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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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Spain: news

Lasting stain

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 23:45

Galicians demand answers over Spain's 2002 Prestige oil spill
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Spain's message for Gulf industry

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 21:40
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Businesses in the Gulf of Mexico face a long struggle after the BP oil spill - but they can take heart from the example set by those on Spain's Galician coast.
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Arsenal secure Squillaci signing

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 11:45
related countries: France France
related places: Sevilla

France defender Sebastien Squillaci completes his move to Arsenal from Spanish club Sevilla for an undisclosed fee.
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Three Spaniards killed by Afghan

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 13:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan police recruit shoots dead two Spanish police officers and their interpreter in north-western Afghanistan, officials say.
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Cavendish named for Tour of Spain

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 9:45

Manxman Mark Cavendish is chosen as one of HTC-Columbia's nine riders for the Vuleta a Espana.
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Cavendish named for Tour of Spain

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 9:45

Manxman Mark Cavendish is chosen as one of HTC-Columbia's nine riders for the Vuleta a Espana.
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Robinho rejects Fenerbahce switch

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 7:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Manchester City forward Robinho turns down a move to Fenerbahce because he would prefer to join a club in Italy or Spain.
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Robinho rejects Fenerbahce switch

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 7:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Manchester City forward Robinho turns down a move to Fenerbahce because he would prefer to join a club in Italy or Spain.
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Al-Qaeda frees Spanish hostages

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 2:42

Two Spanish aid workers kidnapped nine months ago by al-Qaeda's North African offshoot arrive home after being freed.
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Britons hurt in Spain hotel blast

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 18:28
related places: Costa

Four Britons are injured as a water pipe explodes at a hotel on Spain's Costa del Sol, the Foreign Office says.
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Rampaging bull wounds 40 in Spain

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 9:20

A bull leaps out of the arena at a Spanish bullring and rampages through the crowd, injuring 40 people.
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Bull jumps into crowd at Spanish show

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 2:41

A bull jumped into the stands at a bullring in northern Spain injuring up to 40 people.
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Cuban dissidents arrive in Spain

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 16:30
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Madrid

Three Cuban dissidents and arrive in Madrid after being released from jail in a deal negotiated by the Catholic church
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Real Madrid confirm Ozil signing

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 13:51
related countries: Germany Germany

Real Madrid complete the signing of Germany World Cup star Mesut Ozil from Werder Bremen.
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Jewel gang 'thief' sent to Japan

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 11:25
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

An alleged member of a gang of international jewel thieves is extradited to Japan from Spain over a robbery in Tokyo in 2007.
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Two die as forest fires hit Spain

Friday, August 13th 2010, 11:13

Forest fires have now reached northern Spain, killing two firefighters.
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Real Madrid seal Carvalho signing

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 8:23

Defender Ricardo Carvalho joins Real Madrid from Chelsea in a £6.7m deal after passing a medical.
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Stinging jellyfish invade Spanish coast

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 1:41
related places: Alicante, San Sebastian

Beaches in both Alicante, in southern Spain, and near San Sebastian, on its northern coast, have been affected.
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Spain sells just 16 electric cars

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 18:13

Spain's plans to have 2,000 electric cars on the road have been dealt a blow as figures show just 16 have been sold so far.
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UK toddlers killed in Spain crash

Monday, August 9th 2010, 13:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British toddlers have been killed and their mother injured in a car crash in northern Spain, local police say.
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Fabregas to remain with Arsenal

Friday, August 6th 2010, 21:12
related places: Barcelona

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas declares he will stay at the club, ending speculation of a summer move to Spanish side Barcelona.
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Khedira completes Madrid switch

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:41
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Madrid

German international midfielder Sami Khedira completes his move to Real Madrid on a five-year deal.
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Khedira completes Madrid switch

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:41
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Madrid

German international midfielder Sami Khedira completes his move to Real Madrid on a five-year deal.
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Emotional vote

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 0:27

Joy and tears as Spanish region of Catalonia bans bullfighting
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Emotional vote

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 0:27

Joy and tears as Spanish region of Catalonia bans bullfighting
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Raul moves to German side Schalke

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 21:40
related places: Madrid

Former Spain striker Raul joins German side Schalke after ending his 18-year career with Real Madrid.
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Catalonia orders bullfighting ban

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 11:49

The parliament of Catalonia votes to ban bullfighting - the first region of mainland Spain to do so.
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Telefonica agrees new Vivo deal

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 9:39
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Portugal Portugal

Spanish telecom firm Telefonica agrees to buy Portugal Telecom's stake in Brazilian mobile company Vivo, ending weeks of negotiations.
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Catalonia votes on bullfight ban

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 4:04

Lawmakers in Catalonia could make the semi-autonomous region the first mainland part of Spain to outlaw bullfighting.
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Face transplant man seen on TV

Monday, July 26th 2010, 17:31

A Spanish man who underwent the world's first full face transplant has revealed his new look before TV cameras.
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Face transplant man TV appearance

Monday, July 26th 2010, 13:37

A Spanish man who underwent the world's first full face transplant reveals his new look before TV cameras.
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Guti ends 25-year Madrid service

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 12:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Besiktas, Madrid

Midfielder Guti has announced he is leaving Real Madrid after 15 seasons with the Spanish club and is weighing up an offer from Turkish club Besiktas.
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'Transfer bid' for 'psychic' octopus

Monday, July 19th 2010, 9:48
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Paul

A 'transfer request' from Spain for the World Cup's star performer, Paul the "psychic" octopus, has been rejected by a German zoo.
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Telefonica pulls out of Vivo bid

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 8:45
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Spanish telecom firm Telefonica pulls out of its bid to buy a 7bn euros stake in Brazilian mobile company Vivo.
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Spanish fans snap up World Cup ball for $74,000

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 15:31

Spanish fans buy a ball used in Spain's World Cup final win over Holland for $74,000 in an online charity auction.
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Man makes sky-high debt protest in Spain

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 6:13
related places: Madrid

A Madrid construction worker has spent several weeks living at the top of a crane in protest at not being paid.
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'Transfer bid' for Paul, the octopus oracle

Friday, July 16th 2010, 23:25
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Paul

A German zoo rejects a "transfer" request from Spain for its star performer at the World Cup - Paul the "psychic" octopus.
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Released Cubans see little change

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 23:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Former Cuban political prisoners now in exile in Spain deny their release has signalled a change in political conditions in Cuba.
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Two more Cuban exiles in Spain

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 16:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Madrid

Two Cuban dissidents arrive in Madrid, joining seven others who flew to Spain on Tuesday as part of a planned release of 52 political prisoners.
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Cuban exiles speak out from Spain

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 2:15
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The first seven of 52 freed Cuban political prisoners speak of continuing "the struggle" after flying to Spain with their families.
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In pictures

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 20:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

First dissidents freed by Cuba arrive in Spain
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Ref Webb defends World Cup final display

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 20:40
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Referee Howard Webb says he has no regrets over his handling of Sunday's ill-tempered World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands in which he handed out one red and 14 yellow cards.
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Cuban exiles speak out from Spain

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 20:09
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The first seven of 52 freed Cuban political prisoners speak of continuing "the struggle" after flying to Spain with their families.
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Cuban dissidents arrive in Spain

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 13:53
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

The first seven of 52 political prisoners Cuba has agreed to release and send into exile are now in Spain with their families.
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Cuban dissidents arrive in Spain

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 13:53
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The first seven of 52 political prisoners Cuba has agreed to release and send into exile are now in Spain with their families.
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Spain return to rapturous welcome

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 6:30
related places: Madrid

Spain's victorious World Cup squad return to Madrid amid scenes of joyous celebration in the capital city.
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Spain's World Cup heroes tour Madrid

Monday, July 12th 2010, 19:52
related places: Madrid

Spain's victorious World Cup squad have paraded through the streets of Madrid in an open-top bus.
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Joy and despair

Monday, July 12th 2010, 10:34
related places: Madrid

Fans in Madrid and Amsterdam watch World Cup
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Spain to dominate, predicts coach

Sunday, July 11th 2010, 23:09

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque tips his side to dominate world football after leading them to their first World Cup triumph.
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In pictures

Sunday, July 11th 2010, 17:30

Catalans march for more autonomy from Spain
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Huge Catalan protest in Barcelona

Sunday, July 11th 2010, 6:08
related places: Barcelona

More than a million people take part in a rally in north-eastern Spain seeking greater autonomy for the Catalan region.
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World Cup: What will be the legacy?

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 12:07
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Spain have defeated The Netherlands. What will be the legacy of the tournament?
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'Psychic' octopus predicts World Cup final winner

Friday, July 9th 2010, 11:43
related countries: Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands

An octopus in Germany credited with psychic powers predicts that Spain will defeat the Netherlands in the World Cup final.
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Englishman to referee World Cup final

Friday, July 9th 2010, 11:10
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Howard Webb is chosen to referee the World Cup final between Netherlands and Spain in Johannesburg on Sunday.
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EU 'should respond to Cuba move'

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 18:26
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Spain calls on the EU to soften its position on Cuba after Havana says it will free 52 political detainees.
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Abrupt end to German football-fest

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 10:14
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

The football euphoria that has gripped Germany comes to an abrupt end after a defeat by Spain, writes Tristana Moore in Berlin.
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