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Mali migrant 'Spiderman' saves Alzheimer's lady from deadly plunge
Society Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Mali migrant 'Spiderman' saves Alzheimer's lady...

AN AFRICAN migrant saved the life of a lady with Alzheimer's when she was on the point of falling out of her third-floor window on Sunday after scrambling up the façade with his bare hands. Samba Coulibaly, 44, who...

Barcelona's 'St George' book-and-flower fair to go ahead on July 23
Culture Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Barcelona's 'St George' book-and-flower fair to...

BOOKWORMS and flower-lovers were pleasantly surprised this week to hear Barcelona's iconic fair will, in fact, be going ahead in 2020 – albeit three months late. After the annual festival to celebrate the saint...

Alonso's back! Spanish F1 fans celebrate legend's return
Sport Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Alonso's back! Spanish F1 fans celebrate legend's...

FORMULA 1's Spanish 'population' is set to double next season: Legend and twice-world champion Fernando Alonso is set to return, two years after his shock announcement that he was bowing out after years of...

Stay of grace on mortgages, utility bills and loan repayments extended to September 30
Society Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Stay of grace on mortgages, utility bills and loan...

UTILITY boards will not be allowed to cut off supplies due to non-payment and homeowners can request a deferment of their mortgages until September, the government has announced. An extension on the stay of grace...

Herd immunity won't work without a vaccine, Spanish scientists find
Tech & Science Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Herd immunity won't work without a vaccine, Spanish...

'HERD immunity' may not be a reliable method of reducing the spread of Covid-19, according to a study by Spanish scientists – it seems only a fraction of those exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus are immune at all...

Barça's Jordi Alba passes his driving test aged 31
Sport Mon, Jul 6, 2020

Barça's Jordi Alba passes his driving test aged 31

BARCELONA left-back Jordi Alba has freed himself of an embarrassing secret: Despite motor manufacturers offering him and his team-mates the use of top-of-the-range cars as an advertising stunt, few PR bosses in the...

Lidl's Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada masks sell out in one day
Health & Beauty Mon, Jul 6, 2020

Lidl's Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada masks sell out in one...

MASKS on sale in Lidl supermarkets created by popular, colourful Spanish designer Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada sold out in under a day in every single branch in the country, the German-run chain reports. Madrid-based...

King and Queen in Benidorm to encourage tourism reboot
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jul 5, 2020

King and Queen in Benidorm to encourage tourism reboot

AS PART of their planned national tour to promote tourism and check in with their public, King Felipe VI and his wife, Queen Letizia's latest stop this week was in Benidorm (Alicante province). The monarchs have set...

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