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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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Spain: news

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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VIDEO: Spanish royal questioned by judge

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 14:30

The King of Spain's son-in-law is being questioned in Mallorca over a corruption scandal.
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Corruption casts shadow on Spanish islands

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 1:25

Corruption's shadow over the Balearic islands
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Eurozone recession 'to persist'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 13:38
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The eurozone recession is expected to linger longer into 2013, the European Commission says, with Spain, France and Portugal expected to miss agreed overspending targets.
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Perez top on day two of testing

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 16:24
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Barcelona

McLaren new signing Sergio Perez sets the pace from Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel at testing in Barcelona.
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Rosberg fastest at Barcelona test

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 16:38
related places: Barcelona

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg sets the pace at Circuit de Catalunya on the first day of the second pre-season test.
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VIDEO: Nestle finds horsemeat in meals

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 13:39
related countries: Italy Italy

Nestle, the world's biggest food company, has removed beef pasta meals from shelves in Italy and Spain after tests revealed traces of horse DNA.
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Bolivia seizes Spanish-run airports

Monday, February 18th 2013, 23:47
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: Madrid

Bolivia's decision to nationalise three Spanish-owned airports draws an angry response from Madrid, which calls the move an "unfriendly act".
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VIDEO: Iberia workers strike over cuts

Monday, February 18th 2013, 18:23

Workers at the Spanish airline Iberia have begun a five-day strike in protest at planned cuts to jobs and salaries.
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'Voices directed' beheading suspect

Monday, February 18th 2013, 15:57
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man accused of beheading a British grandmother in Tenerife tells a court he is haunted by voices that direct his actions, and denies murder.
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Iberia workers begin five-day strike

Monday, February 18th 2013, 9:56

Workers at the Spanish airline Iberia have begun a five-day strike in protest at planned job cuts and salary reductions.
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Messi exceeds 300 goals for Barca

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 12:25
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Lionel Messi scores his 300th and 301st career goals for Barcelona as the Spanish side beat Granada 2-1.
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Man Utd tie wide open - Mourinho

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 0:01

Jose Mourinho plays down Manchester United scoring an away goal and is confident Real Madrid will progress.
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Ferguson hails 'excellent' De Gea

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 23:51
related places: Madrid

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says David de Gea's outstanding display in Madrid confirms his growing maturity.
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Arrests in Acapulco tourists' rape

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 23:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Six Mexican men are arrested in connection with the rape of six Spanish women in the beach resort of Acapulco last week.
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Real Madrid 1-1 Man Utd

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 22:05

Danny Welbeck's away goal earns Manchester United a draw against Real Madrid in the Champions League.
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Ferguson prepared for 'acid test'

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 13:09

Sir Alex Ferguson is disappointed Manchester United and Real Madrid cannot meet in the Champions League final.
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Spain moves to protect bullfighting

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 23:01

Spain's MPs vote to consider giving bullfighting special cultural status - a move that could overturn regional bans on the age-old tradition.
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My next job in England - Mourinho

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 18:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho says his next club will be English but a move to Manchester United is unlikely.
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Spanish anger at corruption 'epidemic'

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 2:18

People suffering austerity point the finger at 'corrupt' politicians
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Ronaldo just too good - Neville

Monday, February 11th 2013, 13:34

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo "bullies" defenders and is almost impossible to stop, warns former team-mate Gary Neville.
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Mourinho still 'special' - Alonso

Friday, February 8th 2013, 14:53

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso insists manager Jose Mourinho has the backing of the players at the La Liga club.
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VIDEO: Spain gripped by 'corruption' scandal

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 16:13

The BBC's Tom Burridge spoke to people on the street in Seville about the general issue of corruption in Spain, which has been dominating Spanish newspaper headlines.
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Rajoy man arrives for questioning

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 12:22

A former treasurer of Spain's governing Popular Party arrives for questioning by prosecutors over claims of secret payments.
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Key players: Spanish 'slush fund'

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 12:13

Key players in Spain's 'slush fund' scandal
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Mexico hunts Acapulco rape gang

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 10:29
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Mexican authorities say they are determined to catch a gang who raped six Spanish tourists in the holiday resort of Acapulco.
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VIDEO: Rubbish piles up on streets of Seville

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 7:30

An estimated 6,000 tonnes of rubbish is piling up on the streets of the Spanish city of Seville as workers continue a strike over pay and hours.
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VIDEO: Six tourists raped near Mexico resort

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 17:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Six Spanish tourists have been raped near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, local authorities say.
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VIDEO: Madrid's placard philanthropist

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 13:25
related places: Madrid

Martin Sagrera uses his free time and his money to make the placards that many people carry during protests in Madrid
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VIDEO: Spanish PM grilled over 'corruption'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 22:16

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has faced questions over allegations that he and senior members of his party received improper payments, something he denies.
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Spain's Rajoy pledges to battle on

Monday, February 4th 2013, 17:18

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy fiercely denies corruption allegations as he pledges to battle on against Spain's worst financial crisis in recent years.
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Spain's opposition tells PM to go

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 15:15

Spanish opposition leader Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba says PM Mariano Rajoy should resign, as his government is hit by corruption allegations.
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Spanish protests after PM speech

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 1:48

Protests break out in Spanish cities after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy vowed not to resign over "false claims" that he received secret payments.
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VIDEO: Spain PM denies corruption claim

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 19:16

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has strongly denied media claims that he and other members of the governing Popular Party received secret payments.
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Spain PM denies corruption claim

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 14:21

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denies allegation that he and other governing party members received secret payments, and vows not to resign.
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