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IVF dad discovers kids are not his after clinic mix-up
Society Mon, Dec 17, 2018

IVF dad discovers kids are not his after clinic mix-up

A ROUTINE blood test led to a father in Bilbao finding out his children were not his own due to a mix-up at the fertility clinic, leading to the family getting nearly a quarter of a million euros in compensation. The...

Shakira's hairdresser appointments 'prove she was tax resident', report claims
Entertainment Mon, Dec 17, 2018

Shakira's hairdresser appointments 'prove she was...

SPAIN'S tax authorities are digging into Colombian-born pop-rocker Shakira's affairs and are claiming over €14.5 million from her which was reportedly channelled through companies in tax havens. The singer, 41...

Petrol and diesel prices plummet in time for Christmas
Transport Sun, Dec 16, 2018

Petrol and diesel prices plummet in time for Christmas

PETROL and diesel have dropped in price and are set to remain this way until the weekend before Christmas at least thanks to a fall in crude oil costs. Lead-free 95 petrol is down to an average of €1.224 per litre –...

De-privatised motorways toll-free overnight
Transport Sun, Dec 16, 2018

De-privatised motorways toll-free overnight

MOTORWAYS 'bought back' from toll companies by the State will be free of charge to use between midnight and 06.00 in the morning, the ministry of public works has announced. Following on from recent reports...

Lorry driver's GPS lands him in Cantabria ditch
Transport Fri, Dec 14, 2018

Lorry driver's GPS lands him in Cantabria ditch

A POLISH lorry driver ended up sideways in a ditch along with his 22,000 litres of beer after following his sat-nav instructions. Jan's vehicle fell into a stream in the rural outskirts of Anero, Cantabria – an...

First-year student nurse saves child's life on metro
Society Thu, Dec 13, 2018

First-year student nurse saves child's life on metro

A YOUNG woman saved a child's life using a technique she had only just learnt at college when she heard a commotion whilst travelling on the metro at night. María López Sánchez, 18, started her first year at...

Spain 'will not renegotiate' Theresa May's Brexit deal, warns Sánchez
Politics Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Spain 'will not renegotiate' Theresa May's...

SPAIN'S president Pedro Sánchez has warned the UK government he will 'not renegotiate' the Brexit deal presented by Theresa May, whether or not she loses the no-confidence vote due to be cast this evening...

Tolls to be cut by 30% on nine motorways
Transport Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Tolls to be cut by 30% on nine motorways

TOLLS on nine of Spain's motorways will cost on average 30% less from January 15, including the Alicante ringroad and AP-7 east-coast highway. The ones which have been 'bought back' from their franchise...

'Humanitarian visas' for refugees proposed by Spanish MEP
Society Tue, Dec 11, 2018

'Humanitarian visas' for refugees proposed by...

EUROPE should produce 'humanitarian visas' for potential refugees to keep them out of the hands of the mafia, says a Spanish MEP. Juan Fernando López Aguilar, from the PSOE (socialists) – the same party...

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