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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 15:17
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Sanchez

Sanchez favours Arsenal over Liverpool, Real Madrid line up Colombia star James Rodriguez, plus more.
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Spanish princess files appeals

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 13:35

Spain's Princess Cristina, King Felipe's sister, files an appeal against charges in a tax fraud and money laundering case, court officials say.
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Superb Murray races into round four

Friday, June 27th 2014, 19:13

Andy Murray beats Spanish 27th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon
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Can Chile cause the ultimate upset?

Friday, June 27th 2014, 18:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Chile Chile

During the group stage, Chile shocked Spain and impressed the world. Now La Roja are planning to spoil Brazil's party.
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Man Utd confirm Herrera signing

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 17:26
related places: Herrera

Manchester United confirm the signing of Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera from Athletic Bilbao.
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Spanish novelist Matute dies aged 88

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 11:42
related places: Barcelona, Matute

Spanish novelist Ana Maria Matute - regarded as one of Spain's best post-Civil War writers - dies in Barcelona aged 88.
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VIDEO: Spain's princess to face charges

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 11:37

The sister of Spain's new king Felipe, has been formally charged as a suspect in a corruption investigation.
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Spanish princess to face charges

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 10:20

A Spanish judge formalises charges against Princess Cristina, King Felipe's sister, in a tax fraud and money laundering case.
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Spain to return Colombian treasure

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 18:59
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Spain is to return to Colombia 691 smuggled indigenous artefacts seized from drug gangs in a police operation in 2003.
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Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 17:19

Yaya Toure criticises Man City again, Arsenal hold talks with Alexis Sanchez, Rio Ferdinand in line for QPR move, plus more.
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Australia 0-3 Spain

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 18:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Holders Spain avoid the ignominy of finishing their World Cup campaign bottom of Group B with victory over Australia.
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Royal 'fraud' decision due in Spain

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 11:38

Princess Cristina, a sister of Spain's new king Felipe, will find out this week if she is to face charges after a fraud investigation, reports say.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 6:12

Cesc Fabregas could lose Spain place after row, Arsenal want Mario Balotelli, Raheem Sterling interests Real Madrid, plus more.
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King Felipe calls for 'new Spain'

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 16:16

King Felipe VI calls for "a new Spain that we will build together" after being proclaimed the country's head of state in a ceremony in parliament.
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VIDEO: The day Felipe became King of Spain

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 15:14

Spain's King Felipe VI has been sworn in as head of state after his father Juan Carlos abdicated after nearly forty years on the throne.
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VIDEO: Chile fans: 'We are not criminals'

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 14:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Chile Chile
related places: Maracana

A group of 88 Chilean football fans are told they have to leave Brazil after they forced their way into the press centre at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday in a bid to watch their team play Spain.
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VIDEO: King Felipe fans: 'We are so happy'

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 14:02
related places: Madrid

The BBC's Pascale Harter spoke to some royal fans wearing inflatable crowns who had gathered in support of the new king outside the parliament building in Madrid.
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VIDEO: Spain's 'royal tat' flying off shelves

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 8:16

The BBC's Pascale Harter visits a shop selling trinkets and memorabilia to commemorate the swearing in of Spain's new king.
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VIDEO: Felipe takes over as Spanish king

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 5:34

Felipe VI of Spain has acceded to the throne, following the abdication of his father Juan Carlos.
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Felipe takes over as Spanish king

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 22:41

Felipe VI of Spain accedes to the throne, following the abdication of his father Juan Carlos after a 39-year reign.
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World Cup: Spain 0-2 Chile

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 21:46
related countries: Chile Chile

Holders Spain are knocked out of the World Cup as Chile consign them to a second straight defeat in Group B.
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Spain's Juan Carlos signs abdication

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 17:41

The reign of King Juan Carlos of Spain enters its final hours as he signs the bill on his abdication and the succession of his son, Prince Felipe.
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VIDEO: Spain's King Juan Carlos abdication

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 15:27

Spain's King Juan Carlos is signing an abdication law, paving the way for his son Felipe to be sworn in as king on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Does Spanish monarchy speak for youth?

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 14:43
related places: Madrid

The BBC's Chris Morris speaks to two young Spaniards at Madrid's Plaza Mayor about the future of the Spanish monarchy.
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Felipe's challenges

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 0:01

Felipe's tough task of modernising Spain's monarchy
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Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 15:29

Rooney hits back at critics, Sturridge & Welbeck confident in partnership to bring success and Poyet on Suarez
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Spain arrests eight in 'ISIS cell'

Monday, June 16th 2014, 15:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Spanish police have detained eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria and Iraq, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'ISIS cell' arrested at Spain apartment

Monday, June 16th 2014, 14:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Tom Burridge reports on the arrest of eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants in Spain to fight in Syria and Iraq
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Monday's gossip column

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 23:26

Jose Mourinho in Wayne Rooney warning, Spain to make big changes, Ronald Koeman eyes first Southampton signing.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 6:29

Hart set for new City deal, Roy Keane criticises Roy Hodgson, Manchester United want Bayern Munich pair, plus more.
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Big win down to Van Gaal - Van Persie

Friday, June 13th 2014, 23:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Gaal

Robin van Persie praises Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal for masterminding the team's 5-1 win over champions Spain.
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Xavi confident with Spain's style

Friday, June 13th 2014, 0:27

Xavi insists Spain will win or die with their tiki-taka style as they aim for a fourth straight major international trophy.
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Chelsea sign Fabregas from Barcelona

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:22
related places: Barcelona

Chelsea sign Spain and former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona for an undisclosed fee on a five-year deal.
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Spanish MPs back royal succession

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 11:56

The Spanish parliament backs the abdication of King Juan Carlos and accession of his son Prince Felipe by a large majority amid some calls for a referendum.
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Zara owner Inditex sees profits fall

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 10:06

Inditex, the Spanish owner of fashion retailer Zara, has reported its biggest fall in quarterly profits in five years after a strong euro hurt its earnings.
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Eurofighter crashes at Spanish base

Monday, June 9th 2014, 18:05

A pilot dies after his Eurofighter jet crashes at a military base in southern Spain, defence officials say.
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Search narrows for Cervantes remains

Monday, June 9th 2014, 15:17
related places: Cervantes, Madrid

Forensic scientists in Spain searching for the remains of 17th Century writer Miguel de Cervantes say they have found five possible burial sites at a Madrid church.
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Banderas and Griffith to split

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 12:01

Actress Melanie Griffith has filed for divorce from Spanish actor Antonio Banderas after 18 years of marriage.
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VIDEO: Anti-monarchy protest in Madrid

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 7:38
related places: Madrid

Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Madrid to demand a referendum to abolish Spain's monarchy, just days after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.
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Spain's next king speaks of unity

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 15:29

In his first remarks since King Juan Carlos announced his abdication, his son Prince Felipe says he wants to promote Spain as "united and diverse''.
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VIDEO: Why US football fans cheer in Spanish

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

Why English-speaking US football fans chant in Spanish
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Mexico's Pemex sells Repsol stake

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 20:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex sells a majority of its stake in Spanish energy firm Repsol for approximately 2.2bn euros.
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Spain sets out abdication plan

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 15:16

Spanish politicians outline the next steps in the abdication of King Juan Carlos, and the accession of his son Crown Prince Felipe.
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VIDEO: Spanish king and prince at parade

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 15:03

King Juan Carlos of Spain and his son, Crown Prince Felipe, have appeared together at a military ceremony, for the first time since the king's decision to abdicate was announced.
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King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 19:04

King Juan Carlos of Spain says the time has come to abdicate and pass the throne to a younger energised generation, after a reign of nearly 40 years.
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Murray into French Open last eight

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 17:44
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray beats Fernando Verdasco of Spain in straight sets to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
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VIDEO: King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 10:16

King Juan Carlos of Spain is abdicating, Prime Minister Rajoy has announced.
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Villa announces Atletico Madrid exit

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:49

Spain's record goalscorer David Villa is leaving Atletico Madrid after one season with the La Liga champions.
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Spain plans new stimulus package

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:40

Spain will unveil a new stimulus package worth 6.3bn euros next week, to boost the economy's competitiveness and create jobs, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announces.
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Negredo and Navas dropped by Spain

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 12:24
related places: Navas

Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas are left out of Spain's 23-man World Cup squad, but Fernando Torres is selected.
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Real ordered to shut part of stadium

Friday, May 30th 2014, 12:31

Real Madrid are ordered to close part of the Bernabeu for their next European tie after racist behaviour by their fans.
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'Militants' held in Spanish enclave

Friday, May 30th 2014, 9:24
related countries: Libya Libya, Mali Mali
related places: Melilla

Spain says it has arrested six men in its north African enclave of Melilla on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Libya and Mali.
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Barcelona squatters confront police

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 10:43
related places: Barcelona

Police in the Spanish city of Barcelona clash with youths in the third night of violence over moves to demolish a well-known squat.
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Ronaldo tops football marketing table

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:22
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named the world's most marketable footballer, according to analysts at marketing experts Repucom.
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VIDEO: Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:09
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:37
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Simeone charged after pitch invasion

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 18:03

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is charged after storming onto the pitch during the Champions League final.
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Bale can get even better - Ancelotti

Monday, May 26th 2014, 9:45

Carlo Ancelotti says Gareth Bale will improve next season after a superb debut campaign for Real Madrid.
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