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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 sex-trafficking ring broken up

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 19:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Spanish police say they have arrested 25 people in a sex-trafficking ring that allegedly lured women from Nigeria to work as prostitutes.
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Colombia drug baron seized in Spain

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 17:23
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Madrid

The notorious leader of one of Colombia's most violent drug gangs, Palencia Gonzalez, has been arrested in Madrid, Spanish police say.
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Spain releases eight Eta militants

Friday, November 8th 2013, 22:57

Spain releases eight of nine jailed militants from the Eta Basque separatist group after a European rights ruling.
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Man City's Silva out for a month

Friday, November 8th 2013, 14:02
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Silva

Manchester City's David Silva will miss up to four weeks with a calf injury sustained against CSKA Moscow.
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VIDEO: Street cleaners strike in Madrid

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 22:00
related places: Madrid

Around 6,000 workers in the Spanish capital Madrid have gone on strike, in protest at job losses and pay cuts.
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Bale scores as Real close on last 16

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 19:13
related places: Real

Gareth Bale scores his first Champions League goal for Real Madrid as they all but seal a place in the knock-out stages.
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Spanish royal's property impounded

Monday, November 4th 2013, 15:32

A judge in Spain orders the seizure of properties belonging to the king's son-in-law amid a corruption scandal that has embarrassed the royal family.
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Gibraltar armed stand-off concern

Friday, November 1st 2013, 11:42
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to protest to the Spanish government "at a high level" after an armed naval stand-off in Gibraltarian territorial waters.
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Bale display delights boss Ancelotti

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:01
related places: Sevilla

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praises Gareth Bale for his performance in his side's 7-3 win in La Liga over Sevilla
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Somali pirates convicted in Spain

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 19:56
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Six Somali men are convicted of piracy and weapons possession by a Spanish court after they attempt to board a Spanish warship off Somalia in 2012.
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Spain growth ends two-year recession

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 9:24

Spain emerges from recession with its first quarterly growth for more than two years, says data from the country's National Statistics agency INE.
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Blatter apology over Ronaldo remark

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 18:45
related places: Real

Fifa president Sepp Blatter apologises to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over comments mocking Cristiano Ronaldo.
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VIDEO: Spanish react to spying headlines

Monday, October 28th 2013, 20:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Madrid

The Spanish government has summoned the American ambassador in Madrid to discuss allegations that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has spied on millions of phone calls made in Spain.
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Spain: US must explain 'monitoring'

Monday, October 28th 2013, 16:36
related countries: United States United States

Spain demands the US gives details of surveillance amid "unacceptable" reports it monitored 60 million Spanish telephone calls in one month.
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VIDEO: NSA 'monitored 60m Spanish calls'

Monday, October 28th 2013, 14:09
related countries: United States United States

The US National Security Agency secretly monitored 60 million phone calls in Spain in one month, Spanish media say.
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NSA 'monitored 60m Spanish calls'

Monday, October 28th 2013, 12:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Spanish media say the US National Security Agency secretly tracked 60 million phone calls in Spain in one month, as an EU team prepares for talks in Washington.
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Ancelotti backs Bale after Clasico loss

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 21:27
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti defends Gareth Bale despite his low-key performance in the 2-1 defeat by Barcelona.
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Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 18:18

Barcelona open up a four-point lead at the top of La Liga after overcoming fierce rivals Real Madrid at the Nou Camp.
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Y Viva Espana singer dies aged 82

Friday, October 25th 2013, 9:54
related places: Benidorm

Singer Manolo Escobar, whose best-selling track Y Viva Espana became part of Spain's cultural identity in the 1970s, dies in Benidorm.
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Shadow of Eta over Spanish politics

Friday, October 25th 2013, 1:18

Release of Basque militant causes anger in Spain
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Bank says Spain out of recession

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 11:19

Spain's economy has emerged from recession, according to the country's central bank, after growing by 0.1% in the July-to-September quarter.
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Eta convict freed after court ruling

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 15:43

Spain's high court sets a convicted Basque militant free, after a European court rules that prison work should have contributed to her early release.
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Court condemns Spain over Eta case

Monday, October 21st 2013, 12:25

The European Court of Human Rights condemns Spain over its continued detention of a convicted Eta militant, Ines Del Rio, and demands her release.
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Spain party treasurer 'sent cash'

Friday, October 18th 2013, 21:44

The ex-treasurer of Spain's ruling Popular Party Luis Barcenas tells a court he handed illegal cash to the party's secretary general, a claim she denies.
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Bale needs time to settle - Coleman

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 6:22

Wales manager Chris Coleman says it will take time for winger Gareth Bale to show his best form for Real Madrid.
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Messi back in training for Barcelona

Monday, October 14th 2013, 21:32
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi returns to training with the Spanish club as he steps up his recovery from a thigh injury.
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Bundesliga lands worldwide TV deal

Monday, October 14th 2013, 12:19
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The German league agrees a new worldwide television deal as it looks to close the gap on England and Spain.
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Spain civil war 'martyrs' beatified

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 22:52

The Roman Catholic Church in Spain beatifies 522 people, most of them priests and nuns killed by Republicans during the Spanish Civil War.
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Madrid deny Bale has slipped disc

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 13:45

Real Madrid deny a report that world-record signing Gareth Bale has suffered a slipped disc in his back.
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De Villota died of 'natural causes'

Friday, October 11th 2013, 19:48
related places: Maria, Villota

Formula 1 reserve driver Maria De Villota is found dead in a hotel room in the Spanish city of Seville.
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VIDEO: Eddie Jordan pays tribute to De Villota

Friday, October 11th 2013, 14:47
related places: Villota

Eddie Jordan has paid tribute to Spanish driver Maria De Villota, who was found dead in a hotel room in Seville at the age of 33.
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La Liga head makes match-fixing claim

Friday, October 11th 2013, 12:13

Spanish league chief Javier Tebas says that at least eight matches in Spain's top two divisions are fixed each season.
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Spain probes Hu Jintao 'genocide'

Friday, October 11th 2013, 9:17
related countries: China China

Spain's top criminal court is to hear a case brought by Tibetan rights activists who allege that China's former President Hu Jintao committed genocide in Tibet.
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Austerity 'hurting Spain's children'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 10:18

The Council of Europe, the continent's main human rights watchdog, warns Spain that its austerity programme could have a devastating impact on children.
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Mexican police free Spanish band

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 0:22
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Police in Mexico City release unharmed the four members of Spanish band Delorean, who had been seized on Sunday in a "virtual kidnapping".
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Row over Spain's proposed solar tax

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 23:00

Row in Spain over proposed toll on solar panel owners
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Nadal set to top world rankings

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 11:29
related countries: China China

Spain's Rafael Nadal will return to number one in the world rankings on Monday after reaching the China Open final.
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Dozens guilty in Marbella scandal

Friday, October 4th 2013, 19:33
related places: Marbella

Fifty people are convicted for their part in a major property and corruption scandal in the Spanish resort of Marbella.
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Djokovic made to battle in China

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 16:59
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

World number one Novak Djokovic beats Spain's Fernando Verdasco to reach the quarter-finals of the China Open in Beijing.
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Spain unemployment up in September

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 9:52

The number of registered jobless in Spain rises for the first time in seven months, government data shows.
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Bale out of Champions League match

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 18:16
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will miss the Champions League match against FC Copenhagen after aggravating a thigh injury.
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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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