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Kindergarten Klopp says Simeone’s Atleti still a threat to rampant Reds

Madrid (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp said on Monday he feels like “Kindergarten Cop” in comparison to the raging Diego Simeone but it will be Liverpool looking to make it a case of men against boys... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, Madrid, Diego Simeone, Afp, Simeone, Kindergarten Klopp

Exploring the Many Hurdles That Pixar’s ‘Monsters Inc.’ Faced on the Road to the Big Screen

(Infinity and Beyond  is a regular bi-weekly column documenting the 25-year filmography of Pixar Animation Studios, film by film. In today’s column, writer Josh Spiegel highlights Monsters, Inc .) Thursday, November 1, 2001 ought to have been a very exciting day for Pete Docter. The stalwart Pixar animator, writer, and director was just hours away from a true milestone: the first feature film bearing his name as director was going to be released in theaters nationwide. It would be the fourth...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, California, Molly, Disney, America, Features, Wyoming, Arizona, John Goodman, Bill Murray, Dreamworks, Harry Potter, Ariel, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Realme X50 Pro 5G with Super AMOLED 90Hz screen, Snapdragon 865 launching in India on February 24

realme recently announced that realme X50 5G will now be introduced online globally in Madrid on February 24th. Today realme India has announced that it will be launched in the country on the same date. This is similar to the global teaser. The company said that this will be India's First 5G smartphone since it is coming before the iQOO 3 5G debuts on the 25th of February. The company already confirmed  Snapdragon 865, Dual-mode 5G, 65W SuperDart Charge, 90Hz AMOLED screen with dual punch-h...
Tags: News, China, India, Blogging, Madrid, Snapdragon, Realme, Xu Qi Chase, realme X50 Pro 5G, Realme X50 Pro 5G India, Realme X50 Pro 5G India launch date

The Royal Shakespeare Company Hires Its First Spanish Actor

David Luque, a 47-year-old actor from Madrid, has been working steadily in theatre for decades, starting when he was a student using the EU’s programs to study in Germany. But really, right as Brexit hits? He says, “The RSC is in an opening moment, breaking old schemes to try to reflect on the stage the diversity. …  It may seem paradoxical at this time when Brexit has just taken place, although perhaps it is precisely the reaction of the art world.” – El País (Spain)
Tags: Art, Germany, Theatre, Eu, Royal Shakespeare Company, Madrid, Brexit, 02.16.20, David Luque

Casillas to run for president of Spanish Football Federation

Madrid (AFP) – Spain’s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas will run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), he confirmed on Monday. The date of the election has not yet been decided but... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Madrid, Iker Casillas, Afp, Casillas, Spanish Football Federation

Porto striker Moussa Marega walks off pitch after monkey chants

Madrid (AFP) – Porto’s Mali international striker Moussa Marega walked off the pitch in disgust after being subjected to a torrent of monkey chants in a Portuguese league game at Vitoria Guimaeres. The 28-year-old had... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Mali, Madrid, Porto, Afp, Moussa Marega, Vitoria Guimaeres

El Clasico To Return To USA This Summer

According to ESPN, Barcelona and Real Madrid are working together to stage an El Clasico in the United States this summer. The two great rivals of Spanish football have played each other in the International Champions Cup in the United States in Miami in 2017 when a crowd of 66,014 watched a 3-2 win for Barca. This years fixture is anticipated to be staged between the end of the European Championships and Copa America. Although no date is yet confirmed for the 2020-21 season, the 2019-20 campai...
Tags: Europe, Usa, News, California, Mexico, America, Sport, Soccer, United States, Premier League, La Liga, Liverpool, Arsenal, World Cup, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi

Atletico held at Valencia as Liverpool loom

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid were twice pegged back in Friday’s 2-2 draw at Valencia to keep Diego Simeone’s side in fourth in La Liga ahead of Liverpool’s visit next week. Atletico host the runaway... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Valencia, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico

Friday round-up

Briefly: At USA Today, Richard Wolf predicts “a ferocious battle this year if a seat falls vacant” on the Supreme Court. Garrett Epps weighs in at The Atlantic on abortion case June Medical Services v. Russo, arguing that “third-party standing offers only illusory refuge from the grim truth that the Fifth Circuit has raised a judicial middle finger to the Court[:] If the five conservative justices let the lower court manipulate them this time, other conservative lower-court majorities will be b...
Tags: Usa, Supreme Court, Law, Atlantic, Madrid, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Round-up, John Roberts, Richard Wolf, Torres, Fifth Circuit, Quartz, Garrett Epps, Clarence Thomas, Russo, Goldstein Russell

Getafe: How Jose Bordalas has turned Madrid club into La Liga threat

A Roman Empire enthusiast who has turned the Spanish top flight on its head - meet Getafe boss Jose Bordalas.
Tags: Football, La Liga, Madrid, Getafe, Jose Bordalas

Realme X50 Pro 5G with Snapdragon 865, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM to be announced online in Madrid on February 24

Update: realme has announced that due to cancellation of MWC Barcelona this year due to coronavirus concerns, the realme X50 5G will now be introduced online globally in Madrid on the same date of February 24th. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we regret to inform that the #realmeX50Pro, planned to debut at the MWC, is now set to be launched online globally in Madrid on 24/02. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will update with the #realmeX50Pro news as soon as possible. Please stay tuned. pic...
Tags: Europe, News, China, Barcelona, Blogging, Madrid, Snapdragon, MWC Barcelona, Realme, Xu Qi Chase, realme X50 Pro 5G, Realme X50 Pro, Realme X50 Pro launch date

From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends

Amazon headquarters in Madrid briefly evacuated after false bomb threat - police

The Madrid headquarters of U.S. online retailer Inc were temporarily evacuated on Thursday after a bomb threat which proved to be false, Spanish police said.
Tags: Amazon, Money, businessNews, Madrid, Amazon com Inc

Notes on Bengaluru (The Garden City) – Old city mayhem, transport apps, and fancy airports

Bengaluru is the third largest city in India, located in the middle of the Deccan Plateau in South India. I was in Bengaluru on the way to somewhere else. I visited Bengaluru in 2007 during my first trip to India, so I would have preferred to visit a new city. 13 years between visits is long enough to warrant a revisit, so instead of flying straight through I made a stopover here. With a population of over 10 million people Bengaluru qualifies as a megacity, and that qualifies me to have anoth...
Tags: Travel, Google, Asia, Australia, Singapore, India, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Vietnam, Madrid, Lonely Planet, Bengaluru, Bangalore, Travel Blog, Kolkata

The best food markets in Madrid

On a typical afternoon in Madrid, people descend on a handful of indoor food markets to enjoy a chat over freshly prepared tapas and vino. These food markets, an essential part of the city’s culinary tradition, provide an opportunity to sample a variety of cuisines all under one roof. You can peruse stalls and sample not only Spanish dishes but also foods from Latin America and Asia. These are the best places to go and what to try, in no particular order, to see what makes Madrid’s food mark...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Mexico, France, Markets, Spain, Madrid, Latin America, All, San Miguel, Salamanca, Korea Vietnam, Chueca, Malasaña, PACO, Mercado de San Miguel

Pedro Almodóvar’s First English-Language Project is a Short Film Starring Tilda Swinton

The power of Tilda Swinton can convince many an international director to make the foray into English-language features. Swinton has partnered with Bong Joon-ho and Luca Guadagnino in English-language projects, and now she has worked her ethereal magic on Pedro Almodóvar, who will make his first English-language project in his 46-year career with a short film starring the actress and a dog. The Pain and Glory director is preparing to make his first English-language feature following the short f...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Adaptation, Pedro Almodóvar, Tilda-Swinton, Madrid, Antonio Banderas, Alice Munro, Bong Joon, Luca Guadagnino, Almodóvar, Julieta, Swinton, Lucia Berlin, Short Films

Coronavirus Fears Lead to Mobile World Congress Cancellation

MADRID — The Mobile World Congress, Europe’s largest telecom conference scheduled to take place Feb. 24-27, has been cancelled after more than a dozen participating companies announced they would not be sending delegates for fear of the spread of coronavirus. By Wednesday afternoon, more than a dozen companies had already pulled out, including Amazon, Nokia, […]
Tags: Europe, News, Global, Barcelona, Madrid, Mobile World Congress, Amazon Nokia, Coronavirus

Casillas weighing run for Spanish football presidency: media

Madrid (AFP) – Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas plans to run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Spanish media reported on Wednesday. Casillas told the national sports council (CSD) of his intention... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Madrid, Iker Casillas, Afp, Casillas

Film Factory Boards Fernando Trueba’s ‘Forgotten We’ll Be’ (EXCLUSIVE)

MADRID — Swooping on one of the buzzed-up high-profile Spanish-language titles at Ventana Sur, Film Factory Entertainment has acquired world sales rights to “El Olvido Que Seremos” (“Forgotten We’ll Be”), starring Javier Cámara (“Talk to Her”) and directed by Academy Award winning writer-director Fernando Trueba (“Belle Epoque”). Produced by Dago García Producciones for Caracol TV, […]
Tags: News, Global, Madrid, Belle Epoque, Caracol Tv, Film Factory Entertainment, Fernando Trueba, Javier Camara, Ventana Sur Film Factory Entertainment, Dago García Producciones

Barca’s Dembele out of Euro 2020 after hamstring surgery

Madrid (AFP) – Ousmane Dembele will miss Euro 2020 after Barcelona announced on Tuesday the France international will be out for around six months following surgery on his right hamstring. Dembele’s absence also means he... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: France, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Madrid, Barca, Afp, Dembele, Ousmane Dembele

Tuesday round-up

Briefly: Emma Platoff reports at The Texas Tribune (via How Appealing) that “Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to strike down a 2016 California law that bans state-funded travel to states with discriminatory laws — a list Texas landed on nearly three years ago after the Legislature approved a religious-refusal law for adoptions in the state.” According to Ariane de Vogue at CNN, “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a long-time supporter of the Equal Rights Amendm...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, California, Court, America, Cnn, New York Times, Madrid, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Round-up, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Atlantic Coast, Legislature

Air Europa: Fly From JFK To Tel Aviv In Business With Overnight In Madrid For $1,971 Round-Trip!

Bookable on Priceline. Tickets purchased from Priceline today are refundable until 11:29pm ET tomorrow. Please see this post for directions on how to cancel these tickets. Also bookable on Orbitz or Expedia. You can select Air Europe as your preferred airline to force this fare to show up. Limited seats are available on each date.  You must stay for at least […]
Tags: Deals, Madrid, Priceline, Orbitz, Priceline Tickets, Israel Flights, JFK To Tel Aviv, Air Europe

Pedro Preps Post-Oscars Projects: Almodóvar to Film in English

MADRID — Not resting on his laurels after a whirlwind year promoting and exhibiting his latest Oscar-nominated feature, “Pain and Glory,” Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar has designs to get back behind the camera soon with two English-language projects, marking the first time in his decades-long career the director will film in the language. Almodóvar has […]
Tags: News, Global, Pedro Almodóvar, Tilda Swinton, Madrid, Almodóvar, Pedro Preps Post

'Oh my god': Passenger screams as plane aborts multiple landings during Storm Ciara

The plane eventually landed back in Madrid more than five and a half hours after it took off [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Madrid, Cathy Adams

Barca beat Betis to keep pace with Real Madrid

Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi gave a hat-trick of assists on Sunday as Barcelona ended their turbulent week with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Real Betis to stay in touch with Real Madrid at the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi, Madrid, Barca, Real Betis, Afp, Betis

Bale returns as Madrid come from behind to beat Osasuna

Madrid (AFP) – Gareth Bale came back into the team and Real Madrid came back to beat Osasuna on Sunday as a 4-1 victory in Pamplona strengthened their hold on top spot in La Liga. ... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Real Madrid, Gareth Bale, Madrid, Pamplona, Afp, Osasuna, La Liga Visit

Getafe make top four statement with resounding Valencia victory

Madrid (AFP) – Getafe took another step towards Champions League qualification on Saturday as Jorge Molina scored twice in a sensational 3-0 win over fellow top-four contenders Valencia.  The 37-year-old Molina capped a storming performance... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Madrid, Valencia, Getafe, Afp, Molina, Jorge Molina

Bale returns to Madrid squad, Zidane insists ‘no problems’

Madrid (AFP) – Gareth Bale will return to the Real Madrid squad for the first time in five games on Sunday when Zinedine Zidane’s side take on Osasuna in La Liga.  The club announced on... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Gareth Bale, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Zidane, Afp, Osasuna

Spanish Terrorist Is Extradited From Brazil After Decades on the Run

Carlos García Juliá, a fascist who took part in the 1977 Atocha massacre, was returned to a prison outside Madrid on Friday.
Tags: News, Spain, Brazil, Madrid, Extradition, Politics And Government, Ex-convicts, Pedro (1972-, Sanchez Perez-Castejon, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, Carlos Garcia Julia

Cardboard trafficking gang busted by police in Madrid

The gang is accused of shipping waste worth €10 million (£8.4m) from Madrid to Asian countries.
Tags: News, Madrid