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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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Spanish hairdressers campaign against tax on playing radio

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 18:03

Hairdressers in Catalonia in Spain launch a campaign to avoid paying tax for playing the radio in their salons.
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Extradition for 'dirty war' pilot

Monday, January 18th 2010, 15:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A Spanish court agrees to extradite a pilot held over "death flights" during the 1976-1983 rule of Argentina's junta.
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Spain sees sharp drop in migrants

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 1:28

Spain says the number of migrants trying to enter the country illegally by sea from Africa fell by almost half in 2009.
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FBI 'used MP's photo for Bin Laden'

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 21:20

A Spanish politician says the FBI used his photo for a digitally-altered image showing how Osama Bin Laden might look.
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Schumacher pleased by test return

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 17:49

Michael Schumacher says he felt "comfortable" on his track return in a GP2 car before his Formula 1 comeback
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ETA suspects held outside Spain

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 22:27
related countries: France France, Portugal Portugal

Four suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA have been arrested in Portugal and France, officials say.
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Murray and Robson beaten in final

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 8:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British duo Andy Murray and Laura Robson lose 2-1 to Spain in the final of the Hopman Cup in Australia.
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Spain seeks new EU economy vision

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 23:50

Spain proposes setting binding economic targets for the EU under a 10-year plan to boost growth and competitiveness.
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Spanish supermarkets get cocaine delivery in banana boxes

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 15:29

Drug smugglers appear to have made a major slip-up, after huge quantities of cocaine were delivered to supermarkets in Spain hidden in boxes of bananas.
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Hacker pokes fun at Spanish PM with image of Mr Bean

Monday, January 4th 2010, 22:47

In a dig at the Spanish prime minister, a computer hacker replaces a picture of him on the EU presidency site, with one of the hapless Mr Bean.
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Hewitt's Europe

Monday, January 4th 2010, 0:43

The pitfalls of the EU presidency for Spain's PM
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Somali pirates hijack two ships

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 11:56
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Thailand Thailand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Somali pirates hijack a UK-flagged chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden on its way to Thailand from Spain, officials say.
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Air Comet 'hunger strike' threat

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 16:08

Passengers stranded at airports in Spain and Latin America threaten a hunger strike after Air Comet suspends all its flights.
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Mali albino 'fled discrimination'

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 15:44
related countries: Mali Mali

Lawyers for a Malian albino man granted asylum in Spain tell the BBC he faced constant discrimination at home.
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Catalonia backs bullfight debate

Friday, December 18th 2009, 16:47

The Catalan regional parliament votes in favour of debating a ban on bullfighting in the Spanish region.
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Spanish dig fails to find Lorca

Friday, December 18th 2009, 15:35
related places: Lorca

A two-month dig aimed at finding the remains of Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca has yielded nothing, officials say.
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Expelled Sahara activist returns

Friday, December 18th 2009, 5:45
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Western Sahara Western Sahara

A Western Sahara activist expelled by Morocco is allowed to return from Spain where she was on hunger strike.
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Spanish region in symbolic vote

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 16:03

The Spanish region of Catalonia holds an unofficial referendum on independence as part of a campaign to raise the issue.
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Testing ties

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 16:11

Catalans vote on independence from Spain
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New rules drawn up to unify Spanish language worldwide

Friday, December 11th 2009, 1:01

A new grammar book aims to draw up joint rules for Spanish, spoken by some 500 million people around the globe.
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Live text - Tuesday football

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 18:45

Michael Owen scores a hat-trick as Man Utd win at Wolfsburg, Chelsea draw and Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and AC Milan reach the last 16 of the Champions League.
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Al-Qaeda 'took Europeans hostage'

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 12:21
related countries: Mali Mali, Mauritania Mauritania

An al-Qaeda offshoot says it kidnapped three Spanish aid workers in Mauritania and a Frenchman in Mali last month.
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Western Sahara woman refuses care

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 0:25
related countries: Western Sahara Western Sahara

A Western Sahara activist on hunger strike in Spain says she is now refusing all medical care over a passport row with Morocco.
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Spain apologises for gay jailing

Sunday, December 6th 2009, 3:42

A Spanish man jailed for being homosexual in the 1970s receives the first official letter of apology.
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Ronaldo sent off in Real victory

Saturday, December 5th 2009, 22:47
related places: Almeria, Real

Real Madrid come from behind to beat Almeria at the Bernebeau as Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty and scored a goal before he was red-carded.
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Mauritanian police chief sacked

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 18:05
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Mauritania sacks its police chief days after three Spanish aid workers were kidnapped by gunmen.
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Spain fears kidnap was al-Qaeda

Monday, November 30th 2009, 13:08
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Al-Qaeda's North African branch may have kidnapped three aid workers in Mauritania, a minister says.
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Concert backs 'Gandhi of Sahara'

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 20:07
related countries: Western Sahara Western Sahara

Spanish singers stage a concert in support of a Western Sahara activist on hunger strike in the Canary Islands.
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Barca leapfrog Real with key win

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 19:56

Barcelona beat Real Madrid 1-0 at the Camp Nou to overtake their arch rivals at the top of La Liga.
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Live - Sunday football

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 11:30
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona host Real Madrid after Chelsea beat Arsenal to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League on a busy Sunday of football action.
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Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 18:53

Spanish police hold at least 34 people in an operation against a banned youth group linked to radical Basque separatism.
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Live - Federer v Verdasco

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 20:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

World number one Roger Federer takes on Spain's Fernando Verdasco in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Credit card security breach fear

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 11:53
related countries: Germany Germany

Visa and Mastercard alert banks to a suspected credit card security breach in Spain amid a recall of cards in Germany.
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Saharan activist 'facing court'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 20:57
related countries: Western Sahara Western Sahara

A Western Sahara activist on hunger strike in Spain's Canary Islands must appear in court on public order offences, her supporters say.
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Somali pirates free Spanish boat

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 16:31
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates release a Spanish fishing boat and its 36 crew after holding it for six weeks amid reports of a $3.5m ransom.
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Cordoba, the city with many faiths

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 12:00
related places: Cordoba

The historic clash of Muslims, Christians and Jews in Cordoba in southern Spain has left the city with a tangled legacy, David Edmonds finds.
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Row as Spanish teenagers get lessons in 'self-love'

Friday, November 13th 2009, 11:44

A campaign in the Spanish region of Extremadura to give teenagers advice on how to masturbate sparks anger.
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Spain calls for pirate blockade

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 15:30
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

Spain's defence minister calls for the EU naval task force in the Indian Ocean to blockade three ports in Somalia.
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Spanish bomb plot trial under way

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 14:08
related places: Barcelona

Eleven alleged Islamist extremists go on trial in Spain, accused of plotting suicide attacks in Barcelona.
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Minnows knock Madrid out of cup

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 7:00
related places: Alcorcon

Real Madrid are knocked out of the Copa del Rey after crashing to a 4-1 aggregate defeat at the hands of village side Alcorcon.
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Ronaldo out of World Cup play-off

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 19:12
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal winger Cristiano Ronaldo is ruled out of his country's 2010 World Cup play-off ties against Bosnia-Hercegovina.
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Spain resists deal with pirates

Friday, November 6th 2009, 14:23
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Spain resists pressure to free two Somalis accused of piracy in exchange for Spanish sailors held in Somalia.
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Atletico Madrid 2-2 Chelsea

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 21:38

Didier Drogba strikes twice to earn Chelsea a draw at Atletico Madrid and seal their progress from the Champions League group stages.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 18:46

Man Utd and Chelsea seal their places in the last 16 of the Champions League with thrilling draws, as AC Milan and Real Madrid also draw 1-1.
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Spanish beach landslide kills two

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 20:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

At least two people, including a British woman, have been killed by a landslide at a beach on the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife.
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Santander boosted by UK bank arm

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 10:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Santander

Spain's Santander says profits at its UK banks have risen by more than a third in the first nine months of the year.
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Seven killed in Majorca collapse

Monday, October 26th 2009, 16:19

At least seven people are dead after a residential building collapsed in Majorca's capital Palma, in Spain's Balearic Islands.
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Robinho will not force Barca move

Monday, October 26th 2009, 14:38
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Manchester City forward Robinho is pleased about being linked with a move to Barcelona but insists he is not engineering a return to Spain.
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Manager Ramos leaves CSKA Moscow

Monday, October 26th 2009, 10:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Former Tottenham and Real Madrid manager Juande Ramo leaves Russian side CSKA Moscow by mutual consent.
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Milan shock Real in Madrid

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 22:09
related places: Madrid, Real

AC Milan come from behind to beat Real Madrid 3-2 at the Bernabeu.
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Chelsea 4-0 Atletico Madrid

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 20:41

Salomon Kalou scores twice as Chelsea comfortably defeat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
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Live text - Wednesday football

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 15:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Chelsea thrash Atletico Madrid, Manchester United beat CSKA Moscow and AC Milan come from behind to win at Real Madrid in the Champions League.
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Opel workers in Spain vote to strike

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 12:38

Workers at Opel's factory in Spain announce strike dates after failing to reach an agreement with Magna on job cuts.
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