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Spain uses stem cells to repair damaged hearts

A Spanish hospital has successfully used stem cells culled from healthy donors to treat seven heart attack victims, in what officials said was a world first.

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Israel agrees probe into Spanish soldier’s death

Spain and Israel have agreed to carry out a joint investigation on the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper who was killed in Lebanon during Israeli shelling near the border, Madrid said on Friday.

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At least six dead in shipwreck off Melilla

Six would-be migrants have died and four are missing after their boat ran into trouble off the coast of the north-African Spanish enclave of Melilla.

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Is 400 year Cervantes mystery solved?

Four hundred years after he died a pauper in near obscurity, archaeologists announced that they may have solved the mystery of his final resting place. Meet our Spanish Face of the Week, Miguel de Cervantes.

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Madrid stand at tourism expo deemed ‘too gay’

Madrid is renowned as one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world, but the city's stand at this year's International Tourism Fair was reportedly repainted at the last minute because the city council deemed it "too gay".

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Spanish economy grows by 1.4 percent in 2014

Spain's recovering economy grew by 1.4 percent in 2014, provisional official data showed on Friday, after shrinking by 1.2 percent in the previous year but remains plagued by mass unemployment.

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Hash helicopter pilot was Albanian major: reports

A helicopter loaded with hashish which crashed in southern Spain on Tuesday after hitting an electricity pylon was piloted by a major with the Albanian army, according to media reports.

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‘Green’ Cordoba wins global praise

Cordoba, in Andalucia, southern Spain, might already be world-famous for its medieval former mosque, but now its efforts to go green are also gaining global attention.

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Shakira gives birth to second son

Pop superstar Shakira and Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué welcomed their second child into the world on Thursday night.

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Spain’s far left to rally after Syriza win

Buoyed by its Greek ally Syriza's victory, Spanish protest party Podemos kicks off election year with a mass rally on Saturday, vowing to defeat a political elite it brands corrupt.