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Real Madrid in La Liga driving seat after El Clasico win

Real Madrid are firmly in the La Liga driving seat heading towards the winter break after coming from behind to draw 11 with Barcelona.

Real Madrid are firmly in the La Liga driving seat heading towards the winter break after coming from behind to draw 11 with Barcelona.

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Flash floods kill one woman and bring chaos to southern Spain

Severe flash flooding in southern Spain has has left one woman dead and forced authorities to issue a ‘‘red alert’‘, the country’s highest public safety…

Severe flash flooding in southern Spain has has left one woman dead and forced authorities to issue a ‘‘red alert’‘, the country’s highest public safety…

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Madrid protests austerity despite minimum wage increase

Protests in Madrid against austerity measures in Spain highlighted the public’s anger at their government’s attempts to balance the books.

Protests in Madrid against austerity measures in Spain highlighted the public’s anger at their government’s attempts to balance the books.

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Suspected extremist arrested at Madrid airport

An unnamed man of Palestinian origin was apprehended by Spanish police on suspicion of attempting to join ISIL in Syria.

An unnamed man of Palestinian origin was apprehended by Spanish police on suspicion of attempting to join ISIL in Syria.

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Too good to be true: Corona chief did not leave villagers millions

This article has been updated from the original It appears that Antonio Fernández, a Corona beer tycoon in Mexico, did not actually leave millions to people in his home town of Castile-Leon in…

This article has been updated from the original It appears that Antonio Fernández, a Corona beer tycoon in Mexico, did not actually leave millions to people in his home town of Castile-Leon in…

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"The Mayoress of Spain" Rita Barbera dies

Known as "the Boss" and "the mayoress of Spain", Barbera, a prominent politician, has been in the public eye over the last year in connection with a corruption investigation.

Known as "the Boss" and "the mayoress of Spain", Barbera, a prominent politician, has been in the public eye over the last year in connection with a corruption investigation.

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Spain's exports boost helps trade deficit drop

A rise in exports and a drop in imports has allowed Spain’s trade deficit to fall by 29 percent between January and September to 13.

A rise in exports and a drop in imports has allowed Spain’s trade deficit to fall by 29 percent between January and September to 13.

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Two ISIL suspects arrested in Spain

The pair had been ready to attack in Spain and were very active online, in particular using social networks to radicalise and recruit Islamist militants, according to an Interior Ministry statement.

The pair had been ready to attack in Spain and were very active online, in particular using social networks to radicalise and recruit Islamist militants, according to an Interior Ministry statement.

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Bull set on fire during Spanish Toro Júbilo festival

Video released by PACMA, a Spanish political party focusing on animal rights, shows a bull being set alight at a festival in the Spanish town of Medinaceli.

Video released by PACMA, a Spanish political party focusing on animal rights, shows a bull being set alight at a festival in the Spanish town of Medinaceli.

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Barcelona set to introduce local currency

The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank.

The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank.

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Lorenzo sets new lap record in last race with Yamaha

Jorge Lorenzo smashed the lap record on his way to pole position for the season-ending Valencia MotoGP on Saturday.

Jorge Lorenzo smashed the lap record on his way to pole position for the season-ending Valencia MotoGP on Saturday.

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Massive child porn ring uncovered in Spain

Spanish police have arrested 56 men accused of possessing and distributing pornographic photos and videos of children.

Spanish police have arrested 56 men accused of possessing and distributing pornographic photos and videos of children.

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Neymar could stand trial for alleged corruption

Barcelona forward Neymar, his parents and two of the club’s executives should stand trial for alleged corruption, Spain’s High Court said on Monday as it wrapped up a fraud investigation into the Braz

Barcelona forward Neymar, his parents and two of the club’s executives should stand trial for alleged corruption, Spain’s High Court said on Monday as it wrapped up a fraud investigation into the Braz

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Rescued migrants arrive in Sicily

Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.

Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.

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Ronaldo pens new contract at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a new contract at Real Madrid that will keep him at the club for the next five years and until the age of 36.

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a new contract at Real Madrid that will keep him at the club for the next five years and until the age of 36.

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Spain's new cabinet is sworn in

Opposition parties say Mariano Rajoy's new team shows no sign of being open to the dialogue his minority government will need to survive.

Opposition parties say Mariano Rajoy's new team shows no sign of being open to the dialogue his minority government will need to survive.

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Spain's former Socialist leader steps down as MP in protest over Rajoy premiership vote

The former leader of Spain’s Socialist PSOE party has renounced his seat in parliament and says he won’t take part in a confidence vote widely expected to result in the reelection as prime minister of

The former leader of Spain’s Socialist PSOE party has renounced his seat in parliament and says he won’t take part in a confidence vote widely expected to result in the reelection as prime minister of

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Spain's economy still growing but expansion slows slightly

Spain's economy continues to grow, but it expanded at a slightly slower pace from July to September, rising 0.7 percent from the previous quarter.

Spain's economy continues to grow, but it expanded at a slightly slower pace from July to September, rising 0.7 percent from the previous quarter.