German Parliament approves quota for female directors

...contain even fewer women than their supervisory boards. Women accounted for only 4.1 percent of executives at Germany's biggest 100 companies last year.Germany follows Norway, Spain and France and others in imposing quota requirements.

Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

...many cultures. In England, they have pasties. In Jamaica, you'll find patties. In India, they enjoy samosas. And in Spain, Portugal, and Central and South ... Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events...

BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

BARCELONA, Spain - BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming...

Samsung ditches plastic in new phones

...with active lifestyles.The announcements came on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain.Samsung Electronics Co. said its new design took years to develop. As phones got thinner, the company ended up "with a...

Georgia man seriously gored by bull in Spain

...One man from Scotland and a Spaniard from Salamanca were also injured," Munoz said.Fiestas featuring bulls are common in Spain, and critics and aficionados alike agree that the events, which attract international audiences, are dangerous."Doctor...


...broadcaster center. Brazil is spending about $14 billion on the Olympics. Auto RacingAlonso OK after crash in testingIn Montmelo, Spain, McLaren says Fernando Alonso is making a "solid recovery" after being concussed after a crash in Formula One testing and...

Lionel Messi, Barcelona keep rolling

BARCELONA, Spain - Lionel Messi kept up his scoring streak by netting a hat trick as Barcelona swept aside an outclassed Levante 5-0 in La Liga...

Ga. student recovering after bull goring

...three hours before being taken to the Salamanca hospital.Fiestas featuring bulls are common in Spain and many people are injured each year. Spain's most famous bull-running event is in the San Fermin festival in Pamplona in July.In the...

Augusta Prep student takes top STAR honors in Columbia County

...team earn a state championship last spring. He was selected for the Governors Honors program last summer, and traveled to Spain after earning the National Spanish Exam Junior Travel Award.Burns chose Shafer as his STAR Teacher, the teacher's 11th...

Finalists announced for Yerby Award

...romance novels set in the antebellum South, but switched to historical novels in the 1950s.The Foxes Harrow sold more than a million copies, and was made into a movie. In 1955, Yerby moved to Spain where he spent the remainder of his life.