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Real Madrid appeal Mourinho ban

Friday, June 10th 2011, 11:34

Real Madrid lodge appeal with Uefa against the five-game European ban imposed on manager Jose Mourinho.
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A most unusual case: 'Thief' hides inside luggage

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 11:47
related places: Barcelona

Spanish police arrest a man said to have smuggled himself inside a case on to Barcelona airport coaches in order to burgle the luggage compartments.
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Spanish exile writer Semprun dies

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 10:34
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Jorge Semprun, the Spanish writer and resistance fighter who spent decades in exile in Paris, dies at home in the French capital aged 87.
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VIDEO: Spain anger over cucumber accusation

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 10:28

MEP brandishes a cucumber as he demands compensation for Spain's farmers after cucumbers mistakenly blamed for E. coli outbreak
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Spain seeks E. coli compensation

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 9:10

Anger is growing in Spain, where the government and farmers are demanding compensation for being blamed as the source of the E. coli outbreak.
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Carmakers hit in new market slide

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 13:06
related countries: France France

Carmakers, headed by Peugeot, lead stock markets lower after data shows car sales falling in France and Spain in May.
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Cohen wins Spanish literary award

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 8:12

Veteran songwriter Leonard Cohen wins a top Spanish literature award for a body of work which has "influenced three generations around the world".
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VIDEO: E. coli outbreak 'not from Spain'

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 17:15
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hamburg

The Spanish government has said it is considering legal action against the authorities in the German city of Hamburg for wrongly blaming a major outbreak of E. coli on Spanish vegetables.
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VIDEO: Doubt over source of E. coli bug

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 6:23
related countries: Germany Germany

German officials say the E. coli outbreak which has killed 16 people in Europe may not have been caused by contaminated cucumbers from Spain.
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Spanish anger at cucumber blame

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 15:11

Spain expresses anger at links being made between Spanish cucumbers and an E. coli outbreak that has been blamed for 16 deaths.
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Cucumber victims 'will increase'

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 11:48
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

A deadly E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated cucumbers is expected to affect more people in the coming days, a German scientist says.
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Spain seeks 20 for Jesuit murders

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 6:44
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

A judge in Spain charges 20 Salvadoran military officers over the murder of six Jesuit priests and two women during El Salvador's civil war.
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Vote keeps Madrid tent city alive

Monday, May 30th 2011, 10:45
related places: Madrid

Thousands of Spaniards vow to remain camping in central Madrid, two weeks after launching their protest against austerity.
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Cucumber fear spreads in Europe

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 15:31
related countries: Austria Austria, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Germany Germany

The Czech Republic and Austria take Spanish-grown cucumbers off the shelves after an E.coli contamination in Germany leaves 10 dead.
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Barclays 'may buy Spanish bank'

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 14:04

Barclays is looking at the purchase of one of Spain's regional savings banks, says a newspaper report.
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Pulp comeback gig charms critics

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 13:12

Indie band Pulp make their return to the live stage with a gig at a festival in Spain, after a break of a decade.
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VIDEO: Anger as Spain police move on protest

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 5:00
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's famous Plaza de Catalunya has been filled with thousands of people, following attempts by Spanish police to break up a protest camp there.
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VIDEO: Holidaymakers flee Ibiza forest fire

Friday, May 27th 2011, 12:29
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ibiza

About 800 people, including British and German tourists, have been evacuated from homes and hotels in Ibiza because of a severe forest fire, according to a Spanish official.
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Drain on Spain

Friday, May 27th 2011, 4:41

The damage wrought by our insatiable strawberry habit
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Spain 'stops Iran aircraft sale'

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 11:56
related countries: Iran Iran

Spanish police say they have prevented the illegal sale of military transport helicopters to Iran and have detained eight people, including three Iranians.
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Lauded Messi not under pressure

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 6:10
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is "relaxed" ahead of Saturday's Champions League Final and wants to stay with the Spanish side for the rest of his career.
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VIDEO: Inside Madrid's protest tent city

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 0:38
related places: Madrid

Unemployed graduate Juan Lopez shows BBC News around the tent city in Madrid's Puerta del Sol which has been the site of demonstration since 15 May.
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Real Madrid sack director Valdano

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 21:27

Real Madrid director general Jorge Valdano is sacked after a board meeting at the Bernabeu stadium.
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VIDEO: Spanish PM: No early general election

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 0:12

Spain's ruling Socialist party is licking its political wounds, after voters punished the government of the prime minister in local and regional elections.
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Dark night

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 18:28

Scale of poll defeat shocks Spain's ruling Socialists
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Spain socialists beaten at polls

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 14:27

Spain's governing socialists suffer heavy losses in local and regional elections, while Basque radicals surge, and youth protests continue.
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VIDEO: Spain's ruling party suffers losses

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 5:02

Spain's ruling Socialist Party has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections - punished for its handling of the economic crisis.
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VIDEO: Spanish PM's party admits defeat

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 0:01

Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has conceded defeat after suffering heavy losses in regional elections in what has been seen as punishment for his government's handling of the economy, and the country's high unemployment rate.
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Poulter captures Match Play title

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 16:13

Ian Poulter wins a scrappy all-English World Match Play Championship 2&1 against Luke Donald in Spain.
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Spanish vote amid mass protests

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 15:45

Spain is voting in regional elections overshadowed by mass rallies against the government's economic policies.
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Cilic in shock first-round defeat

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 15:20
related countries: France France

Marin Cilic becomes the first seed to fall at the 2011 French Open after a surprise defeat by Spain's Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo.
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Vettel pips Hamilton in Barcelona

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 14:13
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Barcelona, Hamilton

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel holds off a stern challenge from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to win a thrilling Spanish Grand Prix.
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Vettel pips Hamilton in Barcelona

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 10:25

Sebastian Vettel wins the Spanish Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton close behind in second - but now 41 points behind in the championship.
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VIDEO: Thousands continue protest in Madrid

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 20:55
related places: Madrid

Thousands of protesters have again taken to the streets of Madrid.
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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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