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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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Spain: news

UN presses Spain on Franco crimes

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 10:09
related places: Franco

UN experts urge Spain to investigate the fate of thousands of people who went missing during the civil war and nationalist Franco dictatorship.
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Bale's home debut ends in Real loss

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 22:29
related places: Madrid, Real

Gareth Bale's Real Madrid home debut ends in a 1-0 defeat as Atletico win the Madrid derby for the first time in 23 games.
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Messi in Spain tax fraud hearing

Friday, September 27th 2013, 15:27
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and his father are questioned in a Spanish court over tax fraud allegations.
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Spain to consider time zone change

Friday, September 27th 2013, 14:30

Spanish MPs are to consider putting the country back by an hour, after a report said this would improve eating, sleeping and working habits.
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Real Madrid stole victory - Elche

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 12:43
related places: Elche

Elche's Edu Albacar says Real Madrid "stole" a 2-1 win courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo's 96th-minute penalty.
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EU team investigate Gibraltar row

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 16:02
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A team of European Union inspectors are visiting Gibraltar to investigate a border row that has caused recent diplomatic tensions between the UK and Spain.
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Bale injured before Real home debut

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 19:53

Gareth Bale fails to make his home debut for Real Madrid on Sunday after suffering an injury in the pre-match warm-up.
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Baby dies in Spain airport accident

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 17:47

A five-month-old boy dies at a Spanish airport after becoming trapped in a luggage conveyor carousel, after it is unexpectedly set in motion.
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VIDEO: Spanish border fence stormed

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 5:44
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

About 100 African immigrants have broken through a border fence from Morocco into the Spanish territory of Melilla, sparking clashes with police.
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Ronaldo hat-trick as Real hit six

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 21:57
related places: Real

Gareth Bale helps Cristiano Ronaldo score one of his three goals as Real Madrid hit six at Galatasaray in the Champions League.
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Spain seeks 4.7m-euro lottery winner

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 14:51
related places: La Coruna

A search is under way for the winner of an unclaimed multi-million-euro lottery jackpot in La Coruna, Spain.
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African migrants break Melilla fence

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 12:38
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Melilla

Hundreds of migrants break through a 6m (19ft) fence that separates Morocco from the European Union in the Spanish territory of Melilla.
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Ronaldo agrees new Real Madrid deal

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 17:50

Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to extend his time at Real Madrid for a reported 17m euros (£14.25m) a year until 2018.
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Gomez beats Brownlees to world title

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Britain's Jonathan Brownlee loses his world title to Spaniard Javier Gomez in a sprint finish in London.
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Bale scores on Real Madrid debut

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 22:19
related places: Real, Villarreal

Real Madrid's world-record signing Gareth Bale scores in a 2-2 draw at Villarreal, with Cristiano Ronaldo also scoring.
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Spanish debt reaches record level

Friday, September 13th 2013, 12:32

Spain's public debt reached a record high of 942.8bn euros in June, the country's central bank says.
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Bale to make Real debut on Saturday

Friday, September 13th 2013, 11:21
related places: Real, Villarreal

Gareth Bale will make his debut for Real Madrid against Villarreal on Saturday, confirms coach Carlo Ancelotti.
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My Germany: Spanish expatriate

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 8:31

The Spaniards pouring in on the trail of jobs
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Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 21:22

Supporters of Catalonia's independence from Spain have formed a 400km human chain across the region in support of their cause.
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VIDEO: In line with Catalans' human chain

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 20:41

Thousands of supporters of Catalonia's independence from Spain have formed a 400km (250 mile) human chain which stretches across the north-eastern province.
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Bale under pressure - Ibrahimovic

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 10:00

Gareth Bale may struggle to cope with the pressure at Real Madrid, warns much-travelled elite striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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Tokyo wins race to host 2020 Olympics

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 22:11
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Madrid, Tokyo

Tokyo is chosen to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, winning the IOC vote ahead of Istanbul and Madrid.
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VIDEO: Tokyo wins 2020 Olympics vote

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 20:41
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Madrid, Tokyo

Tokyo has been chosen to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games ahead of Istanbul and Madrid.
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VIDEO: The view from the candidate cities

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 17:41
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Madrid

Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid are the contenders in a secret ballot to choose which city will host the 2020 Olympic Games. BBC Correspondents in each city explain why each would like to win.
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Cities in final bid for 2020 Olympics

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 16:30
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Japan Japan
related places: Buenos Aires, Madrid

Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid battle it out in Buenos Aires to decide who will host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
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Spain rail-crash driver in new tape

Friday, September 6th 2013, 2:41

A recording has emerged of a phone-call made by a rail driver moments after his train derailed in northern Spain, killing 79 people in July.
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Brits abroad: Photos of expats in Spain

Friday, September 6th 2013, 0:44

Pictures from Spain's British expat community
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VIDEO: Will the riots affect Turkey's bid?

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 6:44
related countries: Japan Japan, Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo

The International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether Tokyo, Istanbul or Madrid will host the 2020 summer games. Guney Yildiz reports on the problems overshadowing Istanbul's bid.
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Bale 'not guaranteed Real start'

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 6:37
related places: Real

Gareth Bale is not certain to start for Real Madrid despite his world record £85.3m fee, says assistant coach Paul Clement.
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'No talks soon' on Gibraltar future

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 19:48
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK and Spanish foreign ministers indicate separately that there is no prospect of talks soon on the sovereignty of Gibraltar.
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Bale 'can help win Champions League'

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 12:55

Gareth Bale can help Real Madrid win the Champions League, according to the man who took Cristiano Ronaldo to the Bernabeu.
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Man Utd fail with Coentrao move

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 12:45

Manchester United's late loan move for Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao did fail, it is confirmed.
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Spain's jobless total holds steady

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 8:41

Spain's unemployment total remained at 4.7 million in August, government figures show, with the jobless figure dropping by just 31 people last month.
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UK entrepreneurs 'work fewest hours'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 23:00
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Small

Small business owners polled in the UK work fewer hours than their counterparts in the US, Germany, France, Netherlands or Spain, according to a survey.
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Arsenal complete £42.4m Ozil signing

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 21:43
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Real

Arsenal complete the club-record signing of Real Madrid's Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil for £42.4m.
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Bale presented to Real Madrid fans

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 13:21

Gareth Bale is introduced to Real Madrid's supporters following his world record £85.3m transfer from Tottenham.
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VIDEO: Madrid fans flock to greet Bale

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 11:10

Thousands of Real Madrid fans have flocked to the Bernabeu to welcome Welshman Gareth Bale, who has joined the club for a world record £85.3m (100m euros) transfer fee.
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Kaka leaves Real Madrid for AC Milan

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 7:52

Former World Player of the Year Kaka leaves Real Madrid to rejoin AC Milan on what is believed to be a free transfer.
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Real sign Bale for world record £85m

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 18:58

Real Madrid sign Tottenham forward Gareth Bale on a six-year contract for a world record fee of £85.3m.
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PM vows to stand up for Gibraltar

Friday, August 30th 2013, 14:42
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

Britain will stand up for Gibraltar and the interests of its people, David Cameron says, as he holds talks amid a border dispute with Spain.
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Bale agrees Real Madrid personal terms

Friday, August 30th 2013, 14:29

Gareth Bale agrees personal terms with Real Madrid ahead of the forward's world-record move from Tottenham.
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VIDEO: Spain tomato throwers charged fee

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 7:24
related places: Bunol

The debt-hit Spanish town of Bunol - world-renowned for its tomato-throwing Tomatina festival - is to charge entry for the first time.
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Barcelona win record 11th Super Cup

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 23:19

Barcelona win a record 11th Spanish Super Cup as they drew 0-0 with Atletico Madrid following Lionel Messi's late penalty miss.
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Tottenham consider fining Bale

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 15:05

Tottenham are considering fining Real Madrid target Gareth Bale after he failed to show up to training for a second day.
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VIDEO: Ex-JP Morgan trader arrested in Spain

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 6:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former JP Morgan employee Javier Martin-Artajo has been released after an arrest by Spanish police in connection with the "London Whale" trading scandal at the bank.
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First fees for Spain tomato festival

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 5:24
related places: Bunol

The debt-hit Spanish town of Bunol - world-renowned for its tomato-throwing Tomatina festival - is to charge entry for the first time.
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Tottenham happy to wait on Bale sale

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 17:14
related places: Marbella

Tottenham are reluctant to sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid until they have signed a replacement for the 24-year-old forward.
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Ex-JP Morgan trader held in Spain

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 12:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-JPMorgan employee Javier Martin-Artajo is arrested by Spanish police in connection with the so-called London Whale trading scandal.
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Robson eases into US Open second round

Monday, August 26th 2013, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Britain's Laura Robson qualifies for the second round of the US Open with a 7-5 6-0 win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain.
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Tottenham 'consider rival Bale bid'

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:20

Spurs have offers from more than one club for Gareth Bale, with Real Madrid's bid not the only one being considered.
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VIDEO: Life in Gibraltar and on its border

Monday, August 26th 2013, 11:01
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The long-running dispute between the UK and Spain over who should rule Gibraltar is having a negative impact on people who work there, an organisation representing Spanish workers says.
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