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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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VIDEO: Gibraltar: UK and Spain PMs in talks

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 18:24
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM David Cameron says he had a "constructive" phone conversation with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy over the Gibraltar border checks row.
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VIDEO: Gibraltar 'used as a choke-hold'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 18:09
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The First Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo has said he is "inclined to believe" David Cameron's version of the contents of a phonecall between the British and Spanish prime ministers over the border dispute.
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Gibraltar: Cameron talks to Spain PM

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 13:59
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy offers to 'reduce measures' at the Gibraltar border after a phone call with David Cameron, says Downing Street.
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VIDEO: The reef behind Gibraltar-Spain row

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 14:34
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from onboard a boat in the disputed waters between Gibraltar and Spain.
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Court detains Spanish child rapist

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 13:50
related countries: Morocco Morocco

A Spanish court remands in custody a child rapist who was mistakenly freed from a Moroccan jail last week while his fate is determined.
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Freed child rapist arrested in Spain

Monday, August 5th 2013, 22:24
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Spanish police arrest a child rapist who was mistakenly freed from a Moroccan jail last week, sparking protests across Morocco.
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EU urges Spain caution on Gibraltar

Monday, August 5th 2013, 18:30
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Spanish checks at the border with Gibraltar must "fully respect EU law and remain proportionate", the European Commission says.
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Q&A: Gibraltar row

Monday, August 5th 2013, 17:34
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

What is latest dispute between Spain and Gibraltar about?
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PM 'concerned' by Gibraltar row

Monday, August 5th 2013, 14:43
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister David Cameron is "seriously concerned" about the escalation of tensions on the border between Spain and the British territory of Gibraltar.
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Tottenham complete £26m Soldado deal

Monday, August 5th 2013, 12:51
related places: Valencia

Tottenham Hotspur sign Spain international striker Roberto Soldado for a club record £26m from Valencia.
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Bale to Real 'would boost Wales'

Monday, August 5th 2013, 6:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Real

Former Wales boss Mark Hughes believes that if Gareth Bale joins Real Madrid it will also benefit his national side.
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Morocco revokes paedophile pardon

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 20:54
related countries: Morocco Morocco

The Moroccan king revokes a pardon granted to a Spanish child rapist, whose release sparked angry protests and violent clashes with police.
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Gibraltar row will be resolved - UK

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 20:30
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Differences between Spain and Gibraltar will be resolved politically and not through "disproportionate" measures, the UK Foreign Office says.
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Spain considers Gibraltar border fee

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 18:24
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Spain is considering a fee to cross the country's border with Gibraltar amid a row over the creation of an artificial reef, its foreign minister says.
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Real's Bale chase angers Villas-Boas

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 9:06

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas criticises Real Madrid for going public with their interest in Spurs forward Gareth Bale.
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Morocco to probe paedophile pardon

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 9:03
related countries: Morocco Morocco

The Moroccan king promises an investigation into the pardoning of a Spanish child rapist, ahead of fresh protests against the decision.
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VIDEO: Spanish austerity's brain drain

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 2:10

Scientists in Spain claim the long-term future of the country is being sacrificed, because of what they call "short-sighted" austerity measures.
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Bale absent for Tottenham friendly

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 12:11
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Gareth Bale does not travel with Tottenham for their pre-season friendly in Monaco amid talk of a move to Real Madrid.
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UK seeks Gibraltar border assurances

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 18:01
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spain's ambassador is summoned to the Foreign Office to give assurances there will be no long delays at the border with Gibraltar this weekend.
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IAG sees recovery signs at Iberia

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 10:50

International Airlines Group says its restructuring efforts at Iberia are "making good progress" as losses narrow at the Spanish carrier.
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Bale to Real irresistible - Redknapp

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 6:23
related places: Real

The lure of joining Real Madrid is likely to prove too much for Gareth Bale, says his former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp.
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Liverpool bid £21m for striker Costa

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 19:32
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Costa

Liverpool submit an offer of £21m for Atletico Madrid's 24-year-old Brazil international striker Diego Costa.
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Tottenham agree £26m Soldado deal

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 19:01
related places: Valencia

Tottenham Hotspur agree a club record £26m deal to sign Valencia's Spain international striker Roberto Soldado.
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Spanish PM Rajoy admits 'mistake'

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 11:23

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admits to MPs that he made a mistake over a recent corruption scandal, but refuses to resign.
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Real Madrid in Bale talks - Ancelotti

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 23:16

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says the club are now in talks to sign Tottenham forward Gareth Bale.
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VIDEO: Corruption row puts heat on Rajoy

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 15:43

Tom Burridge reports on the sense of crisis in Spanish politics amid allegations of illegal payments made to the ruling party
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Spain driver 'cannot explain' crash

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 11:16

A transcript emerges of the driver of a train that fatally derailed in Spain telling authorities he does not know why he going at twice the speed limit.
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VIDEO: Spain crash driver was on phone

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 23:35

The driver of a train which crashed in Spain last Wednesday was talking on the phone when it derailed, investigators say.
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Spain rail-crash driver 'on phone'

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 16:48

The driver of a train that derailed in Spain last week killing 79 people was on the phone to the railway company at the time, investigators say.
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Foreign move 'no problem for Bale'

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 15:42

Wales assistant manager John Hartson believes Gareth Bale could handle the pressure of a transfer to Real Madrid if it happens.
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Bale 'too young' for Madrid move

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 10:11
related places: Madrid

Gareth Bale is too young to leave Tottenham and move overseas by joining Real Madrid, says ex-Spurs boss David Pleat.
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Mass for Spanish train crash dead

Monday, July 29th 2013, 21:10
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Compostela, Santiago

Members of Spain's royal family attend a Mass in Santiago de Compostela for the 79 people who died in a train crash the north-western city.
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VIDEO: Spanish flee 'incredible' forest fires

Monday, July 29th 2013, 13:57

Witnesses have been describing the terror at the wildfires which swept across parts of western Europe.
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Bale 'wants to speak to Real Madrid'

Monday, July 29th 2013, 12:14

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is adamant Gareth Bale will not be sold after he indicated he wants to speak to Real Madrid.
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Gibraltar delays end amid Spain row

Monday, July 29th 2013, 11:34
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Traffic is flowing normally at the Gibraltar-Spain border after three days of delays due to increased vehicle searches by the Spanish authorities.
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VIDEO: Spanish train crash driver charged

Monday, July 29th 2013, 5:17
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Compostela, Santiago

The driver of the train that crashed near the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, killing 79 people, has been provisionally charged with multiple cases of reckless homicide.
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Spain train driver faces charges

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 23:13

The driver of the train that crashed in north-west Spain, killing 79 people, has been provisionally charged with multiple cases of reckless homicide.
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Spurs confident of signing Soldado

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 20:49
related places: Valencia

Tottenham Hotspur are confident of completing a deal to sign Valencia's Spain international striker Roberto Soldado.
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Higuain completes move to Napoli

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 18:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Italy Italy
related places: Napoli

Real Madrid's Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, a transfer target for Arsenal, completes a £34.5m move to Napoli.
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Train victim's family speak of shock

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 17:50

The stepfather of the only Briton injured in the Spanish rail crash that killed 78 tells of his shock at seeing photos of him being led from the scene.
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Spain driver held 'for manslaughter'

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 17:26

The driver of a train that derailed in Spain killing 78 people is accused of "reckless manslaughter", the interior minister says.
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Train crash driver maintains silence

Friday, July 26th 2013, 19:18

The driver of a train that derailed in Spain killing 78 people refuses to answer questions after being accused of "crimes related to the accident".
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Spain mourns train crash victims

Friday, July 26th 2013, 10:50

Spain mourns the people killed in a train crash on Wednesday, as police wait to question the driver amid reports the train was going too fast.
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Spanish king visits train survivors

Friday, July 26th 2013, 2:18

Spain's King Juan Carlos visits the injured survivors of a train derailment in north-western Spain, which killed at least 80 passengers.
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Spain crash driver faces probe

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 19:01

One of the drivers of a train which derailed in north-western Spain killing at least 80 passengers has been put under investigation, officials say.
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Spain train crash death toll mounts

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 12:19

The number of people killed in one of the worst train crashes in Spanish history rises to 78 - with more than 140 injured, officials say.
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Spanish unemployment rate falls

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 12:11

Spain's unemployment rate has fallen for the first time in two years, according to official figures.
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Dozens die as Spanish train derails

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 9:04

At least 77 people are now known to have died and more than 100 injured in the train derailment at Santiago de Compostela in north-western Spain.
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Sevilla players robbed in Colombia

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 19:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Players from the Spanish Sevilla FC say around 120,000 euros worth of possessions were stolen while they played a match against Atletico Nacional in Colombia.
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The EU's curious silence over Rajoy

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 10:04

Gavin Hewitt on EU silence about Spanish PM's troubles
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Spurs boss 'counting on Bale to stay'

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 15:35

Andre Villas-Boas says he is counting on Gareth Bale to stay at Tottenham, amid reports that he is set to join Real Madrid.
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Fabregas is not for sale - Barca

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 16:49
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell writes to Manchester United to stress that Cesc Fabregas is not for sale.
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VIDEO: Pressure mounts on Spanish PM

Friday, July 19th 2013, 10:39

Pressure on the Spanish Prime Minister to appear in parliament to answer questions over allegations that he received illegal payments.
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Negredo completes Man City move

Friday, July 19th 2013, 9:59
related places: Sevilla

Manchester City sign striker Alvaro Negredo, 27, from Sevilla to complete their third major transfer of the summer.
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