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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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Espanyol 0-6 Real Madrid

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 16:59

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes Real Madrid's record scorer in La Liga after hitting five goals in a 6-0 win against Espanyol.
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US hiker's body found in Spain

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 16:29
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States
related places: Camino, Santiago

Police in Spain say they have found the body of an American woman who went missing on the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail in April, and arrest a suspect.
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Catalan separatists hold mass rally

Friday, September 11th 2015, 20:34
related places: Barcelona

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans rally in Barcelona, calling for independence from Spain ahead of crucial regional elections.
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Atletico Madrid v Barcelona

Friday, September 11th 2015, 14:32
related places: Barcelona

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.
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De Gea signs new Man Utd contract

Friday, September 11th 2015, 11:27

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea signs a new-four year deal, less than a fortnight after almost joining Real Madrid.
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VIDEO: Floods sweep vehicles down Spain street

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 22:55

Footage has emerged of the moment when torrential storms in south east Spain caused flash floods that washed cars and trucks along a street.
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Six dead in Spain car rally accident

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 23:38

Six people, including a pregnant woman, are killed after a car veers off the road during a car rally in north-western Spain.
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Man Utd 'lack transfer experience'

Friday, September 4th 2015, 14:33

Man Utd's "inexperience" in the transfer market led to the collapse of David De Gea's move, says Real Madrid's president.
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De Gea calm and relaxed - Mata

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 17:48

Manchester United keeper David De Gea is "focused" on playing after his Real Madrid move collapsed, says team-mate Juan Mata.
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Crash damages Froome's Vuelta hopes

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 16:57

Briton Chris Froome's hopes of winning the Vuelta a Espana look to be over after he crashes during stage 11.
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Man Utd deny De Gea collapse blame

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 21:23

Manchester United say they were not at fault for the collapse of goalkeeper David De Gea's move to Real Madrid.
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Guinea migrant hides behind car engine

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 12:06
related places: Ceuta

A West African migrant enters the Spanish enclave of Ceuta curled up next to a car engine and another is found behind the back seat.
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Six dead in Spanish fireworks blast

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 11:15
related places: Zaragoza

The bodies of six people are recovered from the ruins of a fireworks factory after it was destroyed by a blast near Zaragoza in north-east Spain.
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De Gea's £29m Real move collapses

Monday, August 31st 2015, 23:30
related places: Real

David De Gea's £29m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid collapses after it fails to beat the Spanish transfer deadline.
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Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 22:41

Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez makes a winning start at home with a 5-0 victory over Real Betis.
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Barcelona 1-0 Malaga

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 20:57
related places: Barcelona, Malaga

A first Barcelona goal from former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen gives the Spanish champions victory over Malaga.
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England beat Spain to reach final

Friday, August 28th 2015, 21:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach the final of the EuroHockey Championships following a 2-1 victory over Spain at the Olympic Park.
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VIDEO: Trump-Ramos spat 'hurting Republicans'

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 14:06
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The former Mexican ambassador to the US says Donald Trump's expulsion of a Spanish-language reporter this week from his press conference is doing little to help the GOP's plans to lure Latin American Voters
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Real's Coentrao joins Monaco on loan

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 17:19
related countries: France France, Monaco Monaco, Portugal Portugal

French side Monaco sign Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid.
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VIDEO: Tomatina festival - in 60 seconds

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 16:30
related places: Bunol

More than 22,000 people from across the world have gathered in the small Spanish town of Bunol to celebrate the 70th annual Tomatina Festival.
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Donald Trump feuds with TV reporters

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 9:47

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump again clashes with Fox News host Megyn Kelly while also rowing with a Spanish-language journalist.
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Five Spanish teams in Champions League

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 23:01
related countries: Monaco Monaco
related places: Valencia

Spain have a record five teams in the Champions League group stages after Valencia overcame Monaco in a qualifying play-off.
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Spain and Morocco make 'IS arrests'

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 11:47
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Spain and Morocco arrest 14 people in a joint operation targeting suspected recruiters for the so-called Islamic State group.
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Real Madrid is my home - Benzema

Monday, August 24th 2015, 19:10

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema distances himself from speculation linking him with a move to Arsenal or Manchester United.
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Novice crash-lands plane in Spain

Monday, August 24th 2015, 14:54

A Spanish woman who had never flown before was forced to crash-land a plane after her pilot husband lost consciousness, officials say.
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BMC secure time trial at Vuelta

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 19:51

BMC Racing win a neutralised team time trial in the first stage of Spain's Vuelta as Chris Froome's Team Sky finish 20th.
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Hoffenheim v Bayern Munich

Friday, August 21st 2015, 18:15
related countries: Germany Germany

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola defends himself after comments that the German club are becoming too Spanish.
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Barca and Real set for La Liga start

Friday, August 21st 2015, 17:23
related places: Barcelona, Real

La Liga returns this weekend with Barcelona away to Athletic Bilbao while Real Madrid travel to promoted Sporting Gijon.
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Chelsea sign £21m Pedro from Barca

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 12:31
related places: Barca, Barcelona, Pedro

Premier League champions Chelsea sign Spain forward Pedro from La Liga side Barcelona for £21m.
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Coins worth $4.5m found off Florida

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 0:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Treasure hunters in the US say they have discovered a haul of Spanish gold coins from the 18th century that are worth millions of dollars.
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Michel appointed Marseille boss

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 19:35

Marseille appoint former Real Madrid midfielder Michel as coach after the surprise resignation of Marcelo Bielsa.
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Festival invites Jewish singer back

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 15:27
related countries: United States United States

A Jewish-American singer whose concert in Spain was cancelled after he refused to share his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is invited back to perform.
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Spanish woman faces 'gag law' fine

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 18:00

Spanish police look to fine a woman who photographed officers parking in a disabled spot under a controversial new "gag law".
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Real sign Inter midfielder Kovacic

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 15:25
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Kovacic

Real Madrid sign Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic from Inter Milan on a six-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
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