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Spain sets up 'Crying Room' or La Lloreria to dispel stigma surrounding mental health issues
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Spain sets up 'Crying Room' or La Lloreria to dispel stigma surrounding mental health issues

According to government data, 3,671 people died by suicide in Spain in the year 2019, making it the second most common cause of death after natural causes

LaLiga: Espanyol beat Real Madrid in match Carlo Ancelotti brands their 'worst game of season'
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LaLiga: Espanyol beat Real Madrid in match Carlo Ancelotti brands their 'worst game of season'

Espanyol had won just once in seven games this season but they hung on grimly in five minutes of added time to take all three points.

Nations League: Luis Enrique calls up 17-year-old Gavi to Spain squad for semi-final
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Nations League: Luis Enrique calls up 17-year-old Gavi to Spain squad for semi-final

Barcelona’s 18-year-old Pedri also made a return to the Spain team, while Enrique deemed it too soon for Ansu Fati, the 18-year-old who's made only two appearances for Barca after 10 months out with an injury.

Champions League: Real Madrid aim to defy power shift and assert themselves in Europe again
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Champions League: Real Madrid aim to defy power shift and assert themselves in Europe again

Madrid reached the semi-finals last season but were resoundingly beaten by Chelsea, whose 3-1 win on aggregate would have been more emphatic had they not missed a cluster of chances in the second leg.

Premier League: Martin Odegaard to leave Arsenal when loan stint ends in June
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Premier League: Martin Odegaard to leave Arsenal when loan stint ends in June

Brazil defender David Luiz and Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos are also leaving when their contracts end on 30 June, Arsenal said. Ceballos was on loan from Real Madrid, also.

LaLiga: Real Madrid hire Carlo Ancelotti as coach to replace Zinedine Zidane
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LaLiga: Real Madrid hire Carlo Ancelotti as coach to replace Zinedine Zidane

Under Zidane, Madrid fought for the LaLiga title until the final round but finished two points behind Atletico Madrid, failing to defend their title and lift back-to-back league trophies for the first time since 2007-08.

LaLiga: Barcelona reach two-year deal with Sergio Aguero to boost team's attack
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LaLiga: Barcelona reach two-year deal with Sergio Aguero to boost team's attack

Aguero played for Atletico for five seasons before moving to Man City in 2011-12, helping Barcelona's Spanish league rival win the 2010 Europa League and the 2011 UEFA Super Cup.

LaLiga: Diego Simone hopes to keep Atletico Madrid growing after leading them to league title
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LaLiga: Diego Simone hopes to keep Atletico Madrid growing after leading them to league title

Atletico Madrid won their first league title in seven years on Saturday. It was the team’s 11th league title, and third since 1996, when Simeone still played for the club.

LaLiga: Eden Hazard starts as Real Madrid defeat Osasuna; Atletico Madrid scrape past Elche
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LaLiga: Eden Hazard starts as Real Madrid defeat Osasuna; Atletico Madrid scrape past Elche

Real Madrid have it all to do against Chelsea after drawing the opener 1-1 and they are playing catch-up in LaLiga too, after Atletico Madrid had earlier scraped to a 1-0 victory against struggling Elche.

2021 Davis Cup Finals to be held in Innsbruck, Turin along with Madrid
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2021 Davis Cup Finals to be held in Innsbruck, Turin along with Madrid

Madrid will host two groups, two last-eight ties, the semi-finals and the final.

LaLiga: Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez presents candidacy for re-election as club president
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LaLiga: Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez presents candidacy for re-election as club president

Perez is the only person to put themselves forward since the window for potential candidates to apply opened a week ago. Anyone who wishes to take on the powerful Perez has until Monday to present their candidacy.

Spanish authorities ban export of suspected lost Caravaggio artwork up for auction
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Spanish authorities ban export of suspected lost Caravaggio artwork up for auction

The painting was taken off the final list of items to be auctioned after Spanish authorities banned its possible export on 8 April citing initial evidence that its real author could be the Italian master, Spain’s Ministry of Culture said in a statement.

Champions League: Nobody should write off Real Madrid, says manager Zinedine Zidane
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Champions League: Nobody should write off Real Madrid, says manager Zinedine Zidane

"I think my team has been underestimated," said Zidane in a press conference on Monday. "We are going to fight for everything. We have had difficult moments this season and now we are better but it doesn't mean anything tomorrow."

LaLiga: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez calls for new club elections
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LaLiga: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez calls for new club elections

Perez brought a reform in Real Madrid's statutes in 2012, which makes it harder to run for president. He was last reelected in 2017, when he was unopposed.

While Spanish resorts languish, Madrid becomes centre of Europe’s parties
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While Spanish resorts languish, Madrid becomes centre of Europe’s parties

With its policy of open bars and restaurants — indoors and outdoors — and by keeping museums and theatres running even when outbreaks have strained hospitals, Madrid has built a reputation as an oasis of fun in Europe’s desert of restrictions.

LaLiga: Sergio Ramos returns for Real Madrid amid doubts about his future
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LaLiga: Sergio Ramos returns for Real Madrid amid doubts about his future

In 16 seasons with Madrid, Ramos has helped the club win four Champions League titles, five Spanish leagues and two Copa del Reys, with both his hardnose defending and some timely goals.

After 140 years, Madrid flamenco venue Villa-Rossa closes amid COVID-19 restrictions
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After 140 years, Madrid flamenco venue Villa-Rossa closes amid COVID-19 restrictions

The Villa-Rosa is a landmark of the Madrid neighborhood Las Letras, known for its nightlife.

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid race to eight-point lead atop league with narrow Granada victory
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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid race to eight-point lead atop league with narrow Granada victory

Barca, who are third and 11 points behind the leaders, face Alaves at home later on Saturday before Real Madrid host Valencia on Sunday.

Two killed after loud explosion rocks central Madrid; initial assessment indicates gas leak, says mayor
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Two killed after loud explosion rocks central Madrid; initial assessment indicates gas leak, says mayor

Mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida confirmed the two deaths and two injuries to reporters as he visited the site

Champions League: Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane brace for crucial tie versus Borussia Moenchengladbach
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Champions League: Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane brace for crucial tie versus Borussia Moenchengladbach

Should Real Madrid suffer a humiliating group stage exit, ending their remarkable run as the only team to ever avoid elimination at this phase, coach Zinedine Zidane's future will be at risk.