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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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Spain arrests eight in 'ISIS cell'

Monday, June 16th 2014, 15:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Spanish police have detained eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria and Iraq, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'ISIS cell' arrested at Spain apartment

Monday, June 16th 2014, 14:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Tom Burridge reports on the arrest of eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants in Spain to fight in Syria and Iraq
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Monday's gossip column

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 23:26

Jose Mourinho in Wayne Rooney warning, Spain to make big changes, Ronald Koeman eyes first Southampton signing.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 6:29

Hart set for new City deal, Roy Keane criticises Roy Hodgson, Manchester United want Bayern Munich pair, plus more.
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Big win down to Van Gaal - Van Persie

Friday, June 13th 2014, 23:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Gaal

Robin van Persie praises Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal for masterminding the team's 5-1 win over champions Spain.
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Xavi confident with Spain's style

Friday, June 13th 2014, 0:27

Xavi insists Spain will win or die with their tiki-taka style as they aim for a fourth straight major international trophy.
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Chelsea sign Fabregas from Barcelona

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:22
related places: Barcelona

Chelsea sign Spain and former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona for an undisclosed fee on a five-year deal.
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Spanish MPs back royal succession

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 11:56

The Spanish parliament backs the abdication of King Juan Carlos and accession of his son Prince Felipe by a large majority amid some calls for a referendum.
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Zara owner Inditex sees profits fall

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 10:06

Inditex, the Spanish owner of fashion retailer Zara, has reported its biggest fall in quarterly profits in five years after a strong euro hurt its earnings.
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Eurofighter crashes at Spanish base

Monday, June 9th 2014, 18:05

A pilot dies after his Eurofighter jet crashes at a military base in southern Spain, defence officials say.
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Search narrows for Cervantes remains

Monday, June 9th 2014, 15:17
related places: Cervantes, Madrid

Forensic scientists in Spain searching for the remains of 17th Century writer Miguel de Cervantes say they have found five possible burial sites at a Madrid church.
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Banderas and Griffith to split

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 12:01

Actress Melanie Griffith has filed for divorce from Spanish actor Antonio Banderas after 18 years of marriage.
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VIDEO: Anti-monarchy protest in Madrid

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 7:38
related places: Madrid

Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Madrid to demand a referendum to abolish Spain's monarchy, just days after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.
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Spain's next king speaks of unity

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 15:29

In his first remarks since King Juan Carlos announced his abdication, his son Prince Felipe says he wants to promote Spain as "united and diverse''.
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VIDEO: Why US football fans cheer in Spanish

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

Why English-speaking US football fans chant in Spanish
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Mexico's Pemex sells Repsol stake

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 20:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex sells a majority of its stake in Spanish energy firm Repsol for approximately 2.2bn euros.
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Spain sets out abdication plan

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 15:16

Spanish politicians outline the next steps in the abdication of King Juan Carlos, and the accession of his son Crown Prince Felipe.
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VIDEO: Spanish king and prince at parade

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 15:03

King Juan Carlos of Spain and his son, Crown Prince Felipe, have appeared together at a military ceremony, for the first time since the king's decision to abdicate was announced.
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King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 19:04

King Juan Carlos of Spain says the time has come to abdicate and pass the throne to a younger energised generation, after a reign of nearly 40 years.
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Murray into French Open last eight

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 17:44
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray beats Fernando Verdasco of Spain in straight sets to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
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VIDEO: King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 10:16

King Juan Carlos of Spain is abdicating, Prime Minister Rajoy has announced.
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Villa announces Atletico Madrid exit

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:49

Spain's record goalscorer David Villa is leaving Atletico Madrid after one season with the La Liga champions.
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Spain plans new stimulus package

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:40

Spain will unveil a new stimulus package worth 6.3bn euros next week, to boost the economy's competitiveness and create jobs, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announces.
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Negredo and Navas dropped by Spain

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 12:24
related places: Navas

Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas are left out of Spain's 23-man World Cup squad, but Fernando Torres is selected.
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Real ordered to shut part of stadium

Friday, May 30th 2014, 12:31

Real Madrid are ordered to close part of the Bernabeu for their next European tie after racist behaviour by their fans.
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'Militants' held in Spanish enclave

Friday, May 30th 2014, 9:24
related countries: Libya Libya, Mali Mali
related places: Melilla

Spain says it has arrested six men in its north African enclave of Melilla on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Libya and Mali.
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Barcelona squatters confront police

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 10:43
related places: Barcelona

Police in the Spanish city of Barcelona clash with youths in the third night of violence over moves to demolish a well-known squat.
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Ronaldo tops football marketing table

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:22
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named the world's most marketable footballer, according to analysts at marketing experts Repucom.
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VIDEO: Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:09
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:37
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Simeone charged after pitch invasion

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 18:03

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is charged after storming onto the pitch during the Champions League final.
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Bale can get even better - Ancelotti

Monday, May 26th 2014, 9:45

Carlo Ancelotti says Gareth Bale will improve next season after a superb debut campaign for Real Madrid.
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Bale relishes 'dream' Real victory

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:47
related places: Real

Gareth Bale says winning the Champions League "will live with me forever" after helping Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid.
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Simeone admits to Costa mistake

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:43
related places: Costa

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says he was wrong to pick unfit striker Diego Costa for the Champions League final.
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Real Madrid 4-1 Atletico Madrid

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:29

Real Madrid defeat city rivals Atletico Madrid to claim a 10th European Cup in extra time at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
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Madrid rivals in European showdown

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 23:14
related places: Madrid

Divided loyalties as Madrid's teams face off in European Cup
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Repsol ends operations in Argentina

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 16:56
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Spanish oil firm Repsol ends its operations in Argentina two years after having its assets in local company YPF seized by the government.
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VIDEO: A city divided as Madrid play Madrid

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 10:12
related places: Madrid

Families could be feuding as Real Madrid look to achieve a landmark 10th European victory over their city rivals Atletico
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VIDEO: Matadors gored at Madrid festival

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 1:40
related places: Madrid

A major event in Madrid's bullfighting season has been cancelled after all three matadors were gored by bulls.
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Matadors gored at Madrid festival

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 18:59
related places: Madrid

A major event in Madrid's bullfighting season is cancelled after all three matadors partaking in the spectacle were gored by bulls.
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Chelsea return unhealthy - Courtois

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 13:22

Atletico Madrid's Thibaut Courtois says his future is unclear ahead of the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
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Bale & Ronaldo fit for European final

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 14:23

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale will play in the Champions League final, according to Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti.
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'A different president' for Spain?

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 8:16

Spaniards swoon over a president - but not their own
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Atletico have made history - Simeone

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 23:11
related places: Barcelona

Head coach Diego Simeone says beating Barcelona to the Spanish title is one of Atletico Madrid's "most important days".
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Martino steps down as Barcelona coach

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 20:04
related places: Barcelona

Gerardo Martino mutually agrees to step down as Barcelona coach after the Spanish giants lost out on the league title.
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Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 18:45
related places: Barcelona

Atletico Madrid win the La Liga title for the first time since 1996 by securing a draw in a pulsating match at Barcelona.
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Nadal beats Murray in Rome thriller

Friday, May 16th 2014, 21:59
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

World number one Rafael Nadal recovers from a break down in the final set to beat Andy Murray in the Italian Open quarter-finals.
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Messi agrees new Barcelona contract

Friday, May 16th 2014, 11:55
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi agrees a new contract at the Nou Camp.
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Suarez dismisses transfer speculation

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 8:36
related places: Barcelona

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez denies that his contract contains a clause allowing him to join Real Madrid or Barcelona this summer.
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VIDEO: Translating Facebook for Bolivian language

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 12:50
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

An indigenous Bolivian community group translates thousands of Spanish words used on Facebook into their native Aymara language in the hope that the social media site will make their native tongue a language option.
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Murray eases through in windy Rome

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 11:50
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Andy Murray overcomes Spain's Marcel Granollers and testing windy conditions to reach round three at the Italian Open.
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Funeral for shot politician in Spain

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 21:30

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attends a funeral service for regional leader Isabel Carrasco, shot dead in an apparent act of revenge.
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Costa and Torres in Spain squad

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 11:51
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Torres

Diego Costa and Fernando Torres are picked in Spain's provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
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