourth one-day strike

© Reuters. A stranded Ryanair passenger checks her phone at the Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas airport in Madrid<p>DUBLIN (Reuters) - Pilots directly …

Travel Deals

La Liga fixtures: Atletico travel to Valencia on opening day

MADRID (Reuters) - The 2018-19 La Liga fixtures were announced on Tuesday, with Atletico Madrid, who finished second last season, travelling to fourth-placed Valencia in the pick of the opening day's games.<p>Champions Barcelona will host Basque outfit Alaves, while Real Madrid have a home tie against …

Soccer

Open Practice Planned Prior to Spain Trip

<b>COLUMBUS, Ohio—</b>The Ohio State men’s basketball team will embark on a trip to Spain Aug. 1 to play three games while experiencing the country’s …

Ohio State Buckeyes

Netflix to Open in Spain Its First European Production Hub

MADRID (AP) — Netflix says it's establishing in Spain its first content production hub on European soil as the online video entertainment platform …

Spanish Language