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Feliciano López 'proud of his mum', a nurse who has beaten Covid-19
Sport Mon, Apr 20, 2020

Feliciano López 'proud of his mum', a nurse who...

SPANISH tennis star Feliciano López has paid tribute to his mother – a nurse who caught the SARS-CoV-2 virus on the job but who, thankfully, has now recovered. Toledo-born López, 38, wrote a letter to the Spanish...

'Polar' marine fossils of 465 million years found in central Spain
Culture Fri, Feb 14, 2020

'Polar' marine fossils of 465 million years found...

RARE marine fossils dating back around 465 million years have been found in a central Spain national park. According to the ministry of environment and energy transition – led by one of the four deputy presidents,...

Pottery in 'Gwyneth Paltrow's town' becomes UNESCO heritage
Culture Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Pottery in 'Gwyneth Paltrow's town' becomes...

HANDMADE ceramic pottery from two Toledo province villages have been declared UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, along with those from the Mexican utowns of Puebla and Txalaca. The decorative blue-patterned plates,...

A sea of lavender: Guadalajara province's aromatic landscape and festival
Environment Sun, Jul 21, 2019

A sea of lavender: Guadalajara province's aromatic...

IT'S NOT Provence. It's not even Norfolk. But the heady, uplifting and refreshing scent of lavender and the blanket of mauve across acres and acres of countryside, as far as you can see and beyond, might make...

World's number one olive oil is Spanish
Food & Drink Thu, Oct 11, 2018

World's number one olive oil is Spanish

THE WORLD'S best olive oil is produced in Spain – it's official. As well as being the largest producer of olive oil on earth, even beating Italy, Spain is also well-known globally for the exceptional quality...

'Stolen baby' born in 1973 meets her real mother
Society Tue, Sep 11, 2018

'Stolen baby' born in 1973 meets her real mother

A WOMAN aged 45 who was 'stolen' as a newborn has met her real mother for the first time – and discovered they were only living a province apart since her alleged 'death' at a few hours' old. Ana...

Diver from Ciudad Real helps in Thai cave rescue
Society Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Diver from Ciudad Real helps in Thai cave rescue

A DIVER from the central Spanish province of Ciudad Real is in Thailand helping rescue the children trapped in a cave with their football instructor. Fernando Raigal, 33, currently works as a professional scuba-diver...

Group inhabiting abandoned village faces prosecution
Environment Fri, May 25, 2018

Group inhabiting abandoned village faces prosecution

SIX young adults are facing prison and hefty fines for 'occupying' an uninhabited village in ruins in the province of Guadalajara (Castilla-La Mancha). Deep in the heart of the Sierra Norte nature reserve and...

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash
Animals/Pets Mon, Apr 2, 2018

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash

A LORRYLOAD of elephants has overturned on the A-30 motorway in the province of Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha) and the animals are now wandering loose on the highway, traffic authorities confirmed at 16.30 this afternoon...

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