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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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Seven killed in Majorca collapse

Monday, October 26th 2009, 16:19

At least seven people are dead after a residential building collapsed in Majorca's capital Palma, in Spain's Balearic Islands.
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Robinho will not force Barca move

Monday, October 26th 2009, 14:38
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Manchester City forward Robinho is pleased about being linked with a move to Barcelona but insists he is not engineering a return to Spain.
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Manager Ramos leaves CSKA Moscow

Monday, October 26th 2009, 10:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Former Tottenham and Real Madrid manager Juande Ramo leaves Russian side CSKA Moscow by mutual consent.
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Milan shock Real in Madrid

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 22:09
related places: Madrid, Real

AC Milan come from behind to beat Real Madrid 3-2 at the Bernabeu.
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Chelsea 4-0 Atletico Madrid

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 20:41

Salomon Kalou scores twice as Chelsea comfortably defeat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
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Live text - Wednesday football

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 15:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Chelsea thrash Atletico Madrid, Manchester United beat CSKA Moscow and AC Milan come from behind to win at Real Madrid in the Champions League.
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Opel workers in Spain vote to strike

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 12:38

Workers at Opel's factory in Spain announce strike dates after failing to reach an agreement with Magna on job cuts.
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Big anti-abortion rally in Spain

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 21:42
related places: Madrid

Hundreds of thousands take part in a march in Madrid to oppose government plans to liberalise Spain's abortion law.
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Catalonia says no to happy hour

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 18:33

The Spanish region of Catalonia bans cheap alcohol promotions to help curb drunken revelry among the young.
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Spain seizes Basque party leaders

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 21:44

Spanish authorities arrest at least five senior members of Batasuna, the banned political wing of Basque separatist movement.
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Gately 'died of natural causes'

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 13:46

The Boyzone singer Stephen Gately died of natural causes, a post mortem examination in Spain establishes.
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Pirates urge Spain to free pair

Monday, October 12th 2009, 23:38
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates holding a Spanish fishing vessel and 36 crew call on Spain to release two Somali men due to be charged with piracy.
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'Most wanted' man held in Spain

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 11:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of Britain's most wanted men, the prolific counterfeiter Ronald Priestley, is arrested in Spain.
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Jail ruling for 'dirty war' pilot

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 15:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A pilot held over his alleged role in the Argentine "death flights" will remain in custody, a Spanish judge rules.
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Med-style diet 'can battle blues'

Monday, October 5th 2009, 23:10

Following a Mediterranean diet may help prevent depression, a Spanish study of more than 10,000 adults suggests.
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Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 20:06
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Madrid, Tokyo

Brazil will become the first South American country to host the Olympics after Rio de Janeiro is chosen to stage the 2016 Games.
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Live - 2016 Olympics decision

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 17:37
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Madrid, Tokyo

Madrid and Rio de Janeiro wait to find out who will host the 2016 Olympic Games after Chicago and Tokyo are eliminated in voting.
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Pirates take Spanish fishing boat

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 13:44
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

A Spanish fishing boat with a crew of 36 is attacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, reports say.
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Spain arrests 74 over child porn

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 11:37

Police in Spain arrest 74 people in what is being described as a major operation to combat child sex abuse.
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Spain unveils abortion law change

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 23:27

Spain's government unveils plans to liberalise abortion laws, enabling women to terminate a pregnancy on demand.
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Renowned pianist de Larrocha dies

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 15:15

Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha, a child prodigy who became one of the greatest musicians of her era, dies aged 86.
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'Dirty war pilot' held in Spain

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 17:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An airline pilot is arrested in Spain over his alleged role in the Argentine "Dirty War" tactic of dropping dissidents into the sea.
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Kasparov and Karpov in chess duel

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 21:24

Garry Kasparov takes on Anatoly Karpov in a match in Spain, resuming one of the greatest rivalries in the history of chess.
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Clear signal

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 8:06

Future seen in Spain's high speed train network
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Doctor jailed for Obasanjo death

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 0:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Spanish doctor is sentenced to a year in jail for his role in the death of the former Nigerian first-lady Stella Obasanjo.
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Habla Espanol?

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 7:43

Nelly Furtado says singing in Spanish is 'more dramatic'
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Spain urged to end detention law

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 13:15

Spain must stop holding suspects without access to lawyers of their choice and without informing their families, activists say.
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Bolivia head in immigrants' plea

Monday, September 14th 2009, 9:35
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales tells a crowd of mainly Latin Americans in Spain he will push for all immigrants to be legalised.
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Ramos appointed CSKA Moscow coach

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 14:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Former Tottenham and Real Madrid manager Juande Ramos takes charge at Russian side CSKA Moscow
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Spain qualify for 2010 World Cup

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 22:35
related countries: Estonia Estonia

European champions Spain book their place at the 2010 World Cup following a 2-0 win over Group Five rivals Estonia.
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Spanish judge faces Supreme Court

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 15:31

Spain's most famous judge, Baltasar Garzon, testifies in the Supreme Court, accused of overreaching his judicial powers.
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EU-Paraguay probe nets fraudster

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 9:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

The EU's anti-fraud office Olaf hails Paraguay's jailing of a Spanish priest and his Paraguayan accomplice for embezzling EU funds.
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Film-maker killed in El Salvador

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 6:51
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador, France France

A French-Spanish film-maker who made a documentary about gang life in El Salvador has been shot dead, officials there say.
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Ibrahmovic off the mark for Barcelona

Monday, August 31st 2009, 22:21
related places: Barcelona

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores on his Spanish league debut as Barcelona kick off their league title defence with a 3-0 win over Sporting Gijon.
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Ronaldo in winning start for Real

Saturday, August 29th 2009, 22:10
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Real Madrid in a hard-fought 3-2 Primera Liga victory against Deportivo La Coruna at the Bernabeu.
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Bayern Munich agree Robben deal

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 21:09
related countries: Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands

German giants Bayern Munich agree to buy Dutch international Arjen Robben from Real Madrid.
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Spain warns Eta 'a live threat'

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 17:42

Spain's interior minister says that the Basque separatist group Eta is still a threat, despite a series of arrests and seizures of arms.
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Textbook sparks furore in Mexico

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 9:21
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A row erupts as Mexico's government distributes a history textbook that makes no mention of the Spanish Conquest.
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Blackburn seal signing of Salgado

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 12:01

Former Real Madrid right-back Michel Salgado joins Blackburn on a two-year contract.
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Beer 'may aid women's bones'

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 0:14

Women who drink moderate amounts of beer may be strengthening their bones, according to Spanish researchers.
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Bomb blasts hit Spain's Majorca

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 20:17

Three bombs explode on the Spanish island of Majorca, after a warning purported to be from the Basque separatist group, Eta.
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Majorca bar 'hit by bomb blast'

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 13:28

A bomb has exploded in a bar on the Spanish island of Majorca, officials say.
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Eta responsible for police deaths

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 4:42

Basque separatist group Eta say they carried out recent bombings in Spain, including one which killed two Civil Guards in July.
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Spanish bullfighting on a budget

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 11:05

In Spain, the recession is testing the nation's passion for bullfighting. Steve Kingstone reports from a town that has had to slash dramatically the costs of its annual bullfighting fiesta.
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Huntelaar poised for Milan switch

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 14:25
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

AC Milan agree a four-year deal to sign Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar from Real Madrid.
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Spain arrests 'Eta police killer'

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 13:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Madrid

A suspected Eta militant accused of six killings is arrested at Madrid airport after being deported from Mexico.
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Liverpool agree to sale of Alonso

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 17:26

Liverpool reach an agreement to sell midfielder Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid, subject to a medical.
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Spanish rider denies taking EPO

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 13:57
related countries: France France

Tour de France stage 16 winner Mikel Astarloza vehemently denies doping following a positive test for blood-booster EPO.
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Weather aids Canary blaze effort

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 14:13
related places: La Palma

Cooler temperatures help firefighters tackle blazes burning for four days on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands.
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Fires rage across Canary island

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 5:49
related places: La Palma

A huge forest blaze is still burning on La Palma but Spanish fire crews are aided by a change in wind direction.
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BA plane evacuated in Spain

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 12:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Barcelona

A British Airways plane has undertaken an emergency landing at Barcelona airport following reports of fumes in the cabin.
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Funeral held for Spain bomb dead

Friday, July 31st 2009, 18:33

Two policemen killed by a car bomb on the Spanish island of Majorca are laid to rest as police appeal for help.
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Six die in Spain tour-bus crash

Friday, July 31st 2009, 13:33
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Barcelona

A tour-bus crashes near the Spanish city of Barcelona, killing at least six people and injuring about 40, most of them Dutch.
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