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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

Error will not be my last - Gomes

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 12:25

Spurs keeper Heurelho Gomes says he needs to "show character" after gifting Real Madrid victory in their Champions League quarter-final
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Redknapp sets sights on top four

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 22:46

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp targets another Champions League campaign after Real Madrid knock his side out of this season's competition
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Gomes howler seals Tottenham Euro exit

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 20:35

Tottenham's Champions League adventure comes to an end as they are knocked out by Real Madrid.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 16:59

Real Madrid set up a Champions League semi-final against Barcelona after beating Spurs 5-0 on aggregate, while Schalke will meet Manchester United after thumping holders Inter Milan 7-3 over two legs.
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Mourinho keen to stay at Bernabeu

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 19:43

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho insists he is happy at the Bernebeu and is not looking for an imminent return to the Premier League.
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Spurs 'can pull off miracle win'

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 18:39

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp says his team are capable of a "miracle" Champions League comeback against Real Madrid on Wednesday.
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Against the clock

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 0:22

Spanish author who beat HG Wells to time machine idea
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Barclays Spain raises new funds

Friday, April 8th 2011, 11:40

Barclays bank is to move extra funds into its Spanish division in order to meet new capital rules coming into force this year.
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Cuban dissidents arrive in Spain

Friday, April 8th 2011, 7:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Madrid

A plane carrying 37 recently freed Cuban political prisoners and their families has landed in Madrid, officials say.
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Spain to welcome Cuba dissidents

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 17:10
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Madrid

Some 37 former Cuban political prisoners and members of their families are expected to arrive in Madrid on Friday, Spanish officials say.
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Lennon refuses to be 'scapegoat'

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 15:26

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon says he does not want to be made a "scapegoat" for his side's 4-0 Champions League defeat by Real Madrid on Tuesday.
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Spain gets IMF vote of confidence

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 9:30

Spain has no need of an international financial rescue, says the head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
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Redknapp rues Crouch sending off

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 22:05

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says his side were left with an "impossible task" after Peter Crouch was sent off in their 4-0 Champions League defeat by Real Madrid.
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Ruthless Real punish 10-man Tottenham

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 20:37

Emmanuel Adebayor scores twice as 10-man Tottenham are overpowered 4-0 by Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final after having Peter Crouch sent off early on.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 17:01

Real Madrid thump 10-man Tottenham at the Bernabeu, while Schalke 04 stun holders Inter Milan in Tuesday's other Champions League quarter-final first leg and there is also domestic action in the Football League.
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'Webcam killer' arrested in Spain

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 12:31
related countries: Romania Romania
related places: Madrid

Spanish police arrest a Romanian suspected of having strangled his wife in Madrid and then shown her body to his father in Romania via a webcam.
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Spurs primed to face Ronaldo and Real

Monday, April 4th 2011, 18:35

Tottenham will face a Real Madrid side that is likely to include injury-doubt Cristiano Ronaldo as the two sides look to gain the advantage in tonight's Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie.
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Spanish jobless level rises again

Monday, April 4th 2011, 10:44

The number of Spanish people filing for unemployment benefits rose for its eighth consecutive month in March to 4.3 million
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Lorenzo seals Spanish MotoGP win

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 13:14

Jorge Lorenzo captures the Spanish MotoGP in Jerez, with Dani Pedrosa second and Nicky Hayden third.
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Cruz receives Walk of Fame star

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 12:35

Oscar-winner Penelope Cruz becomes the first Spanish actress to get a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
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Mourinho's unbeaten home run ends

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 19:10

Jose Mourinho's nine-year unbeaten home league record as a coach comes to an end as his Real Madrid side lose 1-0 to Sporting Gijon
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Spanish PM will not seek new term

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 11:01

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says he will not seek a third term in parliamentary elections due next year.
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Pedrosa rides despite injury blow

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 14:52

Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa will race in Sunday's Spanish MotoGP despite discovering he is suffering from damaged nerves in his arm.
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Spanish tragedy

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 0:48

The babies taken from their parents and never seen again
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VIDEO: Spain investigates baby trade claims

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 19:27

Spanish prosecutors launch nationwide investigation into claims of an illicit trade in newborn babies
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Court bars Spanish league strike

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 9:27
related places: Madrid

Spain's league programme goes ahead as planned this weekend after a Madrid court upholds a challenge by six clubs against a proposed strike.
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Wada appeals to Cas over Contador

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 6:58

The World Anti-Doping Agency appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over the lifting of Alberto Contador's doping ban in Spain.
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Spain pledges economic reforms

Friday, March 25th 2011, 23:11

Spain announces new economic measures in order to reassure markets that the country's deficit is under control
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Spain airport strike called off

Friday, March 25th 2011, 22:43

Spanish airport workers call off strikes planned for the busy tourist season after concerns over job security and conditions are satisfied.
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EU blow to Spain's small traders

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 16:11

A bid by Spain's Catalonia region to protect small retailers against competition from larger rivals is blocked by EU judges.
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Spanish matches off over dispute

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 22:52

The Spanish league season may end three weeks later than planned after the next round of matches is postponed because of a dispute over television revenue.
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Out of work network

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 11:53

Spain's social website for the jobless
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Mourinho hails Spurs' Euro effort

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 22:15

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho hails the Champions League run of quarter-final opponents Tottenham - but expects his team to bring it to an end.
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Chelsea get Man Utd in last eight

Friday, March 18th 2011, 11:20

Chelsea face Manchester United in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, while Tottenham will play Real Madrid.
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Live - Champions League draw

Friday, March 18th 2011, 10:29

Chelsea and Manchester United are paired together in the Champions League quarter-finals, with Tottenham drawn against Real Madrid.
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Real Madrid 3-0 Lyon (agg 4-1)

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 21:38

Goals from Marcelo, Karim Benzema and Angel Di Maria take Real Madrid past Lyon and through to the last eight of the Champions League for the first time since 2004.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 18:45
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Chelsea hold FC Copenhagen to go through 2-0 on aggregate while Real Madrid beat Lyon 3-0 on the night to reach the quarter-finals in the last of the Champions League last-16 encounters.
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Spanish banks need capital boost

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 19:11

The Spanish central bank announces that 12 banks need to boost their reserves in order to meet capital requirement rules.
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Spain debt downgraded by Moody's

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 11:26

Spain's debt is downgraded one notch to Aa2 by Moody's on worries over the government's ability to improve its finances.
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VIDEO: Carnival hits the Canary Islands

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 12:45

Thousands of Canary Islanders danced their way through Tenerife and Gran Canaria this week as the Spanish islands celebrated Carnival in style.
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Spanish strikes loom for Easter

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 17:53

Travellers heading to Spain for Easter face chaos after the country's main trade unions announce 22 days of planned strikes.
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US student found dead in Madrid

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 10:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Madrid

The body of a US student who went missing in Madrid on 25 February is recovered from a river in the Spanish capital.
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Not so fast

Monday, March 7th 2011, 11:54

Spanish drivers ordered to slow down to save energy
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Peseta back in use in Spanish town

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 16:21

A small town in northern Spain reintroduces the old Spanish currency - the peseta - alongside the euro to give the local economy a lift.
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Mourinho 'escapes knife attack'

Friday, March 4th 2011, 18:22

A man armed with a dagger is reported to have tried to stab Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho as he signed autographs in a Spanish airport.
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Cuba to release Diosdado Gonzalez

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 23:11
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba is to release the jailed dissident Diosdado Gonzalez, who had refused to go into exile in Spain, the Roman Catholic Church says.
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VIDEO: La Rioja embraces modern architecture

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 6:36
related places: Rioja

Rafael Estefania travelled to the Rioja region of Spain to sample some wine and visit the very modern wineries and bodegas
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BBC ends Spanish radio broadcasts

Friday, February 25th 2011, 23:57

The BBC World Service ends Spanish radio broadcasts to Latin America, 73 years after they began.
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Three BBC language broadcasts end

Friday, February 25th 2011, 11:44
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The BBC World Service stops radio broadcasts in three languages - Serbian, Portuguese and Spanish - as a result of budget cuts.
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Spain jails Latin Kings gang boss

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 16:19
related places: Madrid

The three most senior leaders of a Spanish gang that grew out of a violent Hispanic organisation are jailed by a court in Madrid.
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Nine hurt in Ibiza knife rampage

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 15:18
related places: Ibiza

A man wielding a knife wounds at least nine people at random in a rampage on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza.
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Lyon 1-1 Real Madrid

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 0:06

Bafetimbi Gomis volleys a late equaliser as Lyon recover from Karim Benzema's strike to draw with Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 18:48
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Chelsea take on FC Copenhagen and Lyon host Real Madrid in the Champions League, while Blackpool host Tottenham in the Premier League and there is a full programme in the Football League on a busy Tuesday of football.
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