BARCELONA: It was 80 years ago this summer that a wounded George Orwell was fortunate to escape Spain with his life ... during the Civil War, the Hotel Colon stood. This hotel was seized by Catalonia’s Communist party (PSUC) as its headquarters.
BARCELONA, Spain — A member of Catalonia's separatist-led government ... Thousands of Spaniards are rallying against Catalonia's independence push in central Madrid in Plaza de Colon, turning the square into a sea of Spanish flags. Some jumped into.
Queen Letizia of Spain has got a Barbie makeover ... was presented for the first time at the Madrid Fashion Doll Show Convention held at the Hotel Ayre Gran Colon in Madrid from Friday through Sunday. The doll has been dressed in the outfit the queen.
Eat with locals then tick off all the main attractions, including the Capitolio, the fortress of San Carlos de la Cabana, Hotel Nacional and Plaza de la ... night voyage to the Indian Ocean, via mainland Spain, Majorca, Malta and Greece.
But he failed; in the end the Roman general Scipio took the war back to Spain, landing not far from Seville. The city was my next stop. In the evenings one of my great pleasures was sitting outside my hotel, the Gran Melia Colon, with a glass of wine.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's push for independence (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Spain's Minister of Public Works Inigo de la Serna says more companies will leave Catalonia amid fears over the regional.
12:20 p.m. Thousands of Spaniards are rallying in Madrid to show their support for a united Spain and protest against a push for independence by the northeastern region of Catalonia. The crowds have turned Plaza de Colon in a sea of Spanish flags.
Spain ruled Cuba for four centuries until the island gained ... This area is lined with monumental 19th- and 20th-century buildings, including the Hotel Inglaterra, Havana's oldest hotel and a classic spot to have a drink on the terrace and watch the.