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Ronaldo sets new scoring record

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 20:27

Cristiano Ronaldo sets a new Primera Liga single-season scoring record with his 39th and 40th of the campaign as Real Madrid beat Almeria 8-1.
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Spain protesters defy rally ban

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 19:25
related places: Madrid

Angered by the economic situation, thousands of people have staged demonstrations across Spain's main cities, defying a ban on political protest ahead of local elections.
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Webber beats Vettel to Spain pole

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 13:12

Red Bull's Mark Webber ends team-mate Sebastian Vettel's run of qualifying success by taking pole position in Spain.
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Poulter defeats Westwood in Spain

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 11:34

Ian Poulter beats world number one Lee Westwood, while Luke Donald and Martin Kaymer also go through to the quarter-finals of the World Match Play Championship.
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Live - Spanish GP qualifying

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 11:10
related places: Barcelona

Mark Webber will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix in pole position, with team-mate and championship leader Sebastian Vettel alongside him in the other Red Bull.
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Vettel on top in final practice

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 10:42

Red Bull dominate final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, despite an engine problem for Sebastian Vettel.
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VIDEO: Spain protest 'unlike any before'

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 9:54
related places: Madrid

Some 25,000 Spanish protesters have defied a government ban and camped out overnight in a square in the capital, Madrid.
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VIDEO: Thousands defy Spain rally ban

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 7:03
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of Spanish protesters have defied a government ban and camped out overnight in a square in the capital, Madrid.
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'Spanish revolution'

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 3:02
related places: Madrid

Young Spaniards at Madrid protest camp plan to defy ban
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Spanish GP practice as it happened

Friday, May 20th 2011, 13:57

Red Bull's Mark Webber sets the fastest lap in the second practice session ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, narrowly ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton with Sebastian Vettel third.
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Hamilton challenges Red Bull pace

Friday, May 20th 2011, 13:41

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton springs a surprise by running Red Bull close for the fastest time in practice for the Spanish Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Call for ban on protest in Spain

Friday, May 20th 2011, 4:14
related places: Madrid

Protesters in the Spanish capital, Madrid, have camped out in the city's central square for a fourth consecutive night.
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Alonso commits to five years at Ferrari

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 8:05
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Ferrari

Spanish driver Fernando Alonso signs a new deal with Ferrari that keeps him with the Italian team until the end of the 2016 season.
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VIDEO: Spain sit-in over unemployment

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 6:20
related places: Madrid

Hundreds of Spaniards have been staging a sit-in in the centre of Madrid since Sunday, swelling to mass demonstrations every night.
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Egypt-style rally grows in Spain

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 9:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Madrid

A protest rally turns an iconic Madrid square into a campsite, echoing the pro-democracy rallies that transformed Egypt.
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France named 2018 Ryder Cup venue

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 11:31
related countries: France France

France is named as the host country for the 2018 Ryder Cup, beating off favourites Spain in the process.
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Beheading suspect held in custody

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 21:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bulgarian man accused of stabbing and beheading a UK woman in a shop on the Spanish island of Tenerife is detained in prison by a judge.
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Beheaded UK woman named by family

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 20:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Westley

The British woman stabbed and beheaded in a shop on the Spanish island of Tenerife is named by her family as 60-year-old Jennifer Mills-Westley.
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UK woman is beheaded in Tenerife

Friday, May 13th 2011, 16:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman is beheaded in a shop in Spain's Canary Islands in what officials say appears to be a random attack.
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Spain mourns earthquake victims

Friday, May 13th 2011, 14:33
related places: Lorca

The Spanish PM and members of the royal family attend a funeral Mass for victims of the earthquakes that struck the town of Lorca.
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VIDEO: Zapatero pledges aid for Lorca

Friday, May 13th 2011, 14:20
related places: Lorca

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero has promised government help in rebuilding the town of Lorca following Wednesday's earthquake.
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VIDEO: Spanish quake town holds funerals

Friday, May 13th 2011, 6:51
related places: Lorca

An open-air funeral mass will be held in Spain on Friday for the nine people who died in Wednesday's earthquake in Lorca.
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Thousands flee Spanish quake town

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 21:43
related places: Lorca

Thousands of people flee the Spanish town of Lorca following Wednesday's deadly earthquake, as troops put up tents for homeless residents left behind.
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VIDEO: Shock in Spain after deadly quake

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 18:35
related places: Lorca

Residents in the Spanish town of Lorca are assessing the damage from an earthquake that killed nine people and forced thousands to spend the night outdoors on Wednesday.
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Uefa charges Busquets over racism

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 15:50
related places: Barcelona

Uefa launches a disciplinary case against Barcelona's Sergio Busquets over alleged racial abuse in the Champions League tie with Real Madrid.
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Spain shocked by fatal earthquake

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 13:01
related places: Lorca

Residents of the Spanish town of Lorca assess the damage from quakes that killed eight people and forced thousands to sleep outdoors.
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VIDEO: Spanish quake brings down bell tower

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 11:56
related places: Lorca

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has killed at least eight people and damaged several buildings near the town of Lorca in southern Spain, officials say.
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VIDEO: Buildings crumble in Spain earthquake

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 6:33
related places: Lorca

Thousands of people have spent the night outdoors in the southern Spanish town of Lorca after an earthquake which killed at least eight people.
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Deadly quake rocks southern Spain

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 4:56
related places: Lorca

Hundreds of people spend the night outdoors in the southern Spanish town of Lorca after an earthquake which killed at least 10 people.
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Barcelona clinch Spanish league

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 19:59
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona clinch their third Spanish La Liga title in a row with a 1-1 draw at Levante.
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Stars attend Ballesteros funeral

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 13:01
related places: Ballesteros, Pedrena

The funeral of golfing legend Seve Ballesteros has taken place in his home village of Pedrena in Spain.
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VIDEO: Bagpiper leads Ballesteros cortege

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 12:55
related places: Ballesteros, Pedrena

A lone bagpiper leads the friends and family of Seve Ballesteros, who died on Saturday morning aged 54, through the golfing hero's home village of Pedrena in northern Spain.
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Djokovic ends Nadal's run on clay

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 19:14

Novak Djokovic inflicts the first clay-court defeat on Rafael Nadal in nearly two years as he wins the Madrid Open final in straight sets.
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Live text - Nadal v Djokovic

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 16:32

World number one Rafael Nadal takes on second seed Novak Djokovic in the final of the Madrid Open.
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Nadal & Djokovic to meet in Madrid final

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 16:53
related places: Madrid

Rafael Nadal will play Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Open final after the world's top two win their semi-finals in three sets.
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Live text - Nadal v Federer

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 14:03

World number one Rafael Nadal takes on third seed Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open.
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Golf great Ballesteros dies at 54

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 6:14

Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros dies after a protracted battle with cancer.
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Nadal & Federer to meet in Madrid

Friday, May 6th 2011, 22:00
related places: Madrid

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are set to meet in the last four of the Madrid Masters.
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Mourinho given five-game Euro ban

Friday, May 6th 2011, 13:57
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is handed a five-match European ban for his conduct after the Champions League first-leg semi-final against Barcelona.
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African migrants lost off Spain

Friday, May 6th 2011, 13:39

Hopes fade for 22 African migrants missing after their boat took on water off the coast of southern Spain.
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Ragged Murray beaten by Bellucci

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 19:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Andy Murray loses 6-4 6-2 to Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in the third round of the Madrid Open.
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Real Madrid appeal against Uefa decision

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 17:43
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid appeal against Uefa's decision to reject complaints about the behaviour of Barcelona players in their Champions League semi-final first leg.
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Live text - Murray v Bellucci

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 17:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Britain's Andy Murray loses in straight sets to Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in the third round of the Madrid Open.
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Wozniacki falls to Goerges again

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 12:16
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Julia Goerges beats world number one Caroline Wozniacki for the second time in two weeks to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.
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Murray labours to Madrid victory

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 17:46
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray makes an unconvincing start to his Madrid Open campaign as he beats Gilles Simon 6-4 3-6 6-0 in the second round.
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Live text - Murray v Simon

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 15:01

Britain's Andy Murray takes on Frenchman Gilles Simon in the second round of the Madrid Open.
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Mourinho has hurt Real - Calderon

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 11:02
related places: Barcelona, Calderon, Real

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says the club has been damaged by Jose Mourinho's behaviour during the Champions League semi-final against Barcelona.
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Real Madrid turn on officials after loss

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 6:44
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid players vent their anger at the referees after a 3-1 aggregate defeat by Barcelona in their Champions League semi-final.
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Heading for the exit

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 23:05

Spanish jobs crisis puts immigrant families under pressure to leave
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Barcelona earn place in Wembley final

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 20:38
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona book their place in the Champions League final courtesy of an entertaining 1-1 draw which seals a 3-1 aggregate win against Real Madrid in the second leg of their semi-final.
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Live - Barcelona v Real Madrid

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 17:29

Barcelona book their place in the Champions League final with a 3-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid after drawing the second leg of their sem-final at Camp Nou.
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Spain jails pirates for 439 years

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 17:20
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A court in Spain sentences two Somali pirates to 439 years in prison each for their involvement in the hijacking of a fishing boat more than a year ago.
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Racism row overshadows Barca-Real

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 11:30
related places: Barca, Barcelona, Real

A racism row has erupted ahead of the Champions League semi-final second leg between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
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Real and Barca protests dismissed

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 15:25
related places: Barca, Barcelona

The complaints lodged by Real Madrid and Barcelona following their ill-tempered Champions League semi-final first leg are rejected by Uefa.
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Mourinho stands by Barca comments

Friday, April 29th 2011, 12:36
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Jose Mourinho stands by the comments he made in the wake of Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first leg defeat by Barcelona.
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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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