Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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.

World news related to Spain – overview

Spain: news

VIDEO: Tracking down UK suspects in Spain

Monday, February 21st 2011, 13:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ten suspected British criminals, thought to be on the run in Spain, are named in a most wanted list
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Appeal over UK suspects in Spain

Monday, February 21st 2011, 0:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Alicante

A new Crimestoppers' campaign targeting UK suspects thought to be hiding in Spain is being launched in Alicante.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thousands back new Basque party

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 4:37
related places: Bilbao

Thousands of people rally in the Basque city of Bilbao in northern Spain to demand the legalisation of a new separatist party.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cuba sets free defiant dissident

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 23:27
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Cuban government frees a jailed dissident journalist who refused to go into exile in Spain as a condition for release.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live text - F1 testing

Friday, February 18th 2011, 8:11
related places: Barcelona

All 12 Formula 1 teams are in Spain for day one of the penultimate pre-season test at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nadal to make Davis Cup comeback

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 17:18
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Rafael Nadal will make his comeback, following a muscle injury, in Spain's Davis Cup clash against Belgium in March.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Man arrested over Nintendo hack

Monday, February 14th 2011, 18:44

Police in Spain arrest a man for allegedly stealing private data on Nintendo users and trying to blackmail the company
Read the full article » | View on the map »

More Cuba dissidents out of jail

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 1:49
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba releases the political prisoners Hector Maseda and Angel Moya, after a seven-month delay following their refusal to go into exile in Spain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain's economy expands by 0.2%

Friday, February 11th 2011, 12:52

The Spanish economy expanded by 0.2% in the fourth quarter, boosted by exports, according to official estimates.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Three Cork plane crash dead named

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 23:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Belfast, Cork

Six people, including a relative of the Irish president, are killed and six others injured after a small plane travelling from Belfast crashes in fog at Cork Airport.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Real top football rich list again

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 8:42
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid head the 2009-10 list of the richest football clubs in the world, while Manchester City climb from 20th to 11th place.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Guardiola agrees Barca extension

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 23:40
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola will extend his contract with the Spanish champions until the end of next season.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Madrid in commuter smog warning

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 17:33
related places: Madrid

Madrid's city council is calling on commuters to take public transport and help combat a spike in air pollution levels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish bull off to North Africa

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 14:27
related places: Melilla

A Spanish national symbol, the Osborne bull, is to be erected in the enclave of Melilla in North Africa, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nadal and Vonn win Laureus awards

Monday, February 7th 2011, 18:30
related countries: United States United States

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal and American skiing Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn win the top honours at this year's Laureus Sport Awards.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Students 'mutiny' on Spain flight

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 23:29
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Spanish police remove more than 100 Belgian students from a Ryanair plane due to fly from Lanzarote, after a row over a hand luggage fee.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rock guitar star Gary Moore dies

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 19:02

The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room in Spain at the age of 58.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bad Spanish loans hit Santander

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Santander

Spanish banking group Santander sees profits down 8.5% on bad debts in its home market, but gets a boost from the UK.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Adebayor savours first Real goal

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 10:01
related places: Real

Emmanuel Adebayor speaks of his delight after making a goal scoring home debut for Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain's BBVA posts higher profits

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 12:36

BBVA, the second largest bank in Spain, reports a 9.4% rise in full-year net profit to 4.6bn euros.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain agrees 'grand social pact'

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 13:25

Government, unions and business in Spain agree a "grand social pact" to allow for an overhaul to boost the economy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Torres set for talks with Chelsea

Monday, January 31st 2011, 19:49

Liverpool give permission for striker Fernando Torres to hold talks with Chelsea after the clubs agree a transfer fee.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Aguero agrees Atletico extension

Monday, January 31st 2011, 14:46

Sergio Aguero, rumoured to be a target for Chelsea and Tottenham, signs a contract extension with his club Atletico Madrid.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish deal on age of retirement

Friday, January 28th 2011, 12:10

Spain's government reaches a deal with unions to raise the compulsory retirement age from 65 to 67.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain call to probe 'baby thefts'

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 20:49

Alleged victims of a baby-trafficking network in Spain begun under General Franco have begun legal action demanding an investigation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Atletico reject £52m Chelsea bid

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 21:04

Atletico Madrid turn down a joint £52m bid from Chelsea for striker Sergio Aguero and defender Diego Godin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Real Madrid sign Adebayor on loan

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 20:47

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has joined Real Madrid on loan until the end of the season.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Telefonica strengthens China ties

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 14:44
related countries: China China

Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica and Chinese operator China Unicom agree to expand their alliance by investing $500m in each other.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Harry Redknapp 'mugged' in Madrid

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 1:09
related places: Madrid

Tottenham Hotspur football manager Harry Redknapp says he was mugged while attending the Madrid derby in Spain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ryanair in boarding pass threat

Friday, January 21st 2011, 15:13

Ryanair has threatened to turn away passengers arriving at check in without their pre-printed boarding pass.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Stay for free at a rubbish hotel

Friday, January 21st 2011, 7:26
related places: Madrid

A new hotel has opened in Madrid which is made entirely from rubbish washed up on the shores of Europe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Row over Spain Senate translators

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 13:54

There is controversy in Spain over the introduction of a translation service in the Senate so that deputies can speak regional languages if they prefer to.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rubbish rooms - Madrid's new hotel is 100% trash

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 5:24
related places: Madrid

A hotel made entirely of rubbish - much of it found on European beaches - opens in the Spanish capital, Madrid.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain raids 'largest cocaine lab'

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 15:16

Spanish police say they have raided Europe's "largest and most sophisticated" cocaine lab, seizing 300kg of the drug and 2m euros in cash.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain holds 10 in anti-Eta raids

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 12:22

Spanish police arrest 10 people in the first operation against the Basque separatist group Eta since its ceasefire.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Strong demand for Spanish bonds

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 11:25

Spain's latest debt sale raises 3bn euros, with the average yield at a lower rate than expected, as nerves over European debt ease.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Making an Olympic champ's bike

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 10:02
related places: Bilbao

A tour of the factory near Bilbao, northern Spain, where an Olympic champion's next mountain bike is being made.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish PM rejects Eta ceasefire

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 0:28

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says announcement by Basque separatist group Eta of a permanent ceasefire does not go far enough.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain's Eta call 'permanent truce'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 21:49

The Basque separatist group Eta has announced a permanent ceasefire in its fight for independence from Spain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Eta calls 'permanent ceasefire'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 15:40

Basque separatists Eta call a permanent ceasefire in its fight for independence from Spain, but the Spanish government downplays the statement.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China backs new Spain investment

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 15:00
related countries: China China

The Chinese Vice Premier has promised to buy Spanish government bonds despite the crisis of confidence over eurozone debt.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish smokers rebel against ban

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 10:28

Spain's new year anti-smoking law encounters resistance, with hundreds of complaints that it is being flouted.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain to probe Iraq camp deaths

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 21:13
related countries: Iran Iran, Iraq Iraq

Spain opens a probe under its universal justice system into a deadly raid by Iraqi security forces on a camp housing Iranian exiles in July 2009.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kaka feared career was finished

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 18:37

Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, who has just returned after five months out, said he feared a knee injury was going to end his career.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Making a champion's mountain bike

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 14:49

As part of the BBC's World Olympic Dreams series, Kieran Fox has been to northern Spain, where skilled manufacturers make the bike for the reigning Olympic mountain bike champion Julien Absalon.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain's anti-smoking law takes effect

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 9:25

A tough anti-smoking law, banning smoking in all bars and restaurants, has taken effect in Spain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish smoking ban takes effect

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 1:47

Spain sees the introduction of strict new anti-smoking rules that are among the toughest in Europe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish police jailed for torture

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 19:10

A Spanish court sentences four civil guard police officers to prison for torturing two members of the armed Basque separatist group, Eta.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spain to increase minimum wages

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 13:37

Spain's minimum wage will increase by 1.3% in 2011, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero announces.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Act of devotion

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 8:17
related places: Madrid

A Madrid man has spent decades building a cathedral from junk
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Act of faith: A church made of junk

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 7:22

A man in Spain has spent almost 50 years building a church entirely from scrap, after he was expelled from a monastery after he contracted TB.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Flour fight turns Spanish town white

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 22:57
related places: Alicante, Ibi

An annual flour fight festival, ''Els Enfarinats,'' has taken place in the Spanish town of Ibi in Alicante.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 32/54

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS