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'Takeoff fault' caused Greek crash

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 12:52
related countries: France France, Greece Greece

A Greek fighter jet that crashed in Spain on Monday, killing 11, had suffered a technical fault during takeoff, the French military says.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 7:31

Real Madrid to get David De Gea on a free, Liverpool eye Ruben Neves, West Ham target Swansea's Gomez, plus more.
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Real Madrid to rename Bernabeu

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 0:02

Real Madrid are set to rename the Bernabeu as part of a sponsorship deal with a UAE-based petroleum investment company.
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Atlético Madrid 2-3 Barcelona (agg 2-4)

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 23:42
related places: Rey

Barcelona reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals with victory against nine-man Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon.
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Figo makes bid for Fifa presidency

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 19:23

Former Barcelona and Real Madrid forward Luis Figo aims to challenge Sepp Blatter for the presidency of Fifa.
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Ronaldo gets two-match ban after red

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 14:34
related places: Cordoba

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.
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Force India pull out of first test

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 13:41

Force India pull out of the first Formula 1 pre-season test, which starts at Spain's Jerez track on Sunday.
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Real's Bale rules out Man Utd move

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 10:20

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale rules out a move to Manchester United, saying he is "happy" at the Bernabeu.
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Spain charges priests with sex abuse

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 22:05
related places: Granada

A judge in the southern Spanish city of Granada charges 10 Roman Catholic priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sex abuse.
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Spain jet crash deaths rise to 11

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 11:49
related countries: France France, Greece Greece

A ninth French national dies following the crash involving a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base, officials say.
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VIDEO: Could Podemos party win in Spain?

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 0:31

The Podemos party in Spain is anti-austerity and pro-democracy.
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VIDEO: Aftermath of fatal fighter jet crash

Monday, January 26th 2015, 23:51
related countries: Greece Greece

Ten people have been killed and 13 injured at a military base in Spain, when a Greek fighter jet lost power and crashed into other aircraft parked on the ground.
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Fighter jet crash in Spain kills 10

Monday, January 26th 2015, 23:07

Eight French people are among 10 killed when a Greek fighter jet crashes during take-off at a Nato air base in central Spain.
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VIDEO: Black smoke billows from crash site

Monday, January 26th 2015, 18:14

Spain's Defence Ministry says 10 people have died after an F-16 jet crashed at a military base.
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Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

Monday, January 26th 2015, 13:03
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Silva

Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.
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Cruise ship hit by engine room fire

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 15:28
related countries: Morocco Morocco

A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.
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Elche 0-6 Barcelona

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 19:44
related places: Barcelona, Elche

Neymar and Lionel Messi both score twice as Barcelona beat Elche to keep pace with La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
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Cordoba 1-2 Real Madrid

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 16:59
related places: Cordoba

Gareth Bale's late penalty ensures leaders Real Madrid overcome Cristiano Ronaldo's dismissal to beat Cordoba.
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Spain arrests jihadist suspects

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 15:39
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Ceuta

Four suspected Islamist militants "prepared and willing to attack Spain" are arrested in the Spanish territory of Ceuta bordering Morocco, police say.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 8:40

Real Madrid hint at keeping Sergio Ramos, Liverpool receive Lavezzi boost, Villa to sell Delph, plus more.
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Odegaard completes Real Madrid move

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 16:18
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian 16-year-old Martin Odegaard signs a contract with Real Madrid as the race for the teenager comes to an end.
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VIDEO: #FreeSpeechStories: The limits of Spanish humour

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 9:47

The political joke that went too far?
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Real stay top of football rich list

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 0:11

Real Madrid again tops the Deloitte football money league, but English Premier League clubs take eight of the top 20 spots.
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Late Messi goal earns Barcelona win

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 23:11
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona leave it late to defeat Atletico Madrid, with Lionel Messi scoring the winner - a rebound after missing a penalty.
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China tycoon in Atletico Madrid deal

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 10:15
related countries: China China

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is buying a 20% stake in Spanish football club Atletico Madrid as he looks to diversify his business empire.
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Guatemala ex-police chief sentenced

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 13:11
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A court in Guatemala sentences an ex-police chief to 40 years in prison over the deadly raid on the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City in 1980.
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Atletico Madrid 2-0 Granada CF

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 18:50
related places: Granada

Spanish champions Atletico Madrid return to third in La Liga as they record a 2-0 home win against Granada.
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Getafe 0-3 Real Madrid

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 14:56
related places: Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid comfortably beat Getafe to stay one point clear at the top of La Liga.
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Liverpool's Suso seals AC Milan move

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 9:39

Liverpool's Spanish midfielder Suso joins AC Milan in a permanent deal after four-and-a-half years at Anfield.
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Torres has returned a man - Simeone

Friday, January 16th 2015, 0:00

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says Fernando Torres has returned 'a man' after scoring twice against Real Madrid.
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Real Madrid 2-2 (agg 2-4) Atl Madrid

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 23:27
related places: Rey

Fernando Torres scores his first goals since returning to Atletico Madrid as they knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey.
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Elche 0-4 (0-9 agg) Barcelona

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 23:13
related places: Barcelona, Elche, Rey

Barcelona will meet Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarter-final after a comfortable 9-0 aggregate win over Elche.
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Arteta & Debuchy out for three months

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 15:14

Arsenal pair Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Debuchy are ruled out for three months with ankle and shoulder injuries respectively.
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Defiant Catalan leader calls new vote

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 9:31
related places: Madrid

Catalonia's pro-independence President Artur Mas calls early regional elections for 27 September, in a new challenge to Madrid.
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Spain's ex-king faces paternity suit

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 17:51

Spain's top court agrees to hear a paternity claim made against the former King Juan Carlos, by a woman claiming she is his daughter.
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Ronaldo named world player of year

Monday, January 12th 2015, 19:33

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named world footballer of the year, winning the Ballon d'Or for the second year in a row.
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Barcelona 3-1 Atletico Madrid

Monday, January 12th 2015, 0:29
related places: Barcelona

BBC Sport takes a look at Lionel Messi's contribution to Barcelona's win over Atletico Madrid after a turbulent week
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Real Madrid 3-0 Espanyol

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 17:32

Gareth Bale scores a wonderful free-kick as Spanish leaders Real Madrid ease past Espanyol with a routine 3-0 victory.
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Barcelona 5-0 Elche

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 23:29
related places: Elche, Rey

Lionel Messi and Neymar return as Barcelona end a turbulent few days with a 5-0 thrashing of Elche in the Copa del Rey.
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Atletico Madrid 2-0 Real Madrid

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 22:32
related places: Real, Rey

Fernando Torres's Atletico Madrid beat city rivals Real in the first leg of their last-16 Copa del Rey tie.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 7:42
related countries: Norway Norway

Leicester beat Chelsea to Kramaric signing, Real Madrid close on Norway teenager Odegaard, Hodgson praise for Kane, plus more.
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Valencia 2-1 Real Madrid

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 18:32

Real Madrid's 22-match winning run is ended by Valencia but defeat for Barcelona means Real stay top of La Liga.
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Torres draws 45,000 fans on return

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 14:27

Fernando Torres is welcomed by 45,000 Atletico Madrid fans as he returned to the club on Sunday.
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Bale will never leave Real - Perez

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 17:53
related places: Real

Gareth Bale will "never leave" Real Madrid, according to the La Liga club's president Florentino Perez.
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Torres confirms Atletico loan move

Monday, December 29th 2014, 10:22
related places: Torres

Spain striker Fernando Torres will return to Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan until the end of the 2015-16 season.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 8:15
related places: Silva

Real Madrid want De Gea as part of Bale deal, Chelsea chase Silva, Crystal Palace to go back to Pulis, plus more.
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Spain's king condemns corruption

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 23:25

Spain's new King Felipe VI attacks corruption in his Christmas Eve address, but does not mention his sister's forthcoming tax fraud trial.
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Catalan leader probed over vote

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 15:34

Catalonia's President Artur Mas is placed under formal investigation for his role in the Spanish region's unofficial vote on independence.
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Giant 'El Gordo' lottery grips Spain

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 14:45

A massive €2.2bn (£1.7bn; $2.7bn) of prizes brings joy to thousands in Spain's famous "El Gordo" (The Fat One) lottery.
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VIDEO: Man who missed out on biggest jackpot

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 12:43
related places: El Gordo, Madrid

On the day the draw for the world's biggest lottery, El Gordo, takes place in Madrid with total prize pool of €2.5 billion ($3bn) the BBC speaks to the man who missed out.
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Spanish princess to face fraud trial

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 10:40

The Spanish king's sister, Princess Cristina, is to face a tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband's dealings.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 10:32

Trio chase Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, Man City after Kevin De Bruyne, Mats Hummels alerts Man Utd, plus more.
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Athletic Bilbao 1-4 Atletico Madrid

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 22:59

Spanish champions Atletico Madrid end a remarkable 2014 on a high with a 4-1 comeback win at Athletic Bilbao.
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Ronaldo statue unveiled in Madeira

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 18:00

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo unveils a statue of himself in his hometown of Funchal on the island of Madeira.
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Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 23:04
related places: San Lorenzo

European champions Real Madrid beat Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to lift the Club World Cup.
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Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 21:49
related places: San Lorenzo

European champions Real Madrid beat Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to lift the Club World Cup.
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Barcelona 5-0 Cordoba

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 17:47
related places: Barcelona

Luis Suarez scores his first league goal for Barcelona who close to within a point of Real Madrid before Spain's winter break.
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Man crashes car into Spain party HQ

Friday, December 19th 2014, 9:48
related places: Madrid

A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.
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