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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 6:04

Arsenal targeting Cabaye, Khedira offered to Man Utd, Falcao to Real Madrid, Ings to Real Sociedad, plus more.
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Williams wins eighth Miami title

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 18:15

World number one Serena Williams thrashes Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro to win her eighth Miami Open title.
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Beatle's wife Cynthia Lennon dies

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 19:59

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, dies at her home in Spain following a "short but brave" battle with cancer.
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Netherlands v Spain

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 17:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's International Friendlies game between Netherlands and Spain.
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Spanish police probe UK couple deaths

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 8:25
related places: Alicante

Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of British couple Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, who were found dead with bullet wounds in a village near Benidorm.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 7:47
related places: Barca

Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.
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VIDEO: Grief in Spain at student plane deaths

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 19:08
related countries: Germany Germany

The German victims of the Alps air crash included 16 pupils returning from an exchange trip in Spain.
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Simeone signs new Atletico deal

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:09

Coach Diego Simeone signs a contract extension with Atletico Madrid that will keep him at the club until 2020.
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Spain Socialists win Andalusia vote

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 11:13

The Spanish Socialists hold onto power in Andalusia, but the new anti-austerity party Podemos shakes up politics in the region.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 7:33

Juventus keen to keep Pogba, Newcastle consider Beck move, Simeone set for new Atletico Madrid contract, plus more.
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Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 22:52
related places: Barcelona

Luis Suarez drills in the winner as Barcelona maintain control of the title race by beating Real Madrid in El Clasico.
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VIDEO: Spaniards rally against austerity

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 4:09
related places: Madrid

A number of arrests are made in Madrid following a major rally demanding an end to austerity measures in Spain.
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Madrid derby in Champions League

Friday, March 20th 2015, 13:00
related countries: France France
related places: Barcelona

Holders Real Madrid will meet Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, while Barcelona face Paris St-Germain.
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TSB agrees takeover by Spanish bank

Friday, March 20th 2015, 8:29
related places: Sabadell

TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has agreed to a £1.7bn takeover by Spanish bank Sabadell.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 7:07

Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.
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Atletico beat Leverkusen on penalties

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 23:12

Atletico Madrid reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Bayer Leverkusen on penalties.
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Watson run ended by Suarez Navarro

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 22:28
related countries: India India

Heather Watson's impressive run at Indian Wells ends with a frustrating defeat by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the last 16.
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VIDEO: Tomb of writer Cervantes discovered

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 19:56
related places: Cervantes

Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of one of Spain's greatest writers, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death.
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Spain finds tomb of writer Cervantes

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 11:49
related places: Cervantes

Scientists say they have found the tomb of Spanish literary giant Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after the Don Quixote writer's death.
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In-form Bale shuts out noises off

Monday, March 16th 2015, 12:17

Gareth Bale responds to criticism of his Real Madrid form by covering his ears as he celebrates scoring against Levante.
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Real Madrid 2-0 Levante

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 22:35
related places: Barcelona

Gareth Bale scores his first goals in nine matches as Real Madrid beat Levante to keep pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
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Spain dismantles 'jihadist cell'

Friday, March 13th 2015, 17:03

Spanish police say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadist cell linked to Islamic State militants in dawn raids across the country.
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Spanish bank in TSB takeover bid

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 12:05
related places: Sabadell

TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed it has received a £1.7bn takeover approach from Spanish bank Sabadell.
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Spanish royal paternity case quashed

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 14:48

The Spanish supreme court dismisses a paternity case against the former King of Spain Juan Carlos.
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Ancelotti apologises for Real loss

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 10:16
related places: Real

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti apologises after his team are booed off following their Champions League defeat to Schalke.
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Real Madrid 3-4 Schalke (5-4 agg)

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 22:50

Real Madrid survive a huge scare to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing on the night to Schalke.
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Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 10:37
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France

A GPS navigation error sends a tour group of Belgian skiers to the Spanish border instead of the French Alps.
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Atletico Madrid 1-1 Valencia

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 22:18
related places: Valencia

Atletico Madrid concede a late equaliser to top-four rivals Valencia to suffer a blow to their La Liga title hopes.
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Ancelotti 'confused' by Real attack

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 21:47
related places: Real

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti laments his side's attacking problems after losing 1-0 to Athletic Bilbao.
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Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Real Madrid

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 19:42
related places: San Mames

Real Madrid fail to increase their lead at the top of La Liga as Aritz Aduriz gives Athletic Bilbao a 1-0 win at San Mames.
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Saturday's gossip column

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 7:26

Rodgers not interested in Man City job, Liverpool want Real Madrid's Vazquez, Spurs chase Alderweireld, plus more.
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Ukraine ex-minister held in Spain

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 18:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Ukrainian former finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is wanted for fraud, has been arrested in Spain, the interior ministry in Kiev says.
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Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 7:57
related places: Guardiola

Chelsea could sign 44-year-old keeper, Guardiola tipped for City move, Di Maria "too ugly" for Real Madrid, plus more.
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EU 'mediating' Greece bailout row

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 19:24
related countries: Greece Greece, Portugal Portugal

The European Commission says it is trying to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it in bailout talks.
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Real Madrid 1-1 Villarreal

Sunday, March 1st 2015, 22:16
related places: Villarreal

Real Madrid's title hopes suffer a setback as Gerard Moreno's goal earns Villarreal a point at the Bernabeu Stadium.
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Granada 1-3 Barcelona

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 17:47
related places: Barcelona, Granada

Luis Suarez stars with a goal and two assists as Barcelona cut Real Madrid's La Liga lead by beating Granada.
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Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels'

Friday, February 27th 2015, 16:58
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.
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Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 Atletico Madrid

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 22:50

Hakan Calhanoglu gives Bayer Leverkusen victory in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Atletico Madrid.
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Profit falls at O2 owner Telefonica

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 9:07

Spanish telecoms group Telefonica, which owns the O2 mobile network, reports a 35% fall in its annual net profit.
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VIDEO: The day troops held Spain’s MPs hostage

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 0:03

The day the civil guard took parliament hostage
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 7:56

Milner poised to become a free agent, Real Madrid consider Falcao move, Barton faces anger management classes, plus more.
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Elche 0-2 Real Madrid

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 23:42
related places: Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo is now Real Madrid's third all-time leading scorer after helping the Spanish leaders move clear of Barcelona.
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Mourinho 'could not cope' at Real

Friday, February 20th 2015, 11:36

Jose Mourinho could not handle the pressure as manager of Real Madrid, says former club president Ramon Calderon.
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VIDEO: Disheartened migrant returns to Senegal

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 19:04
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Focus on Africa's Laeila Adjovi meets a former migrant who has returned home to Senegal after becoming disheartened with life in Spain.
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Wolff crashes & Hamilton withdraws

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 15:26
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Williams test driver Susie Wolff collides with Sauber's Felipe Nasr at pre-season testing, while ill Lewis Hamilton withdraws.
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FC Schalke 04 0-2 Real Madrid

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 21:47

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for the first time in a month as Real Madrid beat Schalke in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
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Spain priests abuse charges dropped

Monday, February 16th 2015, 16:17
related places: Granada

A court in the southern Spanish city of Granada drops charges against nine out of 10 Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, February 16th 2015, 0:35
related places: Cazorla

Ings flies out to Spain, Liverpool hope to make triple signing, Cazorla set to leave Arsenal, and more.
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Celta de Vigo 2-0 Atletico Madrid

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 22:12
related places: Barcelona, Vigo

Atletico Madrid lose ground on Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Spanish title race as they are well beaten by Celta Vigo.
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VIDEO: Toxic orange cloud over Spanish town

Friday, February 13th 2015, 10:12

A massive orange cloud forces tens of thousands of people to stay indoors in part of Spain after an accident at a chemical factory.
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Barcelona 3-1 Villarreal

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 21:24
related places: Barcelona, Rey, Villarreal

Barcelona record their 10th victory in a row by beating Villarreal in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg.
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Real will win La Liga - Ronaldo

Monday, February 9th 2015, 12:21

Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid will regain La Liga from Atletico Madrid despite the 4-0 defeat by their rivals.
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Athletic Bilbao 2-5 Barcelona

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 23:34
related places: Barcelona

Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona as they move within a point of leaders Real Madrid following a thrilling win at Athletic Bilbao.
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Real Madrid were a mess - Ancelotti

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 20:55

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says the 4-0 derby defeat at Atletico Madrid was the worst performance of his reign.
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Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 18:58

La Liga leaders Real Madrid suffer their heaviest defeat in over four years as Atletico Madrid reignite their title bid.
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VIDEO: Winter snow 'breaks Europe records'

Friday, February 6th 2015, 5:05
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Severe winter weather has been causing chaos for many across parts of Europe, including Sweden, Italy and Spain.
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Snow traps motorists in Spain

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 17:46

Spanish emergency services rescue at least 220 people trapped by snow on roads in northern Spain, as snow storms hit the rest of the country.
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Real Madrid 2-1 Sevilla

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 23:30
related places: Sevilla

James Rodriguez breaks his foot as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 to go four points clear at the top of La Liga.
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Ronaldo worth at least £300m - agent

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 7:52

Cristiano Ronaldo would sell for at least £300m if Real Madrid decided to let him go, according to the player's agent.
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