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Why do some trees live for thousands of years? Spanish scientists explain
Sun, 9 Aug 2020 18:24:16 +0200
OLIVE trees of thousands of years old, still with leaves and occasionally even with olives are a regular feature across Spain, often being much-loved and ...
Haunted heritage: Ghostly sites in Spain
Sat, 8 Aug 2020 08:52:20 +0200
EVERYBODY loves a great ghost story. Who hasn't secretly longed to find themselves in a haunted house? Ideally one with nice, friendly ghosts rather than furniture-wrecking poltergeists, of ...
Spanish mortgages cheaper this month: Euribor falls again
Fri, 7 Aug 2020 01:44:40 +0200
MORTGAGES in Spain will get slightly cheaper for anyone whose payments are coming up for their annual or six-monthly review - the Eurozone interest rate ...
Sanchez shelves tax rises until after pandemic, but says these will affect major corporations and multi-millionaires only
Thu, 6 Aug 2020 23:49:56 +0200
PRESIDENT Pedro Sánchez has shelved any potential tax rises until after Spain has recovered financially from the Covid-19 pandemic and economic growth ...
No more ponytail? Pablo Iglesias explains his 'new look'
Thu, 6 Aug 2020 23:14:47 +0200
FAMOUS the world over for his trademark ponytail, when deputy president and leader of left-wing Podemos announced on social media that he had ditched his usual ...
Canaries takes out 'Covid protection' insurance for tourists to 'reassure visitors they are safe'
Wed, 5 Aug 2020 22:20:24 +0200
IN A BID to attract tourists this summer, the Canary Island government has taken out a multi-billion insurance policy to cover holidaymakers' expenses if ...
Iker Casillas announces his retirement from play
Tue, 4 Aug 2020 23:52:00 +0200
THE GOALKEEPER who helped Spain to win two UEFA Euro titles consecutively and its first-ever World Cup in the middle has officially announced his retirement ...
Mask which 'deactivates' Covid virus on sale in Eroski
Tue, 4 Aug 2020 23:00:40 +0200
A MASK which deactivates the SARS-CoV-2 virus and developed in Portugal is now on sale across Spain in Eroski supermarkets.

Canarian president 'confident' UK will lift quarantine for region
Mon, 3 Aug 2020 22:55:57 +0200
CANARY Island president Ángel Víctor Torres says he is 'quietly confident' the UK will lift its quarantine restrictions soon - for ...
Covid contact-tracing App ready to go live
Mon, 3 Aug 2020 22:03:27 +0200
A MOBILE phone contact-tracing application designed by Spain's government is about to become available to the public on a voluntary basis, having passed its ...