Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Pictures of the Year International (POYi) announced this week the results for its annual photojournalism contest and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
Anyone hoping that Greece might finally have a quiet year was quickly disappointed in 2015.
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Photos by Daniel Ochoa de Olza In France, a glass of wine is many things: one of life’s small pleasures, a civilized complement to food, a source of national pride. Now, it’s also a symbol of defiance.
Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
In late June 2015, another incarnation of Greece’s economic crisis began when Greek banks closed on June 29 amid fears that Greece was heading for a euro exit.
For some, the day at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival begins with an adrenalin-pumping bull run through narrow streets. For others, the runs are the exhilarating climax to an all-night street-party.
Over the last few weeks, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
Holy Week is one of the biggest holiday periods in Spain but while many people flock to the beaches, many opt to see the colorful, daily religious processions that take place in towns and cities across the country.
Photos by Daniel Ochoa de Olza Iznajar is a small village of whitewashed buildings and steep cobbled streets in the southern province of Cordoba that takes Holy Week very seriously.
The National Press Photographers Association announced this week the results for its annual Best of Photojournalism contest and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
Photos by Daniel Ochoa de Olza Madrid Fashion Week has celebrated its 30th anniversary with presentations from 44 designers and brands by models on catwalks in Spain’s premier fashion showcase.
Jarramplas is a character that wears a costume made from colorful strips of fabric, and a devil-like mask and beats a drum through the streets of Piornal while residents throw turnips as a punishment for stealing cattle.
Photos by Daniel Ochoa de Olza Across Spain, volunteer teams of archeologists, anthropologists and forensic scientists head out every year on expeditions to dig for suspected mass graves — a legacy of Spain’s fascist past.
Thousands of revelers crammed into the main square and adjacent narrow streets of northern Pamplona on Sunday, July 6, 2014 for the start of Spain’s famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival. The nine-day fiesta, an uproarious blend of hair-raising daily bull runs and all-night partying, was immortalized in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel “TheContinue reading “Running of the Bulls”
Spanish unemployment rates soared to the highest in the EU at 26 percent, causing evictions to surge. The residential real estate bubble in Spain has reached €651 billion in mortgage debt.
Spain’s King Juan Carlos, who led the country’s transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced damaging scandals amid the nation’s financial meltdown, announced Monday, June 2, 2014, he will abdicate in favor of his son so that fresh royal blood can rally the nation in its time of trouble. The king told Spaniards in a nationwideContinue reading “Spain’s New Era”