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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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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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Clashes over Spain corruption claims

Friday, July 19th 2013, 9:50
related places: Madrid

Spanish police and dozens of anti-government demonstrators clash in central Madrid, leaving several people injured.
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VIDEO: Anger over Spanish 'corruption'

Friday, July 19th 2013, 3:16
related places: Madrid

More than a thousand people hold a protest in the Spanish capital Madrid, over alleged corruption in the governing Popular Party.
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Spanish hostages freed from Somalia

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 16:54
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Two Spanish aid workers kidnapped in Kenya nearly two years ago and held over the border in Somali have been freed, their employer says.
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Spain's shipyard support broke rules

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 14:03

Support for Spanish shipyards will have to be repaid after the European Union ruled that the scheme broke competition rules.
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VIDEO: Angry crowds boo Spanish Queen

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 14:20
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Spain's Queen Sofia has been booed by angry crowds as she arrived to open a new hotel.
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Spain's Rajoy on offensive over scandal

Monday, July 15th 2013, 19:17

Spain's Rajoy stands firm but scandal is deepening
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Spain PM rejects resignation calls

Monday, July 15th 2013, 15:03

Spain's PM says he will not give in to blackmail, amid calls for his resignation over alleged links to a man at the centre of a payments scandal.
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Spain PM under pressure over scandal

Monday, July 15th 2013, 8:55

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy faces renewed calls to resign after a newspaper report links him to a politician at the centre of a payments scandal.
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Italian league lacks quality - Nesta

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 13:54
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Former Italy international Alessandro Nesta says Serie A lacks the quality of the English, German and Spanish leagues.
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England 2-3 Spain

Friday, July 12th 2013, 21:08

England are beaten by Spain in their Euro 2013 opener, conceding an injury-time own goal from goalkeeper Karen Bardsley.
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Real Madrid sign £34m Illarramendi

Friday, July 12th 2013, 13:22

Real Madrid sign Spain Under-21 midfielder Asier Illarramendi from Real Sociedad for around 39m euros (£34m).
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Everton sign Barcelona's Deulofeu

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 18:31
related places: Barcelona

Everton secure the signing of teenage Spanish forward Gerard Deulofeu on a season-long loan from Barcelona.
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Neruda remains to be tested in Spain

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 17:23
related countries: Chile Chile

A Chilean judge orders that bone samples from the deceased Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda be sent to Spain for fresh toxicology tests.
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Domingo treated for blood clot

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 8:10
related places: Madrid

Grammy Award-winning opera singer Placido Domingo is being treated in hospital in Madrid for a blood clot in his lung.
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VIDEO: Documents 'implicate Spanish PM'

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 4:38

A Spanish newspaper has published what it alleges are documents showing Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other top politicians received illicit payments.
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Documents 'implicate Spanish PM'

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 11:22

A Spanish newspaper publishes what it alleges are documents showing Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other top politicians received illicit payments.
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VIDEO: Anger in Bolivia after jet blocked

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 3:37
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, France France, Italy Italy

Bolivia has summoned the ambassadors of France, Spain, Portugal and Italy to explain why their countries blocked President Evo Morales' jet last week.
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Envoys summoned over Bolivia jet

Monday, July 8th 2013, 19:04
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, France France, Italy Italy

Bolivia demands that the ambassadors of France, Spain, Portugal and Italy explain why their countries blocked President Evo Morales' jet last week.
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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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