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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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VIDEO: Spanish march to Brussels begins

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 8:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels, Madrid

Spanish activists have set off on a march from Madrid to Brussels in protest against the handling of the economic crisis.
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Indignants march towards Brussels

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 0:36
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels, Madrid

Spanish activists, known as "the Indignants", march from Madrid to Brussels to protest against governments' handling of the economic crisis.
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VIDEO: Protesters prepare for Madrid rally

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 4:38
related places: Madrid

Thousands of marchers are converging on Madrid ahead of a huge anti-austerity rally planned for Sunday.
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Eta leader jailed for 377 years

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 13:35
related places: Madrid

A court in Madrid jails Garikoitz "Txeroki" Aspiazu, a former military leader of the Basque separatist group Eta, for 377 years.
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Spain's borrowing costs increase

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 11:31

Spain pays higher interest rates to borrow money on concerns that lending to the country has become more risky.
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Old wounds

Monday, July 18th 2011, 23:20

The fate of a monument reawakens Spain's painful past
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Stock markets fall on debt fears

Monday, July 18th 2011, 17:05
related countries: Italy Italy

Stock markets fall, the price of gold hits an all-time high, and Italian and Spanish borrowing costs rise as debt worries mount.
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Spain calls Iraqis on camp deaths

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 18:11
related countries: Iran Iran, Iraq Iraq

Spain widens its investigation into alleged attacks carried out by Iraqi forces on Camp Ashraf, housing a group of Iranian exiles, and summons three Iraqi officers.
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Shares volatile on debt concerns

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 22:04
related countries: Italy Italy

European shares are volatile as investors worry that the eurozone debt crisis could spread to Italy and Spain.
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Chuetas ruled of Jewish descent

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 12:39
related countries: Israel Israel

A group of residents on the Spanish island of Mallorca forced to convert to Christianity 600 years ago are of Jewish descent, a senior Israeli rabbi rules.
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VIDEO: 'Day of fear' over Italy's borrowing

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 5:29
related countries: Greece Greece, Italy Italy

Eurozone finance ministers say they are determined to stop the Greek debt crisis from spreading to larger economies such as Spain and Italy.
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Bailiff busters

Monday, July 11th 2011, 23:57

Spanish protesters fight evictions as repossessions hit record
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Casting a spell

Friday, July 8th 2011, 21:01

America holds its first Spanish-language spelling bee
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Bank returns call centres to UK

Friday, July 8th 2011, 2:29
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Santander

Spanish bank Santander says it is bringing all of its call centres back to the UK from India following complaints from customers.
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UK holds Spain king plot suspect

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 17:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Spanish man has been arrested in the UK on suspicion of an attempted assassination of the king of Spain in 1997, British police say.
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Priceless Spanish manuscript 'disappears'

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 13:04
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Compostela, Santiago

A hugely valuable illuminated 12th Century manuscript, the Codex Calixtinus, has mysteriously disappeared from the Santiago de Compostela cathedral in northern Spain, say police.
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In pictures

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 21:33
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela marks 200 years of independence from Spain
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Venezuela marks independence date

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 19:57
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela marks the 200th anniversary of independence from Spain, a day after President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from surgery in Cuba.
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Coentrao to seal Real Madrid move

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 13:34
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Benfica

Real Madrid are to sign Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao from Portuguese club Benfica for 30 million euros (£27m).
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VIDEO: Wine fight hosted by Spanish town

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 19:37
related places: Haro

The Spanish town of Haro has hosted its first 'wine battle'.
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Murray ready for Lopez challenge

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 17:07

Andy Murray is confident he knows what to expect from Spanish world number 44 Feliciano Lopez in their Wimbledon quarter-final on Wednesday.
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Madrid gets its own Walk of Fame

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 12:30
related places: Madrid

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have been honoured on Madrid's version of the Hollywood Wall of Fame.
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Arsenal willing to sell Fabregas

Monday, June 27th 2011, 12:54
related places: Barcelona

Arsenal are prepared to sell Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona if the two clubs can agree a price for the Spanish midfielder, BBC Sport learns.
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Protesters begin march on Madrid

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 21:54
related places: Madrid

Protesters from cities across Spain begin marches towards the capital, Madrid, as part of a demonstration against austerity measures.
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Spanish to reinstate speed limit

Friday, June 24th 2011, 17:29

Spain is to remove a controversial temporary speed limit on motorways introduced to cut fuel consumption because of rising oil prices.
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IMF warns of Spanish economy risk

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 19:18

The Spanish economy is still facing "considerable" risks and needs to keep up the momentum on reform, the International Monetary Fund warns.
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Murray battles through under roof

Monday, June 20th 2011, 20:01

Andy Murray needs four sets to beat Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver as rain forces the Centre Court roof to close on day one at Wimbledon.
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Live - Murray v Gimeno-Traver

Monday, June 20th 2011, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Andy Murray goes two sets to one up against Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver under the Centre Court roof on a rain-hit first day at Wimbledon.
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Anti-austerity protests in Spain

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 19:19

Tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets of Spanish cities in a march against austerity measures and unemployment.
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Ronaldo wants long stay at Real

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 9:54
related places: Real

Winger Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been linked to Manchester City, would be happy to stay at Real Madrid for another 10 years.
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Spanish police hit by Anonymous

Monday, June 13th 2011, 10:50

The website of Spain's national police force has been briefly knocked offline by hacker collective Anonymous.
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Spain arrests Anonymous suspects

Friday, June 10th 2011, 14:29

Three men suspected of being members of the Anonymous hacking group have been arrested in Spain.
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Real Madrid appeal Mourinho ban

Friday, June 10th 2011, 11:34

Real Madrid lodge appeal with Uefa against the five-game European ban imposed on manager Jose Mourinho.
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A most unusual case: 'Thief' hides inside luggage

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 11:47
related places: Barcelona

Spanish police arrest a man said to have smuggled himself inside a case on to Barcelona airport coaches in order to burgle the luggage compartments.
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Spanish exile writer Semprun dies

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 10:34
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Jorge Semprun, the Spanish writer and resistance fighter who spent decades in exile in Paris, dies at home in the French capital aged 87.
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VIDEO: Spain anger over cucumber accusation

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 10:28

MEP brandishes a cucumber as he demands compensation for Spain's farmers after cucumbers mistakenly blamed for E. coli outbreak
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Spain seeks E. coli compensation

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 9:10

Anger is growing in Spain, where the government and farmers are demanding compensation for being blamed as the source of the E. coli outbreak.
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Carmakers hit in new market slide

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 13:06
related countries: France France

Carmakers, headed by Peugeot, lead stock markets lower after data shows car sales falling in France and Spain in May.
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Cohen wins Spanish literary award

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 8:12

Veteran songwriter Leonard Cohen wins a top Spanish literature award for a body of work which has "influenced three generations around the world".
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VIDEO: E. coli outbreak 'not from Spain'

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:15
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hamburg

The Spanish government has said it is considering legal action against the authorities in the German city of Hamburg for wrongly blaming a major outbreak of E. coli on Spanish vegetables.
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VIDEO: Doubt over source of E. coli bug

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 6:23
related countries: Germany Germany

German officials say the E. coli outbreak which has killed 16 people in Europe may not have been caused by contaminated cucumbers from Spain.
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Spanish anger at cucumber blame

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 15:11

Spain expresses anger at links being made between Spanish cucumbers and an E. coli outbreak that has been blamed for 16 deaths.
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Cucumber victims 'will increase'

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 11:48
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

A deadly E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated cucumbers is expected to affect more people in the coming days, a German scientist says.
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Spain seeks 20 for Jesuit murders

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 6:44
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

A judge in Spain charges 20 Salvadoran military officers over the murder of six Jesuit priests and two women during El Salvador's civil war.
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Vote keeps Madrid tent city alive

Monday, May 30th 2011, 10:45
related places: Madrid

Thousands of Spaniards vow to remain camping in central Madrid, two weeks after launching their protest against austerity.
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Cucumber fear spreads in Europe

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Austria Austria, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Germany Germany

The Czech Republic and Austria take Spanish-grown cucumbers off the shelves after an E.coli contamination in Germany leaves 10 dead.
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Barclays 'may buy Spanish bank'

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 14:04

Barclays is looking at the purchase of one of Spain's regional savings banks, says a newspaper report.
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Pulp comeback gig charms critics

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 13:12

Indie band Pulp make their return to the live stage with a gig at a festival in Spain, after a break of a decade.
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VIDEO: Anger as Spain police move on protest

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 5:00
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's famous Plaza de Catalunya has been filled with thousands of people, following attempts by Spanish police to break up a protest camp there.
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VIDEO: Holidaymakers flee Ibiza forest fire

Friday, May 27th 2011, 12:29
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ibiza

About 800 people, including British and German tourists, have been evacuated from homes and hotels in Ibiza because of a severe forest fire, according to a Spanish official.
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Drain on Spain

Friday, May 27th 2011, 4:41

The damage wrought by our insatiable strawberry habit
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Spain 'stops Iran aircraft sale'

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 11:56
related countries: Iran Iran

Spanish police say they have prevented the illegal sale of military transport helicopters to Iran and have detained eight people, including three Iranians.
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Lauded Messi not under pressure

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 6:10
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is "relaxed" ahead of Saturday's Champions League Final and wants to stay with the Spanish side for the rest of his career.
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VIDEO: Inside Madrid's protest tent city

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 0:38
related places: Madrid

Unemployed graduate Juan Lopez shows BBC News around the tent city in Madrid's Puerta del Sol which has been the site of demonstration since 15 May.
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Real Madrid sack director Valdano

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 21:27

Real Madrid director general Jorge Valdano is sacked after a board meeting at the Bernabeu stadium.
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