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Catalonia protests: Marches and general strike paralyse Barcelona

Friday, October 18th 2019, 21:15

The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged separatists in Catalonia.
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El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest

Friday, October 18th 2019, 12:03
related places: Barcelona

This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid is postponed because of fears of civil unrest.
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Catalan protests: Region's president urges immediate halt to violence

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 0:19

Unrest in the Spanish region continues for a third night after the sentencing of Catalan separatists.
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Catalan protests: Fresh clashes after Spain jails separatist leaders

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 22:57
related places: Barcelona

Clashes with police continue in the Spanish region following the sentencing of Catalan separatists.
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Catalonia crisis: Tempers fray as jail terms renew Spain row

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 12:37

Roads and rail links were severed and protests erupted after Catalan leaders were jailed for sedition.
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Violent clashes erupt as Spanish court jails Catalonia leaders

Monday, October 14th 2019, 21:30
related places: Nine

The jailing of politicians and activists over the illegal 2017 referendum sparks protests.
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Thomas Cook collapse a big threat to Spain's tourist industry

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 0:21

The sudden demise of Thomas Cook has left the tour industry and its staff in limbo in Spain.
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Parachutist hits lamp-post on Spain's national day in Madrid

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 15:46
related places: Madrid

Luis Fernando Pozo was not badly hurt and later met the royal family.
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Ukraine plane crash: Five die as Antonov crash-lands near Lviv

Friday, October 4th 2019, 8:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Antonov

The Ukrainian An-12 cargo plane, flying from Spain to Turkey, came down short of Lviv airport.
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Spain gets 127,000 citizenship applications from Sephardi Jews

Tuesday, October 1st 2019, 12:34
related countries: United States United States

Most applicants are Latin American, under a law atoning for Spain's medieval expulsion of Jews.
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Franco exhumation: Spain's Supreme Court backs move to cemetery

Tuesday, September 24th 2019, 11:54

Judges rule in favour of moving him from a state mausoleum to a less controversial site.
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Catalan separatists arrested in Spain over 'attack plot'

Monday, September 23rd 2019, 13:24
related places: Nine

Nine suspects are detained and bomb-making equipment seized in dawn raids, Spanish police say.
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Oh deer! Stag stuck in flooded ruins rescued by cyclists in Spain

Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 16:16

The animal was pulled out by a group of cyclists in south-east Spain.
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Franco victim's daughter buried next to him after long battle

Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 23:06
related places: Franco, Mendieta

Ascensión Mendieta's tireless campaign after her father was shot by firing squad in Franco's Spain.
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Spanish floods: Family trapped in attic

Sunday, September 15th 2019, 5:27

"The flood has entered my house, and it's all I can see."
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Flash floods in south-eastern Spain kill at least five

Friday, September 13th 2019, 22:26

Torrential rain has caused travel chaos and forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes.
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Torrential rain has caused flooding in Spain and the Balearics

Thursday, September 12th 2019, 19:26

An elderly couple were killed when floodwaters flipped their car over, emergency services said.
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Blanca Fernández Ochoa: Spain's missing Winter Olympic medallist found dead

Thursday, September 5th 2019, 13:44
related places: Madrid

Blanca Fernández Ochoa's body was found in a mountainous area near Madrid after days of searching.
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In pictures: The ancient ballgame making a comeback

Wednesday, September 4th 2019, 15:14

Five centuries after the game was banned by the Spanish conquistadors, young Mexicans revive ulama.
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Joana Sainz Garcia: Spanish performer killed by exploding pyrotechnic

Monday, September 2nd 2019, 13:24
related places: Madrid

Joana Sainz Garcia, 30, is struck by a firework while performing live at a concert near Madrid.
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Blanca Fernandez Ochoa: Winter Olympic medallist reported missing

Sunday, September 1st 2019, 13:37
related places: Madrid

Blanca Fernandez Ochoa was last seen driving a black Mercedes in Madrid on 23 August.
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Man gored to death by bull at Spanish festival

Friday, August 30th 2019, 1:35
related places: Cuellar

The man had attended the festival in Cuellar as a spectator but was attacked by the bull.
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Spain 'werewolf syndrome' child cases linked to wrong drug

Wednesday, August 28th 2019, 12:09

Seventeen cases of abnormal hair growth are reported across Spain after wrong medication given.
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Madrid storm leads to flash flooding and road closures

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 11:00
related places: Madrid

Cars were washed away as torrents of water flowed through neighbourhoods in Madrid.
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Monday, August 26th 2019, 15:04

The bomb, found off Sant Sebastià's beach, has been destroyed in a controlled explosion, police say.
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Majorca air collision kills German family and three others

Monday, August 26th 2019, 8:46
related countries: Germany Germany

A family of four are among seven killed when a helicopter hits a small plane over the Spanish island.
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Man accused of upskirting over 550 women in Madrid

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 15:18
related places: Madrid

The suspect allegedly uploaded the videos to pornographic websites, getting millions of views.
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Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 18:36

The Spanish tenor says claims by eight singers and a dancer are "deeply troubling" and "inaccurate".
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Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Monday, August 12th 2019, 23:30
related places: Pescueza

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population.
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Rome doesn't take Spanish Steps ban sitting down

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 20:12
related countries: Italy Italy

If you're tempted to sit on the Italian capital's famous Spanish Steps, you could now be fined.
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Man ordered to collect fridge he threw off Spanish cliff

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 11:37

Another man mocked recycling as he filmed the fridge rolling down a ravine in southeast Spain.
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Bilbao gang rape case: Police search for suspects

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 10:39
related places: Bilbao

Suspects are sought after an 18-year-old says she was gang-raped by men in Bilbao, northern Spain.
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Man forced to collect fridge from the bottom of a cliff

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 10:28
related places: Almeria

A man in Almeria, Spain, has been fined €45,000 (£41,000) after he was filmed throwing a fridge off a cliff.
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Spanish slugs: Moscow alarm over giant invasive pests

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 10:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Voracious Arion vulgaris slugs have spread across Europe from Spain and are major pests.
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Venezuelan ex-oil executive Márquez found dead in Madrid

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 11:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Madrid

Juan Carlos Márquez was due to appear in court on Monday in connection with corruption allegations.
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Spain's 'stolen baby' finds out she was adopted

Friday, July 12th 2019, 10:48
related places: Madrigal

Inés Madrigal was recognised by a court as one of many Spanish babies snatched from their mothers.
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Julio Iglesias ruled by court as father of Spaniard, 43

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 13:30

A court rules that the veteran Spanish crooner has a child from an affair with a former ballerina.
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Fatal floods hit northern Spain

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 12:53

At least one person has been killed after heavy rain damaged roads and buildings.
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San Fermín: Three gored during annual Pamplona bull run

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 14:15
related places: Pamplona

Two Americans and a Spaniard are hospitalised with bull injuries at the popular Spanish event.
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Madrid low emission zone reinstated after protests

Friday, July 5th 2019, 21:00

The new mayor had suspended fines for five days, during which there was a "surge" in pollution.
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Wolf Pack ruling: New Spain sex attack trial reignites rape law debate

Wednesday, July 3rd 2019, 17:43

Six youths are accused of sexually abusing a girl of 14 in Spain but may face the graver charge of rape.
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'Madrid Central' protest: Thousands oppose suspension of anti-pollution plan

Saturday, June 29th 2019, 23:54
related places: Madrid

Protesters are calling on Madrid’s conservative mayor to reimpose strict car pollution restrictions.
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In pictures: Europe roasting again as heatwave continues

Saturday, June 29th 2019, 18:16

Temperatures remain sizzling, rising above 40C (104F) in some areas of Spain.
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European heatwave: France hits record temperature

Friday, June 28th 2019, 22:23
related countries: France France, Italy Italy
related places: Paris, Rome

From Europe's hottest village, forest fires in Spain and tourists enjoying Paris and Rome, the heatwave has been felt on the continent.
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European heatwave: Spain battles major Catalonia wildfire

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 20:23

Firefighters battle blazes said to be Catalonia's worst for 20 years, as Europe swelters in the heat.
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Mother, daughter and boyfriend held in Madrid organ sale murder plot

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 15:42
related places: Madrid

A Spanish mother allegedly wanted her partner killed - and hired her daughter's boyfriend to do it.
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France heatwave: Paris region closes schools

Wednesday, June 26th 2019, 16:11
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Regions around Paris announce school closures as France and Spain expect heat above 40C.
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Spain women: Top court rules Wolf Pack gang were rapists

Friday, June 21st 2019, 14:57

In a rape case that has shocked Spain, the Supreme Court increases the men's jail terms to 15 years.
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Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico'

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 20:35
related places: Real

Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fans at the Bernabeu.
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Catalan separatists defiant on final trial day in Madrid

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 17:25
related places: Madrid

The 12 separatist leaders give statements over their role in Catalonia's failed 2017 independence bid.
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In pictures: Wild crowds for Kenya's 'humane' bull-fights

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 23:09
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan fans of bull-fighting say their version is more humane than Spain's because no bulls die.
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Jose Antonio Reyes: Footballer's high-speed crash prompts anger and debate

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 23:53

José Antonio Reyes' death in a car accident in Spain sheds light on the dangers of high-speed driving.
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Miley Cyrus responds to being grabbed in Spain

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:02

Footage appears to show a fan grasping the singer by the neck before trying to kiss her.
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Reyes car travelling over 220km/h - police

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 15:31

Former Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes was driving at more than 135mph (220kmph) when he died in a car crash on Saturday, Spanish police have said.
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Liverpool beat Spurs 2-0 to win Champions League final in Madrid

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 21:25
related places: Madrid

Liverpool are the champions of Europe for the sixth time after beating Tottenham in a lacklustre all-English Champions League final.
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Jose Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal winger dies aged 35

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 18:12
related places: Sevilla

Former Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a car accident aged 35, Spanish club Sevilla have announced.
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Fran Rivera: Bullfighter sparks revenge porn row in Spain

Friday, May 31st 2019, 0:54

Spanish women hit back at Fran Rivera's comments after a revenge porn victim took her own life.
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Champions League final: Everything you need to know

Thursday, May 30th 2019, 23:14
related places: Madrid

Liverpool and Tottenham face each other in the final in Madrid. Football broadcaster Lynsey Hooper gives her guide to the game.
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Real Madrid 'most valuable club in Europe', says KPMG

Tuesday, May 28th 2019, 23:02

The Spanish club tops KPMG's study of top sides' "enterprise value", ahead of Man Utd and Bayern Munich.
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Match-fixing in football: Spanish police make arrests in top two divisions

Tuesday, May 28th 2019, 16:54

Current and former players from Spain's top two divisions are arrested as part of a La Liga investigation into match-fixing.
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Javier Botet: Meet the actor behind Hollywood's monsters

Sunday, May 26th 2019, 23:10

You may not recognise Spanish actor Javier Botet - but he has starred in some of horror's biggest films.
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Catalan jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 15:33
related places: Madrid

Spain's parliament admits jailed Catalan politicians, but nationalists shout them down.
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Huge bee colony removed from Spain bedroom

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 10:25

A couple in Spain has discovered the reason for the buzzing noise that's kept them awake at night - a massive bee colony behind their bedroom wall.
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