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Lorry driver's GPS lands him in Cantabria ditch
Transport Fri, Dec 14, 2018

Lorry driver's GPS lands him in Cantabria ditch

A POLISH lorry driver ended up sideways in a ditch along with his 22,000 litres of beer after following his sat-nav instructions. Jan's vehicle fell into a stream in the rural outskirts of Anero, Cantabria – an...

First-year student nurse saves child's life on metro
Society Thu, Dec 13, 2018

First-year student nurse saves child's life on metro

A YOUNG woman saved a child's life using a technique she had only just learnt at college when she heard a commotion whilst travelling on the metro at night. María López Sánchez, 18, started her first year at...

Spain 'will not renegotiate' Theresa May's Brexit deal, warns Sánchez
Politics Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Spain 'will not renegotiate' Theresa May's...

SPAIN'S president Pedro Sánchez has warned the UK government he will 'not renegotiate' the Brexit deal presented by Theresa May, whether or not she loses the no-confidence vote due to be cast this evening...

Tolls to be cut by 30% on nine motorways
Transport Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Tolls to be cut by 30% on nine motorways

TOLLS on nine of Spain's motorways will cost on average 30% less from January 15, including the Alicante ringroad and AP-7 east-coast highway. The ones which have been 'bought back' from their franchise...

'Humanitarian visas' for refugees proposed by Spanish MEP
Society Tue, Dec 11, 2018

'Humanitarian visas' for refugees proposed by...

EUROPE should produce 'humanitarian visas' for potential refugees to keep them out of the hands of the mafia, says a Spanish MEP. Juan Fernando López Aguilar, from the PSOE (socialists) – the same party...

Rain and cold snap to follow record high temperatures
Environment Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Rain and cold snap to follow record high temperatures

A WET start to the weekend is forecast after the last two or three days of warmer-than-usual daytime temperatures across Spain, according to the State meteorological agency, AEMET. Whilst last week broke records for...

Royal Christmas card released
Politics Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Royal Christmas card released

SPAIN'S Royal family has released its official Christmas card – and, instead of a festive theme, this year's features a photograph of them standing on the edge of a mountain above a lake following Princess...

Bremain in Spain and other 'Brexpats' lament High Court setback
Politics Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Bremain in Spain and other 'Brexpats' lament High...

BRITISH expats living in Spain, Italy and France are deciding their next step after the UK High Court rejected their appeal against Brexit based upon 'lies and corruption' on the part of Leave campaigners. Sue...

Europe to ban CO2 by 2050: Is Spain up to the challenge?
Environment Sun, Dec 9, 2018

Europe to ban CO2 by 2050: Is Spain up to the challenge?

EUROPEAN Commissioners want to wipe out carbon dioxide, or CO2 emissions by the year 2050, according to an ambitious announcement ahead of the recent climate change summit (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. But is it even...

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