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News: Spain

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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Late Forlan goal shatters Fulham dream

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 22:36

Fulham's hopes of Europa League glory ends in defeat as Diego Forlan's dramatic extra-time winner hands Atletico Madrid victory in the final.
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Spain unveils fresh budget cuts

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 21:48
related countries: Greece Greece

The Spanish PM unveils plans to tackle his country's budget crisis amid concerns that problems afflicting Greece may spread.
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Live - Europa League final

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 17:34

Diego Forlan's extra-time goal for Atletico Madrid ends Fulham's Europa League dreams, as Cardiff beat Leicester on penalties to reach the Championship play-off final.
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Spain and Portugal airports open

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 17:24
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Morocco Morocco, Portugal Portugal

Airports in Spain, Portugal and Morocco reopen after days of disruption caused by a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland.
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Fulham primed for glory - Hodgson

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 9:33

Manager Roy Hodgson believes Fulham are perfectly primed to lift the Europa League trophy when they face Atletico Madrid in Hamburg on Wednesday.
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Vieira & Nasri left out by France

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 22:15
related countries: France France

Arsenal's Samir Nasri, Man City's Patrick Vieira and Real Madrid's costly forward Karim Benzema are left out of France's 30-man World Cup squad.
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Volcanic ash reaches North Africa

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 16:01
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Acloud of volcanic ash from Iceland forces several airports in southern Spain and Morocco to close.
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Ash fears close Spanish airports

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 7:25
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Seven airports in Spain are forced to close because of the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland.
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Hamilton positive despite setback

Monday, May 10th 2010, 8:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton remains positive despite seeing his chances of second place in the Spanish Grand Prix ruined by a puncture on the penultimate lap.
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Dominant Webber wins Spanish GP

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 13:44
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Barcelona

Red Bull's Mark Webber wins his first race of the season in Barcelona as McLaren's Lewis Hamilton loses second place in a dramatic finish.
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Live - Spanish Grand Prix

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 10:30

Mark Webber wins the Spanish Grand Prix from pole as Lewis Hamiltonis denied second by a puncture on the penultimate lap.
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Transatlantic flights hit by ash

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 1:03
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Hundreds of transatlantic flights are cancelled by a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifting south over Western Europe.
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Webber & Vettel head Spanish grid

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 13:08

Red Bull look set to dominate Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix after a crushing display in qualifying, with Mark Webber taking pole.
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Ash cloud shuts Spanish airports

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 8:48
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Spain is to close 15 airports as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifts towards the country's north.
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Live - Spanish GP qualifying

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 8:31

Mark Webber pips Sebastian Vettel to pole as Red Bull dominate qualifying in Spain, with Lewis Hamilton third and Jenson Button fifth.
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Red Bull duo fastest in Barcelona

Friday, May 7th 2010, 13:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull threw down the gauntlet to their rivals by setting a scintillating pace in Friday's second practice session at the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Live - Spanish GP practice

Friday, May 7th 2010, 11:29
related places: Barcelona

McLaren and Mercedes' Michael Schumacher look to continue their good form in second practice at the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Deported pilot lands in Argentina

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 14:43
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A pilot wanted for his alleged role in Argentina's "Dirty War" lands in Argentina, after being extradited from Spain.
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Next domino?

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 16:11
related countries: Greece Greece

Spain's dire straits raise fears of 'Greece effect'
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Torres may miss World Cup start

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 15:51

Liverpool and Spain striker Fernando Torres may not be fit for the start of this summer's World Cup.
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Three on trial over Madrid bomb

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 16:41
related places: Madrid

Three suspected Basque separatists accused of carrying out the 2006 Madrid airport bombing go on trial.
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Benitez wants overhaul at Anfield

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 23:12

Rafael Benitez admits it could take five new signings to turn Liverpool into trophy challengers after they are kncoked out of the Europa League by Atletico Madrid.
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Forlan strike dumps Liverpool out

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 21:36

Diego Forlan's extra-time goal ends Liverpool's Europa League hopes and books Atletico Madrid a place in the final against Fulham.
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Live - Europa League semi-finals

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 17:43

Liverpool look to join Fulham in the Europa League final as they go to extra-time against Atletico Madrid, after the Cottagers stun Hamburg.
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Murray beaten by Ferrer in Rome

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 17:40
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Andy Murray is defeated 6-3 6-4 by Spain's David Ferrer in the third round of the Rome Masters.
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Live text - Murray v Ferrer

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 15:55
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray takes on Spain's David Ferrer for a place in the last eight of the Rome Masters.
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Spanish climber dies on Annapurna

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 11:02
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A Spanish climber who suffered from a severe form of altitude sickness dies on Annapurna in Nepal, his team members say.
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Art attack

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 8:57

The million-dollar works squandered after Spain Expo
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Mourinho taunts 'obsessed' Barca

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 22:39
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Jose Mourinho, whose Inter Milan side face Barcelona on Wednesday, claims the Catalans are "obsessed" with winning the Champions League at the Bernabeu - home of rivals Real Madrid.
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Revised car could help Schumacher

Monday, April 26th 2010, 14:22

Mercedes will make changes to Michael Schumacher's car for next week's Spanish Grand Prix in a bid to save his season.
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Star bullfighter gored in Mexico

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 10:50
related countries: Mexico Mexico

One of Spain's top bullfighters, Jose Tomas, is badly gored during a fight in Mexico, his manager says.
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In pictures

Saturday, April 24th 2010, 21:54

Marches in Spain for - and against - a high-profile judge
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Spain rallies behind Franco judge

Saturday, April 24th 2010, 20:48
related places: Franco

Marches are held in Spain backing a judge accused of overreaching his powers by launching an inquiry into the Franco regime.
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Full face transplant 'a success'

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 11:36

A team of 30 Spanish doctors claim to have successfully performed the world's first full face transplant.
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Benitez backs Reds to reach final

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 22:40

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez backs his side to overcome a first-leg deficit for the third time in this season's Europa League and reach next month's final.
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Liverpool beaten by Forlan goal

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 20:54

Diego Forlan gives Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win against Liverpool in the Europa League semi-final first leg.
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Live - Europa League

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 18:00

Liverpool and Fulham travel to Atletico Madrid and Hamburg respectively in the Europa League semi-finals.
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F1 teams allay Spain GP concerns

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 14:34

Fears that air travel chaos caused by the volcanic ash cloud could affect the preparations of F1 teams preparations for the Spanish GP are allayed.
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'Huge loss'

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 21:27

Spain mourns death of ex-IOC chief Samaranch
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Liverpool finish Madrid marathon

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 12:49
related places: Madrid

Liverpool arrive in Madrid for Thursday's Europa League semi-final with Atletico Madrid after a 1200-mile journey by train, coach and plane.
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Women climbers neck and neck for top peaks prize

Monday, April 19th 2010, 11:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Two top female climbers are tied in a race to scale the world's highest peaks - with just one to climb to go for each.
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Spanish helicopter crash in Haiti

Friday, April 16th 2010, 23:06
related countries: Haiti Haiti

A Spanish military helicopter crashes in rugged terrain in Haiti, the United Nations says, killing all four crew members.
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Parasite 'a growing stroke risk'

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 0:59

A tropical parasitic disease is becoming an increasingly common cause of stroke, Spanish research suggests.
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'Dakar rally' drugs lorry seized

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 17:09
related countries: Senegal Senegal
related places: Dakar

Spanish police say they have seized a huge cocaine haul from a lorry disguised as a backup vehicle for the Dakar rally.
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Barca earn key victory over Real Madrid

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 22:03

Barcelona take a huge step towards successfully defending their Spanish title with a key 2-0 win over Real Madrid.
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Live text - Real Madrid 0-2 Barcelona

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 19:29
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona go three points clear at the top of La Liga after beating arch-rivals Real Madrid 2-0 in the Bernabeu in El Clasico.
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Liverpool 4-1 Benfica (agg 5-3)

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 20:55

Fernando Torres scores twice to help Liverpool overpower Benfica at Anfield and set up an Europa League semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid.
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Clijsters suffers Spanish shock

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 19:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marbella

US Open champion Kim Clijsters is beaten by world number 258 Beatriz Garcia Vidagany at the Andalucia Open in Marbella.
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Spanish judge Garzon faces trial

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 17:36
related places: Franco, Garzon

High-profile Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon is reportedly to be tried for exceeding his powers in a probe into Franco's rule.
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Stop in the name of love! Spanish police arrest Viagra thief

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 4:36

Spanish police say they have detained a man suspected of robbing 10 pharmacies, taking only cash and Viagra.
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Spanish holiday home law attacked

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 12:03

Spanish MEPs criticise their country's treatment of expats who face having holiday homes bulldozed under coastal protection law.
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Paris ransom paid to free Sahil

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 21:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ransom money was paid to secure the release of kidnapped British boy Sahil Saeed, Pakistan's interior minister confirms.
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Georgian mafia suspects arrested

Monday, March 15th 2010, 11:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Sixty-nine people are arrested in six European countries as part of a co-ordinated police operation against the Georgian mafia.
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Cocaine found in Colombia artwork

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 22:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian police find 16kg (35lb) of cocaine inside replicas of sculptures by artist Fernando Botero being shipped to Spain.
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Real Madrid back coach Pellegrini

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 12:37

Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini receives support from the club's director general following the Spanish giants' Champions League exit.
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Real crash out of Champions League

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 21:41

Lyon draw 1-1 in the Bernebau to earn a 2-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid.
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