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Spanish doctor wins World's Best GP award
Society Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Spanish doctor wins World's Best GP award

A SPANISH medic has been named the World's Best GP in the prestigious WONCA Global Family Doctor awards. Dr Verónica Casado is based at the Parquesol health centre in Valladolid, Castilla y León, just to the north...

Boy, 4, saves mum's life calling 112
Society Sun, Sep 9, 2018

Boy, 4, saves mum's life calling 112

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD boy probably saved his mother's life – and certainly impressed paramedics – after calling the 112 emergency hotline and giving enough detail to allow the ambulance to arrive swiftly and prepared....

Bones of Civil War execution victims exhumed in Salamanca
Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Bones of Civil War execution victims exhumed in Salamanca

The Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory (ARMH) has discovered the remains of four men allegedly shot by Franco's forces during the Civil War between August 12th and 13th 1936 in Boadilla (Salamanca)....

Spanish firm invents shampoo for bald people
Health & Beauty Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Spanish firm invents shampoo for bald people

A COMPANY based in León has launched the world's first-ever shampoo for bald people. Chief executive officer of Carobels, Juan José Cabero – who describes himself as 'bald and proud' – says the shampoo...

Will the real Rajoy please stand up?
Sport Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Will the real Rajoy please stand up?

WITHIN days of now-ex president of Spain Mariano Rajoy's having given up his leadership and even Parliamentary seat on the PP, football fans in Valladolid were reporting he already had a new job – as security...

Salamanca dam used in Schwarznegger's 'Terminator 6'
Entertainment Sun, Jun 3, 2018

Salamanca dam used in Schwarznegger's 'Terminator 6'

A DAM in the province of Salamanca which has already been on an Oscar-winning production is about to 'travel' to Hollywood again – this time, in a scene in Arnold Schwarznegger's The ravine in Aldeadávila...

Court orders woman to return son, 5, to father in UK
Legal & Finance Sat, May 19, 2018

Court orders woman to return son, 5, to father in UK

A WOMAN who took her son on holiday to Spain and never returned has been ordered to give him back to his father in the UK. The court in Palencia (Castilla y León) said its verdict was not a custody resolution, but...

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