Saudi Arabia's STC acquires 9.9% stake in Spain's Telefonica
Gulf nation's biggest telecoms company says it does not intend to acquire majority control of Telefonica
September 05, 2023, 9:15 PM
Carlos Alcaraz reaches Madrid Masters last four but made to fight by Karen Khachanov
Spanish world No 2 keeps title defence on track after second-set comeback secures 6-4, 7-5 win
May 03, 2023, 4:58 PM
Reigning champion Carlos Alcaraz blasts past Alexander Zverev at Madrid Masters
World No 2 beats German 6-1, 6-2 and will now take on Khachanov in Spanish capital
May 02, 2023, 5:09 PM
Mayar Sherif sees historic Madrid Masters run ended in brutal fashion by Aryna Sabalenka
Egyptian makes flying start but is then outclassed by in-form world No 2 who wins 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
May 02, 2023, 2:06 PM
Carlos Alcaraz eyes revenge against Alexander Zverev at Madrid Masters
Spanish world No 2 defeated German to win last year's final but then lost to same player at French Open weeks later
May 01, 2023, 4:03 PM
Mayar Sherif becomes first Egyptian to reach WTA 1000 quarter-finals at Madrid Masters
World No 59 will take on second seed Aryna Sabalenka in last eight after beating Elise Mertens
May 01, 2023, 3:53 PM
Karim Benzema nets seven-minute hat-trick as Real Madrid thrash Valladolid
The 35-year-old Frenchman now La Liga's second top scorer on 14 goals, behind only Robert Lewandowski's total of 17
April 02, 2023, 7:52 PM
Ukraine wins big at International Opera Awards, as companies offer an escape from war
Theatres in Lviv and Odesa jointly clinch the Company of the Year prize
Music & On-stage
November 29, 2022, 3:34 AM
Saudi fan treks the desert to get to World Cup
Abdullah Alsulmi joins another fan who in January started his walk to Doha from Madrid
October 06, 2022, 11:57 AM
Bahrain's Tala Bashmi on being the only Arab on Madrid's The Best Chef Awards list
Fusions by Tala head ranks alongside Massimo Bottura, Heston Blumenthal and Anne-Sophie Pic
September 25, 2022, 1:10 PM
Generation Start-up: how Huspy is disrupting home buying and financing in UAE and Spain
Dubai-based PropTech platform finds verified listings and mortgage plans for its clients and helps them to close deals
August 08, 2022, 4:00 AM
Climate change to shape Nato's security policy after Madrid summit
Alliance sets target of carbon neutral operations by 2050
June 28, 2022, 10:56 AM
Spain suspects Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's phone tapped with Pegasus spyware
Leading minister demands 'justice' over alleged breaches of government privacy
May 02, 2022, 11:22 AM
Pampered pets on private jets: from hand-holding otters to a fuselage of falcons
VistaJet’s dedicated service lets furry family members travel in the comfort of the cabin, enjoy customised meals, and even get support to combat the fear of flying
November 21, 2021, 4:30 AM
Air quality key to preventing over 100,000 premature deaths in Europe
Study finds WHO targets are particularly effective in reducing NO2-related deaths
November 11, 2021, 4:04 PM
Spain eases Covid-19 restrictions for travellers from the UAE and Bahrain
Unvaccinated visitors can now holiday in the European destination without having to take PCR tests or show proof of recovery
Covid-19 Travel
October 19, 2021, 12:26 PM
Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy
MEP held under a European arrest warrant issued by Spain after Catalonia’s failed bid for independence
September 24, 2021, 8:23 AM
Composer Bruno Vlahek on how he found inspiration from the Burj Khalifa
'I remember arriving in Deira at night, and seeing the tower rise into the sky from so far away, lights flickering up and down, sparkling very fast – it had a dramatic effect on me'
December 30, 2020, 9:51 AM
How the Basque Country provides intriguing solutions to some of the world’s thorniest challenges
Sami Mahroum considers local taxes, cooperatives and the impact the opening of a new museum had on a small industrial region in the European periphery
October 31, 2020, 2:20 PM
Real Madrid rock bottom and in danger of losing proud Champions League record - in pictures
Spanish giants held by Borussia Monchengladbach despite late fightback
October 28, 2020, 7:14 AM