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Storms expose Roman and Baroque remains on Cádiz beach
Culture Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Storms expose Roman and Baroque remains on Cádiz beach

STORMS on the Andalucía coast have uncovered a Roman aqueduct and the remains of a road thought to have been built up to 500 years ago. Crowds were seen gathered on La Cortadura beach in Cádiz, which attracted the...

'Political prisoners' exhibit pulled from ARCO Madrid art fair
Culture Thu, Feb 22, 2018

'Political prisoners' exhibit pulled from ARCO...

A PHOTOGRAPHIC exhibition titled 'Political Prisoners' at Madrid's ARCO art fair has been banned as 'too controversial'. Artist Santiago Sierra presented 24 photos with the faces pixelated, but...

Yvonne Blake's stroke recovery prevents Goya Award attendance
Culture Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Yvonne Blake's stroke recovery prevents Goya Award...

BRITISH-BORN chairwoman of the Spanish Film Academy Yvonne Blake will be forced to miss this year's Goya Awards as she is still recovering from a stroke. For Ms Blake, 77, it will have been exactly a month since she...

The Alhambra's royal bath restored to its former glory
Culture Fri, Dec 1, 2017

The Alhambra's royal bath restored to its former glory

The Royal Bath of the Alhambra, the only Islamic medieval bath that has been preserved almost intact in the Western world, has new vaulted roofs after being subjected to a complex restoration that has allowed restorers...

RAE clarifies 'weaker sex' in latest edition of Spanish dictionary
Culture Tue, Nov 28, 2017

RAE clarifies 'weaker sex' in latest edition of...

In line with their announcement back in March of this year, the Real Academia Española (RAE) will be updating its online version of the Dictionary of the Spanish Language next month and adding further clarification to...

Sophia Loren earns star on Almería Walk of Fame
Culture Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Sophia Loren earns star on Almería Walk of Fame

ITALIAN legend Sophia Loren is the latest celebrity to earn herself a star on Almería's Walk of Fame – in a city she knows well after having filmed there in 1971. Alberto Lattuada's which came out in English...

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