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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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'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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Real Valladolid v Real Madrid

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 19:03

Live coverage of Wednesday's Spanish La Liga game between Real Valladolid and Real Madrid.
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£9,850 fine for banana throw racism

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 16:28
related places: Barcelona, Villarreal

Villarreal are fined €12,000 (£9,850) by the Spanish Football Federation after a fan threw a banana at Barcelona's Dani Alves.
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French jobs for Spanish builders

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 0:14
related countries: France France

When French jobs go to Spanish builders
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Murray to face Almagro in Madrid

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 21:58
related places: Almagro, Madrid

Andy Murray will open his Madrid Masters campaign against Nicolas Almagro - conqueror of Rafael Nadal last month - on Wednesday night.
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VIDEO: Knights in shining armour battle

Monday, May 5th 2014, 2:16

The Medieval Combat World Championships have taken place in Spain.
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Atletico fans 'made monkey noises'

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 21:23

Levante's Papakouly Diop says he was responding to monkey chants when he danced in front of Atletico Madrid fans.
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Levante 2-0 Atletico Madrid

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 17:59
related places: Barcelona, Madrid

Spanish leaders Atletico Madrid's title hopes take a blow as Levante's win gives renewed hope to Real Madrid and Barcelona.
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Injured Djokovic misses Madrid Masters

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 15:00

World number two Novak Djokovic pulls out of the Madrid Masters as his right wrist injury has "flared up again".
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European elections: Too poor for a dress in Spain

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 23:36

Hard times for many of the women of Seville
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VIDEO: Sacrificing for a dress in Seville

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 23:24
related places: Feria

The joyful season of the Feria in Seville can be stressful for unemployed women in the Spanish city, dressmaker Marta explains.
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Mourinho tactics not to blame - Zola

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 14:24

Jose Mourinho's tactics were not to blame for Chelsea's Champions League defeat by Atletico Madrid, says Gianfranco Zola.
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Simeone thanks players' mothers

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 10:23

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone praises his players' mothers for nurturing sons with a winning mentality.
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Mourinho rues crucial Courtois impact

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 22:50

Jose Mourinho says keeper Thibaut Courtois, on loan at Atletico Madrid from Chelsea, played a key role in the Blues' European exit.
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Chelsea 1-3 Atletico Madrid (agg 1-3)

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 21:00
related places: Real

Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Chelsea and set up a meeting with city rivals Real in the Champions League final.
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Arrest in Alves banana racism case

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 12:46
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Barcelona

Spanish police say they have arrested a spectator suspected of throwing a banana at Barcelona's Brazilian footballer Dani Alves in a match last week.
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Spain sees economy pick up pace

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 11:42

Spain's economy grew at its fastest quarterly pace since 2008 during the first three months of the year, the country's statistics body says.
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Opera star charged over tax evasion

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 9:30
related countries: Montserrat Montserrat

Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe is charged with tax evasion for failing to declare 500,000 euros (£410,5000) of income.
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Busy being unemployed in Spain

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 23:11

Making the best of downtime in southern Spain
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Bayern Munich 0-4 Real Madrid (agg 0-5)

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 20:55

Real Madrid sail into their first Champions League final since 2002 with a one-sided away win over holders Bayern Munich.
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Cech & Terry return to training

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 11:45

Chelsea's Petr Cech and John Terry train ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid.
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VIDEO: Are author's remains under this floor?

Monday, April 28th 2014, 16:13
related places: Cervantes, Madrid

Work has begun in a convent in the centre of Madrid to try and locate the remains of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes.
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Barca win was homage to Vilanova - Xavi

Monday, April 28th 2014, 12:59
related places: Villarreal

Barcelona captain Xavi dedicates the Spanish side's dramatic win at Villarreal to the memory of ex-coach Tito Vilanova.
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Villarreal 2-3 Barcelona

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 22:04
related places: Barcelona, Villarreal

Lionel Messi's winner keeps Barcelona in the Spanish title race with a comeback win at Villarreal, two days after Tito Vilanova's death.
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Real Madrid 4-0 Osasuna

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 20:38

Cristiano Ronaldo scores two spectacular goals as Real Madrid sweep aside Osasuna to keep their title hopes alive.
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Spain to search for Cervantes body

Friday, April 25th 2014, 21:23
related places: Cervantes, Madrid

Forensic scientists in Spain are to start scanning a Madrid convent for the body of 17th Century author Miguel de Cervantes.
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Argentina approves Repsol payment

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 11:11
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.
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Robben surprised by Real's approach

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 22:45
related places: Real

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben is surprised by Real Madrid's cautious approach in their 1-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg win.
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Real Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 21:59

Karim Benzema's goal gives Real Madrid the advantage as holders Bayern Munich lose semi-final first leg in Spain.
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Poniatowska awarded Cervantes Prize

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 15:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Alcala, Henares

Spain's King Juan Carlos awards the most important award in Spanish literature to Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska at a ceremony in Alcala de Henares.
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