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Barca's Messi seals much-needed win against Atletico

Diego Simeone oversaw his 300th match as head coach for Atletico de Madrid at the weekend but Lionel Messi was there to ruin his special day by grabbing a late goal for a 3-2 Barca…

Diego Simeone oversaw his 300th match as head coach for Atletico de Madrid at the weekend but Lionel Messi was there to ruin his special day by grabbing a late goal for a 3-2 Barca…

Business

Prices spike in Spain but government says it's temporary

Spanish inflation hit 3 percent in February compared to the same month in 2016. The government said that was temporary and energy costs will decline.

Spanish inflation hit 3 percent in February compared to the same month in 2016. The government said that was temporary and energy costs will decline.

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Spanish police shoot to stop speeding truck hitting Barcelona

There have been dramatic scenes on the outskirts of Barcelona as police chased and shot at a man who was allegedly driving a stolen truck filled with gas bottles at full speed towards the city…

There have been dramatic scenes on the outskirts of Barcelona as police chased and shot at a man who was allegedly driving a stolen truck filled with gas bottles at full speed towards the city…

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Spanish police stop truck laiden with gas canisters at gunpoint

A Swede who stole a truck carrying dozens of butane gas bottles and drove it at speed in the Spanish city of Barcelona was suffering psychiatric problems and not attempting an attack, the government s

A Swede who stole a truck carrying dozens of butane gas bottles and drove it at speed in the Spanish city of Barcelona was suffering psychiatric problems and not attempting an attack, the government s

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Ceuta under siege: more migrants storm the fence

More than 300 migrants have broken through the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta - Europe's only land border with Africa.

More than 300 migrants have broken through the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta - Europe's only land border with Africa.

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Huge pro-refugee protest in Barcelona

On Saturday around 160,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona in protest at how many refugees Spain has accepted.

On Saturday around 160,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona in protest at how many refugees Spain has accepted.

Culture

Stars stun at Spain's Oscars

The best in Spanish and Latin American-filmmaking turned out for the 31st Goya awards in Madrid.

The best in Spanish and Latin American-filmmaking turned out for the 31st Goya awards in Madrid.

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The men behind Catalonia's separatist push

In January 2016, Carles Puigdemont took over from Artur Mas to lead the regional government of Catalonia.

In January 2016, Carles Puigdemont took over from Artur Mas to lead the regional government of Catalonia.

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Ex-Catalan president goes on trial over symbolic independence vote

A defiant Artur Mas, the former Catalan president says he has nothing to apologise for as he goes on trial today for his role in the symbolic independence referendum staged in the region three years…

A defiant Artur Mas, the former Catalan president says he has nothing to apologise for as he goes on trial today for his role in the symbolic independence referendum staged in the region three years…

Business

Spanish economy shows strong 2016 growth

Spain's economy hit one of the eurozone's fastest growth rates for 2016 but its consumer-led recovery may slow in the coming months

Spain's economy hit one of the eurozone's fastest growth rates for 2016 but its consumer-led recovery may slow in the coming months

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Teen arrested after high school stabbing in Spain

A seventeen year-old has been arrested after stabbing five classmates in a high school in Villena in southeastern Spain.

A seventeen year-old has been arrested after stabbing five classmates in a high school in Villena in southeastern Spain.

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How a Spanish man took on Google over privacy concerns and won

Perhaps you don't like details from your private life appearing on search engine results? Don't worry: you can take control of your web presence and protect your privacy.

Perhaps you don't like details from your private life appearing on search engine results? Don't worry: you can take control of your web presence and protect your privacy.

Business

Madrid tourism trade fair focuses on sustainable travel

The International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid showcases destinations worldwide with a particular emphasis this year on sustainable travel.

The International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid showcases destinations worldwide with a particular emphasis this year on sustainable travel.