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Palencia province News & Information

'Spain's sexiest Guardia Civil officer' wins modelling contract
Society Sun, Jun 3, 2018

'Spain's sexiest Guardia Civil officer' wins...

A GUARDIA Civil officer described as 'Spain's handsomest policeman' has signed up with a modelling agency in a somewhat unique career combination. Jorge Pérez Díez, 35, married with two children, was just...

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...

Prince Louis Arthur Charles' nanny is martial arts expert and 'extreme driver'
Politics Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Prince Louis Arthur Charles' nanny is martial arts...

BRITISH Royal baby Louis Arthur Charles will be looked after by a nanny with Tae Kwondo and high-speed stunt-driving skills, according to Palace sources quoted in . María Teresa Turrión Borrallo comes from the...

Palencia restaurateurs protest against anti-smoking laws
Food & Drink Wed, Jan 26, 2011

Palencia restaurateurs protest against anti-smoking laws

Bar and restaurant owners took to the streets of Palencia today to call for an "immediate lifting" of the anti-smoking laws. Almost five hundred protestors joined the march, leaving almost 70% of bars closed for...

Second cloned bull is stillborn
Animals/Pets Sat, May 22, 2010

Second cloned bull is stillborn

THE second cloned fighting bull to have been conceived in Spain was born dead this week at the stud in Melgar de Yuso (Palencia). Luckily, the first-ever cloned bull, named Got, who was born on Tuesday, is still doing...

Fighting bull cloned in Spain
Tech & Science Tue, May 18, 2010

Fighting bull cloned in Spain

A dairy cow in Palencia (Castilla-León) gave birth to Spain's first cloned fighting bull this morning. The surrogate mother cow went into labour this morning, giving birth on a farm in the town of Frómista in the...

David Meca to swim Castile Canal
Sport Thu, Aug 6, 2009

David Meca to swim Castile Canal

Spain's long distance swimming world champion, David Meca, plans to swim 5km of the 207km Castile Canal in the last week of August to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the building of the man-made waterway and to...

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