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Police detain boxer in Spain suspected of Islamic State recruiting

Spanish police on Monday detained a suspected Islamic State member suspected of using his contacts as a boxing instructor to recruit people to carry out terrorist attacks in Europe, Spain's...

Over 1,100 migrants attempt to storm Spanish enclave in North Africa

More than 1,100 migrants attempted to storm the border fence of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in Morocco overnight, Spain's efe news agency reported on Sunday, citing the authorities.

Real Madrid's transfer ban cut on appeal at CAS

Madrid (dpa) - Real Madrid have had their transfer ban cut in half by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the European champions said Tuesday.

34 arrests in Spain in tennis match-fixing probe

Spanish authorities have detained 34 people, including six players, in connection with match-fixing at lower tier tennis tournaments in Spain and Portugal, police said on Thursday.

Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza wins Cervantes Prize

Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza has won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honour.

Real cruise 3-0 at Atletico, with Ronaldo hat-trick

Real Madrid opened up a four-point gap atop the Spanish Liga with a 3-0 win at neighbours Atletico on Saturday, after a hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Spanish pensioner's death sparks protests

Thousands of people took to the streets of some 20 cities in Spain on Saturday to protest against energy poverty.

Two suspected jihadists detained in Spain

Two men suspected of being prepared to carry out terrorist attacks in Europe were detained in Madrid early Saturday, the Spanish Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Spanish police break up child porn ring

Spanish police have broken up a child pornography ring, arresting 56 men including the group's suspected leader in several locations, officials said on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo extends Real Madrid contract until 2021

Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to extend his contract with Real Madrid until 2021, the European champions said on Sunday.

Bale gets brace as leaders Real Madrid beat Leganes 3-0

Gareth Bale scored twice and Alvaro Morata got the other as Spanish league leaders Real Madrid trounced lowly neighbours Leganes 3-0 on Sunday.

Spain's Rajoy sworn in as prime minister after months of deadlock

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was sworn in for a second term on Monday by King Felipe VI.

Real Madrid extend contract of forward Bale to 2022

Real Madrid have extended the contract of forward Gareth Bale from 2019 to 2022, the European champions said on Sunday.

Mariano Rajoy wins confidence vote to become Spain's prime minister

Mariano Rajoy won a confidence vote on Saturday to become Spain's prime minister, ending a 10-month political deadlock to form a new government.

Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Real Madrid keep top spot

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his goal drought with a timely hat-trick as Real Madrid kept top spot in the Spanish Liga with a 4-1 romp at midtable Alaves on Saturday.