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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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Madrid criticise Platini over Ronaldo

Friday, November 28th 2014, 16:39

Real Madrid criticise Uefa president Michel Platini for suggesting Cristiano Ronaldo should not win the Ballon d'Or.
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Spain is not corrupt, says PM Rajoy

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 12:24

Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.
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VIDEO: Football club pay for woman's home

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 4:39

Rayo Vallecano football club in Spain say they will help an evicted woman get a new home.
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Spain minister resigns over scandal

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 21:04

Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.
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Spain to investigate gatecrash claims

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 19:59

A Spanish gatecrasher who talked his way into the coronation reception of King Felipe VI faces prosecution over claims he made in a TV interview.
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Spain PM rejects early Catalan poll

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 17:55

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy dismisses a proposal for early elections in Catalonia, where a non-binding independence was held this month.
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Spain priests held over child abuse

Monday, November 24th 2014, 17:49
related places: Granada

Police in Granada have arrested three priests and one layman on suspicion of child sex abuse, according to Spain's interior minister.
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BT in talks to buy O2 from Telefonica

Monday, November 24th 2014, 17:09

Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network in the UK from the Spanish firm.
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Moyes debut dwarfed by historic Messi

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 0:52

Real Sociedad picked up a point as boss David Moyes made his La Liga debut, but what was the verdict in Spain?
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Messi will leave 'unreachable' record

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 0:09
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi's Spanish goalscoring record will never be beaten, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.
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Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 21:35
related places: Sevilla

Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.
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Pilgrims flock to 16th-Century saint

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 17:16
related countries: India India
related places: Goa

Thousands of Catholic pilgrims are converging on Goa in India to see the relics of Saint Francis Xavier, a 16th Century Spanish missionary.
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Catalan leader faces criminal charges

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 17:21

Spanish prosecutors are to file criminal charges against Catalan President Artur Mas in response to a 9 November unofficial independence vote.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 7:35

Manchester United prepare £47m Mats Hummels bid, Real Madrid want Hugo Lloris, Arsenal target Magpies winger, plus more.
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Modric ruled out for three months

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 14:56
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric will be out for three months after he injured his thigh playing for Croatia.
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Friday's gossip column

Friday, November 14th 2014, 7:46

Real Madrid ponder offloading Bale to Chelsea, Podolski is urged to leave Arsenal, Man Utd target Depay, plus more.
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Ronaldo denies Messi nickname slur

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 9:30
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo denies claims that he has an obscene nickname for Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.
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Moyes named Real Sociedad manager

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 0:31

Former Manchester United boss David Moyes is named as the new manager of Spanish club Real Sociedad.
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Catalonia vote: No smiles for Spain

Monday, November 10th 2014, 18:58
related places: Madrid

Catalan vote leaves sour taste for Madrid politicians
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Catalonia poll 'backs independence'

Monday, November 10th 2014, 10:24

An informal vote on independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia has shown more than 80% in favour, officials say.
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Catalonia holds independence poll

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 18:43

The people of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain are taking part in a non-binding and disputed vote on independence.
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VIDEO: Catalonia set for independence poll

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 22:29

Sunday's informal vote on Catalan independence will have "no effect", Spain's prime minister says.
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Split between Catalonia and Spain

Friday, November 7th 2014, 16:29

A Catalan town divided over independence from Spain
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Tax trial confirmed for Spain royal

Friday, November 7th 2014, 14:12

A Spanish court drops money-laundering charges against the king's sister, Princess Cristina, but presses on with a tax fraud prosecution.
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Ronaldo wants new contract at Real

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 19:53
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to see out his contract with Real Madrid, which runs until 2018, and sign a new one.
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Cured Ebola nurse recounts ordeal

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 17:45
related places: Madrid

The first person known to have contracted Ebola outside West Africa in the latest outbreak tearfully recounts her ordeal as she leaves a Madrid hospital.
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Catalonia symbolic vote 'to proceed'

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 16:03

The head of Spain's Catalonia region, Artur Mas, vows to go ahead with an informal vote on independence on Sunday in defiance of a court ban.
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VIDEO: Spanish Ebola nurse discharged

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 13:28

The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola outside of West Africa was cheered into a press conference after being discharged from hospital.
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Rodgers defends Reds team selection

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 1:02

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says it was "not a gamble" to rest his star men in the Champions League loss to Real Madrid.
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Real Madrid 1-0 Liverpool

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 22:11

A much-changed Liverpool fight hard but slip to a 1-0 defeat away to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
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Real 'probably best in the world'

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:05

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Real Madrid may be the best team in the world, ahead of Tuesday's Champions League tie.
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Argentina seeks 20 arrests in Spain

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 22:29
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An Argentine judge asks Spain to arrest and extradite 20 former officials accused of abuses during the military rule of General Franco.
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Barcelona 0-1 Celta Vigo

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 22:11
related places: Barcelona

Luis Suarez's home debut ends in defeat as Barcelona are surprisingly beaten at the Nou Camp by Celta Vigo.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 8:36

Real Madrid eye Tottenham's Hugo Lloris, Napoli keen on Mario Balotelli, and Liverpool set for Steven Gerrard contract talks.
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Granada CF v Real Madrid

Friday, October 31st 2014, 15:42

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Granada CF and Real Madrid.
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Wales confident over Bale injury

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 16:17
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales are confident Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will be back in action before November's Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.
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Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 11:15
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.
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Zidane gets three-month coaching ban

Monday, October 27th 2014, 20:00

Zinedine Zidane gets a three-month coaching ban for taking charge of Real Madrid's reserves without the right qualifications.
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Suarez happy with 'bittersweet' debut

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 20:57
related places: Barcelona

Luis Suarez says it was a "relief" to make his Barcelona debut despite losing 3-1 to rivals Real Madrid in El Clasico.
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Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 18:28
related places: Barcelona, Real

Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.
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Spanish art gems head for UK town

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 23:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bishop Auckland

A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
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Ronaldo plays down Messi rivalry

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 16:36
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo plays down his individual duel with Barcelona's Lionel Messi in Saturday's El Clasico.
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Balotelli 'reminded of club culture'

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 15:44

Brendan Rodgers reminds Mario Balotelli of the club's culture after the player swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe.
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Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 7:29

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.
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Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 21:18

Real Madrid score three goals in the first half to secure a comfortable 3-0 win at Liverpool in the Champions League.
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Rodgers backs 'big-game' Balotelli

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 18:43

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs misfiring Mario Balotelli to hit form in Wednesday's meeting with Real Madrid.
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VIDEO: Gibraltar future with Spain 'not realistic'

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 13:59
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fabian Picardo says the people of Gibraltar see their future with the UK, and being part of Spain is "not realistic".
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Spanish nurse's Ebola test negative

Monday, October 20th 2014, 1:39

The Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa has now tested negative for the virus, the government says.
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No Security Council seat for Turkey

Friday, October 17th 2014, 1:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Turkey Turkey

Turkey fails to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council, with members voting in favour of Spain and New Zealand instead.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 6:23

Juventus eye Juan Mata and Javier Hernandez, Real Madrid want Chelsea's Petr Cech, Napoli keen on James Milner
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Catalonia presses ahead with vote

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 15:34

The leader of Spain's Catalonia's region says a non-binding vote on independence from Spain will be held on 9 November, in defiance of Madrid.
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Catalonia's quarrel with Spain

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 14:59
related places: Barcelona, Madrid

The independence battle pitching Barcelona against Madrid
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Lost US parrot switches to Spanish

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 9:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: California

An African Grey parrot named Nigel, missing for four years, returns home to California abandoning his British accent to squawk away in Spanish.
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Catalan leaders 'cancel referendum'

Monday, October 13th 2014, 22:36

The Catalan regional government has called off plans to push ahead with a contested independence referendum, Spanish media says.
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Luxembourg 0-4 Spain

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 20:48
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg, Slovakia Slovakia

European champions Spain respond to their shock defeat by Slovakia with a comfortable 4-0 win in Luxembourg.
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