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Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Spanish PM Says People Vaccinated With Sputnik V Should Be Allowed Into EU

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday that foreigners vaccinated against the coronavirus disease with Russia's Sputnik V vaccine should be allowed to...
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Spain unemployment marks biggest drop since 1996

Spain's unemployment logged its biggest drop since the historical series began in 1996, the Labor Ministry said on Wednesday. The number of registered unemployed fell...

Morocco puts pressure on Spain as 8,000 migrants head for exclave

Spain's prime minister flew to the country's North African exclave of Ceuta on Tuesday, amid signs of a crisis, after 8,000 people, including 2,000...
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Thousands of migrants from Morocco swim to Spain’s Ceuta exclave

Several thousand migrants reached the Spanish exclave of Ceuta in North Africa by swimming along the coastline in the Mediterranean Sea from the Moroccan...
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Spain gives delivery companies 3 months to offer couriers contracts

Self-employed couriers for food delivery companies such as Deliveroo or UberEats in Spain must be given contracts in the next three months, the government...
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Head of Western Sahara pro-independence movement in hospital

The secretary general of the Polisario Front movement, which seeks the independence of North Africa's disputed Western Sahara, has been taken from Algeria to...
April 28, 2020, La Paz, LA PAZ, Bolivia: Cleaning squads of the Municipal Municipality of La Paz, Bolivia, disinfect the streets, as part of a public health plan for a global response to the Coronavirus pandemic (Credit Image: © Christian Lombardi/ZUMA Wire Photo: Christian Lombardi/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Ibero-American summit: Leaders demand global pandemic agreement

The heads of state and government from Latin America, Spain and Portugal have called on the world community to draw up an international pandemic...
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EU-Africa Green Talks in Madrid: A green future for Africa

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The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign...
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Coronavirus situation on Mallorca relaxed after influx of tourists

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dpa/GNA - Coronavirus numbers on the Spanish resort island of Mallorca and the other Balearic islands remain relatively low for the time being...
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Separatist fails in election for Catalonia’s head of government

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dpa/GNA - Lawmakers in Catalonia met for 10 hours in an effort to elect a new head of government - six weeks after the...
Pablo Iglesias, leader of the Spanish far-left party Unidas Podemos | Andres Ballesteros/AFP via Getty Images

Spain’s deputy premier steps down to compete in regional election

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dpa/GNA - Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias, of the leftist United We Can (UP) alliance, unexpectedly resigned on Monday, saying he plans...
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Paris miracle unlikely but Laporta’s return a huge boost to Barca’s morale

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FC Barcelona travel to Paris ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League tie away to Paris Saint Germain with a change of mood in the...
Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid look to extend lead but Athletic Club will make it tough

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Atletico Madrid look to extend their lead at the top of La Liga when they entertain an in-form Athletic Club Bilbao on Wednesday night...
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Messi nets two as Barca beat Elche

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FC Barcelona kept their slim title hopes alive on Wednesday night after a brace from Lionel Messi and one from Jordi Alba gave them...
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Pau Gasol returns to Barcelona after 20 years in NBA

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Pau Gasol, the greatest Spanish basketball player of all time, confirmed on Tuesday that he is returning from the NBA to play with Barcelona...
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Barca need to cut out errors to have title chance – Koeman

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FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Tuesday said he remained optimistic about his side's chances of winning the La Liga title despite dropping two...
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Spain-bound migrants found hiding in broken glass and toxic ash

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dpa/GNA - Migrants trying to reach Europe were found hiding in containers of glass waste and a bag of toxic ash at the...
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Catalonian separatists seem set to form government following vote

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dpa/GNA - Catalonian parties that back separation from Spain are pushing to form a new government in the regional parliament a day after...
COVID-19

Covid-19 patient sets fire to Spanish hospital room trying to escape

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dpa/GNA - A Covid-19 patient caused panic when he set fire to his mattress while trying to escape a hospital in the southern...
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Joao Felix tests positive for coronavirus

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STATS Perform/dpa/GNA - Midfielder Joao Felix has tested positive for the coronavirus, adding to Diego Simeone's problems ahead of Atletico Madrid's meeting with...
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Spain’s unemployment rate declines in fourth quarter

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dpa/GNA - Spain's unemployment rate dropped to a near three-year low in the fourth quarter, the statistical office INE showed on Thursday. The unemployment...
Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid sign striker Moussa Dembele on loan

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La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid on Wednesday confirmed the signing of striker Moussa Dembele on loan from Olympique Lyonnais. Dembele will stay...
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Spain’s health minister rejects second round-the-clock curfew

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Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa Monday rejected calls for a return to a strict round-the-clock curfew, like the one seen earlier this year, saying...
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Spain sees violent clashes for second night over virus measures

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For a second night in a row, multiple cities across Spain were racked by clashes between authorities and people protesting the latest coronavirus control...
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Despite infection records, Madrid rules out a new total lockdown

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Despite new infection records, Spain wants to contain the coronavirus pandemic without a new lockdown, but rather with an extremely strict curfew. A total lockdown,...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Spanish health minister warns of “difficult weeks” ahead in Madrid due to coronavirus

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Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa on Thursday warned that the region of Madrid was facing "difficult weeks" as it struggled to control the dramatic...
Messi

Messi refuses to take PCR test on Sunday

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The Lionel Messi transfer saga took another step forward on Saturday with the news that he would not go to the club's training ground...
Women's Champions League - Quarter Final - Arsenal v Paris St Germain - Reale Arena, San Sebastian, Spain - August 22, 2020 Paris St Germain's Perle Morroni, Nadia Nadim, Signe Bruun and Christiane Endler celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Villar Lopez

Tough PSG beat Arsenal to book semi-final against Olympique Lyon in Women’s Champions League

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Paris Saint-German won a tight Women's Champions League quarterfinal 2-1 against Arsenal in the Anoeta Stadium in San Sebastian on Saturday night to assure...
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Athletic Club keeper gets debut Spain call and signs new contract

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Thursday was a good day for Athletic Club Bilbao's 23-year-old goalkeeper Unai Simon. Not only was it the second anniversary of his...
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FC Barcelona sack coach Setien and announce ‘restructuring’ of first team

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FC Barcelona sacked coach Quique Setien on Monday following an emergency directors' meeting called in the wake of Friday's 8-2 UEFA Champions League defeat...