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Bones of Civil War execution victims exhumed in Salamanca
Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Bones of Civil War execution victims exhumed in Salamanca

The Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory (ARMH) has discovered the remains of four men allegedly shot by Franco's forces during the Civil War between August 12th and 13th 1936 in Boadilla (Salamanca)....

Salamanca dam used in Schwarznegger's 'Terminator 6'
Entertainment Sun, Jun 3, 2018

Salamanca dam used in Schwarznegger's 'Terminator...

A DAM in the province of Salamanca which has already been on an Oscar-winning production is about to 'travel' to Hollywood again – this time, in a scene in Arnold Schwarznegger's The ravine in Aldeadávila...

Bar banning 'noisy children' has to take down warning sign
Entertainment Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Bar banning 'noisy children' has to take down...

A BAR in central Salamanca has been forced to take down a notice which warns customers that if children throw tantrums or cause a nuisance, they will be asked to leave the premises. The Livingstone, in the Plaza de la...

Salamanca scientists find genetic predictor of stroke patient recovery
Tech & Science Tue, Nov 8, 2016

Salamanca scientists find genetic predictor of stroke...

RESEARCHERS in Spain have discovered two different types of brain chemical which determine whether or not stroke patients are likely to recover well from their ordeal. The protein p53-Prolina, when present, means...

'Salamanca: City of Spanish' promotes language-learning at Durham University
Education/Work Mon, Nov 7, 2016

'Salamanca: City of Spanish' promotes language...

WHILE most of Spain is promoting itself as a top tourism destination at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, representatives from the Castilla y León city of Salamanca have headed further north – to Durham...

Salamanca's 'botched' Michelangelo compared to Cecilia's Ecce Homo
Culture Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Salamanca's 'botched' Michelangelo compared to...

CECILIA Jiménez's restoration may have a successor - although as yet, it has not gone as viral as the 80-something parishioner's botched, or as the lady herself revealed later, unfinished, fresco. A 17th...

Motorist fined €80 'for biting his nails'
Transport Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Motorist fined €80 'for biting his nails'

A DRIVER has been fined €80 in Salamanca for 'biting his nails', according to a website which flags up speed cameras in the region of Castilla y León. The man in question was caught by the Guardia Civil at 10...

Man survives being stung by 700 bees
Crime/Incidents Tue, May 19, 2015

Man survives being stung by 700 bees

AN ELDERLY gentleman was attacked by over 700 bees whilst out walking on Sunday evening – and his daughter says she 'does not know how he survived'. Julián Perancho Sánchez, 85, originally from Ávila but...

Exhibition showing Rajoy, Bárcenas and the Infanta Cristina with excrement on their heads 'censored'
Culture Sat, Feb 15, 2014

Exhibition showing Rajoy, Bárcenas and the Infanta...

AN ART exhibition has been banned by Salamanca city council for featuring politicians and Royals with excrement on their heads. Painter Ausín Sáinz, from the neighbouring province of Burgos, said the PP-led city...

Footballer in intensive care after being hit by bolt of lightning on the pitch
Crime/Incidents Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Footballer in intensive care after being hit by bolt of...

A YOUNG footballer is in intensive care after being struck by lightning in the middle of a match. Raúl, 19, and Aitor, 20, were playing for their local amateur teams Aldealengua and Santa Marta de Tormes respectively...

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