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No fond farewell but Zidane praises 'spectacular' Bale impact
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Why is Spain transforming its Franco monument?
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Gareth Bale says it is 'surreal' to be a Wales elder ahead of Finland clash
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Coronavirus: Madrid's tourism trade struggling as visitors stay away amid pandemic
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Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid
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Travellers from Spain to UK react to new quarantine rules
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Thousands protest Airbus layoffs in Spain
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Covid-19: Parts of Madrid to lockdown amid virus spikeThe lockdown in the Spanish capital comes as Europe braces itself for a second wave of infections.
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Indian police kill 4 suspected rapists; French strikes turn violent on second dayPolice in India are being accused of extrajudicial killings after fatally shooting four men suspected of raping, killing and burning a 27-year-old woman. Also, protests turned violent in France during..
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Spanish court strips late dictator Franco's heirs of summer palaceMADRID — A Spanish court stripped General Francisco Franco’s heirs of the late dictator’s summer palace and ordered it to be transferred to the Spanish state, which had claimed ownership of the..
Messi ‘to skip Barcelona training’MADRID: Lionel Messi will not take a planned coronavirus test today or attend training tomorrow after his shock announcement earlier this week that he wants to leave Barcelona, Spanish media including..
Fire breaks out in Madrid tower blockMore than 20 teams of fightfighers helped bring the blaze under control.
Could he? - the full timeline of why Messi wants to leave BarcelonaBarcelona have suffered a horrid 2020 as a football team, a club, and an institution. The 8-2 battering sustained at the hands of Bayern Munich was a result coming for some time, and while its arrival..
Coronavirus: Hundreds gather in Madrid for anti-mask protestCrowds gathered in the Spanish capital on Sunday to protest against the mandatory use of face masks.
Recovery or separation for Messi as Barcelona face up to changeMADRID: 's body language said it all as were sent into full-blown meltdown in their historic quarter-final humiliation at the hands of on Friday. He could only look on helplessly as the club to which..
Spain's former king leaving country amid financial scandalMADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos I, says he is leaving Spain to live in another country amid a financial scandal. The royal family’s website on Monday published a letter..
Spain’s PM criticises UK’s decision to impose blanket quarantine as ‘error’Spain’s prime minister has criticised the UK government’s sudden decision to impose a blanket quarantine to all regions of the country following a spike in coronavirus infections as an “error”...
Grant Shapps: Transport secretary on holiday in Spain and will have to quarantine, government saysMinister's decision to travel comes after Madrid announces highest national coronavirus figures since lockdown easing
Leganés ends Madrid's perfect runMADRID — Real Madrid ended its Spanish league title-winning campaign with a 2-2 draw that relegated Leganés after four straight seasons in the first division. The result also ended Madrid's 10-game..
Zidane says Real Madrid will not switch off ahead of City testZinedine Zidane said Saturday that his players will not be given any holiday after La Liga ends this weekend as Real Madrid turn their attention to their crunch Champions League tie with Manchester..
Real Madrid clinches 34th La Liga title with win over VillarrealThere was Zinedine Zidane again, being thrown into the air by his Real Madrid players in another title celebration. With the Frenchman back in charge, Madrid is back to collecting major trophies...
Spain to honor Covid victimsMADRID: With a watchful eye on the latest novel coronavirus outbreaks, Spain pauses Thursday to honor its 28,400 victims at a state ceremony joined by top European Union and World Health Organization..
Spanish king leads memorial to victims of Covid-19Tributes were paid to the victims of the pandemic outside the Royal Palace in Madrid.
Madrid close in on La Liga titleAFP, MADRID Real Madrid are almost certain to win La Liga after a routine 2-0 win over Alaves on Friday put them within touching distance of the title. With suspended skipper Sergio Ramos sitting in..
Spain PM ‘disturbed’ by scandal involving former kingMADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister said Wednesday that he is “disturbed” by the financial scandal surrounding former King Juan Carlos I that is being investigated both in Spain and..
Barcelona audit report clears of its wrongdoings from smear campaign scandalMADRID, July 6 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona published an audit report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) on Monday, saying that the club did...
Real Madrid go four points clear after late win over GetafeReal Madrid took a big step towards winning La Liga on Thursday by battling past Getafe to move four points clear of Barcelona, with five games left. Sergio Ramos' late penalty proved the difference at..
Atletico Madrid overcome Alaves for fourth win in a rowMADRID: beat 2-1 at home on Saturday in to maintain their superb run of form since the season resumed, recording a fourth consecutive win to further tighten their hold on third place. Midfielder broke..
Real Madrid move top of La Liga with win over SociedadReal Madrid took control of the Spanish title race by beating Real Sociedad 2-1 away on Sunday to move top of La Liga above Barcelona after a second-half high on controversy. Madrid captain Sergio..
Real Betis sack coach after winless return to actionMADRID (Reuters) - Real Betis became the first La Liga club to sack a coach since the season re-started after being halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, firing Rubi who failed to win any of the team's..
Spain to allow Britons to visit from Sunday without quarantineMadrid: Spain said on Saturday it would allow in British tourists from Sunday without requiring them to spend two weeks in quarantine, opening up to one of its largest tourism markets after the hit..
Pique: La Liga is Real Madrid’s to lose after Barcelona draw with SevillaA downcast Gerard Pique has pessimistically said the La Liga title race is now Real Madrid’s to lose after Barcelona were held to a goalless draw against Sevilla on Friday night. Barca’s first..
"He doesn't realise he isn't at Madrid anymore"Juventus were left without the Coppa Italia. Napoli won on penalties and lifted the trophy. And after a dark night for the Old Lady, the Italian press criticised Juventus on Thursday morning,..
Lockdown dances for women at Madrid intellectual disabilities centreAdjusting to life under lockdown has been tough for the 52 residents of Madrid's Alas centre for women with intellectual disabilities, who often struggle to grasp abstract concepts and develop social..
Cocaine hotline: police bust elaborate Madrid drug ringSpanish police have dismantled an elaborate cocaine distribution ring in Madrid which had more than 2,000 customers, delivery time guarantees and a loyalty reward system, and adapted tactics to keep..
Parts of Madrid and Barcelona airports to reopen July 1: operator AenaSpanish airport operator Aena said on Monday it would reopen Terminal 1 of Madrid's Barajas airport on July 1 after three months of closure, while some terminals at Barcelona's El Prat will reopen..
Spain to reopen borders with EU from 21 JuneMadrid, Jun 14 (efe-epa).- Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced on Sunday the Mediterranean country will reopen its borders with the rest of the European Union from 21 June. Spain closed its..
Spain reports no Covid-19 deaths for 2nd straight dayMADRID: The Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare reported no new deaths from Covid-19 for a second straight day Tuesday. According to the ministry, a total of 27,136 people..
Salvadorean war crimes suspect Montano on trial in SpainA former military commander in El Salvador, Inocente Montano, has gone on trial in Madrid accused of ordering the...
Spain: Prosecutors probe role of former king in Saudi dealMADRID (AP) — Prosecutors in Spain's highest court are investigating whether former King Juan Carlos received millions of dollars in kickbacks from Saudi Arabia during the construction of a high..
A sight for sore eyes: Madrid reopens its museumsMadrid residents wearing face masks queued two meters apart to be among the first visitors back in the city's famed galleries on Saturday, as the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums..
Last dance for legendary Madrid flamenco joint, stung by coronavirusA Madrid flamenco bar that has played host to some of Spain's top performers, including an early-career set from Grammy-award winner Rosalia, is shutting down as audiences dwindle in the wake of the..
Little fear, lots of love as Madrid medics do home rounds amid pandemicWith air kisses and palms clasped, elderly patients in Madrid greet medics who come to check them at home during the coronavirus pandemic despite the risks involved.
Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdownJogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more.
Spain to open up beaches, inter-provincial travel remains bannedSpain is preparing to reopen some of its beaches for sunbathing today, when restaurants and bars in Madrid and Barcelona will serve clients at outdoor seating as the country...
Madrid residents eager ahead of this week's reopeningResidents of Madrid and Barcelona are eagerly anticipating the opening of parks, museums, churches and outdoor seating at bars this week, as Spain prepares to ease some of the strictest lockdown..
Thousands rally against Spain virus response, urge PM to quitThousands of Spaniards answered a call on Saturday from far-right party Vox to protest against lockdown measures and the increasingly beleaguered government of leftist Pedro Sanchez. Motorists thronged..
Far-right protests erupt in Spain against coronavirus lockdownsThousands of cars and motor-bikes honking horns and waving Spanish flags drove in procession through Madrid on Saturday as part of a nationwide protest called by the far-right Vox party against the..
Spain allows outdoor dining again in Madrid and BarcelonaCoronavirus lockdowns will be eased in Spain's capital Madrid and second city Barcelona from Monday to allow outdoor dining and gatherings of up to 10 people as infections have slowed sufficiently..
Spain partly lifts lockdown in Madrid, allows terraces reopeningSpanish authorities will lift part of the lockdown restrictions in Madrid on Monday after the pace of the coronavirus contagion in the region slowed down, the Madrid regional health department said on..
Spain’s leader asks parliament for 2 more weeks of lockdownMADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister appears before parliament on Wednesday to ask for its endorsement to extend the state of emergency that his government has used to rein in the country’s..
Spain's king and economy minister at event over lockdown limitSpain's King Felipe gave a speech at a conference in Madrid on Monday attended by the economy minister and others in an audience over the size authorised for public events under the capital's strict..