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Atletico re-sign Luis from Chelsea

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 12:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Luis

Chelsea and Brazil full-back Filipe Luis rejoins Atletico Madrid, one year after his move to Stamford Bridge.
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VIDEO: Huge wildfire hits Spain's Catalonia region

Monday, July 27th 2015, 16:53

The Catalonia region of Spain has seen its biggest forest fire this year, with more than 1,200 hectares burned in less than 24 hours.
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French farmers block border roads

Monday, July 27th 2015, 10:18
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

French farmers stop lorries importing farm produce from Germany and Spain, in a border protest over alleged unfair price competition.
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Iberian lynx returns to Spain from verge of extinction

Friday, July 24th 2015, 23:27

Hard work saves Spanish lynx from extinction
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Delph injured on debut as City lose

Friday, July 24th 2015, 14:37

Fabian Delph's Manchester City debut ends with a suspected hamstring injury 18 minutes into a 4-1 defeat by Real Madrid.
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Spain ends marriage for 14-year-olds

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 10:25

Spain raises the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16, having had the lowest marrying age in Europe.
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Ramos 100% certain to stay - Benitez

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 8:11

Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has reiterated that Manchester United target Sergio Ramos is "100%" staying.
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Woman dies bungee jumping in Spain

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 16:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A woman from London dies in a bungee jump while on holiday visiting family in Spain.
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Spanish journalists 'kidnapped' in Syria

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 17:57
related countries: Syria Syria

Three Spanish journalists missing in Syria are thought to have been kidnapped, Spanish media say.
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Guardiola runs for Catalan office

Monday, July 20th 2015, 21:33

Former Barcelona football manager Pep Guardiola is to stand as a pro-Catalan independence candidate in Spanish elections.
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Thomas crashes as Plaza wins stage

Monday, July 20th 2015, 17:14
related countries: France France

Britain's Geraint Thomas suffers a spectacular crash on stage 16 of the Tour de France as Ruben Plaza wins the stage.
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Two Spanish riders die after US crash

Monday, July 20th 2015, 9:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: California, Sunday

Two Spanish riders die after a multi-bike crash at a World Superbike support event in California on Sunday.
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Spanish 'ghost airport' sold off

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 11:13

An abandoned airport that fell victim to Spain's property bust is snapped up by foreign investors for €10,000 (£7,000) at a bankruptcy auction.
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De Gea staying unless Ramos joins

Friday, July 17th 2015, 17:00

Manchester United are prepared to let goalkeeper David De Gea leave for free next summer rather than give in to Real Madrid.
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Ramos not leaving Real - Benitez

Friday, July 17th 2015, 9:16
related places: Real

Manchester United target Sergio Ramos will not leave Real Madrid this summer, says the Spanish club's boss Rafael Benitez.
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Real Madrid 'most valuable' team

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 16:47

Real Madrid are named the world's most valuable sports team, above Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees and Manchester United.
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Casillas exit leaves bad taste - Xavi

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 11:15

Iker Casillas's Real Madrid exit leaves a "bad taste in the mouth", according to his former Spain team-mate Xavi.
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VIDEO: Four gored at running of the bulls

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 1:40
related places: Pamplona

Four people were gored on the fifth day of the running of the bulls in the Spanish city of Pamplona.
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Casillas to join Porto from Madrid

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 21:35
related places: Madrid, Porto

Porto agree a deal to sign Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, 34, from Real Madrid.
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Williams win completes 'Serena Slam'

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 14:37

Serena Williams beat Spain's Garbine Muguruza to win Wimbledon for the sixth time and complete the 'Serena Slam'.
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Williams to meet Muguruza in final

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 16:05
related countries: Poland Poland

Serena Williams brushes aside fourth seed Maria Sharapova to set up a Wimbledon final against Spain's Garbine Muguruza.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 6:53
related places: Porto

Manchester United's Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce, Iker Casillas leaves Real Madrid for Porto, Raheem Sterling latest, plus more.
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Madrid to drop Franco street names

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 11:17
related places: Franco, Madrid

The new left-wing council in the Spanish capital Madrid plans to remove all names relating to Gen Franco's dictatorship from streets and plazas.
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Barca sign Atletico's Turan for £24m

Monday, July 6th 2015, 20:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Turan

Barcelona announce the signing of Turkey international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid for an initial £24m.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 7:16
related places: Pedro

Manchester City to bid for Paul Pogba, United to make move for Kane, Arsenal and Liverpool target Pedro, plus more.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 6:58
related places: Cazorla, Real

Man City ready to spend more than £100m, Ramos determined to leave Real, Atletico Madrid target Cazorla, plus more.
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Amadeus in $830m airline IT deal

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 10:38

Spanish travel technology firm Amadeus agrees a deal to buy Navitaire, a subsidiary of consulting group Accenture, for $830m.
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Atletico agree £24.8m Martinez deal

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 23:25
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Porto

Porto confirm that Atletico Madrid have agreed to pay £24.8m to sign their Colombian striker Jackson Martinez.
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Ramos 'would only leave for Man Utd'

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 19:17
related places: Real

Sergio Ramos will only leave Real Madrid to join Manchester United, according to former Real president Ramon Calderon.
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Donald Trump sues Univision network

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 0:59
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Univision after the Spanish-language TV network cancelled its contract with him over comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Man Utd make £28.6m bid for Ramos

Monday, June 29th 2015, 21:34

Manchester United make a £28.6m bid for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, and believe the Spain international wants to leave.
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Heatwave hits Spain and Portugal

Monday, June 29th 2015, 18:31
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A heatwave in Spain and Portugal has triggered alerts across the region, with temperatures soaring above 40C.
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Neville confirms Valencia talks

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 16:19
related places: Valencia

Phil Neville confirms talks with Valencia about an assistant manager role after confusion over whether he had been appointed.
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Martinez to join Atletico Madrid

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 15:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Porto

Colombian striker Jackson Martinez confirms he will join La Liga side Atletico Madrid from Porto after Copa America exit.
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TV dumps Trump over Mexico remarks

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 21:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Trump

A Spanish-language US television network cuts ties with businessman Donald Trump because of disparaging remarks he made about Mexicans.
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Spanish man gored by bull dies

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 11:54

A Spanish man dies hours after he was gored twice by a bull at a summer festival in south-western Spain.
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Vet held over 'drugs in puppies'

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 16:00
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A Venezuelan veterinarian wanted for 10 years is arrested in Spain on charges of trying to smuggle drugs via the stomachs of puppies.
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Rwanda 'outrage' at spy chief arrest

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 15:29
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Rwandan government has called the UK arrest of their intelligence chief Karenzi Karake, who is wanted in Spain for war crimes, "an outrage".
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Rwandan spy chief arrested in London

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 9:47
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake, who is wanted in Spain for war crimes, has been arrested in London, BBC Newsnight has learned.
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Mandzukic joins Juventus for £13.6m

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 17:03
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Serie A champions Juventus sign Croatia international striker Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid for £13.6m.
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'Kill Jews' village changes name

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 16:32

A Spanish village whose name translates as "Fort Kill Jews" reverts to its previous title after a referendum and local government approval.
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Man Utd eye Ramos & Schweinsteiger

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 11:32

Manchester United are interested in Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.
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Arrests ordered in mafia drugs raid

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 15:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Police in Italy and Spain order the arrests of 34 people following an international investigation into an 'Ndrangheta drug-smuggling ring.
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Neymar faces Barcelona fraud inquiry

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 14:22
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Barcelona

A Spanish court agrees to allow a fraud case against Barcelona's Brazilian star Neymar, weeks after the club itself was ordered to stand trial.
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Are new Magaluf drinking laws working?

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 13:35

Newsbeat is spending the weekend in the Spanish holiday resort town of Magaluf to see whether the new drinking laws there are working.
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Spain princess stripped of title

Friday, June 12th 2015, 16:16

Spain's King Felipe strips the title "Duchess of Palma" from his sister Princess Cristina, who is charged with tax evasion.
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Spain passes Jewish citizenship plan

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 19:51

Spain's parliament approves a law to ease the path to citizenship for descendants of Jews who fled the country more than 500 years ago.
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West Ham sign Spain U21 midfielder

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 16:10

New West Ham boss Slaven Bilic makes Sampdoria's Spain Under-21 midfielder Pedro Obiang his first signing for the club.
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Appeal against Messi tax case fails

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 15:08
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Barcelona

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi moves one step closer to going on trial for tax evasion after a Spanish court rejects his latest appeal.
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Atletico 'in talks' with Tevez

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 12:56

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has told Spanish media the club are in talks with Juventus striker Carlos Tevez.
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Juve sign Khedira from Real Madrid

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 14:06

Germany midfielder Sami Khedira will join Juventus on a free transfer from Real Madrid after agreeing a four-year deal.
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'Suitcase boy' reunited with mother

Monday, June 8th 2015, 19:35

An eight-year-old boy from Ivory Coast who was found being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase is reunited with his mother.
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Ex-Spain PM enters Venezuela dispute

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 19:00
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Former Spanish PM Felipe Gonzalez arrives in Venezuela to help defend two jailed opposition politicians.
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Elche demoted after unpaid tax

Friday, June 5th 2015, 11:17
related places: Eibar, Elche

Elche are demoted from La Liga because of unpaid tax debts and Eibar replace them in Spain's top flight next season.
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Real boss Benitez 'admires' Sterling

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 12:53

Ex-Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is presented as Real Madrid manager - and says he "admires" Liverpool's Raheem Sterling.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 5:53

Papers react to Blatter news, Man Utd have bid for Real Madrid's Bale and Varane rejected, Man City want Isco, plus more.
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Ancelotti turns down AC Milan offer

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 19:10

Carlo Ancelotti rejects an offer from AC Milan to return as manager, saying he wants a break after being sacked by Real Madrid.
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Clement appointed Derby head coach

Monday, June 1st 2015, 5:39

Former Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement signs a three-year contract to become Derby County head coach.
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