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Spain mourns earthquake victims

Friday, May 13th 2011, 14:33
related places: Lorca

The Spanish PM and members of the royal family attend a funeral Mass for victims of the earthquakes that struck the town of Lorca.
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VIDEO: Zapatero pledges aid for Lorca

Friday, May 13th 2011, 14:20
related places: Lorca

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero has promised government help in rebuilding the town of Lorca following Wednesday's earthquake.
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VIDEO: Spanish quake town holds funerals

Friday, May 13th 2011, 6:51
related places: Lorca

An open-air funeral mass will be held in Spain on Friday for the nine people who died in Wednesday's earthquake in Lorca.
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Thousands flee Spanish quake town

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 21:43
related places: Lorca

Thousands of people flee the Spanish town of Lorca following Wednesday's deadly earthquake, as troops put up tents for homeless residents left behind.
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VIDEO: Shock in Spain after deadly quake

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 18:35
related places: Lorca

Residents in the Spanish town of Lorca are assessing the damage from an earthquake that killed nine people and forced thousands to spend the night outdoors on Wednesday.
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Uefa charges Busquets over racism

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 15:50
related places: Barcelona

Uefa launches a disciplinary case against Barcelona's Sergio Busquets over alleged racial abuse in the Champions League tie with Real Madrid.
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Spain shocked by fatal earthquake

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 13:01
related places: Lorca

Residents of the Spanish town of Lorca assess the damage from quakes that killed eight people and forced thousands to sleep outdoors.
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VIDEO: Spanish quake brings down bell tower

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 11:56
related places: Lorca

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has killed at least eight people and damaged several buildings near the town of Lorca in southern Spain, officials say.
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VIDEO: Buildings crumble in Spain earthquake

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 6:33
related places: Lorca

Thousands of people have spent the night outdoors in the southern Spanish town of Lorca after an earthquake which killed at least eight people.
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Deadly quake rocks southern Spain

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 4:56
related places: Lorca

Hundreds of people spend the night outdoors in the southern Spanish town of Lorca after an earthquake which killed at least 10 people.
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Barcelona clinch Spanish league

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 19:59
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona clinch their third Spanish La Liga title in a row with a 1-1 draw at Levante.
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Stars attend Ballesteros funeral

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 13:01
related places: Ballesteros, Pedrena

The funeral of golfing legend Seve Ballesteros has taken place in his home village of Pedrena in Spain.
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VIDEO: Bagpiper leads Ballesteros cortege

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 12:55
related places: Ballesteros, Pedrena

A lone bagpiper leads the friends and family of Seve Ballesteros, who died on Saturday morning aged 54, through the golfing hero's home village of Pedrena in northern Spain.
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Djokovic ends Nadal's run on clay

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 19:14

Novak Djokovic inflicts the first clay-court defeat on Rafael Nadal in nearly two years as he wins the Madrid Open final in straight sets.
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Live text - Nadal v Djokovic

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 16:32

World number one Rafael Nadal takes on second seed Novak Djokovic in the final of the Madrid Open.
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Nadal & Djokovic to meet in Madrid final

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 16:53
related places: Madrid

Rafael Nadal will play Novak Djokovic in the Madrid Open final after the world's top two win their semi-finals in three sets.
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Live text - Nadal v Federer

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 14:03

World number one Rafael Nadal takes on third seed Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open.
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Golf great Ballesteros dies at 54

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 6:14

Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros dies after a protracted battle with cancer.
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Nadal & Federer to meet in Madrid

Friday, May 6th 2011, 22:00
related places: Madrid

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are set to meet in the last four of the Madrid Masters.
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Mourinho given five-game Euro ban

Friday, May 6th 2011, 13:57
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is handed a five-match European ban for his conduct after the Champions League first-leg semi-final against Barcelona.
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African migrants lost off Spain

Friday, May 6th 2011, 13:39

Hopes fade for 22 African migrants missing after their boat took on water off the coast of southern Spain.
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Ragged Murray beaten by Bellucci

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 19:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Andy Murray loses 6-4 6-2 to Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in the third round of the Madrid Open.
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Real Madrid appeal against Uefa decision

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 17:43
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid appeal against Uefa's decision to reject complaints about the behaviour of Barcelona players in their Champions League semi-final first leg.
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Live text - Murray v Bellucci

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 17:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Britain's Andy Murray loses in straight sets to Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in the third round of the Madrid Open.
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Wozniacki falls to Goerges again

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 12:16
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Julia Goerges beats world number one Caroline Wozniacki for the second time in two weeks to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.
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Murray labours to Madrid victory

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 17:46
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray makes an unconvincing start to his Madrid Open campaign as he beats Gilles Simon 6-4 3-6 6-0 in the second round.
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Live text - Murray v Simon

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 15:01

Britain's Andy Murray takes on Frenchman Gilles Simon in the second round of the Madrid Open.
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Mourinho has hurt Real - Calderon

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 11:02
related places: Barcelona, Calderon, Real

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says the club has been damaged by Jose Mourinho's behaviour during the Champions League semi-final against Barcelona.
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Real Madrid turn on officials after loss

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 6:44
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid players vent their anger at the referees after a 3-1 aggregate defeat by Barcelona in their Champions League semi-final.
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Heading for the exit

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 23:05

Spanish jobs crisis puts immigrant families under pressure to leave
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Barcelona earn place in Wembley final

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 20:38
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona book their place in the Champions League final courtesy of an entertaining 1-1 draw which seals a 3-1 aggregate win against Real Madrid in the second leg of their semi-final.
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Live - Barcelona v Real Madrid

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 17:29

Barcelona book their place in the Champions League final with a 3-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid after drawing the second leg of their sem-final at Camp Nou.
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Spain jails pirates for 439 years

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 17:20
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A court in Spain sentences two Somali pirates to 439 years in prison each for their involvement in the hijacking of a fishing boat more than a year ago.
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Racism row overshadows Barca-Real

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 11:30
related places: Barca, Barcelona, Real

A racism row has erupted ahead of the Champions League semi-final second leg between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
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Real and Barca protests dismissed

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 15:25
related places: Barca, Barcelona

The complaints lodged by Real Madrid and Barcelona following their ill-tempered Champions League semi-final first leg are rejected by Uefa.
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Mourinho stands by Barca comments

Friday, April 29th 2011, 12:36
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Jose Mourinho stands by the comments he made in the wake of Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first leg defeat by Barcelona.
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Spanish jobless level rises again

Friday, April 29th 2011, 9:31

Unemployment in Spain, already the highest in the EU, rises to a 14-year high, with 4.9 million people out of work.
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Real & Barcelona complain to Uefa

Friday, April 29th 2011, 6:36
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid and Barcelona will make formal complaints to Uefa about each other's actions during their fiery Champions League semi-final first leg.
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Real and Barcelona charged by Uefa

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 18:10
related places: Barcelona

Uefa charges Real Madrid and Barcelona over incidents in their Champions League semi-final, including Jose Mourinho's post-match outburst.
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Santander says upturn has begun

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 9:16
related places: Santander

First quarter results from Spanish banking group Santander sees profits fall 4.8% but the bank says the future is brighter.
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Messi seals fiery Barca win in Madrid

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 20:39

Barcelona star Lionel Messi scores twice as his side win 2-0 in a fiery Champions League semi-final first leg over Real Madrid, as Pepe is red carded and Jose Mourinho sent to the stands.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 17:30
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi bags a glorious double as Barcelona overcome Real Madrid 2-0 in their Champions League semi-final first leg, while Fulham host Bolton at Craven Cottage in the Premier League.
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Guardiola riled by Mourinho jibes

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 9:15
related places: Barcelona, Real

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola loses his cool with Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho ahead of their Champions League semi-final.
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Training for Mars

Monday, April 25th 2011, 4:35

Red Planet hopefuls test out space dreams in southern Spain
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Spanish journalist held in Libya

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 13:03
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

A Spanish photojournalist detained by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi telephones his parents from a military prison in Tripoli.
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Messi reaches landmark goal tally

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 22:20
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi becomes the first player to score 50 goals in a Spanish season as Barcelona beat Osasuna 2-0.
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Nadal eases into Barcelona final

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 16:46
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Barcelona

World number one Rafael Nadal beats Croatia's Ivan Dodig 6-3 6-2 to set up an all-Spanish final with David Ferrer at the Barcelona Open.
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Fabregas interview angers Wenger

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 10:08

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger stands by his claim that Cesc Fabregas was misrepresented and his words "twisted" in a recent Spanish magazine interview.
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Naked gym

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 23:08

Spanish nudists fight the flab in the buff
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VIDEO: Spain's Real Madrid see their cup run over

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 9:06

Chaotic celebrations after Real Madrid won Spain's top football cup competition fell a little flat - quite literally - when the prized trophy was dropped from the top of the ceremonial open top bus.
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Real Madrid beat Barca to win Copa del Rey

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 22:12
related places: Barca, Rey

Cristiano Ronaldo's extra-time header gives Jose Mourinho his first trophy as Real Madrid coach as his side beat Barcelona 1-0 to win the Copa del Rey.
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Barcelona players get $7m average

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 20:43
related places: Barcelona

Top Spanish football clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid pay their players more than $7m (£4.3m) a year, on average.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:38
related places: Barcelona

On an enthralling night of football Spurs and Arsenal draw 3-3 and Chelsea beat Birmingham 3-1 to go second in the Premier League, while Real Madrid beat Barcelona 1-0 to win the Spanish Cup.
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Iniesta free to face Real Madrid

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:05
related places: Barcelona, Iniesta

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta is set to face Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg on 27 April after he is cleared of deliberately getting himself booked.
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Spain hunts released Eta killer

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 17:01

Spain launches an urgent manhunt for a notorious Eta killer after a Spanish court which released him last week made a dramatic U-turn.
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VIDEO: Sagrada Familia reopens after fire

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 2:39
related places: Barcelona

One of Spain's most famous landmarks, the Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, has been reopened after a suspected arson attack on Tuesday.
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'Arson attack' on Sagrada Familia

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 19:01
related places: Barcelona

One of Spain's most famous landmarks, the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona, is evacuated after a suspected arson attack.
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Barca held by 10-man Real in El Clasico

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 22:21
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona remain eight points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga as the two rivals draw 1-1 in the first of four games they will play in just over two weeks.
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Real-Barca as it happened

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 22:18
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid face La Liga leaders Barcelona at the Bernabeu, the first of four 'El Clasico' meetings between the two arch-rivals in 17 days.
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Nadal beats Murray in Monte Carlo

Saturday, April 16th 2011, 17:51

Rafael Nadal beats Andy Murray to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final after the Briton almost does not start their semi-final because of an elbow injury.
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Portuguese clubs eye Europa final

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 22:10
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Benfica, Braga, Villarreal

Only Spanish side Villarreal stand in the way of an all-Portuguese final after Braga, Porto and Benfica make it through to the Europa League last four.
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