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Formula 1: Spanish Grand Prix scheduled for August
Sport Tue, Jun 2, 2020

Formula 1: Spanish Grand Prix scheduled for August

FORMULA 1 is back on the circuit for the first time since the Australian Grand Prix was suddenly cancelled in March – and the Spanish date has been set for August. An unprecedented race schedule will see some circuits...

First day in three months with no Covid-19 deaths
Society Mon, Jun 1, 2020

First day in three months with no Covid-19 deaths

FOR THE first day ever since the pandemic hit Spain, nobody has died from Covid-19, according to the ministry of health – in fact, if the situation continues to evolve favourably, the country could be out of lockdown...

TV actress Anabel Alonso becomes mum at 55
Entertainment Mon, Jun 1, 2020

TV actress Anabel Alonso becomes mum at 55

FAMOUS Spanish TV actress and comedienne Anabel Alonso has just become a mum for the first time at age 55. Until very recently, nobody even knew she had a partner, since Alonso has always been fiercely protective of her...

VE Day month: Spain's unsung heroes, 75 years on
Society Sun, May 31, 2020

VE Day month: Spain's unsung heroes, 75 years on

WITH most of Europe in some sort of lockdown, what should have been a major historical landmark anniversary this month has passed without the pomp and circumstance it deserves: It's now 75 years since 'VE...

Over half of households 'optimistic' about financial future post-pandemic
Economy Sat, May 30, 2020

Over half of households 'optimistic' about...

EVEN with record numbers of temporary unemployment and forecasts of economies shrinking in practically every country in the world, the majority of Spanish households are fairly unworried about the financial future –...

State-funded 'minimum income' now payable: How much and who benefits
Economy Fri, May 29, 2020

State-funded 'minimum income' now payable: How much...

A MINIMUM income provided by the State to those on the lowest incomes has been agreed and will become payable from June 15, although backdated to June 1. Around 2.3 million people in Spain – one in 20 residents,...

Fashion must-have: Mango launches own mask range
Health & Beauty Fri, May 29, 2020

Fashion must-have: Mango launches own mask range

HIGH-STREET chain store Mango is the latest to design and retail branded masks to protect wearers from contagion whilst out in public – a trend started by top in Spain and beyond, and by the NBA basketball association...

Are online GP appointments the future of healthcare? Experts debate lessons taught by pandemic
Tech & Science Thu, May 28, 2020

Are online GP appointments the future of healthcare?...

ONLINE or telephone GP appointments and other consultations could be the future of healthcare – and its potential was discussed in a video-conference meeting with over 40 experts in the field this week. ('E...

'Phase' changes from June 1
Society Thu, May 28, 2020

'Phase' changes from June 1

FROM Monday, 70% of Spain will be on 'Phase 2' of recovery, with Castilla y León, Madrid, the Barcelona metropolitan area and the Lleida province health departments of Alt Pirineu and the Arán Valley remaining...

'Phase change' requests for next week: Which regions want more freedom
Society Wed, May 27, 2020

'Phase change' requests for next week: Which...

ALL OF Spain has been on either 'Phase 1' or 'Phase 2' of 'unlocking' since Monday (May 25), and a handful are hoping to progress even further a week on. Not every region is seeking to open up...

Iker Casillas' wife Sara 'reappears' after cancer battle and gets a quarter of a million 'likes'
Sport Wed, May 27, 2020

Iker Casillas' wife Sara 'reappears' after...

FORMER Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas' wife has posted her first public photo since her cancer diagnosis a year ago, and appears radiant and healthy. Fans, including Sara Carbonero's 2.7 million Instagram...

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