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News: Spain

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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Tottenham consider fining Bale

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 15:05

Tottenham are considering fining Real Madrid target Gareth Bale after he failed to show up to training for a second day.
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VIDEO: Ex-JP Morgan trader arrested in Spain

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 6:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former JP Morgan employee Javier Martin-Artajo has been released after an arrest by Spanish police in connection with the "London Whale" trading scandal at the bank.
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First fees for Spain tomato festival

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 5:24
related places: Bunol

The debt-hit Spanish town of Bunol - world-renowned for its tomato-throwing Tomatina festival - is to charge entry for the first time.
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Tottenham happy to wait on Bale sale

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 17:14
related places: Marbella

Tottenham are reluctant to sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid until they have signed a replacement for the 24-year-old forward.
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Ex-JP Morgan trader held in Spain

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 12:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-JPMorgan employee Javier Martin-Artajo is arrested by Spanish police in connection with the so-called London Whale trading scandal.
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Robson eases into US Open second round

Monday, August 26th 2013, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Britain's Laura Robson qualifies for the second round of the US Open with a 7-5 6-0 win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain.
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Tottenham 'consider rival Bale bid'

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:20

Spurs have offers from more than one club for Gareth Bale, with Real Madrid's bid not the only one being considered.
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VIDEO: Life in Gibraltar and on its border

Monday, August 26th 2013, 11:01
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The long-running dispute between the UK and Spain over who should rule Gibraltar is having a negative impact on people who work there, an organisation representing Spanish workers says.
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Tottenham 1-0 Swansea

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 20:31

Spanish striker Roberto Soldado's fourth goal in three games helps Tottenham to a deserved win over Swansea.
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Bale 'needs to embrace Spanish way'

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 11:36

Steve McManaman says Tottenham midfielder Gareth Bale will need to integrate into the Real Madrid way of life to be a success.
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Real Madrid give Spurs two Bale bids

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 10:27

Real Madrid make two different offers for Gareth Bale and are waiting to see which one Tottenham Hotspur will accept.
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Gibraltar criticises Spain over dive

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 3:58
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gibraltar strongly criticises Spanish police for sending divers to inspect an artificial reef in waters claimed by the British territory.
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Real Madrid in advanced Bale talks

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 19:48

Tottenham and Real Madrid are in advanced talks over a deal to take Spurs winger Gareth Bale to the Bernabeu.
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Neymar salvages draw for Barcelona

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 23:02
related places: Barcelona

Neymar's first competitive Barcelona goal helps them draw with Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.
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Arsenal target Real Madrid pair

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 22:43

Arsenal are working on deals to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and left-winger Angel Di Maria.
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Spain asked to probe Cuba death

Monday, August 19th 2013, 16:02
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The family of Cuban activist Oswaldo Paya ask a Spanish court to investigate his death, which was blamed by Cuban officials on a car crash.
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EU team to monitor Gibraltar border

Monday, August 19th 2013, 16:00
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Spain agrees to allow EU observers to assess the legality of its Gibraltar border checks "as soon as possible".
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British warship docks in Gibraltar

Monday, August 19th 2013, 9:23
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

HMS Westminster arrives in Gibraltar a day after Spanish fishermen protested about a concrete reef put there by the British territory's government.
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Spanish boats protest off Gibraltar

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 11:56
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish fishermen sail into disputed waters off Gibraltar to protest over an artificial reef placed there by the British territory's government.
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Police 'doubt' Peru women's claims

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 11:25
related countries: Peru Peru, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish police say they do not believe two UK residents were forced into attempting to smuggle drugs out of Peru.
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EU asked to monitor Gibraltar border

Friday, August 16th 2013, 17:16
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain asks the EU to send a team to Gibraltar urgently "to gather evidence" on extra border checks at the centre of a row with Spain.
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Twitter trolls attack Gibraltar chief

Friday, August 16th 2013, 15:22
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gibraltar's chief minister is the second politician this week to say they have been targeted by abusive messages from Spanish Twitter users, as the row continues over the British overseas territory.
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IAG announces Airbus A320 orders

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 23:03

International Airlines Group announces orders and options for up to 220 Airbus A320 aircraft, with more than half for its Spanish budget airline Vueling.
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Wales 0-0 Republic of Ireland

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 21:33
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Republic of Ireland miss two late chances as their friendly against Wales in Cardiff ends goalless.
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Gibraltar: Spain 'can't trust' UK

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 10:24
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A top Spanish foreign policy official has said it is difficult to trust the UK, amid a dispute between the two countries over Gibraltar.
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VIDEO: 'Monkey Christ' fresco boosts tourism

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 9:11

A Spanish fresco that made headlines around the world after its restoration was botched by an elderly parishioner has been visited by more than 40,000 people
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Botched Spanish fresco raises cash

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 17:03

A Spanish fresco that was infamously botched by an amateur restorer and earned the nickname 'Monkey Christ' boosts visitors and raised money for charity a year on.
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Monday, August 12th 2013, 16:28
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government is considering "unprecedented" legal action against Spain over additional checks at the Gibraltar border.
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Ships sail ahead of Gibraltar visit

Monday, August 12th 2013, 10:59
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Royal Navy deployment, which will include a stop at Gibraltar, will leave UK ports over the next two days, amid tensions between Spain and the UK.
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'Human trafficking ring' broken up

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 10:16
related countries: China China, France France, United States United States

Dozens of people have been arrested in Spain and France on suspicion of smuggling Chinese migrants into Europe and the US, police say.
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Spain PM hopeful on Gibraltar talks

Friday, August 9th 2013, 16:00
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy says he hopes talks with UK will end the current row over Gibraltar, but pledged to "defend the interests of Spanish citizens".
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Spain reviews all rail safety rules

Friday, August 9th 2013, 11:50

The Spanish government is reviewing safety on all railway lines in response to the derailment which killed 79 people last month.
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VIDEO: Proud parents show off big baby

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 22:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Doctors say a British woman has given birth to the biggest baby ever born naturally in Spain - a girl weighing 6.2kg (13lbs 11oz).
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Warship in 'routine' Gibraltar visit

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 18:25
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Royal Navy warship is to pay a "routine" visit to Gibraltar, the UK government says amid a continuing row with Spain over border checks.
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Spain rail crash: 'No malfunction'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 13:59
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Compostela, Santiago

Spanish railways did not receive any report of a technical fault before the disastrous derailment last month, a railway boss says.
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Ronaldo stars as Real beat Chelsea

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 8:43
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid beat Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in the final of the International Champions Cup.
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Briton's baby breaks Spanish record

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 22:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Doctors say a British woman has given birth to the biggest baby ever born naturally in Spain - a girl weighing 6.2kg (13lbs 11oz).
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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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