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Migrant wins stake in Spain lottery

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015, 22:20
related countries: Senegal Senegal

A migrant from Senegal who travelled to Europe by boat wins a stake of some €400,000 in Spain's Christmas lottery.
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Spain's Socialists reject Rajoy as PM

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015, 14:44

Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez refuses to back a government led by the conservative Popular Party (PP), after inconclusive elections.
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VIDEO: Singing Spain's winning numbers

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015, 13:34
related places: El Gordo, Madrid

El Gordo, Spain's annual big lottery draw has taken place in Madrid.
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Spain's PM will try to form government

Monday, December 21st 2015, 21:17

Spain's PM Mariano Rajoy says his Popular Party has a "responsibility" to try to form a new cabinet, despite failing to win a majority in Sunday's elections.
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Divided Spain faces coalition struggle

Monday, December 21st 2015, 17:55

Spain's political parties face a struggle to form a stable government after a historic election that broke the traditional two-party dominance.
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Spain prepares for coalition talks

Monday, December 21st 2015, 8:11

Spain faces political uncertainty after the governing party loses its majority, as two new movements win nearly a third of seats in parliament.
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Spain PM Rajoy's party loses majority

Sunday, December 20th 2015, 23:34

Spain's governing Popular Party wins most seats in the general election but loses its majority and must now try to form a coalition.
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New parties seek power in Spanish poll

Sunday, December 20th 2015, 10:22

Spaniards go to the polls in a landmark election that will see more than two parties compete for power for the first time in decades.
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VIDEO: Spain's new political heavyweights

Friday, December 18th 2015, 4:06

Two new political parties in Spain hope to do well in Sunday's general election. Tom Burridge looks at their rise.
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Spain parties push politics into unknown

Friday, December 18th 2015, 1:24

New parties push Spain vote into unknown
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Spanish politics set for new era

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 2:13

This weekend's election could change Spain's political landscape
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VIDEO: Spanish PM punched on campaign trail

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 23:27

The Spanish prime minister is left bruised after a teenager punched him during a campaigning event.
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Spanish PM's rival picks corruption fight

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 12:20

Election rival picks corruption fight with Spanish PM
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Dozens held in child sex abuse raids

Monday, December 14th 2015, 10:57

Sixty people are arrested in 12 countries in the Americas and Spain in a raid targeting an alleged child pornography ring.
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Farc 'forced abortions nurse' arrested

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 23:13
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Spanish police arrest a Colombian man accused of performing more than 100 forced abortions on women fighters with the Farc rebel group.
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VIDEO: Thousands of Santas run through Madrid

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 18:03
related places: Madrid

More than 10,000 runners dressed in Santa suits have run through the streets of Madrid.
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VIDEO: Cocaine disguised as pallets and charcoal

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 15:08

Spanish police say they have seized dozens of pallets made out of 1.4 tonnes of compressed cocaine that was made to look like wood.
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Spanish police seize disguised cocaine

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 11:59

Spanish police say they have seized dozen of pallets made out 1.4 tonnes of compressed cocaine that was made to look like wood.
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Kabul embassy attackers killed

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 7:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

All the Taliban gunmen involved in a deadly attack on a foreign guesthouse near the Spanish embassy in Kabul have been killed, Afghan officials say.
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Spain election: Resisting change in a dying Spanish village

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 11:37

Election time in a dying Spanish village
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Spain asserts rights to sunken ship

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 2:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: San Jose

The Spanish government says it has rights to the 18th Century Spanish galleon, the San Jose, discovered in Colombian waters.
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Spain's voters call for shake-up in classroom

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 0:09

Spanish voters look for shake-up in education
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Colombia finds galleon 'holy grail'

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 17:33
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: Cartagena, San Jose

The wreck of the San Jose, a treasure-laden Spanish galleon sunk by the British 300 years ago, has been found off the Colombian city of Cartagena, President Juan Manuel Santos announces.
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Spain election: New faces as campaigning kicks off

Friday, December 4th 2015, 13:18

Spain election campaign kicks off with fresh faces
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Vatican puts five on trial over leaks

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 17:33

Five people, including two investigative journalists and a Spanish priest, go on trial in the Vatican over the leaking of secret documents.
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Spain feels Franco's legacy 40 years after his death

Friday, November 20th 2015, 0:17
related places: Franco

Forty years after death, Franco's legacy still felt in Spain
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VIDEO: Waiting for Franco to die

Friday, November 20th 2015, 0:11
related places: Franco

In November 1975, Spanish dictator General Franco died.
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Remove Franco remains - Spanish lawyer

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 17:44

A top Spanish lawyer launches a petition calling for the removal of the remains of former military leader General Franco from their official resting place.
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Spanish film pokes fun at Catalan crisis

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 0:18

Spanish film makes comedy out of Catalan crisis
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Catalonia crisis forces Spain into unknown territory

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 15:32

Catalonia crisis forces Spain into unknown territory
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Catalonia vows to ignore court ruling

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 22:50

Catalan pro-independence leaders vow to continue bid for secession despite a Spanish Constitutional Court ruling to suspend the process.
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Spain challenges Catalan secession bid

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 18:30

The Spanish prime minister says he is fighting in the country's top court a motion passed in the Catalan parliament backing independence.
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R&B legend Allen Toussaint dies

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 13:52
related places: Madrid

Influential New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint dies, shortly after coming off stage in Madrid.
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Moyes sacked as Real Sociedad boss

Monday, November 9th 2015, 16:20

Former Manchester United and Everton boss David Moyes is sacked as manager of Spanish club Real Sociedad.
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Catalonia votes to start Spain secession

Monday, November 9th 2015, 13:16

The Spanish region of Catalonia adopts a resolution supporting independence from Spain, but Spain's PM says his government will challenge it.
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Sevilla 3-2 Real Madrid

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 21:54
related places: Sevilla

Forward Gareth Bale returns from injury but Real Madrid suffer their first league defeat of the season at Sevilla.
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VIDEO: March highlights violence against women

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 0:45
related places: Madrid

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Madrid to demonstrate against violence against women.
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Madrid rally condemns 'sexist terrorism'

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 16:57
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of people march in the Spanish capital Madrid to demand more action to stop violence against women.
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Benitez offers Benzema full support

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 16:20

Karim Benzema receives support from Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez amid a police investigation into alleged blackmail.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 8:12

Arsene Wenger on Harry Kane, Liverpool and Arsenal want Spanish striker, Raheem Sterling faces challenge, plus more.
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I'm the best in the world - Ronaldo

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 18:01

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo says he is better than Lionel Messi, in an interview with the BBC sports editor Dan Roan.
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Benzema faces charges in sex tape case

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 17:31
related countries: France France

French footballer Karim Benzema is placed under formal investigation in connection with a sex tape blackmail plot involving a France team-mate.
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VIDEO: Nato war games - in 90 seconds

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 16:21

Nato is putting on its biggest display of military might in over a decade in Spain.
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Bale to miss Netherlands friendly

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 11:07
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey are not in Wales' squad for the friendly against the Netherlands.
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Real Madrid 1-0 Paris-St Germain

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 23:09
related countries: France France

Real Madrid seal their place in the Champions League last 16 with a narrow home victory over Paris St-Germain.
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Iberia denies pilot 'Palestine' remark

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 20:27
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Spanish airline Iberia says a comment allegedly made by a pilot about "landing in Palestine" at Tel Aviv in Israel was "misunderstood".
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Mascherano admits tax fraud charges

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:35
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's Javier Mascherano pleads guilty to tax fraud charges as he appears in court in Spain.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, October 26th 2015, 7:44

Jose Mourinho one defeat from the sack, Remi Garde in frame to replace Tim Sherwood, Jamie Vardy to Real Madrid, plus more.
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Barcelona 3-1 Eibar

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 19:39
related places: Barcelona, Eibar

Luis Suarez scores a hat-trick as 10-man Barcelona beat Eibar to move level with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
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Call for inquiry on 'match-fix' claim

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 13:57
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique calls for an inquiry into claims an assistant referee was told to favour Real Madrid in El Clasico.
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Cruyff thanks fans for support

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 8:21

Johan Cruyff thanks supporters for their good wishes as it is confirmed he has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
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Official 'told to rule against Barca'

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 17:43
related places: Barcelona

An assistant referee says he was told to favour Real Madrid in a match against Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 6:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Liverpool, Porto

Chelsea's Hazard seeks Real Madrid move, Liverpool chase Porto midfielder, Man City in talks with Brazil teenager, plus more.
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US agrees Spain nuclear crash clean-up

Monday, October 19th 2015, 10:56
related countries: United States United States

Almost 50 years after nuclear bombs fell on the Spanish coast in a military air collision, American officials sign a deal to decontaminate land.
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Villarreal 1-2 Celta Vigo

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 13:04
related places: Barcelona, Real, Villarreal

Celta Vigo level on points at the top of La Liga alongside Real Madrid and Barcelona after victory over 10-man Villarreal.
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Barcelona 5-2 Rayo Vallecano

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 20:42
related places: Barcelona

Neymar scores four times as Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano 5-2 to move level on points with La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
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Placido Domingo to undergo surgery

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 9:51

Placido Domingo is to have surgery to have his gallbladder removed, forcing the Spanish tenor to miss conducting engagements at New York's Metropolitan Opera.
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Federer suffers shock Shanghai defeat

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 13:20

Spain's world number 70 Albert Ramos-Vinolas beats Roger Federer in the second round of the Shanghai Masters.
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Bale: Wales success may top Real win

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 15:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Real

Gareth Bale says qualifying for Euro 2016 with Wales might be better than winning the Champions League with Real Madrid.
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Pedrosa claims 50th Grand Prix win

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 7:13
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Motegi

Spain's Dani Pedrosa wins his 50th Grand Prix of his career with victory in the Japanese MotoGP in Motegi.
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