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News: Spain

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

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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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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