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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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Spain to press Cuba on dissidents

Monday, July 5th 2010, 21:29
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Spain is set to increase pressure on Cuba to free political prisoners, some of whom are on hunger strike.
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Torres puts Hodgson talks on hold

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 20:49

Liverpool's Spanish international striker Fernando Torres will talk about his future with new manager Roy Hodgson after the World Cup.
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Spain must improve, admits coach

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 21:47
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Coach Vicente Del Bosque admits Spain struggled to find their usual rhythm after sneaking past Paraguay into a first ever World Cup semi-final.
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Cawthorn claims Euro sprint gold

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 12:22
related places: Trasona

GB kayaker Rachel Cawthorn storms to victory in the women's K1 1000m at the European Championships in Trasona, Spain.
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Struggling Torres backed by Villa

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 10:01
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, Portugal Portugal

David Villa defends his Spain team-mate Fernando Torres following criticism of the Liverpool striker's performances at the World Cup.
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Spain feel pressure - Del Bosque

Friday, June 25th 2010, 22:57
related countries: Chile Chile

Coach Vicente del Bosque admits Spain are feeling the weight of expectation after edging into the last 16 with a fractured win over Chile.
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Twelve die on Spanish train track

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 16:38

A train speeding through a Spanish railway station strikes a group of people crossing the tracks, killing 12 and injuring 14.
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Spain backs labour reform package

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 21:48

The Spanish parliament votes in favour of labour reforms designed to bring down high unemployment.
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Struggle for jobs

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 12:23

Spain takes steps to tackle chronic unemployment
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Fifa await Villa referee report

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 11:37
related countries: Honduras Honduras
related places: Villa

Fifa await the referee's report from Spain's win over Honduras before deciding to take any retrospective action against striker David Villa.
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Del Bosque downbeat despite win

Monday, June 21st 2010, 22:30
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is critical of his side, despite the vital 2-0 win over Honduras.
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Confidence boost

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 13:33

IMF gives backing to Spanish austerity plan
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IMF says Spain taking right steps

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 11:07

Spain is taking the right measures for economic stability, the head of the International Monetary Fund says on a visit to Madrid.
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It's quiz time!

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 20:21

Which Spanish footballer is this reporter dating?
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Spain goalkeeper challenged by lover on live TV

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 13:08
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The TV reporter girlfriend of Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas demanded he explain a blunder which lost them their match against Switzerland, live on TV.
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Spain borrowing costs at new high

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 13:50

The Spanish government's cost of borrowing hits a new level, even as it unveils labour reforms to deal with economic troubles.
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Spain unions call general strike

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 16:57

Unions in Spain call a general strike for September over labour reforms set to be announced by the government.
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Billionaires fund health effort

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 3:22
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Two of the world's richest men and Spain's government pledge $150m (£101.7m) to improve health in Central America and Mexico.
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Iniesta scan reveals minor injury

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 10:29
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Iniesta

Spain playmaker Andres Iniesta has a minor thigh injury, according to the national team doctor.
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Pain in Spain

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 2:30

Spaniards resist government austerity plan
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Spaniards fight austerity moves

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 23:31

Spanish public sector workers hold their first major strike in protest at austerity measures, including a 5% cut in pay.
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In pictures

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 14:14

Spanish public sector workers strike over cuts
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Zara opens its first Indian store

Monday, May 31st 2010, 15:13
related countries: India India

Clothing chain Zara opens its first store in India, as its Spanish owner Inditex continues its global expansion.
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Hewitt on Europe

Monday, May 31st 2010, 13:43

Spanish debts and job queues add to euro woes
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Mourinho unveiled as boss of Real

Monday, May 31st 2010, 11:09

Jose Mourinho is unveiled as the new manager of Real Madrid after signing a four-year deal.
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Fresh downgrade for Spanish debt

Monday, May 31st 2010, 7:11

Fitch becomes the second agency to downgrade Spain's credit rating, citing the country's poor growth prospects.
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Spain approves cuts in tight vote

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 11:06

Spain's parliament approves by just one vote a 15bn-euro austerity package to rein in the country's budget deficit.
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Pellegrini sacked by Real Madrid

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 18:42

Real Madrid sack coach Manuel Pellegrini, with the Spanish giants set to turn to Inter Milan's Jose Mourinho as his replacement.
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Fabregas inspired by Wenger talk

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 13:50

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas says Arsene Wenger has told him to focus on the World Cup rather than a possible move to Barcelona.
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Inter resigned to Mourinho exit

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:59

Coach Jose Mourinho is to hold talks with Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti as the Portuguese edges closer to leaving the European champions.
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IMF warning over Spanish economy

Monday, May 24th 2010, 16:25

The International Monetary Fund raises fresh concerns about Spain's economy, saying "far-reaching" reforms are vital.
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Mourinho guides Inter to European glory

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 20:38
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Madrid

Jose Mourinho writes his name into the history books as Diego Milito scores twice in Inter Milan's 2-0 win in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu in Madrid.
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Live - Champions League final

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 17:45
related places: Madrid

Inter Milan beat Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Champions League final in Madrid to claim the biggest prize in European football.
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Mourinho focused purely on final

Friday, May 21st 2010, 19:29

Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho says he is focused purely on Champions League glory and is not distracted by speculation linking him to Real Madrid.
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UK mother charged over Spain deaths

Friday, May 21st 2010, 15:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The mother of two British children found dead in a Spanish hotel room is charged with their murders.
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Child deaths mother due in Spanish court

Friday, May 21st 2010, 8:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The mother of two UK children found dead in a hotel in north-east Spain is expected to appear in a Spanish court later.
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Spain approves austerity measures

Friday, May 21st 2010, 8:16
related countries: Greece Greece

Spain approves a 15bn-euro ($19bn) austerity plan to rein in the public deficit and ease fears of a Greek-style debt crisis.
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Spain omit Senna from Cup squad

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 15:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Euro 2008 winner Marcos Senna is left out of Spain's final 23-man squad for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
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Spain's first fighting bull clone

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 17:10

Scientists in Spain say they have delivered a calf, called Got, that is the world's first clone of a fighting bull.
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Dead pair's father on sex charges

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 16:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The husband of a UK woman held in Spain over the deaths of their two children appears in court on child sex offences.
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Cordoba scandal

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 15:44

Spain shocked as sex abuse claims hit Church
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EU eyes Latin America trade boost

Monday, May 17th 2010, 13:16
related places: Madrid

The EU hopes to kick-start stalled trade talks with Latin America at a summit in Madrid.
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Barca clinch La Liga league title

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 18:49
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona clinch a second successive Spanish league title as Pep Guardiola's side end the season with a remarkable 99 points.
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FA chief 'quits' after referee claim

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 17:37

Lord Triesman is to quit as chairman of the FA and England 2018 World Cup bid in a row over referees, BBC Sport understands.
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Shares fall on fears over Europe

Friday, May 14th 2010, 20:35
related countries: Greece Greece

Shares fall sharply as fears continue about the impact of financial austerity measures in Greece, Portugal and Spain.
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Federer secures semi-final place

Friday, May 14th 2010, 20:14
related places: Madrid

Roger Federer comes from a set down to beat Ernests Gulbis and secure his place in the Madrid Open semi-final.
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Spanish judge Garzon is suspended

Friday, May 14th 2010, 15:17
related places: Garzon

High-profile Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon is suspended ahead of his trial over an alleged abuse of power.
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Spain win World Cup in extra time

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:41
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Andres Iniesta scores with four minutes left in extra time to give Spain their first World Cup with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands.
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Spain reach first World Cup final

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:33
related countries: Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands

Carles Puyol is the hero as Spain beat Germany 1-0 to make their first ever World Cup final, where they will face the Netherlands.
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Villa goal sends Spain into semis

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Spain reach their first World Cup semi-final as David Villa's fifth goal of the tournament is enough to earn a 1-0 win over Paraguay.
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Argentina thrashed by Germany

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:24
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany, Paraguay Paraguay

Miroslav Klose scores twice as ruthless Germany thrash Diego Maradona's Argentina 4-0 in their quarter-final in Cape Town.
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Spain win sets up Portugal clash

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:53
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Switzerland Switzerland

European champions Spain finish top of Group H and will face Portugal in the last 16 after a securing qualification with a 2-1 win over resilient 10-man Chile - who also go through and will now face Brazil.
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Villa double puts Spain back on track

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:34
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Switzerland Switzerland

David Villa scores twice as Spain beat Honduras 2-0 in Group H to earn their first win at the 2010 World Cup and boost their hopes of reaching the knockout stages.
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Chile overcome 10-man Switzerland

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:33
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Switzerland Switzerland

Chile leave it late to see off the battling 10 men of Switzerland in a Group H game in Port Elizabeth.
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