• Pique shrugs off anthem gesture

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique insists he was merely crossing his fingers after being accused of raising his middle finger during the Spanish national anthem before his country's Euro 2016 game against Croatia.

  • 'We are one of the favourites'

    Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic believes his country are now one of the favourites at Euro 2016 after beating Spain to win Group D.

  • Iniesta wanted to take penalty

    Andres Iniesta reveals he wanted to take the penalty that Sergio Ramos missed in Spain's 2-1 Euro 2016 loss to Croatia on Tuesday.

  • Cacic hails his players

    Croatian coach Ante Cacic says his heroic players are an example the country's unruly fans should follow after shocking European champions Spain 2-1 to top their group.

  • [WATCH] Perisic's late strike stuns Spain

    Ivan Perisic strikes a sensational winner three minutes from time as Croatia end Spain's 14-game unbeaten run at the European Championship finals to top Group D with a 2-1 victory

  • Germany eye last 16, Spain easier path

    World champions Germany headline a host of sides chasing places in the Euro 2016 knockout phase on Tuesday while title-holders Spain are out to avoid a heavyweight clash with Italy.

  • 'Sports terrorists' bring new chaos

    Croatian fans who hurled flares on the pitch to halt their country's Euro 2016 match against Czech Republic are branded "sports terrorists" as the showcase tournament suffers new troubles.

  • Spain book last-16 spot with 3-0 win

    Defending European champions Spain book their place in the last 16 round of Euro 2016 on Sunday with a convincing 3-0 win against Turkey

  • In-form Spain, Italy eye last 16

    The knockout stages of Euro 2016 beckon for defending champions Spain and 2012 finalists Italy if they can back up their opening wins with more success against Turkey and Sweden on Friday.

  • Spain start treble bid under sex-scandal cloud

    Defending champions Spain kick off their Euro 2016 against the Czech Republic on Monday, bidding for a third straight European crown, under a sex scandal cloud.

  • Claims untrue: De Gea

    Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David De Gea on Friday dismisses as "a lie" claims that he organised a party at which women were forced to have sex with footballers.

  • 'I knew nothing'

    Argentina football star Lionel Messi says he trusted his father with his finances and "knew nothing" about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial.

  • Costa, Mata left out

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa is left out of Spain coach Vicente del Bosque's provisional 25-man squad for Euro 2016 on Tuesday.

  • Spain toxic tyre dump at Sesena forces mass evacuation

    People living near a "toxic cloud" from a burning tyre dump near the Spanish capital Madrid have been told to leave their homes.

  • Vallecano deny match-fixing

    Players of La Liga strugglers Rayo Vallecano vehemently deny any wrongdoing on Friday amid an investigation from the Spanish league into suspicious betting patterns before their 2-1 defeat to Real Sociedad last weekend.

  • Spain not showing Euro finals on TV?

    With less than a month until Euro 2016 gets underway in France, fans of defending champions Spain still do not know if they will be able to watch the finals on TV, as no media outlet in Spain has bought the rights to the tournament.

  • Three journalists return to Spain after Syria kidnapping

    Three Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria by an Al Qaeda-linked group return to Madrid where they were welcomed by overjoyed family members after nearly a year in captivity.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic, Murray reach last 8

    World number one Novak Djokovic racks up his 30th win of a dominant season with a 6-2, 6-1 destruction of Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Thursday.

  • ‘Global citizenship’ rising, poll says

    People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, according to a BBC World Service poll.

  • Spanish minister resigns after alleged links to offshore deals

    Spain's acting Industry Minister Jose Manuel Soria resigns after alleged links to offshore dealings which emerged after he was named in Panama Papers.

  • Spain student bus crash 'kills 13'

    At least 13 people have been killed after a bus carrying foreign students crashed on a Spanish motorway between the cities of Barcelona and Valencia.

  • Spain turns ocean bed into art gallery

    Installation is complete at Europe's first underwater museum, due to open later this month.

  • Neville’s Valencia hold 10-man Real

    Gary Neville's Valencia battled to a dramatic La Liga draw with Real Madrid, who ended up with 10 men.

  • ‘Messi, Ronaldo exits would harm La Liga’

    La Liga (LFP) president Javier Tebas has warned that the departures of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo from Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively could seriously damage future TV rights deals for the Primera Division.

  • Spain prepares for coalition talks

    Spain faces political uncertainty after two new movements won nearly a third of the seats in the country's election.

  • Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo is new Miss World

    Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo was named the winner of the Miss World 2015 competition in the southern Chinese island resort of Sanya, an event dogged by controversy over China's refusal to allow Canada's entrant to attend.

  • ‘Real Madrid have stars, but no team’

    Arrigo Sacchi says individual skills are given more importance than teamwork at Real Madrid and feels head coach Rafael Benitez must make compromises to avoid upsetting the squad's hierarchy.

  • 'Neymar could be forced to leave Barcelona'

    Neymar could be forced to leave Barcelona due to his ongoing tax fraud case, according to the Brazilian's father.

  • Belgium-Spain friendly cancelled due to security concerns

    Football friendly between Belgium and Spain scheduled for Tuesday in Brussels has been cancelled on the recommendation of the national crisis centre following the Islamist attacks in Paris.

  • ‘Messi recovery is on track’

    Luis Enrique says Lionel Messi's recovery is proceeding as expected but offered no update on when the Barcelona forward is expected to return to action.

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