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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.

World news related to Spain – overview

Spain: news

Faded attraction

Monday, July 13th 2009, 23:14

Tide of migrants wanes with decline of Spain's economy
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'Mistake kills flu baby' in Spain

Monday, July 13th 2009, 17:29

A baby born to the first Spanish woman to die of swine flu has died too - after a medical error, a hospital director says.
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Bull gores man to death in Spain

Friday, July 10th 2009, 14:18
related places: Pamplona

A young Spanish man is fatally gored at Spain's Pamplona bull run - the first such death at the event for 14 years.
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Ronaldo welcomed by 80,000 fans

Monday, July 6th 2009, 22:12

Cristiano Ronaldo is presented to a near-capacity crowd at the Bernabeu as he completes his record £80m move to Real Madrid.
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In pictures: Ronaldo arrives at Real Madrid

Monday, July 6th 2009, 14:54

The world's most expensive player is presented to the fans of Europe's most decorated club
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Spain spy chief quits in cash row

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 16:24

Spain's spy chief, Alberto Saiz, resigns amid allegations he used government funds for hunting and fishing trips.
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Real Madrid close in on Benzema

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 16:51
related countries: France France
related places: Lyon

Real Madrid agree a deal to sign striker Karim Benzema from Lyon, according to the French club.
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Murray through to Wimbledon semis

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 16:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Britain's Andy Murray breaks new ground at Wimbledon by beating Spain's Juan Carlos Ferrero to reach the semi-finals for the first time.
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First swine flu fatality in Spain

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 9:57
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Madrid

A 20-year-old Moroccan woman infected with swine flu dies in Madrid, becoming Spain's first fatality from the virus.
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Spain drain

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 10:32

Migrant works are hit hard by the Spanish recession
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Ronaldo agrees six-year Real deal

Friday, June 26th 2009, 19:46
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to complete his record move from Manchester United to Real Madrid after agreeing a six-year deal.
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Justice denied?

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 22:01

Spain moves to rein in its crusading judges
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US stun Spain to reach Cup final

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 6:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

The US cause a huge upset in world football, beating European champions Spain to reach the Confederations Cup final.
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Hard times

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 0:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK expats once living the dream in Spain head home
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Car bomb kills Spanish officer

Friday, June 19th 2009, 11:52
related places: Bilbao

A Spanish police inspector dies in a car bomb attack in the northern city of Bilbao being blamed on Basque militant group Eta.
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Spanish Civil War bodies exhumed

Saturday, June 13th 2009, 3:29

Seven bodies are removed from Spanish Civil War graves in the first of possibly thousands of court-ordered exhumations.
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Ronaldo confident of Real switch

Friday, June 12th 2009, 8:18
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo says he expects his "historic" £80m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid to go ahead, despite a minor hernia injury.
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Spain anger as immigrant loses arm

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 19:42

Bosses at a Spanish bakery accused of barbaric treatment of a worker injured in an industrial accident face punishment if guilty, the government vows.
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Kaka completes Real Madrid switch

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 6:59

Real Madrid announce the signing of Brazilian playmaker Kaka from AC Milan on a six-year deal.
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Gabon leader's death confirmed

Monday, June 8th 2009, 18:43

Gabon's prime minister confirms the death of President Omar Bongo - Africa's longest serving leader - after earlier denials.
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Gabon leader Bongo's death denied

Monday, June 8th 2009, 15:13
related countries: France France, Gabon Gabon

Gabon's prime minister issues a denial - backed by Spain - that President Omar Bongo has died, insisting he is "alive and well".
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Spain awarded shipwreck treasure

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 16:39
related countries: United States United States

A deep sea treasure-hunting firm is ordered by a US judge to hand a haul of coins to the Spanish government.
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Milan braced for Kaka departure

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 20:58
related countries: Botswana Botswana

AC Milan are struggling to keep hold of star midfielder Kaka as reports emerged that Real Madrid had agreed a world record £56m transfer for the Brazilian.
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Kaka keen to remain at AC Milan

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 10:26
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian playmaker Kaka insists he wants to stay at AC Milan, despite speculation linking him with Chelsea or Real Madrid.
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Real appoint Pellegrini as coach

Monday, June 1st 2009, 21:02
related places: Villareal

Real Madrid appoint Villarreal boss Manuel Pellegrini as their new coach to replace Juande Ramos.
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Violence mars party in Barcelona

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 12:30
related places: Barcelona

Police in Barcelona say 80 officers were hurt in clashes with fans celebrating its football team's Champions League victory.
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Bolivia marks uprising anniversary

Monday, May 25th 2009, 23:54
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: Sucre

Bolivians mark 200 years since their country's uprising against Spanish rule with President Morales decrying capitalism.
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Swine flu hits Spanish soldiers

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 20:50

Eleven new cases of swine flu are found at a Spanish military school, bringing the country's total to 126, officials say.
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Spain holds 'voodoo' traffickers

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 10:24
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Spain holds 23 people suspected of trafficking Nigerian women into the country and forcing them into prostitution using voodoo curses.
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Spain's celebrated 'blogger granny' dies at the age of 97

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 1:24

A Spanish grandmother who billed herself as the "world's oldest internet blogger" dies at the age of 97.
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Spain revives US army murder case

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 14:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A Spanish judge reinstates charges against three US soldiers over the killing of a cameraman in the Iraq war.
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Gabon leader in Spanish hospital

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 10:55
related countries: Gabon Gabon

Africa's longest-serving leader, President Omar Bongo of Gabon, is said to be seriously ill in hospital in Spain.
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Spanish general jailed over crash

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 14:32

A Spanish court jails a general for three years for misidentifying 30 soldiers' bodies after a plane crash in 2003.
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Demolition job

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 6:53

How MEPs aim to smash Spanish property abuse
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Spain's Franco 'had one testicle', new book claims

Monday, May 18th 2009, 11:09
related places: Franco

A new book claims the late Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco, like Adolf Hitler, had only one testicle.
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Federer ends Nadal run in Madrid

Sunday, May 17th 2009, 15:52
related places: Madrid

Roger Federer beats world number one Rafael Nadal to win the Madrid Open and end the Spaniard's unbeaten run on clay.
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Barca claim Spanish league title

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 22:31
related places: Barcelona, Villarreal

Barcelona claim their 19th Spanish League title without kicking a ball after title-rivals Real Madrid lose 3-2 at Villarreal on Saturday.
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Nadal to face Federer in Madrid

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 20:44

World number one Rafael Nadal saves three match points as he beats Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (11-9) to set up a Madrid Open final meeting with Roger Federer.
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Murray suffers Del Potro defeat

Friday, May 15th 2009, 22:43

Andy Murray loses 7-6 6-3 to Juan Martin del Potro in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.
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Live - Murray v Del Potro

Friday, May 15th 2009, 20:23
related countries: Argentina Argentina

World number three Andy Murray plays Argentina's world number five Juan Martin del Potro in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.
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Safina through to Madrid quarters

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 16:49
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Madrid

World number one Dinara Safina overcomes unseeded Czech Lucie Safarova 6-0 4-6 6-3 to book her place in the quarter-final of the Madrid Masters.
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Spain plans abortion law changes

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 16:28

The Spanish government plans to liberalise its strict abortion laws, allowing abortion in most cases up to 14 weeks of pregnancy.
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Spanish economy shrinks rapidly

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 9:23

Spain's economy suffered its largest contraction in 50 years in the first three months of 2009, preliminary estimates show.
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Nadal and Djokovic post easy wins

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 15:31

World number one Rafael Nadal sweeps aside Jurgen Melzer in brutal fashion at the Madrid Open on Wednesday, joining Novak Djokovic in the third round.
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Murray sees off Bolelli in Madrid

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 20:00
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray battles his way into the third round of the Madrid Open with a 7-6 (11-9) 6-4 win over Simone Bolelli.
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Live text - Murray v Bolelli

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 17:26
related countries: Italy Italy

New world number three Andy Murray begins his Madrid Open campaign against Italian Simone Bolelli.
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Button wins as Brawn GP dominate

Sunday, May 10th 2009, 16:17

Championship leader Jenson Button wins the Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello.
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Live - Spanish Grand Prix

Sunday, May 10th 2009, 10:29

Jenson Button starts from pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix as the Briton looks to make it four wins out of five races this season.
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Last-gasp Button grabs Spain pole

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 13:23

Brawn GP's Jenson Button snatches pole for the Spanish Grand Prix from Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in the dying moments of an exciting qualifying session in Barcelona.
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Live - Spanish Grand Prix qualifying

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 8:20

Kimi Raikkonen is a shock early casualty in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Button and Rosberg set Spain pace

Friday, May 8th 2009, 14:37

Brawn GP's Jenson Button and Williams's Nico Rosberg are fastest in Friday's two practice sessions for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
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Jose Carreras bowing out of opera

Friday, May 8th 2009, 11:00

Spanish tenor Jose Carreras announces that he is to retire from performing on the operatic stage.
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Live - Spanish Grand Prix practice

Friday, May 8th 2009, 7:28

Formula 1's 10 teams - many with newly updated cars - get to grips with the Circuit de Catalunya track ahead of the fifth race of the 2009 season.
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Basques back non-nationalist rule

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 19:05

Spain's Basque region parliament elects a non-nationalist coalition to office - in an unequivocal turn away from separatism.
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