Topic: Canary Islands
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/22
Runner Mohamed Marhum left behind poverty in Morocco to become a gold medal hopeful for Spain in the 2012 Olympics. The global sports trade is drawing more scrutiny as athletes trade talent for naturalization.
04/08/2011 09:30 am
Alberto Contador was cleared of doping allegations by the Spanish cycling federation just weeks after it had proposed a one-year suspension for the three-time Tour champion.
02/15/2011 01:59 pm
Shark attacks went up in 2010, with at 79 unprovoked attacks reported. Experts give advice on how to fight back if attacked by a shark.
02/08/2011 09:48 pm
In Pictures Space Photos of the Day: Earth from Above II
The moon's ruddy color during the lunar eclipse tonight is caused by sunlight filtering through Earth's atmosphere. It's what astronomers look at when distant planets pass in front of their own stars.
12/20/2010 03:51 pm
Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who recently won a court ruling to allow her to sail around the globe, will launch her trip Saturday from Portugal.
08/20/2010 03:28 pm
Bullfighting ban legislation was signed in Catalonia on Wednesday marking Spain's first major region to adopt a bullfighting ban. Activists are targeting Madrid next.
07/28/2010 03:13 pm
Astronomers using the William Herschel Telescope in the Canary Islands and the Hobby-Eberly Telescope in Texas have detected anthracene, a complex organic molecule that can produce the building blocks of life.
06/22/2010 07:53 pm
The Hubble space telescope has spotted a star in the act of consuming a planet that is skimming around it.
05/20/2010 06:10 pm