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Politics Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Catalunya 'IndyRef' takes over zebra crossings

ZEBRA crossings in several Catalunya towns have been doctored to look like the regional flag in support of the 'illegal' independence referendum planned for October 1. L'Espluga de Francolí (Tarragona...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Airport strike 'avoidance' talks get set

TALKS are due to get under way today between airport authorities and unions in a bid to avoid strike action planned for October, November and December. Employee representatives say progress made to date with AENA and...

Society Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Secrets of a long life from five 'immortal' countries

LIFE expectancy in Spain is the fourth-highest in the world and the highest in Europe – and journalist Lindsay Galloway sought to find out its secret, and those of the other countries with the world's top five...

Transport Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Passenger complains about impromptu free ride on train

A TRAIN PASSENGER who got a free ride across Galicia has complained to rail board RENFE about his not having to pay for the journey. José María Lorza set off from the station in his home town of Ferrol on Spain's...

Transport Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Madrid's radical anti-air pollution plan revealed

TWO in 10 cars will not be able to be driven in Madrid in eight years' time thanks to a new and 'definitive' anti-air pollution plan. The city council has announced 'heavy restrictions' on traffic,...

Transport Fri, Sep 22, 2017

AVE tickets for €25 go live on Monday

ONCE again, national rail board RENFE is about to put 25,000 tickets for high-speed AVE train links up for sale for €25 each – a promotion it launches on the 25 of every month to celebrate its 25 anniversary. The...