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Nadal Davis Cup Spain

Nadal delivers glory for Spain as Davis Cup starts new era

11 November, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s talisman Rafael Nadal sealed a sixth Davis Cup title for his country on Sunday when they beat Canada 2-0 in the final of the revamped event. After a week of relentless tension and late-night heroics it was perhaps asking too much for the first final in the Davis Cup’s new guise … Read More


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Inspired Nadal fires Spain into Davis Cup final against Canada

11 November, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal fired hosts Spain into the Davis Cup final as he joined Feliciano Lopez to win a thrilling late-night doubles and seal a nail-biting 2-1 victory over Britain. The world number one, playing like a man possessed, sent a capacity crowd in the Magic Box wild as he almost single-handedly hauled … Read More


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Spain thrash Romania amid doubts about coach Moreno’s future

11 November, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain rounded off their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 5-0 win at home to Romania on Tuesday amid doubts over Robert Moreno’s future as national team coach with media reports swirling that Luis Enrique could return to the role. Fabian Ruiz put Spain in front after eight minutes while forward Gerard … Read More


Belgium formally arrests Catalan separatists at Spain’s request

11 November, 2019 4:33 pm 4:33 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two Catalan leaders sought by Spain for their involvement in a failed independence bid have been formally arrested in Belgium but then released pending an extradition hearing, Belgian federal prosecutors said in a statement on Friday. Spain has reactivated European warrants for Lluis Puig and Toni Comin since nine other separatist leaders … Read More


UN, climate, talks, take, place, Madrid, Spain, December

UN says climate talks to take place in Madrid, Spain in December

11 November, 2019 9:00 pm 9:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Nations has confirmed that this year’s climate change talks will take place in Madrid in December, after Chile withdrew from hosting this week amid protests. The talks, known as COP25, will be held Dec. 2-13, as originally planned. Chile withdrew as host this week just a month before the talks … Read More


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Catalan leader urges Spain to start talks on self-determination

10 October, 2019 6:20 pm 6:20 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) — Catalonia’s regional government leader called on Madrid on Tuesday to open talks on self-determination for the restive Spanish region after days of at-times violent protests over jail sentences for nine separatist leaders. “No one will ever bar this country from continuing to advance in line with what its citizens want … We … Read More


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Catalans keep up pressure for split from Spain with second day of protests

10 October, 2019 11:22 pm 11:22 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Demonstrators blocked a train station and several motorways in Spain’s Catalonia region on Tuesday, a second day of protests over Monday’s jailing of nine separatists by the supreme court over their role in a failed secession bid. Police intervened to remove the protesters, who had turned out in smaller numbers than on … Read More


Spain-rain-deaths

Spain: Floods triggered by heavy rain claim sixth victim

09 September, 2019 3:36 am 3:36 am

ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – A 41-year-old man was found dead in southeastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over the past two days by record-breaking rain. More than 1,100 military personnel have been deployed to the regions of Murcia and Valencia to help rescue people … Read More


Six people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

09 September, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – Six people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the regions … Read More


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Elderly couple killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain

09 September, 2019 11:16 pm 11:16 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – An elderly couple died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency services said. The victims, both aged 70, were killed in the region of Castilla La Mancha, the 112 service said on Twitter. In the neighboring Valencia region, at … Read More


Blanca-Fernández-Ochoa

Spain’s missing Winter Olympic medallist Blanca Fernández found dead

09 September, 2019 3:07 am 3:07 am

MADRID, Spain – The body of former Spanish alpine skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa has been found after days of searches involving hundreds of police and volunteers. Ms Fernández, 56, was discovered in a mountainous area near Madrid. She had been missing since 23 August. The authorities are now investigating the cause of her death. Ms … Read More


Air-collision

Mallorca island: At least seven killed in copter-plane collision in mid-air

08 August, 2019 2:45 am 2:45 am

MALLORCA, Spain – A helicopter and an ultralight plane collided mid-air in Spanish island Mallorca, killing at least seven people including two minors. The crash took place near Inca, in the north of the popular tourist island off the coast of mainland Spain. Two of the victims were under 18, the regional government said. Five … Read More


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France roasts in record heatwave, two die in Spain

06 June, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. The mercury hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit) in Gallargues-le-Montueux, in the southern Provence region, weather forecaster Meteo France said, nearly two degrees above the previous high of 44.1 Celsius … Read More


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France roasts in record heatwave, two die in Spain

06 June, 2019 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. The mercury hit 45.1 degrees Celsius (113.2 Fahrenheit) in Villevieille, in the southerly Provence region, the weather forecaster Meteo France said, a whole degree above the previous high of 44.1 … Read More


Morata, Spain, Malta, Euro 2020

Morata double gives Spain win over defensive Malta

03 March, 2019 11:58 am 11:58 am

TA’QALI, MALTA (Reuters) – Spain’s Alvaro Morata scored a goal in each half as they beat a highly defensive Malta side 2-0 away on Tuesday to move top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group with two wins out of two games. Spain coach Luis Enrique was absent from the sidelines as he had to return … Read More