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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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Spain: news

Austerity protests grip EU cities

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 9:52
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Millions of EU workers hold a day of action against unemployment and austerity, with protests in Spain and Portugal marred by violence.
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Voices: Independence for Catalonia

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 0:13

A state of their own or a future still with Spain?
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Vodafone hit by eurozone weakness

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 17:18
related countries: Italy Italy

Vodafone writes off £5.9bn from the value of its units in Spain and Italy, pushing the firm into a half-year loss.
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Spain postpones house evictions

Monday, November 12th 2012, 22:10

Spanish banks are to suspend evictions for the next two years for the most vulnerable people as the government discusses new regulations.
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VIDEO: Spain suspends house evictions

Monday, November 12th 2012, 21:23

Spanish banks are to suspend evictions for the next two years for the most vulnerable people.
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HRT could be sold 'within weeks'

Monday, November 12th 2012, 17:12

HRT's Spanish owners say they are talking to a number of parties interested in the buying the back-of-the-grid F1 team.
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VIDEO: Catalonians urged to reject independence

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 5:43

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has urged residents of the region of Catalonia to reject calls for independence.
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IAG reveals 4,500 Iberia job cuts

Friday, November 9th 2012, 11:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Airways-owner IAG announces 4,500 job cuts at Iberia as part of a widely anticipated restructuring of the Spanish carrier.
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New Titian goes on show in Spain

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 14:25
related places: Madrid, Prado

A newly attributed painting of St John the Baptist by Titian has gone on display in Madrid's Prado museum.
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BA owner mulls Vueling takeover

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 7:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The parent group of British Airways and Iberia, IAG, says it is considering a takeover of Spanish budget airline Vueling.
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More Spanish jobless in October

Monday, November 5th 2012, 9:19

The number of people looking for work in Spain has risen by 2.7% in October, marking the third month in a row that unemployment levels have risen.
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Spain Halloween crush kills three

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 18:33
related places: Madrid

Three women die and another two people are injured in a stampede at a Halloween party in Madrid, Spanish officials say.
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Chilean ex-secret agents indicted

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 19:44
related countries: Chile Chile

Seven ex-agents of Chile's secret police are charged with the murder of Spanish diplomat Carmelo Soria in Chile during the country's military rule.
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VIDEO: Sheep on the move in central Madrid

Monday, October 29th 2012, 5:34
related places: Madrid

Drivers and pedestrians in Madrid have had to give way to 2,000 sheep and their shepherds as part of an ancient tradition allowing the flocks free access to better winter grazing.
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French arrest 'top Eta leader'

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 18:00
related countries: France France

A woman suspected of being a military leader in the armed Basque separatist group Eta is arrested in France, Spanish officials say.
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Thousands join new Spain protest

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 23:05
related places: Madrid

Thousands join fresh protests in the Spanish capital, Madrid, angered by budget cuts and calling on the government to quit.
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Spain jobless rate hits new high

Friday, October 26th 2012, 10:06

About a quarter of working-age people in recession-hit Spain - and more than half of young people - are unemployed, new figures show,
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Santander profits plunge by 90%

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 8:51
related places: Santander

Spanish bank Santander says its quarterly profits fell by more than 90% after making provisions for bad property loans.
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Champions League round-up

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 22:08

Borussia Dortmund top Champions League Group D after a fine 2-1 win over Spanish champions Real Madrid.
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Shares fall in Europe and the US

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 20:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlantic

Share indexes fall on both sides of the Atlantic after weak results from two large US companies, and more bad news for the Spanish economy.
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Celtic can beat Barca, says Miku

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 15:22
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Celtic striker Miku says his experience in Spain leaves him with belief that his side can defeat Barcelona at the Nou Camp.
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Aquifer drain 'caused earthquake'

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 8:19
related places: Lorca

Scientists analysing the area beneath the Spanish city of Lorca find that the extraction of groundwater may have triggered a fatal 2011 earthquake there.
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Mixed poll results for Spain PM

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 6:07

Nationalist parties in Spain's Basque Country have won regional elections, but PM Mariano Rajoy's party retains power in Galicia.
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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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