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Remove Franco remains - Spanish lawyer

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 17:44

A top Spanish lawyer launches a petition calling for the removal of the remains of former military leader General Franco from their official resting place.
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Spanish film pokes fun at Catalan crisis

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 0:18

Spanish film makes comedy out of Catalan crisis
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Catalonia crisis forces Spain into unknown territory

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 15:32

Catalonia crisis forces Spain into unknown territory
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Catalonia vows to ignore court ruling

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 22:50

Catalan pro-independence leaders vow to continue bid for secession despite a Spanish Constitutional Court ruling to suspend the process.
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Spain challenges Catalan secession bid

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 18:30

The Spanish prime minister says he is fighting in the country's top court a motion passed in the Catalan parliament backing independence.
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R&B legend Allen Toussaint dies

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 13:52
related places: Madrid

Influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint dies, shortly after coming off stage in Madrid.
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Moyes sacked as Real Sociedad boss

Monday, November 9th 2015, 16:20

Former Manchester United and Everton boss David Moyes is sacked as manager of Spanish club Real Sociedad.
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Catalonia votes to start Spain secession

Monday, November 9th 2015, 13:16

The Spanish region of Catalonia adopts a resolution supporting independence from Spain, but Spain's PM says his government will challenge it.
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Sevilla 3-2 Real Madrid

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 21:54
related places: Sevilla

Forward Gareth Bale returns from injury but Real Madrid suffer their first league defeat of the season at Sevilla.
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VIDEO: March highlights violence against women

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 0:45
related places: Madrid

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Madrid to demonstrate against violence against women.
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Madrid rally condemns 'sexist terrorism'

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 16:57
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of people march in the Spanish capital Madrid to demand more action to stop violence against women.
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Benitez offers Benzema full support

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 16:20

Karim Benzema receives support from Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez amid a police investigation into alleged blackmail.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 8:12

Arsene Wenger on Harry Kane, Liverpool and Arsenal want Spanish striker, Raheem Sterling faces challenge, plus more.
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I'm the best in the world - Ronaldo

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 18:01

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo says he is better than Lionel Messi, in an interview with the BBC sports editor Dan Roan.
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Benzema faces charges in sex tape case

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 17:31
related countries: France France

French footballer Karim Benzema is placed under formal investigation in connection with a sex tape blackmail plot involving a France team-mate.
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VIDEO: Nato war games - in 90 seconds

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 16:21

Nato is putting on its biggest display of military might in over a decade in Spain.
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Bale to miss Netherlands friendly

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 11:07
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey are not in Wales' squad for the friendly against the Netherlands.
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Real Madrid 1-0 Paris-St Germain

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 23:09
related countries: France France

Real Madrid seal their place in the Champions League last 16 with a narrow home victory over Paris St-Germain.
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Iberia denies pilot 'Palestine' remark

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 20:27
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Spanish airline Iberia says a comment allegedly made by a pilot about "landing in Palestine" at Tel Aviv in Israel was "misunderstood".
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Mascherano admits tax fraud charges

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:35
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's Javier Mascherano pleads guilty to tax fraud charges as he appears in court in Spain.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, October 26th 2015, 7:44

Jose Mourinho one defeat from the sack, Remi Garde in frame to replace Tim Sherwood, Jamie Vardy to Real Madrid, plus more.
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Barcelona 3-1 Eibar

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 19:39
related places: Barcelona, Eibar

Luis Suarez scores a hat-trick as 10-man Barcelona beat Eibar to move level with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
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Call for inquiry on 'match-fix' claim

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 13:57
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique calls for an inquiry into claims an assistant referee was told to favour Real Madrid in El Clasico.
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Cruyff thanks fans for support

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 8:21

Johan Cruyff thanks supporters for their good wishes as it is confirmed he has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
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Official 'told to rule against Barca'

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 17:43
related places: Barcelona

An assistant referee says he was told to favour Real Madrid in a match against Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 6:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Liverpool, Porto

Chelsea's Hazard seeks Real Madrid move, Liverpool chase Porto midfielder, Man City in talks with Brazil teenager, plus more.
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US agrees Spain nuclear crash clean-up

Monday, October 19th 2015, 10:56
related countries: United States United States

Almost 50 years after nuclear bombs fell on the Spanish coast in a military air collision, American officials sign a deal to decontaminate land.
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Villarreal 1-2 Celta Vigo

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 13:04
related places: Barcelona, Real, Villarreal

Celta Vigo level on points at the top of La Liga alongside Real Madrid and Barcelona after victory over 10-man Villarreal.
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Barcelona 5-2 Rayo Vallecano

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 20:42
related places: Barcelona

Neymar scores four times as Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano 5-2 to move level on points with La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
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Placido Domingo to undergo surgery

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 9:51

Placido Domingo is to have surgery to have his gallbladder removed, forcing the Spanish tenor to miss conducting engagements at New York's Metropolitan Opera.
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Federer suffers shock Shanghai defeat

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 13:20

Spain's world number 70 Albert Ramos-Vinolas beats Roger Federer in the second round of the Shanghai Masters.
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Bale: Wales success may top Real win

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 15:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Real

Gareth Bale says qualifying for Euro 2016 with Wales might be better than winning the Champions League with Real Madrid.
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Pedrosa claims 50th Grand Prix win

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 7:13
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Motegi

Spain's Dani Pedrosa wins his 50th Grand Prix of his career with victory in the Japanese MotoGP in Motegi.
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VIDEO: The church with wifi and confession app

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 23:00
related places: Madrid, San Anton

Madrid's San Anton church has free Wi-Fi, live streaming on plasma screens and a confession app.
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Spain dismisses Rwanda war crimes case

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 18:12
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Spain revokes arrest warrants for 40 Rwandans for revenge killings after the 1994 genocide, following changes to its universal jurisdiction laws.
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Messi to stand trial for tax fraud

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 15:07
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi will stand trial on tax fraud charges, a court in Spain rules, rejecting a request to drop charges against the Barcelona striker.
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Spain drops tax charges against Messi

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 13:26
related places: Barcelona

Prosecutors in Spain drop tax charges against Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi but will pursue a case against the star's father.
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Atletico Madrid 1-1 Real Madrid

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 22:10
related places: Madrid

Real Madrid miss out on the chance to go top of La Liga as Atletico score late to draw the Madrid derby.
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Spanish online news site aims for elusive success

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 0:20

Can Spanish website crack online challenge?
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UK women found dead off Spanish coast

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 12:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The bodies of two British women who went missing off the Costa Brava are found by search and rescue teams in Spain.
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Malmo FF 0-2 Real Madrid

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 22:34

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Real Madrid's all-time goals record with two against Malmo, taking his career tally to 501.
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Catalan election: Looming independence or little change?

Monday, September 28th 2015, 17:03

What Catalan vote means for Spain - and Europe
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Spain PM 'ready for Catalonia dialogue'

Monday, September 28th 2015, 14:38

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy says he is ready to listen to Catalonia's new regional government after Sunday's polls but will not discuss national unity.
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Catalan vote fuels independence drive

Monday, September 28th 2015, 9:11

Catalan separatists say their regional election win allows them to push for independence from Spain, although they won less than 50% of the vote.
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Catalonia nationalists win elections

Monday, September 28th 2015, 6:28

Parties in favour of Catalonia's independence from Spain have won an absolute majority in regional elections.
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VIDEO: Catalonia nationalists win elections

Monday, September 28th 2015, 5:56

Pro-independence parties in Spain's Catalonia region have won an absolute majority in regional elections, near complete results show.
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VIDEO: Voting under way in Catalonia

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 16:18

Voting is under way in local elections in the Spanish region of Catalonia, seen as a test of support for independence.
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Real Madrid v Malaga

Friday, September 25th 2015, 16:30
related places: Malaga

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Real Madrid and Malaga.
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Catalan independence debate gets personal ahead of Spain vote

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 23:42

Catalan independence debate gets personal ahead of vote
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Pope in White House climate change plea

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 18:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The pontiff calls for further action on climate change, saying it was "a critical moment of history", on the first day of his visit to the US.
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Boks inspired by Spain World Cup win

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 18:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Bismarck du Plessis says South Africa are inspired by Spain's 2010 football World Cup triumph after losing their opener.
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VIDEO: Tripped migrants 'happy' to be in Spain

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 14:29
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Syria Syria

The Syrian refugee who was tripped up by a Hungarian camerawoman says he is 'happy' to be in Spain.
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Tripped migrant dad gets Spanish job

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 21:52
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A migrant father who was tripped by a Hungarian camerawoman while holding his son is to start a new life in Spain.
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Spanish boost to Zara owner's profits

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 6:33

Half-year profits at Inditex, the owner of fashion chain Zara, rise by more than a quarter thanks to a revival on Spanish high streets.
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Real Madrid 4-0 Shakhtar Donetsk

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 23:10

Cristiano Ronaldo goes three clear of Lionel Messi in the Champions League scoring charts after a hat-trick against Shakhtar Donetsk.
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Cowboys world's 'most valuable' team

Monday, September 14th 2015, 18:01

Dallas Cowboys overtake Real Madrid as the world's most valuable team, according to business magazine Forbes.
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Spaniards battle over town's brutal bullfighting tradition

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 13:48

The fierce debate over Spain's controversial bull festival
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Stolen €12,000 bike 'on sale for €120'

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 12:18

A bicycle worth €12,000 (£8,800; $13,600) stolen from a team in Spain's Vuelta is recovered from a shop, where it was on sale at 1/100th of its value - €120.
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Ronaldo a history maker - Benitez

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 20:56

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves a place in Real Madrid history after becoming their record La Liga scorer, says Rafael Benitez.
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