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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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Voices from Spain's jobless millions

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 0:12

How Spain's lack of jobs is blighting lives
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VIDEO: Spring snow settles in Spain

Monday, April 29th 2013, 12:45

Spain has been struck by unseasonal weather which has seen snow falling across the country.
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Lloyds to sell Spanish retail units

Monday, April 29th 2013, 7:04

Lloyds Banking Group agrees to sell its Spanish retail banking business to Banco Sabadell in exchange for a 1.8% stake in the Spanish bank.
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Real Madrid make Barcelona wait

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 21:18
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona must wait at least another week to be crowned champions as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Vicente Calderon.
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Arrest made after huge web attack

Friday, April 26th 2013, 15:39

Spanish police have arrested a Dutchman alleged to have been behind one of the biggest ever web attacks.
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Spain revises down economic forecast

Friday, April 26th 2013, 14:41
related places: Madrid

Spain's government lowers its forecast for the Spanish economy this year, warning the level of contraction is likely to be worse than previously estimated.
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Nadal eases past Paire in Spain

Friday, April 26th 2013, 13:26

Rafael Nadal eases into the Barcelona Open quarter-finals with a 7-6 6-2 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire.
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Spain unemployment hits record high

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 17:07

Unemployment has risen once again in Spain to another new record of more than six million, 27.2% of the workforce.
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VIDEO: Spain hardship: 'No money for food'

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 4:54

Spain's unemployment figures hit a new high on Thursday, with more than 6 million out of work. The BBC's Tom Burridge has been to meet one Spanish family who are living on state benefits.
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Real helped Lewandowski - Mourinho

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 22:46

Jose Mourinho is "disappointed" Real Madrid could not stop Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski in their 4-1 defeat.
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Dortmund hope to keep Lewandowski

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 22:41

Borussia Dortmund hope to keep hold of Robert Lewandowski who scored all four goals in the 4-1 win against Real Madrid.
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Borussia Dortmund 4-1 Real Madrid

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 21:11

Robert Lewandowski scores four goals as Borussia Dortmund take a commanding lead over Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final.
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Spain's Bankia returns to profit

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 20:31

Troubled Spanish lender Bankia announces a return to profit after a disastrous 2012 that saw record losses and an EU-sponsored bailout.
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Dortmund boss wants fans' support

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 16:57

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp tells supporters to "leave their negative thoughts at home" when they host Real Madrid.
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Spain holds two 'al-Qaeda suspects'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 9:27

Spanish police arrest two North African suspects thought to be militants linked to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
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Spain population shrinks amid crisis

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 16:08

Spain's population fell in 2012 for the first time in decades, as immigrants left the country amid a major economic crisis, official figures show.
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Real Madrid 'richer than Man Utd'

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 19:47

Real Madrid overtakes Manchester United as the world's most valuable football club, according to business magazine Forbes.
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Barcelona & Real Madrid kept apart

Friday, April 12th 2013, 11:36
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona and Real Madrid could meet in the Champions League final at Wembley after being kept apart in draw.
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Garcia and Leishman lead Masters

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 23:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Spain's Sergio Garcia and Australian Marc Leishman set the pace in the opening round of the 77th Masters at Augusta.
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Mourinho to discuss Real future

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 13:36
related places: Real

Jose Mourinho says he will discuss his Real Madrid future with the club president at the end of the season.
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Brussels warns on Spain and Slovenia

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 12:42
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Slovenia Slovenia

The European Commission has warned that Spain and Slovenia must quickly address the "imbalances" in their economies.
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Spain industrial output falls again

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 10:21

Spain's industrial output fell by 6.5% in February, figures show, as the eurozone's fourth largest economy remains mired in recession.
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Galatasaray 3-2 Real Madrid (3-5 agg)

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 21:31

Real Madrid survive a late onslaught from Galatasaray to reach the Champions League semi-finals with a 5-3 aggregate win.
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GB could face Spain or Switzerland

Monday, April 8th 2013, 13:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Great Britain could be drawn against a Spain side featuring Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer's Switzerland in their next Davis Cup tie.
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Spanish director Bigas Luna dies

Monday, April 8th 2013, 9:52

Spanish film director Josep Joan Bigas Luna, who was best known for the 1992 film Jamon, Jamon, dies aged 67.
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PM starts EU reform charm offensive

Monday, April 8th 2013, 8:55
related countries: Germany Germany

David Cameron begins a tour of Spain, France and Germany, as he attempts to to sell his idea of reforming the European Union to other leaders.
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Torres desperate to regain form

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 9:57

Chelsea's Spanish striker Fernando Torres says he will never give up until he is back to his very best form.
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EU suspects state aid in football

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 10:22

The EU is studying allegations that some top football clubs, including Real Madrid, received state aid in violation of EU competition rules.
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Real Madrid 3-0 Galatasaray

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 21:07

Real Madrid take a huge stride towards the Champions League semi-finals by brushing aside Galatasaray at the Bernabeu.
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Spanish princess gets court summons

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 14:40

Spain's Princess Cristina gets a court summons - said to be unprecedented - over allegations that her husband misused public money.
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Vilanova set for return to Spain

Monday, March 25th 2013, 14:15

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova will return to Spain this week following treatment for throat cancer in New York.
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Doctor Fuentes claims Real debt

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 18:37
related places: Real

The doctor at the centre of a Spanish blood doping trial claims he is owed money by Spanish football giants Real Madrid.
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Spanish eviction rules 'unlawful'

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 16:25

The European Court of Justice rules that mortgage laws in Spain are too hard on borrowers who default.
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VIDEO: 'I never thought I'd be on the streets'

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 14:54
related countries: Dominica Dominica, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Xiomara, an unemployed woman from the Dominican Republic who is living in Spain, is just one of thousands of people who have fallen victim to the country's strict property repossession legislation.
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Carrefour suffers in weak eurozone

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 10:46
related countries: Italy Italy

Carrefour, Europe's biggest supermarket chain, says the year ahead will be tricky as recessions in Italy and Spain have hit demand.
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Uefa takes action against Man Utd

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 16:58

Uefa begins disciplinary proceedings against Manchester United following their Champions League defeat by Real Madrid.
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Jews invited back to Spain after 500 years

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 6:35

Why Spain is inviting Jews back after 500 years
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Ferguson 'distraught' after exit

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 23:22

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is too "distraught" to face the media after their Champions League exit against Real Madrid.
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The best team lost, says Mourinho

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 23:05

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho claims "the best team lost" as 10-man Manchester United exit the Champions League.
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Man Utd 1-2 Real Madrid

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 22:47

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Real Madrid take advantage of Nani's red card to beat Manchester United in the Champions League.
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VIDEO: High-tech home controlled by gesture

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 13:48

A Spanish firm creates a prototype of a high-tech house which uses motion-tracking technology to let residents control appliances with hand gestures alone.
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World is watching, says Mourinho

Monday, March 4th 2013, 19:26

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho says "the world will stop to watch" Tuesday's Champions League clash with Manchester United.
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We can't fear Ronaldo - Ferguson

Monday, March 4th 2013, 15:36

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says his side should not fear Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in their Champions League tie.
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Real warm up for Man Utd with win

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 18:25
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid warm up for Tuesday's Champions League trip to Manchester United with a 2-1 Clasico victory over Barcelona.
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Sky buys O2 broadband and fixed line

Friday, March 1st 2013, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Sky Broadcasting is buying the UK broadband and fixed line businesses of Spain's Telefonica, currently branded as O2 and BE.
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Iberia and fuel costs hit IAG profit

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 10:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Restructuring charges at Iberia and fuel costs have hit results at International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns both the Spanish flag-carrier and British Airways.
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Spain's Bankia loses 19.2bn euros

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 8:26

Spain's troubled Bankia - formed of the merger of seven savings banks - has made a record loss despite being bailed out with 18bn euros.
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The church dome painted by graffiti artists

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 0:54

The graffiti artists let loose on a Spanish church
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Real Madrid win at Barca in Cup

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 22:28
related places: Barca, Barcelona, Rey

Real Madrid inflict a painful 3-1 defeat on Barcelona, to complete a 4-2 aggregate win in the Copa del Rey semi-final.
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Dozens arrested after Spain protest

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 15:14
related places: Madrid

Spanish police say they arrested 45 people, including nine minors, after Saturday's anti-austerity protest in the capital, Madrid.
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Van Persie suffers bizarre injury

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 19:57

Manchester United hope Robin van Persie will be fit to face Real Madrid after his hip injury in the 2-0 win over QPR.
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Spanish royal questioned by judge

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 15:21

The King of Spain's son-in-law Inaki Urdangarin is questioned by a judge investigating a corruption scandal that has embarrassed the royal family.
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