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Spain's most spectacular castles
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jul 12, 2020

Spain's most spectacular castles

BEACHES may be abundant in Spain – and beaches more numerous than in any other country in the world – but, clearly, not every town has one. Yet one thing almost every town does seem to have, irrespective of its size...

Valencian PhD student's cancer diagnosis breakthrough
Tech & Science Sat, Jul 11, 2020

Valencian PhD student's cancer diagnosis breakthrough

A SPANISH doctoral student has discovered new markers for the four most common tumours diagnosed – prostate, bowel, breast and lung cancer. Belén Pastor, who works for the nationwide cancer care and research charity...

'Numberless' debit card launched in Spain – a first for Eurozone
Tech & Science Sat, Jul 11, 2020

'Numberless' debit card launched in Spain – a...

THE FIRST-EVER debit card with no number or three-digit CVC security code on it has been launched in Spain, and means that if it falls into the wrong hands, nobody except the owner can use it to make online purchases or...

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...

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