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Apoel Nicosia 0-3 Real Madrid

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 22:38
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Kaka comes off the bench to inspire Real Madrid to victory in their Champions League quarter-final first leg against a spirited Apoel Nicosia side.
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Spain's biggest bank is created

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 8:20

Spain's biggest bank in terms of assets is created after CaixaBank bought Banca Civica for 977m euros ($1.3bn, £817m).
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Spanish fears expose eurozone cracks

Monday, March 26th 2012, 12:20

Eurozone leaders unsettled by talk of economic 'fragility'
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Rajoy falls short in Spanish vote

Monday, March 26th 2012, 9:25

Spain's ruling Popular Party wins elections in Andalucia but may not be able to force the Socialists from power.
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Spanish low-cost airline launched

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 8:09

Spain's Iberia launches a new entry in Europe's competitive market for low-cost airlines.
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VIDEO: Mexico crowds cheer Pope Benedict

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 8:40
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Pope Benedict XVI has arrived in Mexico, at the start of his first visit to Spanish-speaking Latin America.
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VIDEO: Thousands greet Pope in Mexico

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 1:09
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Thousands have greeted Pope Benedict XVI after he landed in Mexico on his first official visit to Spanish-speaking Latin America.
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Friday, March 23rd 2012, 9:53

How the Spanish Civil War helped Britain break Hitler's codes
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Spanish ex-regional head jailed

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 18:27

The former regional head of government of Spain's Balearic Islands is jailed for corruption in a scandal involving the king's son-in-law.
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Six held over fake Viagra trade

Monday, March 19th 2012, 19:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Six people are arrested in the UK and Spain on suspicion of importing and selling fake drugs including Viagra.
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Spanish home sales see sharp fall

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 12:02

Spanish home sales fall in the fourth quarter to their lowest level since 2007 as the nation continues to struggle with recession.
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Azarenka extends winning streak

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 9:32
related countries: India India

World number one Victoria Azarenka continues her stunning start to 2012 by thrashing Agnieszka Radwanska in Indian Wells.
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School bags 'causing back pain'

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 7:35

Rucksacks loaded with school books have been linked to higher levels of back pain in a study of Spanish school children.
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Fears of recession outweigh debt

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 10:02

Spain is early test case for EU’s new budget rules
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Eurozone backs new Greek bailout

Monday, March 12th 2012, 23:03
related countries: Greece Greece

The eurozone group has backed Greece's second bailout of 130bn euros pending a contribution from the IMF, after last week's private debt swap.
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VIDEO: Spain's 'most indebted town' fight

Monday, March 12th 2012, 21:41
related places: Peleas de Abajo

With only 240 inhabitants, Peleas de Abajo is known as Spain's 'most indebted town'.
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Spain unions call general strike

Friday, March 9th 2012, 17:37

Spanish unions call for a general strike on 29 March to protest against changes to labour laws which make it easier to fire staff.
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VIDEO: Spaniards grow cannabis to pay debt

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 19:23
related places: Rasquera

The Spanish town of Rasquera has leased land to grow cannabis in order to pay its 1.3 million euros debt.
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Spain to extradite Egypt tycoon

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 17:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Spain's National Court orders the extradition to Egypt of Hussein Salem, a close associate of former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Spanish 'to miss deficit target'

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 14:00

Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his country will miss its budget deficit target this year, as EU leaders agree a new treaty on budget discipline.
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Dire straits for Spanish schools

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 12:12

School cuts spark mass protests in Spain
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BA owner IAG sees profits climb

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

IAG, the parent firm of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, reports an increase in annual profits and revenues.
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VIDEO: Valencia student protest expected

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 5:48
related places: Valencia

Students in the Spanish city of Valencia are expected to hold a protest on Wednesday against further cuts to education budgets.
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Spanish job crisis: Go north, young workers

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 2:05
related countries: Germany Germany

Spanish workers look with hope to their prospects in Germany
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VIDEO: Garzon cleared over Franco probe

Monday, February 27th 2012, 19:43
related places: Franco

Spain's Supreme Court has cleared high-profile judge Baltasar Garzon of violating a 1977 amnesty law with his investigation of Franco-era crimes.
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Garzon cleared over Franco probe

Monday, February 27th 2012, 12:46
related places: Franco

Spain's Supreme Court clears high-profile judge Baltasar Garzon of violating an amnesty law with his investigation of Franco-era crimes.
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Mahamadou Diarra to join Fulham

Monday, February 27th 2012, 10:49

Former Real Madrid midfielder Mahamadou Diarra is to join Fulham until the end of the season.
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Spanish duke appears before judge

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 16:09

Inaki Urdangarin, the son-in-law of the king in Spain, is questioned by a judge in a Mallorca court over claims he misused public funds.
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Treasure haul arrives in Spain

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

A haul of coins from a sunken Spanish galleon arrives in Spain after five years of legal wrangling with a US firm over who owned the treasure.
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VIDEO: Treasure haul heads to Spain

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 4:01
related countries: United States United States

A haul of gold and silver coins salvaged from a sunken Spanish galleon are heading from the US to Spain after five years of legal ownership wrangles.
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Spanish duke's court case puts spotlight on royal family

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 3:34

Court case tests public support for the Spanish monarchy
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Kobayashi sets pace in Barcelona

Friday, February 24th 2012, 16:25
related places: Barcelona

Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi sets the pace on the final day of the second pre-season test in Spain.
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Torres left out of Spain's squad

Friday, February 24th 2012, 12:30
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Malaga

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is left out of a Spain squad for the first time in five years.
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O2 owner Telefonica profits halve

Friday, February 24th 2012, 10:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Profits halve at Telefonica, owner of UK mobile network operator O2, as conditions deteriorate in Spanish telecoms market.
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VIDEO: Spanish royal to testify in court

Friday, February 24th 2012, 5:49

The Duke of Palma, Inaki Urdangarin, the husband of Spain's Princess Cristina and son-in-law of King Juan Carlos, will testify in court on Saturday over allegations that he misused millions of euros of public money.
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Hamilton praises new car's speed

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 20:32
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is impressed with the speed of his "well-behaved" McLaren after day two of the second pre-season test in Spain.
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VIDEO: Mona Lisa copy goes on show

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 22:42
related places: Madrid, Prado

A copy of Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, believed to have been painted at the same time as the original, has gone on display at Madrid's Prado museum.
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CSKA Moscow 1-1 Real Madrid

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 19:56
related countries: Russia Russia

Pontus Wernbloom's last-minute volley earns a draw to keep CSKA Moscow in the hunt in their last-16 Champions League match against Real Madrid.
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VIDEO: Mona Lisa copy goes on show

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 18:28
related places: Madrid, Prado

A copy of Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, believed to have been painted at the same time as the original, has gone on display at Madrid's Prado museum.
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Spain rally over 'violent' police

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 17:57
related places: Valencia

Thousands of people demonstrate in the Spanish city of Valencia after police are accused of using violence against protesters.
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Mona Lisa copy on show in Prado

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 13:19
related places: Madrid, Prado

A copy of Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, believed to have been painted at the same time as the original, goes on display at Madrid's Prado museum.
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VIDEO: Spain protests at labour reforms

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 23:01
related places: Madrid

Mass protests have been held across Spain against the conservative government's labour market reforms, with the largest turnout in Madrid.
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Spain rallies condemn job reforms

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 22:46

Trade unions stage mass protests across Spain against the conservative government's labour market reforms.
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VIDEO: Spanish movement fights evictions

Friday, February 17th 2012, 11:32

As the pain of Spain's property crash continues to hit people hard, a nationwide movement is now fighting back.
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Spain sees its economy contract

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 10:58

Spain's economy shrinks for the first time in two years, increasing fears the country could be heading for a recession.
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Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Barcelona

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 21:38
related places: Barcelona

Alexis Sanchez scores his first Champions League goals, and Lionel Messi adds a third, as Barcelona win their last-16 first leg at Bayer Leverkusen.
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Downgrade hit to Spain and Italy

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 13:51
related countries: France France, Italy Italy, Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italy, Spain and Portugal are among six eurozone nations to have their credit ratings cut by Moody's, while the UK and France are put on "negative outlook".
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Suspect in Serbia PM killing held

Friday, February 10th 2012, 13:47
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A man suspected of involvement in the 2003 killing of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic is arrested in Spain, police say.
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Spanish judge 'will fight' ruling

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 23:31

Spain's most prominent judge, Baltasar Garzon, vows to fight his conviction and 11-year suspension from the judiciary for authorising prison phonetapping.
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Spanish judge Garzon is convicted

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 15:06
related places: Garzon

Spain's most prominent judge, Baltasar Garzon, is found guilty of authorising illegal recordings of lawyers and banned from office for 11 years.
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No takers for Miro at London sale

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 11:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A 1933 work by the Spanish artist Joan Miro fails to sell in a week that has seen other pieces sold for record prices at London auctions.
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Real still top football rich list

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 0:01

Real Madrid head the list of the richest football clubs in the world for the seventh year in a row, says a Deloitte report.
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Raikkonen sets fastest test time

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 16:36

Lotus racer Kimi Raikkonen sets the fastest time on the first day of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Jerez, Spain.
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Spanish artist Antoni Tapies dies

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 12:54

Spanish painter and sculptor Antoni Tapies, who was one of the world's leading contemporary art figures, dies aged 88.
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Eurozone service sector growing

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 9:47
related countries: Italy Italy

The eurozone's service sector grows for the first time in four months, although Spain and Italy continue to struggle.
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Legionella Britons die in Spain

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three British men die and three more people remain in hospital after contracting Legionnaires' disease while on holiday in Spain, a tour company says.
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Mona Lisa copy reveals new detail

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 17:16
related places: Madrid

A painting thought to be the earliest replica of Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa is discovered in Madrid, revealing new details about the original.
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Isolated Peruvian tribe pictured

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 17:00
related countries: Peru Peru

A Spanish archaeologist has snapped the most-detailed pictures ever seen of an "uncontacted" tribe in the Amazon.
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