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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

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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Spain & Czechs reach Davis final

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 17:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gijon

Spain and Czech Republic reach November's Davis Cup final after respective wins over the United States and Argentina.
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Mourinho questions Real's spirit

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 11:27
related places: Real

Manager Jose Mourinho questions Real Madrid's commitment two days before they meet Manchester City in the Champions League.
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Cuts rallies in Madrid and Lisbon

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 22:34
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of people rally in Spain and Portugal in protest at spending cuts and tax rises in the debt-hit countries.
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Economics drives support for Catalan independence

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 4:39

Spain's debt crisis is galvanising support for Catalan independence
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World Cup qualifying round-up: Spain avoid shock

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 22:52
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia, Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands

Reigning world champions Spain avoid a shock in Georgia while Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands all also pick up wins.
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Massive turnout for Catalan rally

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 20:26
related places: Barcelona

Up to 1.5 million people flood Catalonia's capital, Barcelona, demanding independence and blaming the Spanish government for their economic woes.
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Cracking the Spanish puzzle

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 8:37

Why the Spanish puzzle must be solved
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Spain opposes bailout conditions

Monday, September 10th 2012, 22:07

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government will not accept conditions from outside over a possible bailout.
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VIDEO: Protests over gambling complex

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 0:56
related places: Madrid

There have been protests in the Spanish capital, Madrid, over plans to build a gambling super-complex near the city.
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AUDIO: 'Rajoy has backed himself in a corner'

Friday, September 7th 2012, 8:00
related places: Madrid

Peter Speigel of the Financial Times and former chancellor Lord Lamont discuss the latest measures from the ECB to help solve the eurozone crisis and how they affect Madrid.
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Draghi in ECB euro rescue plan

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 18:04
related countries: Italy Italy

European Central Bank plans for a new bond-buying scheme aimed at easing the eurozone debt crisis push down borrowing costs for Spain and Italy.
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Spain lifts live TV bullfight ban

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 17:17

Spain's public broadcaster starts airing live bullfights again after the new conservative government lifts a six-year ban on the tradition.
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Contador storms into Vuelta lead

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 15:57

Spain's Alberto Contador claims his first stage win since returning from a doping ban last month to claim the overall lead in the Vuelta a Espana.
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Ronaldo denies money accusations

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 23:14

Cristiano Ronaldo rejects any accusations that he said he is "sad" at Real Madrid to get more money from the club.
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Migrants forced off Spanish islet

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 14:56
related countries: Morocco Morocco

At least 80 African migrants are evicted from a Spanish islet off Morocco in an effort to stop mafia-led human trafficking to Europe, police say.
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Giant sculpture unveiled in Rio

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 23:52
related places: Rio

The white marble head of a girl rises from a beach in Rio de Janeiro as Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa unveils his latest work of art.
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Andalusia urges Spain state help

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 20:00

Spain's Andalusia becomes the latest region to request a financial lifeline from the central government.
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Nadal to miss another two months

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 10:41

Spain's Rafael Nadal is ruled out of tennis for at least another two months as he battles back from a knee injury.
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Eurozone manufacturing down again

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 10:04

Manufacturing output across the 17-country eurozone shrank again in August, according to a widely-watched survey.
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VIDEO: Spain fires leave devastating trail

Saturday, September 1st 2012, 21:31
related places: Costa

Residents have been returning to their homes on Spain's Costa Del Sol to assess the damage caused by wildfires.
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Spain fires 'mostly controlled'

Saturday, September 1st 2012, 11:10
related places: Costa

The advance of huge wildfires that have destroyed homes and businesses on Spain's Costa del Sol has been mostly halted, officials say.
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Chelsea 1-4 Atletico Madrid

Friday, August 31st 2012, 23:13
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Chelsea are comprehensively beaten in the Super Cup as Radamel Falcao scores a hat-trick to inspire Atletico Madrid to victory in Monaco.
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Spanish firefighters battle blaze

Friday, August 31st 2012, 19:53
related places: Costa, Marbella

Firefighters in southern Spain are struggling to control a huge wildfire that is blazing on the edges of the resort of Marbella on the Costa del Sol.
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VIDEO: Thousands flee wildfires in Spain

Friday, August 31st 2012, 17:42
related places: Marbella

Firefighters battle huge blaze near Marbella in southern Spain
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Spain creates 'bad bank' for debt

Friday, August 31st 2012, 16:42

The Spanish government is creating a "bad bank" into which all the toxic property assets of its debt-laden banking sector can be off-loaded.
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