Spain http://www.kunc.org en Move Over, Kate Middleton, For Spain's 'Middle-Class Queen' http://www.kunc.org/post/move-over-kate-middleton-spains-middle-class-queen Europe's newest queen-to-be is a former CNN anchor and a divorcée who will be the first commoner ever to grace the Spanish throne.<p>All of this sent shudders through conservatives in this Catholic monarchy 10 years ago, when Letizia Ortiz married Spain's crown prince. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:09:00 +0000 57916 at http://www.kunc.org Move Over, Kate Middleton, For Spain's 'Middle-Class Queen' Cowboys In Love: 'Brokeback Mountain' Saddles Up For Opera http://www.kunc.org/post/cowboys-love-brokeback-mountain-saddles-opera In 2005, the film <em>Brokeback Mountain </em>broke ground as a major motion picture portraying a love story about two men: a pair of young cowboys, Ennis and Jack, in the 1960s.<p>They fall in love during a summer spent tending sheep in the isolation of a fictional mountain in Wyoming. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:24:00 +0000 NPR Staff 53747 at http://www.kunc.org Cowboys In Love: 'Brokeback Mountain' Saddles Up For Opera Spain Exits Bailout In A Sign Of Progress, Not Full Recovery http://www.kunc.org/post/spain-exits-bailout-sign-progress-not-full-recovery Spain's banking system on Thursday is marking an end to its reliance on bailout loans from Europe that were desperately needed 18 months ago to shore up its banks after a construction boom-and-bust.<p>Spain is now the second eurozone country to cleanly exit its bailout program, after Ireland.<p>It's a dramatic difference from a year and a half ago, when demonstrations erupted outside banks in Spain almost daily. At the time, record numbers of Spaniards were losing their homes in foreclosure. Unemployment soared past 25 percent and kept rising.<p>Money was flying out of the country. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:12:00 +0000 53590 at http://www.kunc.org Spain Exits Bailout In A Sign Of Progress, Not Full Recovery Good Samaritan Could Get Unclaimed Lotto Jackpot In Spain http://www.kunc.org/post/good-samaritan-could-get-unclaimed-lotto-jackpot-spain A city in northwest Spain issued a rather unusual lost-and-found notice this week:<p><blockquote><p>FOUND: A lottery ticket bought more than a year ago, which entitles the owner to an unclaimed $6.3 million jackpot.<p>LOST: The ticket's owner.<p></blockquote><p>From its El Gordo ("The Fat One") Christmas lottery, to the summertime EuroMillions drawing, Spain is a country obsessed with playing the lottery — especially in a dismal economy.<p>With unemployment above 27 percent, many Spaniards figure their chance of getting rich by working and saving is the same as winning the jackpot. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:20:00 +0000 49776 at http://www.kunc.org Good Samaritan Could Get Unclaimed Lotto Jackpot In Spain Loveland Museum Showcases Goya's Lasting Relevance http://www.kunc.org/post/loveland-museum-showcases-goyas-lasting-relevance <p>Spanish born Francisco Goya was primarily seen by his mid-18th and early 19th century contemporaries as a masterful court painter for the aristocracy. History regards him as one of the first modern artists, whose politically charged work still resonates today.</p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saldo 49476 at http://www.kunc.org Loveland Museum Showcases Goya's Lasting Relevance