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Real Madrid star Isco withdraws from the Spain national squad due to muscle

Real Madrid star Isco withdraws from the Spain national squad due to muscle … The Spanish FA has confirmed that Isco has pulled out of national team duty because the Real Madrid playmaker is suffering from muscle fatigue. Tests conducted on Wednesday showed that the 23-year-old will not be fit for the the upcoming friendlies … […]

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Large March in Madrid Protests Domestic Violence in Spain

Large March in Madrid Protests Domestic Violence in Spain Thousands of people from all over Spain have converged on Madrid to march against domestic violence. Members of 380 regional and 70 state-run feminist organizations joined representatives from Spain's main political parties, trade unions and … Full News here – Read more on ABC News

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How Vicente Del Bosque looked past Barcelona and Madrid to change Spain

How Vicente Del Bosque looked past Barcelona and Madrid to change Spain At Barcelona and Real Madrid, homegrown cores sustained unprecedented success – both domestically and on the continent. Such achievement coincided with Spain's rise to the top of the international game – although there was no coincidence about it. Full News here – Read […]

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Real Madrid's Isco Scores Goals for Fun in Spain Training Session

Real Madrid's Isco Scores Goals for Fun in Spain Training Session Isco looks to be in good form going into Spain's latest round of international fixtures, banging in three goals in training, including two from distance. The 23-year-old has no shortage of competition to break into the Spain midfield but will hope for … Full […]

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Spain Won't Bail Out Banco de Madrid

Spain Won't Bail Out Banco de Madrid MADRID—Banco de Madrid SA, the Spanish unit of an Andorran lender accused of money laundering, won't be bailed out by Spain's government and will likely be liquidated. In a statement released late Wednesday, the government-controlled bailout fund … Full News here – Read more on Wall Street Journal

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Spain: Banco de Madrid bank is taken over

Spain: Banco de Madrid bank is taken over People walk in front of Spain's Central Bank in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, March 12, 2015. The entire board of Spain's Banco de Madrid bank catering to wealthy clients has resigned after its Andorran owner was accused by the U.S. of money laundering for … Full News here – […]

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Earthquake in Central Spain Shakes Buildings in Madrid

Earthquake in Central Spain Shakes Buildings in Madrid A magnitude-5.0 earthquake in a remote part of central Spain has shaken buildings in Madrid, briefly sending some panicked office workers into the streets. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was seven kilometers (4.3 miles) from the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Madrid finish returns for 70th Tour of Spain

Madrid finish returns for 70th Tour of Spain Madrid (AFP) – The 70th edition of the Tour of Spain will see the race return to Madrid on its 80th anniversary after a break from tradition to finish in Santiago de Compostela in 2014. One of cycling's three grand tours, the gruelling 21-stage race … Full […]

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Spain: Mayor of Madrid Suburb Apologizes For 'Jewish Dog' Slur

Spain: Mayor of Madrid Suburb Apologizes For 'Jewish Dog' Slur The mayor of a suburb of Madrid, the capital city of Spain, issued an official apology for using the term “Jewish dog” during her campaign for the office. Collado Villalba Mayor Mariola Vargas apologized on Friday to the Federation of Jewish … Full News here […]

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Spain Tests 4 With Fever for Ebola, Isolates Jet

Spain Tests 4 With Fever for Ebola, Isolates Jet Four people with fever considered at risk for Ebola were being tested Thursday in Spain for the virus, including one who arrived on an Air France jet that was isolated at Madrid's airport as a precaution, officials said. Other passengers were allowed … Full News here […]

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Workers at Madrid Hospital Say Spain Was Ill-Prepared for Ebola

Workers at Madrid Hospital Say Spain Was Ill-Prepared for Ebola MADRID—As Ebola was spreading in Africa, more than 100 Spanish nurses asked a court here in July to look at the country's defenses. Patients with the deadly virus were certain to arrive, they wrote, and Spain's medical system was ill-prepared to … Full News here […]

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Match facts: Deportivo La Coruna vs. Real Madrid (Spain La Liga)

Match facts: Deportivo La Coruna vs. Real Madrid (Spain La Liga) Real's Cristiano Ronaldo, 2nd left, celebrates his goal with teammates during a Champions League final Group B soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Basel at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 (Photo: AP). Full News here – Read […]

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FIBA Round of 16 preview: Spain heads strong Madrid bracket

FIBA Round of 16 preview: Spain heads strong Madrid bracket The group stage of the FIBA World Cup is over and the top 16 teams have advanced to the single-elimination bracket. Spain leads the way in the Madrid-based half of the bracket. Tap here for a preview of the Barcelona bracket. Full News here – […]

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Spain players 'ignore' fans at Madrid airport

Spain players 'ignore' fans at Madrid airport It may have been a tumultuous World Cup campaign for reigning champions Spain but that did not prevent a hard-core selection of 'La Roja' fans from flocking to Barajas Airport to welcome them home. It did not go to plan though. As the fans waited, news … Full News […]

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Spain fans shocked after 5-1 World Cup defeat

Spain fans shocked after 5-1 World Cup defeat MADRID — Football fans in Spain were in shock Saturday after watching the national team's 5-1 humiliation in its World Cup opener against the Netherlands. It was Spain's worst defeat in 64 years and comes after "La Roja" — as the team is nicknamed … Full News […]

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