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Watch Live! Solar-powered plane leaves Spain for Egypt 

Watch Live! Solar-powered plane leaves Spain for Egypt 

July 11, 2016

Watch LIVE MADRID (AP) — An experimental solar-powered airplane has left Spain for Egypt in the penultimate leg of its globe-circling voyage. Organizers said the Solar Impulse 2 flew out of Seville airport Monday and was heading for Cairo. The flight, piloted by Swiss man Andre Borschberg, is expected to last 50 hours and 30 minutes. The around-the-world voyage began in March 2015 in Abu Dh...

BBI: Pamplona erupts with start of Spain’s Fermin bull-run fiesta 

July 9, 2016

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Three Americans and one Canadian were gored by bulls Friday during a chaotic day at Pamplona's San Fermin festival, officials said. They were among seven men — six of them foreigners — who were gored during a second day of bull running at the annual event in northern Spain. More than 1,000 people took part in the run and it lasted almost six minutes — twice the...

Colosseum unveils its new, brighter facade

July 9, 2016

ROME (AP) — The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multimillion-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, which has been assailed for decades by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome. Footing the bill is shoe-and-luxury goods maker Tod's. In an act of modern-day cultural patronage, company founder...

The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union

The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union

June 24, 2016

The Latest: Scottish leader Sturgeon: We voted to stay in EU LONDON (AP) — 5:50 a.m. Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says her country cast an "unequivocal" vote to remain in the European Union — a result that raises the spectre of a new referendum on Scottish independence. Sturgeon said "the vote here makes clear that the people of Scotland see their future as part of the European...

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