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Iberia Express 'Spanish Adventure': Autumn flights at 35% off
Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Iberia Express 'Spanish Adventure': Autumn flights...

IBERIA Express has launched an autumn travel campaign with discounts of up to 35% on internal flights, including the Balearic and Canary Islands. Titled #SpanishAdventure, the low-cost affiliate of Spain's national...

Petrol and diesel prices fall for third week running
Transport Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Petrol and diesel prices fall for third week running

PETROL and diesel prices have been dropping now for three consecutive weeks – welcome news at a time of year when Spanish residents and foreign visitors are more likely to take their holidays. It is not clear whether...

King Juan Carlos I due for heart surgery tomorrow
Politics Fri, Aug 23, 2019

King Juan Carlos I due for heart surgery tomorrow

RETIRED King Juan Carlos I is due to undergo a heart operation tomorrow (Saturday), the nature of which has not been revealed. The 81-year-old who abdicated in favour of his son, the now King Felipe VI, in June 2014 –...

Drought uncovers submerged 'Stonehenge-like' megaliths
Culture Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Drought uncovers submerged 'Stonehenge-like'...

A PREHISTORIC burial site nobody remembered existed has suddenly emerged in the province of Cáceres after the drought caused a river to run dry. Based in the Valdecañas reservoir in the village of Peraleda de la Mata...

King Juan Carlos recovers from triple heart bypass
Politics Sun, Aug 25, 2019

King Juan Carlos recovers from triple heart bypass

RETIRED monarch King Juan Carlos I is still in intensive care after a triple bypass operation, but is in excellent health despite his ordeal and expected to be moved into a mainstream ward room shortly. The 81-year-old...

AliExpress opens first European store and Madrid goes mad
Tech & Science Mon, Aug 26, 2019

AliExpress opens first European store and Madrid goes mad

HUNDREDS of shoppers spent up to two nights camped outside the first-ever European branch of Chinese technology giant AliExpress before it opened yesterday (Sunday) morning in Madrid, in a bid to be first through the...

Galicia re-enacts its 'Battle of Britain'
Entertainment Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Galicia re-enacts its 'Battle of Britain'

ANYONE who found themselves in Ferrol on mainland Spain's far north-western tip this weekend would have been plunged into cannon and rifle fire and surrounded by soldiers – but no armed conflict has been declared...

Rosalía, first Spanish woman to win MTV Award
Entertainment Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Rosalía, first Spanish woman to win MTV Award

POP newcomer Rosalía has become the first Spanish female in history to win an MTV Music Award after taking the top prize for Best Latin Videoclip. The artist from San Esteban de Sasroviras (Barcelona province), who...

Spanish holidaymaker shuts down Munich airport after 'pressing wrong door button'
Travel/Tourism Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Spanish holidaymaker shuts down Munich airport after...

A YOUNG Spanish tourist who lost his way at Munich airport and pressed the wrong button caused a security crisis that grounded 130 planes. The returning holidaymaker, in his early 20s, was 'horrified' at the...

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