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Europa Press is a Spanish independent, privately held news agency published in Spanish,[1] established in Madrid in 1957.

Europa Press
IndustryNews media
FounderTorcuato Luca de Tena y Álvarez Ossorio
ProductsWire service




In September 23, 1953, Luca de Tena published on ABC with Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, leader of the Soviet police, was in Spain after run away from the death of Stalin.[2] Due to no one could check the information, Luca de Tena was dismissed.[2] When he was thirty, he decided to write books and edit novel and pamphlet,[2] so he founded an individual agency called Agencia Europea, where he admitted his allies Florentino Pérez Embid, Andrés Rueda, Lluis Valls, Gonzalo Fernández de la Mora and Javier García Vinuesa.[3]

In 1953, Torcuato Luca de Tena y Álvarez Ossorio created Agencia Europa, a new agency to elaborate reports, novels summary, serials, etc.[4] Four years later, in 1957, due to the prosperous beginning of the business, Luca de Tena registered it like Agencia Europa Press.[4] The his first logotype represented Zeus transformed in a bull while he is kidnapping Europe, and in turn it represented Europe like an ideal politic and social region.[4]


The Europa Press group is made up of several independent limited-liability companies, built around seven areas of business:

  • Europa Press Noticias
  • Europa Press Televisión
  • Europa Press Reportajes
  • Europa Press Comunicación
  • Europa Press Internet
  • Europa Press Ediciones
  • Europa Press.Net




  • Frías Alonso, Jesús (2012). De Europa a Europa: 30 años de historia vividos desde la noticia (in Spanish). Palabra. p. 656. ISBN 9788498407457.

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