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Vodafone revenue dragged lower by Spain and South Africa

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LONDON - Vodafone reported another big quarterly drop in its main revenue measure, as weakness in South Africa and Spain offset stabilization elsewhere in Europe, and said a broader improvement is not expected until later in the year.

Chinese president ends regional tour in cradle of Cuban Revolution

HAVANA - Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the island’s independence struggle against Spain and Fidel Castro’s revolution began.

World, 23 Jul 2014

Breakaway bull gores three men in closing Pamplona run

PAMPLONA Spain - A bull gored three men after breaking away from the pack chasing crowds through the streets of Pamplona in the closing run of Spain's San Fermin festival on Monday.

World, 14 Jul 2014

Spain's embattled Socialists elect new leader

MADRID - Spain's opposition Socialists, besieged by upstart leftist movements and struggling to win back voters, on Sunday chose economist Pedro Sanchez to lead the party and try and revive its chances in a looming election.

World, United Nations 13 Jul 2014

Spain's Princess Cristina faces trial on corruption charges

MADRID - A Spanish court on Wednesday upheld corruption charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last steps before a trial that could cloud the monarchy's bid to rebuild its reputation. | Video

World, 25 Jun 2014

Vodafone to win EU approval for $9.8 billion Ono deal: sources

BRUSSELS/LONDON - Vodafone is set to gain unconditional EU approval for its 7.2-billion-euro ($9.79 billion) bid for Spain's largest cable operator Ono as regulators do not have competition concerns, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Deals, 25 Jun 2014

Spain High Court dismisses China rights cases

MADRID - Spain's High Court on Monday dismissed two judicial investigations into alleged cases of genocide and human rights violations by Chinese authorities under a new law that limits Spanish judges from probing international cases.

World, 24 Jun 2014

Spain High Court dismisses China rights cases

MADRID - Spain's High Court on Monday dismissed two judicial investigations into alleged cases of genocide and human rights violations by Chinese authorities under a new law that limits Spanish judges from probing international cases.

World, 23 Jun 2014

Popular buys Citi's retail, credit card business in Spain

MADRID - Spain's Banco Popular has agreed to buy Citi's retail banking and credit card business in Spain, a sign that foreign banks are retreating from the country's financial services market in the wake of the financial crisis.

Deals, 23 Jun 2014

Santander to buy GE consumer finance business in Northern Europe

MADRID - Spain's Santander is buying GE Money Bank, GE Capital's consumer finance business in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, for 700 million euros ($950 million) in its latest move to diversify away from its struggling domestic market.

Deals, Norway, 23 Jun 2014