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We have started to collect the most important news related to Spain in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Villa set for switch to Atletico

Monday, July 8th 2013, 17:00

Barcelona agree a deal to sell Spanish international striker David Villa to fellow La Liga side Atletico Madrid.
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VIDEO: Spain population on the decline

Monday, July 8th 2013, 5:51

Spain is suffering from a fall in population, partly because Spaniards are moving abroad in search of work but a declining birth rate is also a factor.
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Spain told: Snowden on Morales plane

Friday, July 5th 2013, 13:38
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States
related places: Madrid, Morales, Snowden

Spain's foreign minister says Madrid was told that US fugitive Edward Snowden was on board Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane
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Benicassim promoter sells his shares

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 11:18

Promoter Vince Power sells his majority share in Spain's Benicassim Festival with organisers saying this year's event is "unaffected".
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Bolivia anger over jet 'aggression'

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 20:22
related countries: Austria Austria, Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

Bolivia accuses European states of "aggression" after its presidential plane was apparently forced to land and searched for Edward Snowden.
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Stoke City sign Barcelona's Muniesa

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 18:52
related places: Barcelona, Muniesa

Stoke sign Spanish international under-21 defender Marc Muniesa from Barcelona on a free transfer.
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Holiday hires boost Spanish jobs

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 14:00

The number of registered job seekers in Spain fell again in June as more firms hired people on a temporary basis ahead of the peak summer season.
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Spain manufacturing 'stable' in June

Monday, July 1st 2013, 16:42

Spain's declining manufacturing sector appears to stabilise in June, meanwhile eurozone unemployment remains at a record high.
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Brazil have won back respect - Neymar

Monday, July 1st 2013, 2:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio

Neymar believes Brazil have won back the respect of the world after their Confederations Cup win over Spain in Rio.
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Brazil clashes during Rio cup final

Monday, July 1st 2013, 0:51
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Maracana, Rio

Protesters in Brazil clash with police during the Confederations Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, which sees the host nation beat Spain 3-0.
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Brazil 3-0 Spain

Monday, July 1st 2013, 0:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Fred scores twice either side of a Neymar strike as Brazil beat Spain to win their third straight Fifa Confederations Cup.
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Why has Spain fallen out of love with Europe?

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 23:49

Why Spain has fallen out of love with the EU
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VIDEO: BBC watches Brazil protest unfold

Friday, June 28th 2013, 9:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Italy Italy
related places: Fortaleza

Nearly 90 people were arrested for rioting in the north-eastern city of Fortaleza in the hours before the Confederations Cup semi-final between Spain and Italy.
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VIDEO: 'Not the image Brazil wants'

Friday, June 28th 2013, 2:11
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Italy Italy
related places: Fortaleza

Police clashed with demonstrators ahead of the Confederations Cup semi-final match between Spain and Italy in the north eastern city of Fortaleza in Brazil.
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Clashes near Brazil football venue

Friday, June 28th 2013, 1:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil
related places: Fortaleza

Brazilian police use tear gas against demonstrators ahead of the Spain-Italy Confederations Cup match in the north-eastern city of Fortaleza.
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Spain 0-0 Italy (Spain win 7-6 on pens)

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 22:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Italy Italy

Spain will face Brazil in Sunday's Confederations Cup final after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Italy.
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Spanish party's ex-treasurer in jail

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 18:36

A judge orders that the ex-treasurer of Spain's governing Popular Party, Luis Barcenas, be held in custody without bail until his tax evasion trial.
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Isco agrees move to Real Madrid

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 11:41
related places: Malaga

Real Madrid reach an agreement with Malaga to sign Spanish midfielder Isco on a five-year deal for a reported £23m.
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Family die in Spain 'murder-suicide'

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 23:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Irish mother and daughter, and a man believed to have been British, die in a suspected murder-suicide in a Spanish resort.
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Cracking crime with Twitter in Spain

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 23:39

How Spanish police go online to fight crime with Twitter
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Ancelotti appointed Real Madrid boss

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 12:18
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Carlo Ancelotti takes over as Real Madrid manager, with Laurent Blanc replacing the Italian at Paris St-Germain.
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Spain arrest over baby in drains

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 16:13

A woman is arrested in eastern Spain on suspicion of attempted murder of her newborn baby, who was rescued from inside a building's drains.
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Tour winner Ullrich admits doping

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 10:26
related countries: France France

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich confesses to doping and being treated by disgraced Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes.
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Liverpool sign Sevilla's Luis Alberto

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 10:08
related places: Sevilla

Liverpool complete the signing of Sevilla and Spain Under-21 forward Luis Alberto in a deal believed to be worth £6.8m.
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Spain arrests 'Syria jihadists'

Friday, June 21st 2013, 10:48
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ceuta

Spanish police say they have arrested eight people suspected of recruiting fighters to go to Syria from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.
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Spain 10-0 Tahiti

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 21:22

Fernando Torres scores four goals and David Villa three as Spain complete a record Confederations Cup win over Tahiti.
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France and Spain investigate Google

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 17:02
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

Google's failure to address EU concerns about its consolidated privacy policy has led France and Spain to launch their own investigations.
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Messi summons over Spain tax fraud

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 13:35
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Barcelona

A Spanish judge summons Barcelona's Argentine footballer Lionel Messi to appear in court in September over tax fraud allegations.
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Feeding Spain's jobless back to work

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 10:18

Jobless become waiters in Spain in return for a meal
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IMF: Spain making strong progress

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 14:20

The IMF says Spain has made strong progress on its economy, but the outlook remains "difficult" and more action is needed to boost job creation.
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Italy U21 2-4 Spain U21

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 18:19
related countries: Israel Israel, Italy Italy

Thiago Alcantara grabs a first-half hat-trick as Spain outclass Italy to retain the European Under-21 Championship in Israel.
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VIDEO: The 'ghost' tramway haunting Spain

Monday, June 17th 2013, 9:19
related places: Velez-Malaga

A 38 million euro tramway built to link a Spanish coastal town with a nearby beach resort is being packed up and sent to Australia.
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Spanish tourists freed in Colombia

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 21:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Two kidnapped Spanish tourists are rescued by police in Colombia, as two people suspected of trying to collect a ransom are held in Spain.
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VIDEO: Working for food, not money

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 3:31

A restaurant in Spain is offering unemployed people unpaid work, in exchange for free meals.
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No Spain trial for Chile agents

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 2:31
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean judges recommend dropping the extradition to Spain of six agents accused of killing a Spanish diplomat in 1976.
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Bale a perfect Madrid fit - Modric

Friday, June 14th 2013, 15:02
related places: Madrid

Former Spurs midfielder Luka Modric believes Welsh forward Gareth Bale would fit his Real Madrid team perfectly.
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Malaga to appoint Schuster as boss

Friday, June 14th 2013, 12:45
related places: Malaga

Spanish club Malaga confirm they will appoint Bernd Schuster as their new coach, replacing Manuel Pellegrini.
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Ronaldo dismisses contract reports

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 16:02

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo dismisses reports he is set to sign a new contract with the club.
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Messi accused of Spanish tax fraud

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 16:49

Spain investigates Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi and his father for alleged tax fraud of 4m euros (£3.4m) - a claim they deny.
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Man City confirm £14.9m Navas deal

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 17:29
related places: Navas, Sevilla

Manchester City complete the signing of Spain international Jesus Navas for an initial fee of £14.9m from Sevilla.
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Double-transplant patient loses legs

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 14:27

The world's first double leg-transplant patient has had his legs amputated, a Spanish hospital confirms.
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West Ham bid for Negredo rejected

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 15:51
related places: Sevilla

Sevilla say they have rejected a £14.5m bid from West Ham for Spain international striker Alvaro Negredo.
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Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 12:10
related places: Navas, Sevilla

Spain international winger Jesus Navas says his impending move to Manchester City was decided "some time ago".
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Spain's jobless total falls in May

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 9:32

The number of registered job seekers in Spain fell in May as more firms hired people on a temporary basis ahead of the peak summer season.
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VIDEO: Is this small Spanish town 'utopia'?

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 9:00

A small communist style town in Spain claims to have no unemployment and no repossessions despite the economic crisis.
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Barcelona complete Neymar transfer

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 18:51
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Barcelona, Santos

Brazil striker Neymar signs a five-year deal at Barcelona after signing from Santos for a fee of £48.6m (57m euros).
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Mourinho announces Chelsea return

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 9:36

Jose Mourinho tells Spanish television he expects to be reappointed as Chelsea manager by the end of the week.
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Barclays 'aiding digital cash probe'

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 13:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of the accounts belonging to seized digital money service Liberty Reserve was held by UK bank Barclays in Spain, court documents show.
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Will 'free homes' solve Spain's evictions crisis?

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 23:34

One town's solution to Spain's evictions crisis
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Mourinho signs off at Real with win

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 17:12
related places: Real

Jose Mourinho rounds off his three-year stint at Real Madrid with a 4-2 victory against Osasuna at the Bernabeu.
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Monaco sign Atletico striker Falcao

Friday, May 31st 2013, 17:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Monaco Monaco

Monaco seal the signing of Atletico Madrid's prolific Colombia striker Radamel Falcao for a reported £50m.
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Good time for a change - Suarez

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 23:03

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is considering a "change of environment" as he continues to be linked with Real Madrid.
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Monaco close in on striker Falcao

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 17:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia, France France, Monaco Monaco

Monaco's owner Vadim Vasilyev says the club are closing in on a deal for Atletico Madrid's Colombia striker Radamel Falcao.
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EU warns Spain in health card row

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 10:44

The European Commission takes legal action against Spain over the refusal of some hospitals to recognise the European Health Insurance Card.
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