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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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Syrian dissident flees to Spain

Monday, April 27th 2015, 14:40
related countries: Syria Syria

Prominent Syrian dissident Louay Hussein evades a travel ban and flees to Spain before the end of his trial for "weakening national sentiment".
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China overtakes France in vineyards

Monday, April 27th 2015, 13:25
related countries: China China, France France

China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.
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Real best team in world - Hernandez

Monday, April 27th 2015, 11:54

Manchester United's Javier Hernandez says his loan club Real Madrid are the "best team in the world".
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Nishikori wins Barcelona Open title

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 17:58

Defending champion Kei Nishikori defeats Spain's Pablo Andujar in straight sets to retain his Barcelona Open title.
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Nishikori battles to Barcelona semi

Friday, April 24th 2015, 20:46
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Barcelona

Japanese defending champion Kei Nishikori and Spanish third seed David Ferrer win through to the Barcelona Open semi-finals.
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Barcelona face Bayern in semi-finals

Friday, April 24th 2015, 10:40
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona are drawn against Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals, with Real Madrid facing Juventus.
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Real Madrid 1-0 Atletico Madrid (Agg: 1-0)

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 22:10

Real Madrid reach the semi-finals of the Champions League thanks to Javier Hernandez's late strike against Atletico.
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VIDEO: UK fugitive arrested in Spain

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 20:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Alicante

Spain's Guardia Civil has issued video footage which shows police officers swooping on the Alicante villa of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, and placing him under arrest.
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Spain 'crossbow' pupil kills teacher

Monday, April 20th 2015, 14:28
related places: Barcelona

A student armed with a makeshift crossbow and a knife kills a teacher at a school in Barcelona, Spain.
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Barcelona 2-0 Valencia

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 20:31
related places: Barcelona, Valencia

Lionel Messi scores his 400th goal for Barcelona as Luis Enrique's team beat Valencia to stay clear of title rivals Real Madrid.
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Search at Spain ex-IMF chief's home

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 22:16

Spanish authorities search the home and office of former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato, over suspected fraud regarding his personal wealth.
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Spanish politician makes vote gaffe

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 19:18

The leader of Spain's opposition Socialist party apologises after accidentally voting to reopen a debate on abortion laws, which his party opposes.
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Real's Carvajal escapes bite charge

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 17:30

Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal will not face a Uefa charge after denying biting Atletico Madrid's Mario Mandzukic.
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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 21:47
related places: Madrid

Atletico Madrid hold rivals Real Madrid to a goalless draw in the Champions League quarter-final first leg.
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Odegaard fine at Real, says Deila

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 15:22
related places: Real

Ronny Deila thinks former Celtic target Martin Odegaard will overcome initial problems to succeed with Real Madrid.
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Mobster held in Spanish post office

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 11:56
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Costa

One of Italy's most wanted gangsters is detained on the Costa del Sol in Spain while trying to withdraw money from a post office.
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Chile prisoners 'extorted Spaniards'

Friday, April 10th 2015, 18:58
related countries: Chile Chile

Spanish police break up an extortion ring run by Chilean jail inmates who allegedly cold-called Spanish civilians demanding kidnap ransoms.
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Israel admits killing UN peacekeeper

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 17:29
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

A Spanish soldier who died in Lebanon in January was accidentally killed by Israeli fire, Israel's military says.
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Spanish cavers die in Morocco ravine

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 23:25
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Two Spanish cavers die and one survives in a complicated rescue effort in Morocco's Atlas mountains.
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Benzema lauds 'phenomenal' Ronaldo

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 16:50
related places: Granada

Cristiano Ronaldo is hailed by team-mate Karim Benzema for his five-goal display in Real Madrid's 9-1 thrashing of Granada.
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Real Madrid 9-1 Granada CF

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 11:54
related places: Granada

Cristiano Ronaldo grabs five goals as Real Madrid thrash struggling Granada at the Bernabeu.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 6:04

Arsenal targeting Cabaye, Khedira offered to Man Utd, Falcao to Real Madrid, Ings to Real Sociedad, plus more.
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Williams wins eighth Miami title

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 18:15

World number one Serena Williams thrashes Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro to win her eighth Miami Open title.
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Beatle's wife Cynthia Lennon dies

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 19:59

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, dies at her home in Spain following a "short but brave" battle with cancer.
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Netherlands v Spain

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 17:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's International Friendlies game between Netherlands and Spain.
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Spanish police probe UK couple deaths

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 8:25
related places: Alicante

Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of British couple Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, who were found dead with bullet wounds in a village near Benidorm.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 7:47
related places: Barca

Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.
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VIDEO: Grief in Spain at student plane deaths

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 19:08
related countries: Germany Germany

The German victims of the Alps air crash included 16 pupils returning from an exchange trip in Spain.
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Simeone signs new Atletico deal

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:09

Coach Diego Simeone signs a contract extension with Atletico Madrid that will keep him at the club until 2020.
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Spain Socialists win Andalusia vote

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 11:13

The Spanish Socialists hold onto power in Andalusia, but the new anti-austerity party Podemos shakes up politics in the region.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 7:33

Juventus keen to keep Pogba, Newcastle consider Beck move, Simeone set for new Atletico Madrid contract, plus more.
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Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 22:52
related places: Barcelona

Luis Suarez drills in the winner as Barcelona maintain control of the title race by beating Real Madrid in El Clasico.
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VIDEO: Spaniards rally against austerity

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 4:09
related places: Madrid

A number of arrests are made in Madrid following a major rally demanding an end to austerity measures in Spain.
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Madrid derby in Champions League

Friday, March 20th 2015, 13:00
related countries: France France
related places: Barcelona

Holders Real Madrid will meet Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, while Barcelona face Paris St-Germain.
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TSB agrees takeover by Spanish bank

Friday, March 20th 2015, 8:29
related places: Sabadell

TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has agreed to a £1.7bn takeover by Spanish bank Sabadell.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 7:07

Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.
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Atletico beat Leverkusen on penalties

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 23:12

Atletico Madrid reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Bayer Leverkusen on penalties.
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Watson run ended by Suarez Navarro

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 22:28
related countries: India India

Heather Watson's impressive run at Indian Wells ends with a frustrating defeat by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the last 16.
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VIDEO: Tomb of writer Cervantes discovered

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 19:56
related places: Cervantes

Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of one of Spain's greatest writers, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death.
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Spain finds tomb of writer Cervantes

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 11:49
related places: Cervantes

Scientists say they have found the tomb of Spanish literary giant Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after the Don Quixote writer's death.
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In-form Bale shuts out noises off

Monday, March 16th 2015, 12:17

Gareth Bale responds to criticism of his Real Madrid form by covering his ears as he celebrates scoring against Levante.
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Real Madrid 2-0 Levante

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 22:35
related places: Barcelona

Gareth Bale scores his first goals in nine matches as Real Madrid beat Levante to keep pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
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Spain dismantles 'jihadist cell'

Friday, March 13th 2015, 17:03

Spanish police say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadist cell linked to Islamic State militants in dawn raids across the country.
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Spanish bank in TSB takeover bid

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 12:05
related places: Sabadell

TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed it has received a £1.7bn takeover approach from Spanish bank Sabadell.
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Spanish royal paternity case quashed

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 14:48

The Spanish supreme court dismisses a paternity case against the former King of Spain Juan Carlos.
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Ancelotti apologises for Real loss

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 10:16
related places: Real

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti apologises after his team are booed off following their Champions League defeat to Schalke.
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Real Madrid 3-4 Schalke (5-4 agg)

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 22:50

Real Madrid survive a huge scare to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing on the night to Schalke.
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Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 10:37
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France

A GPS navigation error sends a tour group of Belgian skiers to the Spanish border instead of the French Alps.
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Atletico Madrid 1-1 Valencia

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 22:18
related places: Valencia

Atletico Madrid concede a late equaliser to top-four rivals Valencia to suffer a blow to their La Liga title hopes.
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Ancelotti 'confused' by Real attack

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 21:47
related places: Real

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti laments his side's attacking problems after losing 1-0 to Athletic Bilbao.
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Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Real Madrid

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 19:42
related places: San Mames

Real Madrid fail to increase their lead at the top of La Liga as Aritz Aduriz gives Athletic Bilbao a 1-0 win at San Mames.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 7:26

Rodgers not interested in Man City job, Liverpool want Real Madrid's Vazquez, Spurs chase Alderweireld, plus more.
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Ukraine ex-minister held in Spain

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 18:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Ukrainian former finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is wanted for fraud, has been arrested in Spain, the interior ministry in Kiev says.
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Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 7:57
related places: Guardiola

Chelsea could sign 44-year-old keeper, Guardiola tipped for City move, Di Maria "too ugly" for Real Madrid, plus more.
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EU 'mediating' Greece bailout row

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 19:24
related countries: Greece Greece, Portugal Portugal

The European Commission says it is trying to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it in bailout talks.
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Real Madrid 1-1 Villarreal

Sunday, March 1st 2015, 22:16
related places: Villarreal

Real Madrid's title hopes suffer a setback as Gerard Moreno's goal earns Villarreal a point at the Bernabeu Stadium.
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Granada 1-3 Barcelona

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 17:47
related places: Barcelona, Granada

Luis Suarez stars with a goal and two assists as Barcelona cut Real Madrid's La Liga lead by beating Granada.
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