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Madrid: Capital of Spain
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has almost 3.3 million inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union (EU), smaller than only London and Berlin, and its monocentric metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU, smaller only than those of London and Paris. The municipality covers 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi).

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Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban

A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now.
Reuters - Published

Spain claims palace in ongoing fight with Franco's descendents

Spain's socialist government has claimed ownership of Francisco Franco's summer palace in Galicia in its latest clash with the former dictator's descendents, who have challenged a plan to exhume his..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Madrid

Watch: Battle of the Water drenches residents of Madrid [Video]Watch: Battle of the Water drenches residents of Madrid

The spectacle emerged from an ironic demand by locals for a port in the Vallecas neighbourhood, which lies some 350 km from the sea.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Madrid residents take part in annual water fight [Video]Madrid residents take part in annual water fight

Residents in Madrid gave one another a good soaking during the Vallecas annual water festival on the 14 July 2019. The Battle of the Water, as it is popularly known, sees residents of the Vallecas..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Barcelona sign Griezmann from Atletico Madrid [Video]Barcelona sign Griezmann from Atletico Madrid

World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann is finally on his way to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid for 120 million euros

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:05Published

Militao was officially unveiled as a Los Blancos player [Video]Militao was officially unveiled as a Los Blancos player

Brazilian says he has wanted to play for "the best team in the world" ever since he was a kid.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:52Published

Dramatic moment Real Madrid's new signing Militao feels unwell during news conference [Video]Dramatic moment Real Madrid's new signing Militao feels unwell during news conference

Brazilian has to call a halt to first meeting with journalists and looks shaken.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:24Published

Health vs cars: judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone [Video]Health vs cars: judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone

Vehicles entering certain parts of central Madrid will once again be fined after a judge ruled that traffic restrictions in the Spanish capital must be maintained to fight pollution.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:24Published

Atletico bank on record signee Joao Felix to fill Griezmann's boots [Video]Atletico bank on record signee Joao Felix to fill Griezmann's boots

Atletico Madrid's latest signing Joao Felix says he's delighted to join the team after the side paid 126 million euros ($142 million) to Benfica, making him the fourth most expensive player of all..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:28Published

Vehicles entering parts of central Madrid to be fined again after pollution u-turn [Video]Vehicles entering parts of central Madrid to be fined again after pollution u-turn

Thousands protested at the city's decision to reverse car pollution restrictions a week ago.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:10Published

Neymar wants to leave PSG but they don't want to sell him - Barca president [Video]Neymar wants to leave PSG but they don't want to sell him - Barca president

Barcelona aware Neymar wants to return to Spain, talk to Atletico about Griezmann, says barca presidemnt Bartomeu.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:53Published

Annual high heels race takes place in Madrid [Video]Annual high heels race takes place in Madrid

Men and women run on stilettos and dressed in a flamboyant outfit to mark the gay pride in Madrid

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

High heels race defies both gravity and homophobia [Video]High heels race defies both gravity and homophobia

'Suerte, chicos!' Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by the far-right party Vox to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Protesters March In Madrid After Polluting Cars Ban Is Lifted [Video]Protesters March In Madrid After Polluting Cars Ban Is Lifted

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, thousands protested in Madrid against the suspension of curbs on polluting cars by the conservative city hall, raising fears that environmental rollbacks..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

"It's a bittersweet day" says Moreno after replacing Enrique as Spain national coach

Robert Moreno says "it's a bittersweet day" after replacing Luis Enrique as Spain's national soccer coach who has stepped down for personal reasons.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:04Published

I couldn't believe I signed for Real Madrid - Ferland Mendy [Video]I couldn't believe I signed for Real Madrid - Ferland Mendy

Ferland Mendy "couldn't believe it" when he signed for Real Madrid and tells of a spell in a wheelchair as a 15-year-old when he was told he would never play football again

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:34Published

Rodrygo ready to wait for his chance to shine at Real Madrid [Video]Rodrygo ready to wait for his chance to shine at Real Madrid

Rodrygo says he is prepared to wait for his chance at Real Madrid

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published

Former Catalan President must visit Madrid, and risk arrest, to activate MEP status [Video]Former Catalan President must visit Madrid, and risk arrest, to activate MEP status

Carles Puigdemont, former President of Catalonia, will have to travel to Madrid today if he’s to validate his status as a member of the new European Parliament.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:11Published

Banksy: “Genius or Vandal?Banksy: “Genius or Vandal?" exhibition in Lisbon

Seventy original works by the British artist Banksy are on display in Portugal. This exhibition has already been to Moscow and Madrid attracting more than 600,000 people.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:12Published

Real Madrid unveil Hazard, the club's latest 'galactico' [Video]Real Madrid unveil Hazard, the club's latest 'galactico'

Spanish giants Real Madrid unveil Belgian star and the club's joint record signing Eden Hazard after his big money move from Chelsea.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:12Published

Jovic signing kicks off Real rebuilding project, says Perez [Video]Jovic signing kicks off Real rebuilding project, says Perez

Spanish giants Real Madrid unveil Serbian striker Luka Jovic in what club president Florentino Perez says is the start of a 'new project'.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:28Published

Former Spain, Real Madrid coach Lopetegui appointed by Sevilla [Video]Former Spain, Real Madrid coach Lopetegui appointed by Sevilla

Lopetegui appointed Sevilla coach

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:30Published

Spanish prosecutor accuses Diego Costa of tax fraud worth 1 mln euros [Video]Spanish prosecutor accuses Diego Costa of tax fraud worth 1 mln euros

Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:52Published

UEFA criticsed for climate impact of fans' journeys to cup finals [Video]UEFA criticsed for climate impact of fans' journeys to cup finals

Both the weekend's Champions League Final and last week's Europa League Final featured all-English teams. Yet Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur fans travelled all the way to Madrid to see their teams,..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:20Published

Liverpool victory bus greets thousands of fans in city centre [Video]Liverpool victory bus greets thousands of fans in city centre

An open-top Liverpool team bus makes its way through the city centre, to mark the club's Champions League victory over Tottenham in Madrid.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published

Liverpool return home with Champions League trophy [Video]Liverpool return home with Champions League trophy

Liverpool fly in to John Lennon airport after beating Tottenham in the Champions League final in Madrid.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:20Published

Klopp relieved and proud to win Champions League at third attempt [Video]Klopp relieved and proud to win Champions League at third attempt

Jurgen Klopp feels “mostly relief” after his Liverpool topples Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:35Published

 

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail

A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to..
Reuters - Published

Bail hearing set for ex-U.S. Marine accused of storming North Korean mission in Madrid

A bail review hearing is set to resume on Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court for a former U.S. Marine accused of being part of a group that stormed the North Korean embassy in Madrid and stole..
Reuters - Published

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