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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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VIDEO: The Spanish hamlet being given away for free

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 23:29

The abandoned hamlet its mayor wants to give away
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Injured Ronaldo out of cup final

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 15:16
related places: Barcelona, Rey

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss his side's Copa del Rey final against rivals Barcelona on Wednesday.
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Chelsea face Atletico in Champions League

Friday, April 11th 2014, 12:05

Chelsea are drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, while Real Madrid face holders Bayern Munich.
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Ronaldo doubt for cup final with Barca

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 14:19
related places: Barca, Barcelona, Rey

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is a doubt for Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona because of injury.
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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona (2-1 agg)

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 21:19
related places: Barcelona

Atletico Madrid knock Barcelona out of the Champions League thanks to Koke's close-range goal after just five minutes.
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Catalonia independence vote rejected

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 23:34

Spanish MPs reject a request by the Catalan authorities to hold a referendum on independence by an overwhelming majority.
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Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Real Madrid (2-3 agg)

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 21:14

Real Madrid hold off a Borussia Dortmund fightback to secure their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
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Murdered millionaire's ex arrested

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 16:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Costa

The former girlfriend of a British millionaire has been arrested over his murder on the Costa del Sol, Spanish authorities say.
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Two British women die in Tenerife

Monday, April 7th 2014, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British women, both doctors, have died on the island of Tenerife after being "dragged into the sea" by a wave, Spanish police say.
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Injured Ronaldo out of key Real match

Friday, April 4th 2014, 13:25
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Real Madrid's La Liga match at Real Sociedad with a knee injury, says coach Carlo Ancelotti.
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Transfer ban unjust - Barca president

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 17:24
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says the transfer ban handed to the Spanish club by Fifa is an "injustice".
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Real Madrid 3-0 Borussia Dortmund

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 21:18

Gareth Bale scores to help Real Madrid to victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League quarter-final first leg.
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Barcelona given transfer ban by Fifa

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 16:53
related places: Barcelona

Spanish champions Barcelona are given a 14-month transfer ban for breaking rules on signing international players under 18.
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UK concern over Gibraltar 'incursion'

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 16:08
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office summons the Spanish ambassador over a "serious incursion" by Spanish ships into waters off Gibraltar.
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Barcelona v Atlético Madrid

Monday, March 31st 2014, 15:19
related places: Barcelona, Madrid

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Barcelona and Atlético Madrid.
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Spain's Valdes out for seven months

Monday, March 31st 2014, 12:21
related places: Barcelona, Valdes

Spain and Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes will miss the World Cup as he is ruled out for seven months with injury.
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Freed journalists home from Syria

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 17:18
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Madrid

Two Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria are welcomed home by their families in Madrid after being held for six months by Islamist militants.
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Spanish journalists freed in Syria

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 4:42
related countries: Syria Syria

Two Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria six months ago by radical Islamist rebels have been released.
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Tug boat mistaken for plane crash

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 16:47

A tug boat ferrying a large object at sea sparks an alert off Gran Canaria after being mistaken for a crashed plane.
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Injured Valdes set to miss World Cup

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 22:07

Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is set to miss the World Cup with Spain after suffering torn ACL on Wednesday.
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Referee decisions cost us - Ronaldo

Monday, March 24th 2014, 8:27
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo says "unbelievable decisions" cost them in Sunday's 4-3 home defeat by Barcelona.
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VIDEO: Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez dies

Monday, March 24th 2014, 3:37

Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez, who guided the nation through the turbulent years following the death of fascist dictator Francisco Franco, has died at 81.
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Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 22:43
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi's hat-trick helps Barcelona beat 10-man Real Madrid in a thrilling match to boost their La Liga title hopes.
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Real Betis 0-2 Atlético Madrid

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 22:33
related places: Madrid

Atletico Madrid are top of La Liga as Diego Costa scores his 23rd league goal of the season to help them beat Real Betis.
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Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez dies

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 15:36

Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez, who guided the nation through the turbulent years following the death of fascist dictator Francisco Franco, has died at 81.
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Spain austerity rally turns violent

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 0:13
related places: Madrid

Violence breaks out at the end of an anti-austerity protest attended by tens of thousands in the Spanish capital Madrid.
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VIDEO: Violence flares at Madrid protests

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 23:31
related places: Madrid

Violence has broken out at a mass demonstration against government austerity in Madrid in Spain.
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Zara owner sees modest profit rise

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 9:47

Inditex, the Spanish company behind the Zara fashion chain, says profits rose only slightly last year as a result of refurbishment costs and currency movements.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows dash for Spain's Melilla

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 3:59
related places: Melilla

Spanish police have released video showing hundreds of migrants illegally crossing into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla.
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Real Madrid 3-1 Schalke (9-2 agg)

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 21:37
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Schalke

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid cruise to a 9-2 aggregate win over German side Schalke.
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Vodafone agrees to buy Spain's Ono

Monday, March 17th 2014, 11:14

Vodafone agrees to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for 7.2bn euros ($10bn; £6bn), in a deal aimed at expanding its interests in Europe.
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Barcelona v Osasuna

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 15:47
related places: Barcelona

Live coverage of Sunday's Spanish La Liga game between Barcelona and Osasuna.
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Atletico Madrid 4-1 Milan (agg 5-1)

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 22:13

Two goals from Diego Costa help Atletico Madrid into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 5-1 aggregate win over AC Milan.
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Spain marks Madrid bombs anniversary

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 13:47
related places: Madrid

The families of the 191 people killed in the Madrid train bombings attend a ceremony with Spain's King Juan Carlos to mark the 2004 attacks.
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Madrid Bombings: Ten years after

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 11:06
related places: Madrid

Survivors and families look back at Madrid bombings
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Spain says rubber bullet use wrong

Monday, March 10th 2014, 14:53

Police should not have fired rubber bullets at migrants during an incident in which 15 people drowned, Spain's interior minister admits.
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Spain 'gives away' deserted villages

Monday, March 10th 2014, 14:18

Deserted Spanish villages, some of them centuries old, can now be acquired free or bought very cheaply.
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Spain opera director Mortier dies

Sunday, March 9th 2014, 12:03
related places: Madrid

Gerard Mortier, who spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Madrid's Teatro Real, dies aged 70.
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VIDEO: Spanish protest over abortion bill

Sunday, March 9th 2014, 5:37
related places: Madrid

Thousands of people took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday to protest against an abortion reform bill that would allow terminations only in cases of rape or if the mother's health is at risk.
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Puyol to leave Barcelona in summer

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 15:43
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's 35-year-old captain Carles Puyol will leave the Spanish giants at the end of the season.
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VIDEO: Man's suitcase smuggle bid foiled

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 16:54
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

A 39-year-old Moroccan man has been detained for trying to smuggle an African immigrant into the Spanish enclave of Melilla inside a suitcase.
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Atletico Madrid 2-2 Real Madrid

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 18:17

Cristiano Ronaldo scores a late equaliser in a fiercely contested Madrid derby as title rivals Real and Atletico draw.
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Man who 'fled' to Spain 'abducted'

Friday, February 28th 2014, 22:07

A man who fled to Spain to avoid being sentenced for an attack has been abducted by three men posing as police officers, Merseyside Police believe.
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Mata and Torres not in Spain squad

Friday, February 28th 2014, 12:56
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Torres

Manchester United's Juan Mata and Chelsea's Fernando Torres are left out of the Spain squad for the Italy friendly.
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BA owner flies back into profit

Friday, February 28th 2014, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Airways owner IAG bounced back into profit in 2013, fuelled by BA and Spanish budget airline Vueling.
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Migrants storm into Spanish enclave

Friday, February 28th 2014, 11:02
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

More than 200 migrants break through a Moroccan border fence into the Spanish enclave of Melilla, one of the biggest incursions in recent years.
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VIDEO: Ancient Spanish caves briefly reopen

Friday, February 28th 2014, 2:44
related places: Altamira

Spain's famous Altamira caves with their ice-age paintings have briefly opened to the public, for the first time in 12 years.
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Ancient Spanish caves briefly reopen

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 20:55
related places: Altamira

For the first time in 12 years, Spain's Altamira caves are opened to the public, but only five visitors saw the ice-age paintings.
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Spain begins Bankia privatisation

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 19:58

Spain's government starts selling part of its stake in nationalised lender Bankia, which was saved by an 18bn-euro bailout two years ago.
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Spain curbs judges' worldwide remit

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 17:42

MPs in Spain vote to curb the power of judges to pursue foreign human rights cases, after the ruling party argues against "useless disputes".
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Bale's best Real display - Ancelotti

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 23:48
related places: Real

Gareth Bale's performance in the 6-1 win over Schalke was his best yet for Real Madrid, says manager Carlo Ancelotti.
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Schalke 1-6 Real Madrid

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 22:13

Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid all but book in for the Champions League quarter-finals with a big win over Schalke.
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