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Spain 4-0 Republic of Ireland

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 20:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Fernando Torres scores twice as Spain move top of Group C with a win that knocks Republic of Ireland out of Euro 2012.
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Spain borrowing costs at new high

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 16:49

Spain's borrowing costs reach a new euro-era record, with 10-year bond yields hitting 7% - a level many analysts believe is unsustainable.
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Spain and Cyprus ratings slashed

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 22:12

The crisis-struck Spanish and Cypriot governments' credit ratings are cut by Moody's, leaving Spain just above "junk" levels.
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VIDEO: Miners protest in Spain's parliament

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 16:24

Miners' union leaders protest in the Spanish parliament against a proposed 64% subsidy cut.
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Spain economic crisis: Your stories

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 16:02

BBC News website readers in Spain on life in the economic crisis
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VIDEO: Spanish anger over austerity cuts

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 5:42

As Spain's borrowing costs rise to their highest rate since the launch of the euro, protests are held across the country against planned austerity measures.
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Spain borrowing costs hit record

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 21:06
related countries: Italy Italy

Spain's borrowing costs hit a euro-era high, while Italy's yields touch levels not seen for months, as optimism over the Spanish bank bailout fades.
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Uefa investigates racism claims

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 11:55
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Italy Italy, Russia Russia

Uefa is to investigate alleged racist chanting during the Euro 2012 matches between Spain and Italy and Russia v Czech Republic.
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Fears remain despite Spain deal

Monday, June 11th 2012, 21:01

Concern remains about eurozone debt, despite the 100bn-euro bailout of Spain's banks, as borrowing costs for Italy and Spain both rise.
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VIDEO: Spain deal boosts stocks and euro

Monday, June 11th 2012, 5:14

The euro has made gains against the dollar and the yen as markets react to the eurozone deal aimed at shoring up Spain's troubled banks.
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Spain deal boosts euro and stocks

Monday, June 11th 2012, 4:57

Stocks in Asia and the euro make gains as a eurozone deal to shore up Spain's troubled banks provides a boost to the single currency.
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Spain 1-1 Italy

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 17:51
related countries: Italy Italy

Cesc Fabregas rescued a point for Spain as the champions began the defence of their European title with a draw against Italy
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Spain rescue 'a victory for euro'

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 16:44

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy says a decision by eurozone ministers to help Spain shore up its struggling banks is a "victory for the euro".
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Spain bank bailout is welcomed

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 3:41

Spain's decision to request a eurozone loan of up to 100bn euros to help its struggling banking system wins broad international support.
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Spain banks get up to 100bn euros

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 19:55

Spain is to get up to 100bn euros ($125bn; £80bn) in loans from eurozone funds to try to help shore up its struggling banks, it is announced.
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Ministers discuss Spain bank aid

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 17:40

Eurozone ministers have discussed help for Spain's stricken banks, with reports suggesting loans worth up to 100bn euros could be offered.
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Spain aid talks 'not ruled out'

Friday, June 8th 2012, 22:33

Emergency talks this weekend to discuss a bailout for Spain cannot be ruled out, the Dutch finance minister says, amid reports it will ask for aid as early as Saturday.
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Spain downgraded on bailout fears

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 19:23

Spain's credit rating has been downgraded as estimates on the size of the bailout it needs begin to mount up.
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Villarreal manager Preciado dies

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 14:05
related places: Villarreal

Spanish coach Manuel Preciado dies at the age of 54, just 24 hours after being appointed Villarreal manager.
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AUDIO: Euro 'needs federal union to survive'

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 7:55

Former head of the FSA Howard Davies and Terry Smith, chief executive of Tullett Prebon, debate Spain and the eurozone crisis.
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VIDEO: Spain plans bond sale

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 5:25

Spain will try to raise money on credit markets today after initially saying it was all but blocked from them.
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Wall Street shares bounce back

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 0:39
related countries: United States United States

US shares see their biggest daily jump this year on hopes of a rescue for Spain's banks and a Fed survey suggesting the US economy is picking up.
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Spain rejects bailout speculation

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 19:24

Spain's economy minister rejects claims that the country is about to seek aid for its banking sector, as pressure grows on authorities to act.
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Spain: Simmering anger in Seville

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 12:32

How long will Spanish society hold together in economic crisis?
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Giant solar plane lands in Rabat

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 23:30
related countries: Morocco Morocco

A giant solar-powered plane lands in Morocco's capital Rabat after flying from Spain, completing the second leg of its pioneering journey.
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G7 discusses eurozone debt crisis

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 18:49

G7 finance chiefs hold emergency talks as Spain's finance minister says credit markets are "effectively shut" to his country.
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I want to stay at Real - Ronaldo

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 15:28
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to end his career at Real Madrid after winning his first Spanish league title.
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Spanish jobless level falls back

Monday, June 4th 2012, 7:50

The number of people looking for work in Spain fell for the second month in a row in May to 4.71 million.
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Spain body found after 15 years

Friday, June 1st 2012, 22:23

The remains of a man have been found in a house in western Spain at least 15 years since he was last seen, Spanish media reported.
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Spain's manufacturing woes deepen

Friday, June 1st 2012, 9:50
related countries: Greece Greece

The rate of contraction in Spain's manufacturing sector was worse than that of Greece in May, an influential business survey suggests.
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VIDEO: Spaniards moving money out of Spain

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 22:11

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi says that eurozone leaders must decide what they want the bloc to look like in the future, because the current set-up is "unsustainable".
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Spain denies IMF bailout rumours

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 21:50

Spain's economy minister dismisses talk of it seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund as "senseless".
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Markets unsettled by Spain fears

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 17:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Fears over Spain's finances have sparked losses for stock markets and a move into safe haven investments.
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Three Spanish banks agree merger

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 21:13

Three Spanish savings banks - Ibercaja, Liberbank and Caja3 - approve a merger to strengthen their weakened balance sheets.
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Self-drive 'convoy' hits the road

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 10:08

A three-car self-drive convoy is tested on a public road in Spain for the first time, raising hopes of a new era of relaxed driving.
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Aguero is committed to Man City

Monday, May 28th 2012, 14:16

Sergio Aguero dismisses reports linking him with Real Madrid, saying he plans to see out his Manchester City contract.
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Eta commander arrested in France

Monday, May 28th 2012, 4:57
related countries: France France

The military leader of the Basque separatist group Eta is arrested in southern France along with an alleged accomplice, Spanish authorities say.
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Torres earns place in Spain squad

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 12:19

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is in defending champions Spain's 23-man squad for Euro 2012 but the injured David Villa misses out.
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VIDEO: Spain's Bankia vows transparency

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 14:24

The head of Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, has promised more transparency, a day after announcing huge losses and asking for a bailout.
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Spain's Bankia vows transparency

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 11:37

The head of Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, promises greater transparency after announcing 3bn-euro losses and asking for a state bailout.
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Guardiola signs off with Copa win

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 7:51
related places: Rey

Departing Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola ends with a Copa del Rey win as his team beats Atletico Bilbao in the final.
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Spain's Bankia seeks 19bn euros

Friday, May 25th 2012, 20:38

Spain's fourth-largest bank, Bankia, asks for a bailout worth 19bns euros ($24bn; £15bn), and admits that it made a massive loss last year.
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Spanish bank's shares suspended

Friday, May 25th 2012, 18:34
related places: Madrid

Spain's Bankia asks the government for a bailout of 19bn euros ($24bn; £15bn), while the region of Catalonia has already asked for help.
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Eurovision Spain star 'misquoted'

Friday, May 25th 2012, 11:37

Spain's Eurovision entrant denies reports she was asked not to win by her country's public television channel, claiming she was misquoted.
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Gibraltar fishing row continues

Friday, May 25th 2012, 8:29
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Gibraltarian police confront Spanish officers escorting Spanish fishing boats in the waters near Gibraltar for the second night running.
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Doha and Baku cut from 2020 list

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 23:00
related countries: Japan Japan, Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha, Madrid

Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid will compete to host the 2020 Olympics after Doha and Baku were cut from the list.
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Mourinho signs Real Madrid deal

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 13:55

Jose Mourinho signs a new four-year contract to remain as manager of La Liga champions Real Madrid until 2016.
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Spanish protest at education cuts

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 12:52

Schools and universities in Spain close in protest at government cuts, in the first ever strike across all levels of public education.
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Williams ready after fire drama

Monday, May 21st 2012, 18:59
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Chief engineer says the team is ready for the Monaco GP despite having their preparations "hampered" by Spanish GP fire.
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Argentine gas exports cancelled

Friday, May 18th 2012, 22:41
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Spanish energy giant Repsol cancels a contract to provide gas to Argentina, in a continuing row after Buenos Aries nationalised one of its subsidiaries.
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Cuban offshore oil attempt fails

Friday, May 18th 2012, 20:00
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Spain's Repsol oil company says a first attempt to find oil off Cuba's northern coast has been unsuccessful.
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VIDEO: Tension over Spanish bank debts

Friday, May 18th 2012, 19:04

The Spanish government has announced that the level of bad loans held by the country's banks is at an 18-year high.
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Market jitters over eurozone woes

Friday, May 18th 2012, 17:31
related countries: Greece Greece

European markets suffer a nervous session with investors unsettled by a downgrade for Spanish banks and the political crisis in Greece.
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VIDEO: G8 leaders to meet at Camp David

Friday, May 18th 2012, 4:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moody

G8 leaders are due to meet at Camp David in the US, as world stock markets fall in response to the latest downgrading of 16 banks in Spain by the ratings agency Moody's.
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Moody's downgrades Spanish banks

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 22:12

Ratings agency Moody's cuts the credit ratings of 16 Spanish banks, as shares in struggling lender Bankia fell another 14%.
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Spain's cost of borrowing jumps

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 10:16
related countries: Greece Greece

The cost of borrowing on the international money markets rise sharply for Spain as investors fear further financial turmoil in Europe.
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Spanish queen cancels UK visit

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 10:05
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Spain's Queen Sofia cancels a visit to the UK for the Diamond Jubilee following disputes with London over the territory of Gibraltar.
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Results delay hits Bankia shares

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 16:10

Shares in Bankia, the part-nationalised Spanish bank, fall more than 10% after it delays the release of its first quarter results.
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Spain rejects Eta talks request

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 11:39

The Spanish government rejects a request from the Basque militant group Eta for talks, seven months after its truce, and calls on it to disband.
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