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Spanish jobless level rises again

Friday, April 29th 2011, 9:31

Unemployment in Spain, already the highest in the EU, rises to a 14-year high, with 4.9 million people out of work.
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Real & Barcelona complain to Uefa

Friday, April 29th 2011, 6:36
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid and Barcelona will make formal complaints to Uefa about each other's actions during their fiery Champions League semi-final first leg.
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Real and Barcelona charged by Uefa

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 18:10
related places: Barcelona

Uefa charges Real Madrid and Barcelona over incidents in their Champions League semi-final, including Jose Mourinho's post-match outburst.
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Santander says upturn has begun

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 9:16
related places: Santander

First quarter results from Spanish banking group Santander sees profits fall 4.8% but the bank says the future is brighter.
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Messi seals fiery Barca win in Madrid

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 20:39

Barcelona star Lionel Messi scores twice as his side win 2-0 in a fiery Champions League semi-final first leg over Real Madrid, as Pepe is red carded and Jose Mourinho sent to the stands.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 17:30
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi bags a glorious double as Barcelona overcome Real Madrid 2-0 in their Champions League semi-final first leg, while Fulham host Bolton at Craven Cottage in the Premier League.
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Guardiola riled by Mourinho jibes

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 9:15
related places: Barcelona, Real

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola loses his cool with Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho ahead of their Champions League semi-final.
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Training for Mars

Monday, April 25th 2011, 4:35

Red Planet hopefuls test out space dreams in southern Spain
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Spanish journalist held in Libya

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 13:03
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

A Spanish photojournalist detained by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi telephones his parents from a military prison in Tripoli.
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Messi reaches landmark goal tally

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 22:20
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi becomes the first player to score 50 goals in a Spanish season as Barcelona beat Osasuna 2-0.
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Nadal eases into Barcelona final

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 16:46
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Barcelona

World number one Rafael Nadal beats Croatia's Ivan Dodig 6-3 6-2 to set up an all-Spanish final with David Ferrer at the Barcelona Open.
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Fabregas interview angers Wenger

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 10:08

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger stands by his claim that Cesc Fabregas was misrepresented and his words "twisted" in a recent Spanish magazine interview.
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Naked gym

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 23:08

Spanish nudists fight the flab in the buff
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VIDEO: Spain's Real Madrid see their cup run over

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 9:06

Chaotic celebrations after Real Madrid won Spain's top football cup competition fell a little flat - quite literally - when the prized trophy was dropped from the top of the ceremonial open top bus.
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Real Madrid beat Barca to win Copa del Rey

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 22:12
related places: Barca, Rey

Cristiano Ronaldo's extra-time header gives Jose Mourinho his first trophy as Real Madrid coach as his side beat Barcelona 1-0 to win the Copa del Rey.
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Barcelona players get $7m average

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 20:43
related places: Barcelona

Top Spanish football clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid pay their players more than $7m (£4.3m) a year, on average.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:38
related places: Barcelona

On an enthralling night of football Spurs and Arsenal draw 3-3 and Chelsea beat Birmingham 3-1 to go second in the Premier League, while Real Madrid beat Barcelona 1-0 to win the Spanish Cup.
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Iniesta free to face Real Madrid

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:05
related places: Barcelona, Iniesta

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta is set to face Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg on 27 April after he is cleared of deliberately getting himself booked.
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Spain hunts released Eta killer

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:01

Spain launches an urgent manhunt for a notorious Eta killer after a Spanish court which released him last week made a dramatic U-turn.
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VIDEO: Sagrada Familia reopens after fire

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 2:39
related places: Barcelona

One of Spain's most famous landmarks, the Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, has been reopened after a suspected arson attack on Tuesday.
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'Arson attack' on Sagrada Familia

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 19:01
related places: Barcelona

One of Spain's most famous landmarks, the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona, is evacuated after a suspected arson attack.
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Barca held by 10-man Real in El Clasico

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 22:21
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona remain eight points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga as the two rivals draw 1-1 in the first of four games they will play in just over two weeks.
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Real-Barca as it happened

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 22:18
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid face La Liga leaders Barcelona at the Bernabeu, the first of four 'El Clasico' meetings between the two arch-rivals in 17 days.
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Nadal beats Murray in Monte Carlo

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 17:51

Rafael Nadal beats Andy Murray to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final after the Briton almost does not start their semi-final because of an elbow injury.
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Portuguese clubs eye Europa final

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 22:10
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Benfica, Braga, Villarreal

Only Spanish side Villarreal stand in the way of an all-Portuguese final after Braga, Porto and Benfica make it through to the Europa League last four.
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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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