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'Zero' food and drink may not be sugar-free, warns OCU
Food & Drink Tue, Dec 18, 2018

'Zero' food and drink may not be sugar-free, warns...

CONSUMER organisation OCU has warned that 'zero'-branded food and soft drinks are not necessarily sugar-free. No law is in force obliging manufacturers and brand designers to guarantee products labelled as...

Nadal vs Olazábal charity golf match: Rafa plays for Mallorca flood victims
Sport Mon, Dec 17, 2018

Nadal vs Olazábal charity golf match: Rafa plays for...

TENNIS superstar Rafael Nadal and golfing great José María Olazábal are midway through their annual fun team tournament on the green – and this year, all proceeds will go to help the victims of the Mallorca floods....

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...

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