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Nursery school wins case against 'anti-vaccine' parents after denying son's enrolment
Society Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Nursery school wins case against 'anti-vaccine'...

A JUDGE in Barcelona has upheld a nursery school's decision not to enrol a child whose parents opted not to vaccinate him in line with a dangerous new trend sweeping the USA and gradually creeping into Spain and the...

Undressing bather photo-bombs weather programme
Entertainment Wed, Dec 26, 2018

Undressing bather photo-bombs weather programme

A NATURIST photo-bombed a Catalunya TV weather programme – much to the embarrassment of the presenter – in a clip that has now gone viral on social media. Viewers watching the slot on regional channel TV3 did a...

Homeless man hands in wallet containing €1,000
Society Mon, Dec 24, 2018

Homeless man hands in wallet containing €1,000

A HOMELESS man in Amposta (Tarragona province) handed in a wallet containing €1,000 in cash this week – and the owner wants to find him so he can thank him. The street-dweller gave the wallet to a barmaid and asked...

Pedro Sánchez and Quim Torra agree to 'dialogue' and 'negotiation'
Politics Fri, Dec 21, 2018

Pedro Sánchez and Quim Torra agree to 'dialogue'...

AN ELEVENTH-HOUR meeting between Pedro Sánchez and Catalunya's president Quim Torra ahead of the separatist protests in Barcelona ended with mutual satisfaction and a pledge to continue with two-way open dialogue....

Dog defends owner from violent boyfriend
Animals/Pets Fri, Nov 16, 2018

Dog defends owner from violent boyfriend

A DOG defended his owner when she was being beaten up by her boyfriend in Tarragona at around 05.30 this morning (Thursday), and prevented him from getting near her again. The couple's dog bit the man, 25, on the...

Woman gives birth despite early menopause thanks to pioneering surgery
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Woman gives birth despite early menopause thanks to...

A WOMAN who went through an early menopause has just given birth to a baby girl – using her own eggs. Pioneering day-surgery carried out by Barcelona's Hospital Clínic has so far enabled six post-menopausal women...

Emu runs loose through town
Animals/Pets Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Emu runs loose through town

RESIDENTS in the Barcelona-province town of Sant Cugat del Vallès did a double take yesterday (Wednesday) evening when they saw an emu rush past them down the street. Police received a call at around 17.00 to report...

Cancer research breakthrough: Scientists discover test predicting response to immunotherapy
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Cancer research breakthrough: Scientists discover test...

SCIENTISTS in Barcelona have found a tumour marker which predicts how cancer cells will respond to immunotherapy treatment – hailed as the future of oncology medication. The report, published in and carried out by the...

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