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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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VIDEO: Anti-monarchy protest in Madrid

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 7:38
related places: Madrid

Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Madrid to demand a referendum to abolish Spain's monarchy, just days after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.
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Spain's next king speaks of unity

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 15:29

In his first remarks since King Juan Carlos announced his abdication, his son Prince Felipe says he wants to promote Spain as "united and diverse''.
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VIDEO: Why US football fans cheer in Spanish

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

Why English-speaking US football fans chant in Spanish
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Mexico's Pemex sells Repsol stake

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 20:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex sells a majority of its stake in Spanish energy firm Repsol for approximately 2.2bn euros.
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Spain sets out abdication plan

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 15:16

Spanish politicians outline the next steps in the abdication of King Juan Carlos, and the accession of his son Crown Prince Felipe.
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VIDEO: Spanish king and prince at parade

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 15:03

King Juan Carlos of Spain and his son, Crown Prince Felipe, have appeared together at a military ceremony, for the first time since the king's decision to abdicate was announced.
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King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 19:04

King Juan Carlos of Spain says the time has come to abdicate and pass the throne to a younger energised generation, after a reign of nearly 40 years.
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Murray into French Open last eight

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 17:44
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray beats Fernando Verdasco of Spain in straight sets to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
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VIDEO: King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 10:16

King Juan Carlos of Spain is abdicating, Prime Minister Rajoy has announced.
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Villa announces Atletico Madrid exit

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:49

Spain's record goalscorer David Villa is leaving Atletico Madrid after one season with the La Liga champions.
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Spain plans new stimulus package

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:40

Spain will unveil a new stimulus package worth 6.3bn euros next week, to boost the economy's competitiveness and create jobs, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announces.
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Negredo and Navas dropped by Spain

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 12:24
related places: Navas

Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas are left out of Spain's 23-man World Cup squad, but Fernando Torres is selected.
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Real ordered to shut part of stadium

Friday, May 30th 2014, 12:31

Real Madrid are ordered to close part of the Bernabeu for their next European tie after racist behaviour by their fans.
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'Militants' held in Spanish enclave

Friday, May 30th 2014, 9:24
related countries: Libya Libya, Mali Mali
related places: Melilla

Spain says it has arrested six men in its north African enclave of Melilla on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Libya and Mali.
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Barcelona squatters confront police

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 10:43
related places: Barcelona

Police in the Spanish city of Barcelona clash with youths in the third night of violence over moves to demolish a well-known squat.
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Ronaldo tops football marketing table

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:22
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named the world's most marketable footballer, according to analysts at marketing experts Repucom.
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VIDEO: Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:09
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:37
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.
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Simeone charged after pitch invasion

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 18:03

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is charged after storming onto the pitch during the Champions League final.
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Bale can get even better - Ancelotti

Monday, May 26th 2014, 9:45

Carlo Ancelotti says Gareth Bale will improve next season after a superb debut campaign for Real Madrid.
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Bale relishes 'dream' Real victory

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:47
related places: Real

Gareth Bale says winning the Champions League "will live with me forever" after helping Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid.
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Simeone admits to Costa mistake

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:43
related places: Costa

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says he was wrong to pick unfit striker Diego Costa for the Champions League final.
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Real Madrid 4-1 Atletico Madrid

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:29

Real Madrid defeat city rivals Atletico Madrid to claim a 10th European Cup in extra time at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
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Madrid rivals in European showdown

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 23:14
related places: Madrid

Divided loyalties as Madrid's teams face off in European Cup
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Repsol ends operations in Argentina

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 16:56
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Spanish oil firm Repsol ends its operations in Argentina two years after having its assets in local company YPF seized by the government.
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VIDEO: A city divided as Madrid play Madrid

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 10:12
related places: Madrid

Families could be feuding as Real Madrid look to achieve a landmark 10th European victory over their city rivals Atletico
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VIDEO: Matadors gored at Madrid festival

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 1:40
related places: Madrid

A major event in Madrid's bullfighting season has been cancelled after all three matadors were gored by bulls.
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Matadors gored at Madrid festival

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 18:59
related places: Madrid

A major event in Madrid's bullfighting season is cancelled after all three matadors partaking in the spectacle were gored by bulls.
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Chelsea return unhealthy - Courtois

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 13:22

Atletico Madrid's Thibaut Courtois says his future is unclear ahead of the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
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Bale & Ronaldo fit for European final

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 14:23

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale will play in the Champions League final, according to Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti.
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'A different president' for Spain?

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 8:16

Spaniards swoon over a president - but not their own
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Atletico have made history - Simeone

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 23:11
related places: Barcelona

Head coach Diego Simeone says beating Barcelona to the Spanish title is one of Atletico Madrid's "most important days".
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Martino steps down as Barcelona coach

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 20:04
related places: Barcelona

Gerardo Martino mutually agrees to step down as Barcelona coach after the Spanish giants lost out on the league title.
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Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 18:45
related places: Barcelona

Atletico Madrid win the La Liga title for the first time since 1996 by securing a draw in a pulsating match at Barcelona.
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Nadal beats Murray in Rome thriller

Friday, May 16th 2014, 21:59
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

World number one Rafael Nadal recovers from a break down in the final set to beat Andy Murray in the Italian Open quarter-finals.
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Messi agrees new Barcelona contract

Friday, May 16th 2014, 11:55
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi agrees a new contract at the Nou Camp.
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Suarez dismisses transfer speculation

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 8:36
related places: Barcelona

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez denies that his contract contains a clause allowing him to join Real Madrid or Barcelona this summer.
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VIDEO: Translating Facebook for Bolivian language

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 12:50
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

An indigenous Bolivian community group translates thousands of Spanish words used on Facebook into their native Aymara language in the hope that the social media site will make their native tongue a language option.
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Murray eases through in windy Rome

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 11:50
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Andy Murray overcomes Spain's Marcel Granollers and testing windy conditions to reach round three at the Italian Open.
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Funeral for shot politician in Spain

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 21:30

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attends a funeral service for regional leader Isabel Carrasco, shot dead in an apparent act of revenge.
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Costa and Torres in Spain squad

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 11:51
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Torres

Diego Costa and Fernando Torres are picked in Spain's provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Spain politician shot dead in public

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 8:26

A top politician in northern Spain has been shot dead in public and two women have been arrested.
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Spain politician shot dead in public

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 5:57
related places: Leon

A top politician in Leon, Spain, is shot dead in public in what is thought to be "an act of vengeance", and two women are arrested.
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Hamilton takes fourth win in a row

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 13:49
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton takes the world championship lead from Nico Rosberg with a closely fought victory in the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Hamilton beats Rosberg to Spain pole

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 17:06
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in a private battle for pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix.
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In-form Nadal reaches Madrid final

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 15:52
related places: Madrid

Rafael Nadal beats Roberto Bautista Agut in the Madrid semi-finals, while Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep reach the women's final.
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Rosberg fastest in final practice

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 10:13
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton in final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Hamilton supreme in second practice

Friday, May 9th 2014, 13:41
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton sets a searing pace to head Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Spanish GP.
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Injured Williams pulls out of Madrid

Friday, May 9th 2014, 9:47
related places: Madrid

Defending champion Serena Williams withdraws with a thigh injury ahead of her Madrid quarter-final against Petra Kvitova.
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Hamilton edges Button in practice

Friday, May 9th 2014, 9:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in first practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, almost a second ahead of Jenson Button.
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BA owner IAG sees losses narrow

Friday, May 9th 2014, 7:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Airways owner IAG says its losses in the first quarter of the year narrowed, helped by an improved performance from its Spanish airline Iberia.
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Murray's Madrid run ended by Giraldo

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 17:22
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Madrid

Andy Murray is knocked out of the third round of the Madrid Masters, losing 6-3 6-2 to an in-form Santiago Giraldo.
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I must end Hamilton run - Rosberg

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 17:10
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg says he must stop Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's run of successive wins at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.
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Real Madrid 'most valuable' club

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 19:16

Real Madrid has emerged as the most valuable football club in the world, according to research by Forbes.
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