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Clement appointed Derby head coach

Monday, June 1st 2015, 5:39

Former Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement signs a three-year contract to become Derby County head coach.
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Iglesias injured in drone mishap

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 16:44
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias receives treatment after two of his fingers are injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico.
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Real chief 'reveals' Benitez plan

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 13:54

A Real Madrid vice-president appears to suggest Rafael Benitez is to be appointed as the Spanish club's next manager.
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Spain to host US rapid reaction force

Friday, May 29th 2015, 18:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

Spain has agreed to host a US rapid reaction military force to deal with crises in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
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Benitez confirms Napoli departure

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 12:04

Rafael Benitez - favourite to become Real Madrid boss - says he will be leaving Napoli after two years in charge of the club.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 6:47

Real Madrid to target Raheem Sterling, Man City lead Pogba chase, Ancelotti keen to manage Liverpool, plus more.
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Earliest evidence of human violence

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 0:47

A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.
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Bale 'back next season' at Real

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 14:35
related places: Real

Gareth Bale says he is "looking forward to coming back next season" at Real Madrid despite the departure of manager Carlo Ancelotti.
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Real Madrid close on Benitez as boss

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 8:41
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Napoli

Napoli boss Rafael Benitez is expected to be appointed Real Madrid manager after the Italian season finishes on Sunday.
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Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 6:44

Klopp wants six-month break, Falcao seeks London move, Real Madrid eye Benitez, Spurs set to beat Liverpool for Trippier, plus more.
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Ancelotti sacked as Real manager

Monday, May 25th 2015, 19:23
related places: Real

Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as Real Madrid manager after two seasons and Rafael Benitez is tipped to take over at the Spanish club.
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Champion Sharapova through in Paris

Monday, May 25th 2015, 16:06
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Maria Sharapova makes a successful start to her defence of the French Open title while Tomas Berdych also wins in Paris.
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Spain protest party hails poll gains

Monday, May 25th 2015, 12:45

Spain's anti-austerity Podemos movement vows to win national polls this year after dramatic gains in Sunday's local and regional elections.
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VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

Monday, May 25th 2015, 5:41

The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
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Spain enters a new political era

Monday, May 25th 2015, 3:17

A political shake-up after Spain's regional and local elections
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Spanish protest parties make gains

Monday, May 25th 2015, 2:32

Protest parties make gains in Spain's local elections, depriving the governing People's Party of overall control of Madrid and other councils.
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Spain faces local election shake-up

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 13:37

Spaniards are voting in regional and municipal elections that could challenge the grip of the country's two main parties.
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Real Madrid 7-3 Getafe

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 21:24
related places: Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo finishes with a season's best goals tally as his hat-trick helps Real Madrid hammer Getafe.
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Barcelona 2-2 Deportivo La Coruna

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 19:20
related places: Barcelona, La Coruna

Xavi leaves the pitch to a standing ovation as his final La Liga game for Barcelona ends in a draw with Deportivo de La Coruna.
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Spain's political masters face bloody nose

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 0:03

Spain's political masters face bloody nose in regional battle
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Benitez lined up by Real Madrid

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 19:14

Former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez could replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager of Real Madrid.
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Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 6:54
related places: Barcelona

James Milner to turn down new Man City contract, Jose Mourinho on Barcelona and Real Madrid, plus more.
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De Gea has tough choice - Van Gaal

Monday, May 18th 2015, 12:19

Keeper David De Gea will be tempted to leave Manchester United if Real Madrid try to sign him, says manager Louis van Gaal.
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Enrique shifts Barca focus to treble

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 22:16
related places: Barca, Barcelona

Coach Luis Enrique says Barcelona are already focusing on completing the treble after sealing their 23rd Spanish title.
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Atlético Madrid 0-1 Barcelona

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 20:20

Barcelona clinch the Spanish title for the 23rd time as Lionel Messi's strike secures a 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid.
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Sharapova wins Italian Open title

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 14:30
related countries: Italy Italy

Third seed Maria Sharapova comes from a set down to beat Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the Italian Open final.
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Federer sets up Djokovic meeting

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 20:21
related countries: Italy Italy

Defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer in the Italian Open final.
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Suarez Navarro into Rome final

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 14:03
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro beats second seed Simona Halep in three sets to reach the Italian Open final.
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La Liga season allowed to continue

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 13:20

The Spanish football season will be allowed to finish as the Royal Spanish Football Federation's suspension is lifted.
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Ancelotti unsure of Real future

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 22:58
related places: Real

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says he does not know if he will remain in charge after their Champions League exit.
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I will return stronger, says Bale

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 22:43

Gareth Bale says he will return stronger for Real Madrid after their Champions League semi-final defeat to Juventus.
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Real Madrid 1-1 Juventus

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 21:17

Juventus will meet Barcelona in the Champions League final after knocking out holders Real Madrid 3-2 on aggregate.
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Barcelona FC to face tax fraud trial

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 15:54
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Barcelona

A Spanish judge has ordered Barcelona football club to stand trial over claims they tried to mislead tax authorities during the transfer of Brazilian star Neymar.
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Murray confirms he will play in Rome

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 16:03
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Madrid, Rome

Andy Murray confirms he will play at this week's Italian Open, after winning back-to-back clay titles in Munich and Madrid.
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Bale agent talks too much - Ancelotti

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 14:14

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti tells Gareth Bale's agent to "stay quiet" after saying the Welshman was not being passed to.
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Airbus remains committed to A400M

Monday, May 11th 2015, 9:05

The chief executive of Airbus Group has said the company remains committed to its A400M military plane following Saturday's crash in Spain.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, May 11th 2015, 6:51

Manchester City move for Pogba, West Ham want Claudio Beauvue, Gareth Bale is isolated at Real Madrid, plus more.
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Murray beats Nadal to Madrid title

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 20:16
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray claims his first Masters title on clay by defeating Rafael Nadal in the final of the Madrid Masters.
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Real player says 'goodbye' to title

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 14:50
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal says it is time to say "goodbye to the league" after going four points behind Barcelona.
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Rosberg cruises to Spanish GP win

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 14:12
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg wins the Spanish Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton fights back from a slow start to take second.
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VIDEO: Fatal plane crash in Spain

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 0:42

A new military transport plane has crashed on its first test flight, killing four people.
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Murray to meet Nadal in Madrid final

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 20:19

Andy Murray will face Rafael Nadal in the Madrid Masters final after beating Kei Nishikori in straight sets.
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Dominant Kvitova wins Madrid Open

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 17:15

Petra Kvitova blends power and precision to crush Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-2 in the Madrid Open final.
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Spain military plane crash kills four

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 16:08

Four people are killed as a military plane crashes near Spain's Seville airport moments after take-off on a test flight.
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Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 14:33
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is beaten in qualifying for the first time this season as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg takes pole in Spain.
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Rosberg top as Ferrari get closer

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 10:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg pips Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in final practice at the Spanish Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton only third.
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VIDEO: Boy smuggled inside suitcase

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 3:34
related places: Ceuta

Spanish police have found an eight-year-old boy who was being smuggled into Spain's north African territory, Ceuta, in a suitcase.
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Murray & Nadal in Madrid semis

Friday, May 8th 2015, 21:56
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic 6-4 7-5 to reach the Madrid Masters semi-finals, joining Rafael Nadal in the last four.
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Kvitova ends Williams' winning run

Friday, May 8th 2015, 15:28

Serena Williams loses her first match of 2015 to Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Madrid Open semi-finals.
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Hamilton dominant in Spain practice

Friday, May 8th 2015, 13:51
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own as he sets the fastest time in second practice at the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Boy smuggled to Spain in suitcase

Friday, May 8th 2015, 13:27
related countries: Morocco Morocco

An eight-year-old Ivorian boy has been smuggled into Spain from Morocco inside a suitcase, Spanish police say.
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Rosberg tops Spain first practice

Friday, May 8th 2015, 9:47
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton in Spanish Grand Prix first practice, as Susie Wolff drives for Williams.
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'Bluffer' Murray into Madrid quarters

Friday, May 8th 2015, 5:50
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray says he "bluffed" Marcel Granollers to win his second match in a day, and reach the Madrid Masters last eight.
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Is the Spanish season really over?

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 8:19

Spanish football writer Andy West says the suspension of all domestic football is "very real" and "not just posturing".
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Murray wins late match in Madrid

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 5:47
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray beats Kohlschreiber for the second time in three days after a 01:12 local time start at the Madrid Open.
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Federer loses to Kyrgios in Madrid

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 21:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Madrid

Roger Federer loses in the second round of the Madrid Open to 20-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios in three sets.
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Spanish domestic football suspended

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 20:02

The Spanish football federation suspends all end-of-season games amid disputes with the government, including over TV rights.
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Bale criticism irrelevant - agent

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 12:36

Criticism of Gareth Bale's performance in Real Madrid's Champions League loss to Juventus is dismissed by his agent.
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