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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 waits for US to finish bomb clean-up

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 23:05
related countries: United States United States

Is US ready to finish clean-up of Spanish nuclear bomb village?
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VIDEO: 'Brazilian Gaudi' house in Sao Paulo

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 8:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A once modest house in Sao Paulo's has been transformed into an extraordinary work of art. The house has earned its creator, Estevao Conceicao, the nickname of the 'Brazilian Gaudi' with clear similarities between his work and that of the legendary S
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Spanish PM Rajoy faces key vote

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 7:24

Elections are taking place in the Spanish Basque Country and Galicia, where PM Mariano Rajoy's handling the economic crisis will be tested.
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Spain's Rajoy tested in Galicia election

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 0:50

Will voters in Galicia side with Spain's locally-born PM?
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VIDEO: Severe weather for Spain

Friday, October 19th 2012, 13:22
related countries: France France

BBC Weather's Nick Miller has the details on some heavy rain and stormy weather hitting parts of Spain and France this weekend.
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VIDEO: Voters in Galicia go to the polls

Friday, October 19th 2012, 4:28

Voters in the Spanish region of Galicia go to the polls this weekend - amid a growing expectation that Spain will soon ask for a rescue deal from the Eurozone.
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Spanish bond yields turn lower

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 11:40

Investors are asking for a lower return to hold Spanish debt, easing fears that the troubled nation will need an imminent bailout.
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Modric hopes Bale signs for Real

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 11:31
related places: Real

Luka Modric urges former Tottenham team-mate Gareth Bale to follow him to Spanish champions Real Madrid.
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Sweden fight back to stun Germany

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 22:06
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Sweden Sweden

A round-up of Friday's World Cup qualifying matches as Sweden fight back from 4-0 down to draw with Germany and France score an injury-time equaliser against Spain.
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Spain police tackle Chinese mafia

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 18:37
related countries: China China

Dozens are arrested as Spanish police target Chinese criminal gangs in a nationwide operation against money-laundering.
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Spain oil disaster case in court

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 15:43

The trial begins in Spain of the captain of the Prestige oil tanker that sank in 2002, causing the country's worst environmental disaster.
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Spanish activist jailed in Cuba

Monday, October 15th 2012, 15:57
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Spanish activist Angel Carromero is jailed for four years in Cuba over a car crash that killed high-profile dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Suker says Madrid would suit Bale

Monday, October 15th 2012, 10:57
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Bale

Wales & Tottenham winger Gareth Bale should join Real Madrid if given the chance says ex-Croatia striker Davor Suker.
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S&P cuts Spain's credit rating

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 22:31
related places: Madrid

S&P downgrades Spain's credit rating to one level above junk, highlighting a deepening recession and mounting pressure on Madrid's finances.
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VIDEO: Red Cross makes Spain appeal

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 5:39

The Red Cross is to make its first ever public appeal in Spain to help those affected by the economic crisis.
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Viewpoint: Echoes of Spanish civil war in Syria

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 16:30
related countries: Syria Syria

Echoes of Spain's civil war in Syria
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Red Cross to launch Spain appeal

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 10:25

The Red Cross is to make its first ever public appeal in Spain to help those hit by an economic crisis that has left one in four adults out of work.
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VIDEO: Young leave Spain for UK jobs

Monday, October 8th 2012, 9:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BBC's Tim Muffett meets four Spanish friends who have moved to the UK hoping to find work.
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Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid

Sunday, October 7th 2012, 20:38
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both score twice as Barcelona and Real Madrid share the points in El Clasico.
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VIDEO: Cuba tries man over dissident's death

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 12:39
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Spanish national Angel Carromero has gone on trial in Cuba accused of manslaughter over the death of high-profile dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Spanish activist tried in Cuba

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 4:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Spanish national Angel Carromero is tried in Cuba for manslaughter over the car crash that killed leading dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Spain 'does not need a bailout'

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 23:15

Spain's economy minister Luis de Guindos insists that his country does not need a bailout "at all".
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Spain 'foils college bomb plot'

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 12:48

Spanish police arrest a 21-year-old man in Palma on the island of Mallorca on suspicion of plotting to bomb the University of the Balearic Islands.
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Ronaldo leads Real to Ajax rout

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 21:12
related places: Porto, Real

A round-up of Wednesday's Champions League action as Real Madrid romp to victory and PSG slip to defeat at Porto.
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Unrest drags Spain towards buried unpleasant truths

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 12:49

How the economic crisis could send Spain out of control
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England my next stop - Mourinho

Monday, October 1st 2012, 22:11

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he will return to English football when his reign as Real Madrid boss is over.
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VIDEO: Austerity hits hard for Spanish youth

Monday, October 1st 2012, 8:53

The Spanish government has predicted that debt levels will rise as much as 90.5% of the country's total wealth in 2013 because of the money spent bailing out the banks.
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Spain's debts to increase further

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 10:35
related places: Madrid

Spain's debt levels will increase further next year, the government predicts, putting Madrid under more pressure to trim spending.
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VIDEO: Spain counts cost of deadly floods

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 6:35

At least 10 people have died after heavy rains triggered flash floods in southern Spain which forced hundreds of people to abandon their homes.
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Deadly floods hit southern Spain

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 21:34
related places: Almeria, Malaga

At least 10 people die after heavy rains trigger flash floods in the southern Spanish regions of Andalucia and Murcia, officials say.
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VIDEO: Deadly floods strike southern Spain

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 18:19

At least eight people have died after heavy rains triggered flash floods in southern Spain, officials have said.
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Spain's banks 'need 59.3bn euros'

Friday, September 28th 2012, 21:52

Spain's banks need an injection of 59.3bn euros ($76.3bn; £47.3bn) to survive a serious downturn, an independent audit calculates.
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Spain to unveil banks' shortfall

Friday, September 28th 2012, 14:19

Spain is poised to unveil just how much money its banks will need as the government seeks to avoid a full-blown bailout.
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Spain festival honours McGregor

Friday, September 28th 2012, 7:47

Ewan McGregor becomes the youngest actor to be given the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at Spain's 60th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
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Spain imposes further austerity

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 19:35

Spain sets out new spending cuts, but protection for pensions, in its 2013 budget amid a shrinking economy and 25% unemployment.
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Spanish town parties despite woes

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 14:46

How a Spanish town is determined to fiesta despite the recession
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Cutting back for growth

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 7:25

Spain gambles on cutting back for growth
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Six burning questions for Spain

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 23:00

What are Spanish PM's worries ahead of tough budget?
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Markets slide amid Spain warning

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 16:03

European stock markets fall amid concerns about Spain's economy and as trade unions hold a general strike in Greece to protest against spending cuts.
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VIDEO: Rubber bullets used in Madrid demos

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 2:47
related places: Madrid

Police in Madrid have used rubber bullets and batons to force back thousands of demonstrators trying to break down a cordon around the Spanish parliament building.
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Rubber bullets at Madrid rally

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 0:53
related places: Madrid

Spanish police ringing parliament in Madrid fire rubber bullets at protesters taking part in a mass rally against austerity.
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VIDEO: Fears for Spanish wine amid heat

Monday, September 24th 2012, 16:37
related places: Madrid, Vinos

After one of the hottest and driest summers on record, vintners who make high-end wines in the Spain's Vinos de Madrid region are worried their grape harvest will be unusable.
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A Spanish city without medicine

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 23:14

A Spanish city where chemists' shelves are empty
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The perils of campaigning in Spanish

Friday, September 21st 2012, 21:13

Perils of campaigning for the White House in Spanish
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Spain prepares for bank bailout

Friday, September 21st 2012, 11:17
related places: Madrid

Spain is expected to need up to 60bn euros (£48bn; $78bn) to recapitalise its banks, but it is not clear when Madrid will ask for it.
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Fresco 'destroyer' demands fees

Friday, September 21st 2012, 11:04

The woman who ruined a prized fresco of Jesus Christ in Spain demands royalties after her botched restoration becomes a hit with tourists.
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Spanish premier rebuffs Catalonia

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 16:47
related places: Barcelona

The Spanish prime minister rejects a call from Catalonia's leader for fiscal independence, days after a big pro-autonomy rally in Barcelona.
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Spain in successful bond auction

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 9:55

Spain's borrowing costs ease as the country raises 4.8bn euros (£3.84bn) in an auction of three and 10-year bonds.
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Mancini warns Hart over criticism

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 8:01

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini tells Joe Hart to stop criticising the team, insisting he is the only "judge".
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Real Madrid 3-2 Man City

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 21:18

Cristiano Ronaldo's last-minute winner gives Real Madrid a thrilling Champions League victory over Manchester City.
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Spanish Communist Carrillo dies

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 20:15
related countries: Chile Chile

Spanish former Communist leader Santiago Carrillo, who fought in the 1930s civil war then played a key role in the transition to democracy, dies aged 97.
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Spanish bank bad debts at record

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 10:54

Some 9.9% of loans by Spain's banks are now in arrears, according to central bank figures, the highest bad loan ratio since records began.
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Silva signs new Man City contract

Monday, September 17th 2012, 14:25

Spain international David Silva signs a new five-year deal to keep him at the Etihad Stadium until 2017.
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