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Named: the best city to live in Spain

With 96 percent of its residents telling a European Commission survey they were "satisfied" with their city, a southern Spanish city has beaten both Barcelona and Madrid to claim its throne as the best place to live in Spain.

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Spanish town stages zombie survival drill

Two thousand participants in the 'Survival Zombie' roleplaying game invaded the streets of Collado Villaba near Madrid on Saturday, many dressed in full undead make-up and costumes.

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‘Spain on track but must change business model’

Spain must strengthen competitiveness in its businesses to bring down its towering jobless rate and cement its recovery from recession, the OECD economic grouping warned on Monday.

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Irish ‘mob enforcer’ shot dead in Spanish bar

Two masked gunmen stormed into a quiet shopping centre near Marbella on Saturday evening and shot Gerard 'Hatchet' Kavanagh, nine times in the back and head in what is believed to be a drugs-gang related incident.

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Spanish house prices up for 1st time since crisis

House prices rose by 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year, the first positive sign for Spain's housing market since the economic crisis reared its ugly head at the start of 2008.

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Huge fireball flashes across Spanish sky

Meteorologists and stargazers on Sunday recorded the fiery disintegration of a mystery meteor in the skies above much of Spain.

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Ashya King leaves Spain to start Prague treatment

Ashya King, the five-year-old cancer patient whose parents triggered an international hunt when they took him from Britain to seek alternative care, left a Spanish hospital on Monday headed for treatment in Prague.

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Catalan separatists score ‘footy’ ad to win fans

The pro-independence Catalan National Assembly (ANC) has launched a campaign to gain support among Spanish-speaking Catalans that uses a slogan used by fans of the Spanish national football team.

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‘Should our youth suffer like Spain’s?’: Le Pen

France's far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen has used the example of struggling young Spaniards having to look for work abroad as a reason to vote for her in her country's next elections.