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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 sees fall in jobless total

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 12:25

The number of people registered unemployment in Spain fell in December, the Labour Ministry says, a rare glimmer of hope for its recession-hit economy.
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Spain extradites Djindjic killer

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 17:26

A Spanish court approves the extradition of Vladimir Milisavljevic one of 12 men convicted of killing Serbian ex-Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic.
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Bolivia takes over Spanish firms

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 22:56

President Evo Morales signs a decree nationalising subsidiaries of Spanish energy giant Iberdrola, saying they overcharged consumers in rural areas.
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VIDEO: Flour fight in Spanish town of Ibi

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 10:48
related places: Ibi

The south-eastern Spanish town of Ibi has held its annual flour fight - or Els Enfarinats - festival.
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Spain's year: Glory and gloom

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 0:25

How football lifted spirits in a terrible year for Spain
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In pictures: Spain's flour war

Friday, December 28th 2012, 15:45

Celebrations of the festival of Els Enfarinats
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Spanish bank has 'negative value'

Thursday, December 27th 2012, 17:34

Shares in Bankia drop almost 20% after Spain's bank rescue fund assigns the troubled lender a negative valuation of 4.2bn euros due to bad loans.
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Spain busts drug-smuggling ring

Wednesday, December 26th 2012, 11:58

Police in Spain seize more than 11 tonnes of hashish destined for Europe and arrest 35 people in a major drug sting operation, authorities say.
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Ronaldo to show Man Utd respect

Friday, December 21st 2012, 23:36

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will not celebrate if he scores against Manchester United.
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Uefa issue Malaga with suspension

Friday, December 21st 2012, 17:42
related places: Malaga

Spanish side Malaga are banned from European competition for at least one season because of unpaid bills.
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Riot guns raise concern in Spain

Friday, December 21st 2012, 2:09

Riot control guns under scrutiny in protest-hit Spain
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VIDEO: Spain's controversial crowd control

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 21:48

The use of rubber balls fired by police during demonstrations in Spain has proved controversial - with the practice now banned in the Basque Country.
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Ferguson relishes Mourinho clash

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 15:34

Sir Alex Ferguson says Manchester United's clash with Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League is the tie of the round.
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VIDEO: The growth of Spain's far right

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 11:34
related places: Franco, Valencia

Newsnight's Paul Mason visits Valencia in Spain and finds wounds from the Franco era are in danger of re-opening.
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Amid scars of past conflict Spanish far right grows

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 16:07
related places: Franco

Paul Mason finds Franco era wounds in danger of re-opening
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Messi agrees new Barcelona deal

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 13:25
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi agrees a new contract with Barcelona, keeping him at the Spanish club until 2018.
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Santander cuts branches in Spain

Monday, December 17th 2012, 12:48

Banco Santander announces that it is to absorb two Spanish banks, Banesto and Banif, closing 700 branches in the process.
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Jailed Spaniard may leave Cuba

Friday, December 14th 2012, 19:41
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba allows activist Angel Carromero, sentenced over the death of dissident Oswaldo Paya, to return to Spain to serve out his sentence.
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VIDEO: Planes struggle to land in Spain

Friday, December 14th 2012, 16:55
related places: Bilbao

Strong winds caused problems for planes as they attempted to land at Bilbao's Loiu airport.
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Spain police seize Mubarak assets

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 16:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Marbella

Police in Spain seize assets linked to Egyptian ex-leader Hosni Mubarak worth some 28m euros, including properties in Marbella and luxury cars.
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VIDEO: MEPs vote to unify patent system

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 22:05
related countries: Italy Italy

The European Parliament votes in favour of a unified patent scheme, but the move is being opposed by Italy and Spain.
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MEPs vote to unify patent system

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 14:57
related countries: Italy Italy

The European Parliament votes in favour of a unified patent scheme, but the move is being opposed by Italy and Spain.
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Nadal to make Abu Dhabi comeback

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 12:02

Rafael Nadal will return from knee trouble in an Abu Dhabi event from 27-29 December, six months after his last competitive match.
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Iberia strike cancelled by unions

Monday, December 10th 2012, 19:50

Unions at the Spanish national airline Iberia call off strike action scheduled for the run-up to Christmas.
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Catalonia's place in Spain

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 0:44

How Catalonia's dispute with Spain was reignited
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Rodgers rejects Reina sale talk

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 18:18
related places: Reina

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers dismisses reports he is looking to sell his Spain international goalkeeper Pepe Reina.
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EADS overhauls share structure

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 17:49
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Germany is set to join France and Spain as a direct shareholder in EADS under new plans unveiled by the European aerospace and defence firm.
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Ronaldo helps Real thrash Ajax

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 23:14
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 61st goal of 2012 as Real Madrid thrash Ajax, while PSG win to take top spot in Group A.
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Repsol files Argentina complaint

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 0:49
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Washington

The Spanish oil company, Repsol, which had its assets in Argentina seized in April, takes its case to the World Bank's arbitration body in Washington.
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Mourinho dismisses quit reports

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 15:23

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho dismisses a report in Spanish paper Marca that he will leave at the end of the season.
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VIDEO: Anti-cuts disability demo in Spain

Sunday, December 2nd 2012, 18:14

Spain has seen its first mass protest against austerity measures by people with disabilities.
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Spain reveals shipwreck treasure

Friday, November 30th 2012, 18:57

Spain reveals some of the treasures discovered in a shipwreck which sank more than 200 years ago, after a lengthy legal battle to reclaim them.
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VIDEO: Shipwreck treasure unveiled

Friday, November 30th 2012, 18:47

Coins and other artefacts from one of the biggest and most valuable hauls of treasure ever found on the bottom of the sea have been unveiled by Spanish officials
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Mourinho not feeling any pressure

Friday, November 30th 2012, 14:46
related places: Madrid

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho rejects suggestions his job is under pressure ahead of the Madrid derby.
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VIDEO: Spanish banks to be restructured

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 2:59

The European Commission has approved the Spanish government's plans to restructure four troubled banks.
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Where jobs are a lottery

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 2:05

The Spanish town where jobs are a lottery
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Major cuts agreed at Spain banks

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 17:23

The European Commission gives the go-ahead to a major restructuring of four nationalised Spanish banks, which includes bank closures and thousands of job losses.
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Catalan separatists win majority

Monday, November 26th 2012, 10:28

Voters in the Spanish region of Catalonia back separatist parties - but the pro-independence president suffers a setback.
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VIDEO: Poll win for Catalan nationalists

Monday, November 26th 2012, 6:55

Voters in the Spanish region of Catalonia have given their backing to nationalist parties but have punished the regional president who called an early election.
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Spain dismisses Eta talks offer

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 15:44
related countries: France France

Spain rejects an offer by Basque separatist group Eta to start negotiations on a "definitive end" to its operations.
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Eta says it is 'ready to disband'

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 5:39
related countries: France France

Basque separatist group Eta says it is ready to disband, give up its weapons and enter talks with the French and Spanish governments.
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Uncharted waters for Catalonia

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 2:58

What independence from Spain might mean
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Man City 1-1 Real Madrid

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 22:09

Manchester City fail to reach the last 16 of the Champions League following a draw at home to Real Madrid.
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VIDEO: 'Ice cream murder' trial begins

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 2:41
related countries: Austria Austria, Mexico Mexico

The trial has begun in Vienna of a Spanish-Mexican woman accused of murdering both her former husband and her lover, and burying them in concrete in the cellar of her ice cream shop.
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Spanish banks' bad debts hit high

Monday, November 19th 2012, 12:52

Problem loans at Spain's banks hit a new all-time high, as the collapse of the country's property bubble continues to hurt the economy.
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Czech Rep win Davis Cup thriller

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 19:11
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Prague

Radek Stepanek is the hero as the Czech Republic beat defending champions Spain 3-2 in the Davis Cup final in Prague.
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Basque terror suspect arrested

Friday, November 16th 2012, 12:33

Police in Liverpool have arrested a man wanted in Spain on suspicion of terrorism offences.
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Spain warned amid Gibraltar row

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 16:29
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Spanish ambassador to London is summoned to the Foreign Office after Britain lodges a protest about Spanish incursions into territorial waters off Gibraltar.
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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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