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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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Spanish court upholds Garzon case

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 14:20
related places: Franco, Garzon

The supreme court in Spain refuses a request to throw out a case against its most famous judge, Baltasar Garzon, accused of overstepping his authority.
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Iran launches Spanish TV channel

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 11:38
related countries: Iran Iran

The Iranian government launches a Spanish-language satellite TV channel, as it seeks warmer ties with Latin America.
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Spain property woes hit Santander

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 9:30
related places: Santander

Santander reveals a 35% fall in annual profits after the group took extra provisions for deteriorating real estate assets in Spain.
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VIDEO: Spanish court to decide on judge trial

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 6:35

The supreme court in Spain is due to decide later today whether to proceed with the prosecution of the country's most prominent judge for abuse of power
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Spain airline suddenly collapses

Monday, January 30th 2012, 11:58

Spain's fourth-largest airline Spanair collapses, leaving more than 20,000 passengers stranded across Europe and Africa.
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Spain's economy contracts by 0.3%

Monday, January 30th 2012, 11:02

The Spanish economy shrank by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2011, amid expectations that Spain will fall into recession this year.
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Spain demo for human rights judge

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 22:21
related places: Madrid

Thousands of people protest in the Spanish capital, Madrid, in support of prominent human rights judge Baltasar Garzon, on trial for exceeding his powers.
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VIDEO: Spanair passengers left stranded

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 5:18

Around 20,000 passengers across Europe and Africa have been left stranded or forced to find new flights after the collapse of Spain's fourth-largest airline, Spanair.
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Fitch downgrades Italy and Spain

Friday, January 27th 2012, 20:28
related countries: Italy Italy

Five eurozone economies, including Italy and Spain, are downgraded by rating agency Fitch, citing financial weakness during the debt crisis.
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Spain jobless passes five million

Friday, January 27th 2012, 14:25

Spain's unemployment figure rose above the five million mark in the last quarter of 2011, official figures show.
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Impossible to win at Barca - Real

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 6:48
related places: Barcelona, Rey

Jose Mourinho claims some of his Real Madrid players believe it is "impossible to win" at Barcelona's Nou Camp following their Copa del Rey exit.
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Barcelona 2-2 R Madrid (agg 4-3)

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 23:49
related places: Barcelona, Pedro, Rey

Goals from Pedro and Dani Alves send Barcelona through to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
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Wednesday football as it happened

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 18:47
related places: Barcelona

Liverpool secure a place in the Carling Cup final with an aggregate win over Manchester City, and Barcelona see off Real Madrid in a thrilling El Clasico.
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Rapist psychic found dead in cell

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 9:56

A convicted paedophile, whose partner is accused of murdering their children in Spain, is found hanged in his cell at HMP Manchester.
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High-profile Spain judge on trial

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 15:47
related places: Franco

Spain's high-profile judge Baltasar Garzon goes on trial for overstepping his powers by investigating civil war and Franco-era crimes.
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VIDEO: Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon on trial

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 5:35
related countries: Chile Chile

The Spanish Judge who indicted the former Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet is himself going on trial.
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Airport suspect to be extradited

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An alleged member of Basque separatist group Eta can be extradited to Spain over claims he plotted to target an airport with grenades, a UK judge says.
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VIDEO: Pinochet judge on trial in Madrid

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 22:09
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Madrid

The Spanish judge who famously indicted late Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet has gone on trial charged with illegally authorising police to bug lawyers' conversations with clients.
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Pinochet judge on trial in Spain

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 18:00
related countries: Chile Chile

Baltasar Garzon, the Spanish judge who famously indicted late Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet, goes on trial for the first time.
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Franco-era minister dies in Spain

Monday, January 16th 2012, 1:09
related places: Madrid

Manuel Fraga Iribarne - the last surviving senior politician from General Franco's era in Spain - dies at his home in Madrid, aged 89.
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Spain's cost of borrowing falls

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 11:30
related countries: Italy Italy

Spain and Italy both hold bond auctions at which the amount they have to pay to borrow the money falls considerably.
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Bank signs up for cloud computing

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 6:12

Spanish bank BBVA tells the BBC it is switching its 110,000 staff to use Google's cloud-computing software in the largest deal of its kind.
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VIDEO: Mexico monument finally unveiled

Monday, January 9th 2012, 17:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A monument to celebrate Mexico's 200 years of independence from Spain is finally inaugurated after nearly 15 months of delay.
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