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Tous drops Artur Mas' wife from its charitable foundation over 'boycott' campaign
Health & Beauty Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Tous drops Artur Mas' wife from its charitable...

JEWELLERY and accessories chain Tous has removed two key members of its charitable foundation – a journalist and a politician's wife – after detecting a boycott of its wares by opponents of Catalunya's...

Zara megastore on three floors opens in Barcelona
Health & Beauty Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Zara megastore on three floors opens in Barcelona

A BRAND-NEW Zara megastore has just opened in Barcelona's central Plaza de Catalunya, just as the Christmas shopping campaign kicks off. The location was chosen because the Plaza is a highly popular area with...

Kendall Jenner steals the show at Mango launch party in Barcelona
Health & Beauty Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Kendall Jenner steals the show at Mango launch party in...

MODEL Kendall Jenner – one of the younger Kardashians – sent the camera-wielding public wild at the launch party in Barcelona for one of Spain's most global clothing chains. Kendall, 20 (pictured), whose Olympic...

Barcelona Bridal Week shows how Spanish wedding dress market is buoyant abroad
Health & Beauty Sun, May 10, 2015

Barcelona Bridal Week shows how Spanish wedding dress...

SPANISH bridalwear is becoming a huge success outside of Spain with last year alone seeing an industry turnover of €270 million and a growth in exports of 23%. Barcelona Bridal Week has so far borne testimony to that,...

Anti-AIDS vaccine discovered in Barcelona hospital
Health & Beauty Thu, Jan 3, 2013

Anti-AIDS vaccine discovered in Barcelona hospital

A VACCINE which holds back HIV developing into AIDS has been devised by scientists in Barcelona's Hospital Clínic, who say this is 'just the start' in the ongoing search for a cure. The jab's effects...

Hospital in Girona charges patients' relatives 5€ to recline chair for the night
Health & Beauty Fri, Mar 23, 2012

Hospital in Girona charges patients' relatives 5€ to...

Blanes Hospital in Girona has introduced a new system that charges patients' relatives 5€ for the privilege of being able to recline their chair at night time in order to get a good night's sleep. According to...

Twin girls joined at the liver will 'lead a normal life' following separation
Health & Beauty Mon, Mar 19, 2012

Twin girls joined at the liver will 'lead a normal...

SIAMESE twins joined by the liver and abdomen have been successfully separated by Barcelona's Vall de Hebrón hospital. The surgeon who performed this long and delicate operation says he does not expect the two...

Woman with 11-kilo cancerous tumour misdiagnosed as 'pregnant'
Health & Beauty Sat, Mar 17, 2012

Woman with 11-kilo cancerous tumour misdiagnosed as...

A BARCELONA hospital is facing legal action after misdiagnosing a woman suffering from cancer of the uterus, telling her she was pregnant. The patient, who has appeared on TV but has not been publicly named, says she...

Surgeons save life of fetus with pioneering surgery
Health & Beauty Tue, Mar 13, 2012

Surgeons save life of fetus with pioneering surgery

Specialists at the Hospital Clínic and Sant Joan de Déu Hospital in Barcelona gave a press conference today to explain the pioneering, life-saving surgery they carried out almost a year and a half ago on a 26-week-old...

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