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Michael Schumacher's adapted Mallorca villa 'nearly ready to move into'
Sport Fri, Jan 24, 2020

Michael Schumacher's adapted Mallorca villa 'nearly...

FAMILY members of seven-times world Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher have almost finished renovating their new mansion in Andratx, Mallorca so they can move him there permanently. The former Benetton, Ferrari and...

King calls to end 'hatred and racism' at Auschwitz liberation anniversary event
Politics Fri, Jan 24, 2020

King calls to end 'hatred and racism' at Auschwitz...

KING Felipe VI was one of 41 heads of State and 50 international representatives who took part in the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem to mark the 75 anniversary of the release of prisoners from Auschwitz. One of the...

Rajoy as Royal Football Federation chairman?
Sport Thu, Jan 23, 2020

Rajoy as Royal Football Federation chairman?

FORMER president of Spain Mariano Rajoy could become the new chairman of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), although he has remained characteristically tight-lipped about any possible appointment. A lifelong...

Minimum wage increased by €50 a month
Education/Work Thu, Jan 23, 2020

Minimum wage increased by €50 a month

SPAIN'S government has increased the minimum wage in line with its pledged scale of rises back in 2018, which aims for it to reach the European Union requirement of 60% of the national average wage by the year 2022....

FITUR, Spain's biggest tourism trade fair, opens
Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 22, 2020

FITUR, Spain's biggest tourism trade fair, opens

PROBABLY one of the world's biggest tourism trade fairs, FITUR celebrates its 40 anniversary this year and has now opened its doors for its 2020 edition, which will run until this coming Sunday, January 26. Around...

AVLO 'low-cost AVE' tickets go on sale: What you need to know
Transport Wed, Jan 22, 2020

AVLO 'low-cost AVE' tickets go on sale: What you...

TICKETS will be on sale for the new 'low-cost AVE' rail link from this coming Monday (January 27), even though the train will not start to run until April 6. The long-awaited 'AVLO' – a cheaper version...

'Earth sandwich': Planet 'filling' between bread in Andalucía and New Zealand
Tech & Science Tue, Jan 21, 2020

'Earth sandwich': Planet 'filling' between...

TWO men have made a sandwich with the planet as its filling after finding each other on Reddit – each buttered the bread and laid it at exactly the same time and at exact opposite ends of the earth. New Zealand-based...

Balearics bans 'happy hours', pub-crawls and open bars in popular holiday hotspots
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Balearics bans 'happy hours', pub-crawls and open...

BOOZY holidays in the Balearics could soon become a thing of the past now that the regional government has outlawed all tourism and commercial activities that encourage excess drinking. Cheap accommodation, flights and...

Triple transplant patient Iria, 10, leads 'normal life' after pioneering surgery
Society Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Triple transplant patient Iria, 10, leads 'normal...

BARCELONA'S Vall d'Hebron hospital has carried out a triple transplant on a child who is now 'living a normal life' – making it the first centre in the world to to so on a non-adult patient. Iria, 10,...

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