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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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Spain: news

Blast outside Basque region court

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 11:52

A bomb explodes outside a court in Spain's north-eastern Basque region, after a warning call from armed separatist group Eta.
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Spain holds 121 over child porn

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 10:51

Spanish police arrest 121 people in an operation against internet child pornography, described as the biggest of its kind.
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Champions League as it happened

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 20:56

Arsenal and Man Utd post easy wins as Celtic lose 1-0 at Villarreal in Tuesday's Champions League games.
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Spain finds big migrant boat

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 18:07

Coastguards rescue what is thought to be the largest single boat of migrants to reach Spain.
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'Eta' bomb kills Spanish officer

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 9:26

A car bomb blamed on Basque separatists Eta kills an army officer in northern Spain, the third bombing in 24 hours.
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Two car bombs hit Basque region

Sunday, September 21st 2008, 14:48
related places: Ondarroa

At least 11 people are injured in a car bomb in Ondarroa, north Spain, hours after another blast in the regional capital.
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Spain in Gambian migrant mix-up

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 23:16
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

Gambian officials return a plane carrying illegal immigrants to Spain, despite an earlier agreement.
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Lorca family to allow exhumation

Friday, September 19th 2008, 9:52

The family of Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca drop their long-standing objection to the excavation of his grave.
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Wing flap 'problem' on Spain jet

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 14:32
related places: Madrid

The wing flaps on a plane that crashed in Madrid last month were not open properly during take-off, a draft report says.
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Sea solidarity

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 23:28

Spanish pair moved to help change migrants' life
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African immigrants riot in Spain

Sunday, September 7th 2008, 20:39
related countries: Senegal Senegal

African immigrants react with anger in southern Spain after a Senegalese man is stabbed to death in a street.
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Wine challenge

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 7:20

Spanish vineyards fear climate change threat
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Spain seizes Colombia 'drug lord'

Friday, September 5th 2008, 23:38
related countries: Colombia Colombia

An alleged Colombian drugs lord, known as Beto the Gypsy, is arrested in Spain
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Migrants die on Canaries journey

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 13:07

The bodies of 13 African migrants are found with 46 survivors in a boat trying to reach Spain's Canary Islands.
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Djokovic edges past Robredo test

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 20:33
related countries: United States United States

Third seed Novak Djokovic overcomes an upset stomach to edge a 4-6 6-2 6-3 5-7 6-3 win over Spain's Tommy Robredo and reach the US Open quarter-finals.
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Spain probes Franco-era missing

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 17:45
related places: Franco

Spain investigates the fate of thousands of people who disappeared during the rule of Gen Francisco Franco.
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Live text - Robredo v Djokovic

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 16:35
related countries: United States United States

Third seed Novak Djokovic takes on Spain's Tommy Robredo in the fourth round of the US Open.
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Man City beat Chelsea to Robinho

Monday, September 1st 2008, 23:42

Manchester City beat Chelsea to the signing of Robinho from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of about £32.5m.
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All Spain crash bodies identified

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 13:46
related places: Madrid

All 154 bodies from last week's plane crash in Madrid have now been identified, the Spanish government says.
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Crash plane 'was almost swapped'

Friday, August 29th 2008, 19:01
related places: Madrid

The airline involved in the Madrid plane crash had considered switching aircraft at the last minute, a minister says.
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Liverpool close to Riera signing

Friday, August 29th 2008, 9:57

Liverpool are close to completing the signing of Albert Riera from Espanyol, according to the Spanish club.
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Robinho move to Chelsea in doubt

Friday, August 29th 2008, 8:22

Real Madrid put striker Robinho's move in doubt by declaring he is under contract to them for two more seasons.
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Chelsea set to seal Robinho deal

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 17:06

Chelsea are close to signing Real Madrid forward Robinho, according to Blues chief executive Peter Kenyon.
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Ghost town

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 13:00

Boom turns to bust for Spain's property market
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Migrants die off Spanish coast

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 17:40

At least 25 African migrants die off the Spanish coast after their boat drifts for days, according to survivors who reach land.
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Forced landing for Ryanair flight

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A plane carrying British tourists to Spain is forced to make an unscheduled landing due to a loss of cabin pressure.
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Madrid remains 'may stay unknown'

Monday, August 25th 2008, 11:56
related places: Madrid

Some of the victims of last week's plane crash in Madrid may never be identified, the Spanish government says.
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US stars regain basketball gold

Sunday, August 24th 2008, 9:32
related countries: United States United States

The US men's basketball team regain the Olympic title, but are made to work for a 118-107 victory by a valiant Spain side.
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Madrid crash claims another life

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 20:17
related places: Barajas, Madrid

One of the 19 survivors of Wednesday's plane crash in Madrid dies, bringing the death toll to 154.
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Funerals held for Madrid victims

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 22:44
related places: Madrid

The first funerals are held for victims of Wednesday's plane crash in Madrid, which claimed 153 lives.
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'Chain of faults' in Madrid crash

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 16:36
related places: Madrid

Spanish investigators believe a string of faults, rather than a single engine failure, probably caused the Madrid air crash.
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DNA tests for Madrid air victims

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 9:58
related places: Madrid

DNA tests will be needed to identify many of the 153 people killed in the Madrid air disaster, the Spanish government says.
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Shock and anger

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 21:01
related places: Madrid

Suspicions are rife about what caused the Madrid crash
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Spain grieves for Madrid victims

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 14:59
related places: Madrid

Spain mourns 153 people killed in a plane crash at Madrid airport, as investigators look into the causes of the tragedy.
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Search for clues in Madrid crash

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 10:39
related places: Barajas, Madrid

Investigators are scouring the site of the Madrid plane crash, as three days of mourning for the 153 victims are declared.
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Many dead in Madrid plane crash

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 22:44
related places: Madrid

More than 150 people die as a passenger plane swerves off a runway during take-off in Madrid, the Spanish government says.
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Spain holds wanted French surgeon

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 10:20
related countries: France France

A French cosmetic surgeon accused of having mutilated dozens of patients is arrested in Spain.
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'Water wars'

Monday, August 18th 2008, 17:58

Severe drought heightens Spain's environmental fears
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Spain discussing stimulus package

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 10:35

Spanish leaders are meeting to finalise a package of reforms aimed at tackling the cooling economy.
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Spanish inflation at 15-year high

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 22:14

Prices in Spain rose at their fastest rate for 15 years in July, driven by higher food and transport costs.
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Europeans angry at Ryanair move

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 16:47
related countries: Italy Italy

Consumer groups and ministries in Spain and Italy denounce Ryanair's move to cancel tickets bought on third party websites.
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Valencia reject Man Utd Silva bid

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 15:35
related places: Valencia

Manchester United have a bid for Spain striker David Silva turned down by Valencia, according to the player's agent.
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Villa agree £7.8m fee for Cuellar

Monday, August 11th 2008, 21:30
related places: Cuellar

Aston Villa agree a £7.8m transfer fee with Rangers for the Spanish defender Carlos Cuellar.
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Sanchez clinches road race gold

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 9:32

Samuel Sanchez edges a dramatic sprint finish to claim Spain's first cycling road race Olympic gold.
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Newcastle close in on Coloccini

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 7:54

Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna claim they have accepted a bid from Newcastle for defender Fabricio Coloccini.
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BA and Iberia hold merger talks

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 20:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Difficult market conditions have forced British Airways and Spain's Iberia into merger talks, the airlines say.
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BA and Iberia hold merger talks

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Difficult market conditions have forced British Airways and Spain's Iberia into merger talks, the airlines say.
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Farc 'co-ordinator' freed on bail

Monday, July 28th 2008, 0:43
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A women arrested on suspicion of being the representative in Spain of Colombia's Farc rebel group is released on bail.
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Eta 'planned series of attacks'

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 19:20

A Spanish judge says seven alleged members of the Basque separatist group, Eta, planned a series of summer attacks.
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Farc 'co-ordinator' held in Spain

Saturday, July 26th 2008, 21:11
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Spanish police say they have arrested the representative of the left-wing Colombian rebel group Farc.
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Chavez gets royal Spanish welcome

Friday, July 25th 2008, 14:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has talks over breakfast with Spain's King Juan Carlos - who famously told him to shut up last year.
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