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Views of Madrid in Pitbull, Shakira music video


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Madrid's Callao Square, a train station and even the capital's tunnels serve as the stage for the new video by US rapper Pitbull and Colombian ... Read more...

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15 arrested in anti-austerity protests in Spain


July 21st, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Fifteen people were arrested and 16 sent to hospitals with minor injuries as a result of clashes that followed an anti-austerity protest in the Spanish capital.Similar ... Read more...

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‘Madam Speedy’ looking for Olympic glory


July 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Tameka Williams, the sprinter from the tiny Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, will travel to the London Olympic Games with hopes of making her ... Read more...

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Tensions rise in Madrid ahead of Copa del Rey final


May 25th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Controversy surrounds the celebration of Friday's Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona in the Spanish capital of Madrid following declarations by ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao, Barcelona vie in Copa del Rey final


May 24th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 24 (IANS) The Spanish football season comes to an end Friday as Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona clash in the final of Copa del Rey in Atletico ... Read more...

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Mexican singer Luis Miguel wraps up Spanish tour


May 13th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Luis Miguel, the Mexican singer who best embodies the romantic ideal on both sides of the Atlantic, put the finishing touches on his first concert tour ... Read more...

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Kenyan one-two in Madrid Marathon


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Kenyan athlete Patrick Korir produced a strong finish in the last 400 metres to defeat compatriot Enock Mitei in the Madrid Marathon.Korir won the race in ... Read more...

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Spanish government to set up stolen babies database


April 13th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Following a wave of allegations of illegal adoptions, Spain's government pledged Thursday to set up a database of infants who may have been stolen during the ... Read more...

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Gangsters kill rival, ‘eat him for lunch’


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Serbian gangsters beat a gang member to death with a hammer, skinned and boned him with a sharp knife then put him through a meat grinder ... Read more...

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Madrid calling Iglesias


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Pop star Enrique Iglesias is set to return to his native Madrid in May for his first concert there in 12 years.He will stage a homecoming ... Read more...

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Still no venue for Copa del Rey final


February 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS) A venue is yet to be decided for the Spanish Copa del Rey football final between FC Barcelona and Athletic Club Bilbao.The Spanish Cup final is ... Read more...

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Madrid officially launches bid for 2020 Olympics


January 31st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 31 (IANS) The Spanish Olympic Committee (SOC) has officially launched its campaign for Madrid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.The event, which was held in the offices of ... Read more...

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Madrid eyes Wenger, Loew after fallout with Mourinho


January 25th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Spanish football giant Real Madrid has short-listed Germany's head coach Joachim Loew and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to replace Jose Mourinho.Mourinho was booed by section ... Read more...

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96-year-old Spanish man dies just after voting


November 21st, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) A 96-year-old man died Sunday shortly after casting his vote in the Spanish general election, a media report said.The man, who voted in the Hortaleza area ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands welcome pope in Madrid


August 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of thousands of young people gathered Thursday in the Spanish capital's Plaza de Cibeles to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to the 26th World Youth Day ... Read more...

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Aeromexico makes first biofuel trans-Atlantic flight


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) An Aeromexico Boeing 777 arrived in the Spanish capital Tuesday, marking the first trans-Atlantic commercial flight powered in part by biofuel."Fantastic" was pilot Francisco Fernandez Sarda's ... Read more...

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Ruben Blades brings salsa show to Spanish capital


July 14th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian singer-songwriter and salsa icon Ruben Blades turned back the clock in a performance at the Spanish capital's Veranos de la Villa summer festival, treating his ... Read more...

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Real Madrid manager Mourinho planning swoop for Terry


April 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly launched an ambitious bid to bring Chelsea skipper John Terry to Madrid this summer.According to the Daily Mail, Mourinho wants to reunite ... Read more...

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‘We are underdogs against Real Madrid,’ says Redknapp


April 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has said his side is 'massive underdog' against Real Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final clash in the Spanish capital.Tottenham take on Jose ... Read more...

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I won’t be mugged again in Madrid: Redknapp


March 19th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has said that he won't be made a mug for a second time when he goes to Spain to face Real Madrid.Redknapp was ... Read more...

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Man held after policeman overhears him describing murder


March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 16 (IANS/EFE) A man was arrested in the Spanish capital after a plainclothes policeman sitting next to him on a bus overheard him recounting a murder during a ... Read more...

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Five killed in Spanish military base blast


February 25th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Five military personnel were killed and three were wounded in an accidental explosion at a base outside the Spanish capital, the defence ministry said.The blast occurred Thursday at ... Read more...

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Hotel Made Of Garbage Built In Spain


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Beach Garbage Hotel" is indeed a new way to voice protest against the never ending stop to pollution. Yes if you are taken aback by ... Read more...

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Truck carrying $6.5 mn in art works stolen in Spain


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) A truck carrying art works valued at 5 million euros ($6.5 million) was stolen last weekend near the Spanish capital, authorities said Thursday.Security cameras at a warehouse in ... Read more...

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Spanish National Siesta Championship won by unemployed security guard Pedro Soria Lopez


October 26th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Might be an unconventional championship but the first siesta competition was held in Spain. Unemployed security guard Pedro Soria Lopez won the championship and managed to bag ... Read more...

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Actress Penelope Cruz confirms that she is pregnant!


September 15th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penelope Cruz’s representatives have confirmed that the actress is expecting her first baby. The Kuranda agency which is located in the Spanish capital, Madrid released a public ... Read more...

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Michelle, Sasha in Spain on Obama’s birthday (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama will not be celebrating the birthday of her husband, President Barack Obama, because she will be out of the country with her ... Read more...

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Michelle not to celebrate Obama’s birthday


July 27th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama will not be celebrating the birthday of her husband, President Barack Obama, because she will be out of the country with her ... Read more...

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Spain bids for Paul the octopus


July 17th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 17 (IANS) The city aquarium in Madrid has launched an audacious bid to bring the "star" of the 2010 FIFA World Cup - Paul the octopus - to the Spanish ... Read more...

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Return of Spanish World Cup heroes to Madrid delayed


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (DPA) The return of Spain's World Cup heroes to Madrid was delayed Monday. Vicente del Bosque and his players were due to arrive in the Spanish capital at noon, but ... Read more...

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Passenger’s death forces plane to return to Madrid


June 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 17 (DPA) The sudden death of a passenger forced an Air Europa plane to return to the Spanish capital 90 minutes after taking off for Cuba, airport sources said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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Language, culture prevents Real Madrid from bidding for Rooney in 2010


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Spanish football giants Real Madrid have ditched plans to launch a summer bid for England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, because they fear he won't be ... Read more...

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‘Gladiator’ Crowe admits being a great fan of Cristiano Ronaldo


May 1st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe has admitted that he is a great fan of Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.The New Zealand-born actor had his picture taken with ... Read more...

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Artist depicts migration as ants’ invasion on Colombia


February 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Swarm of ants made of fibreglass carved on the facade, pillars and windows of Colombian Congress building depicts the impact of migration and displacement across the world, says ... Read more...

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Selja selling ‘Incredible India’ in Spain


January 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India is promoting itself as a major holiday destination in the world and hard selling its tourism potential in the Spanish capital at a five-day international fair. Minister ... Read more...

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