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End of 'Covid passports' for bar entry? Regions weigh up how far they've helped
SHOWING a 'Covid passport' to enter bars and restaurants may soon cease to be a requirement in the vast majority of Spain's regions, although it will still be needed for travel within the European Union and for certain third countries.
First-ever simultaneous heart and liver transplant in Spain is a success 
A DOUBLE transplant of a heart and liver in the same operation has been carried out successfully in Spain, saving the life of a woman who was terminally ill, according to the team at Madrid's Gregorio Marañón Hospital.
Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín confirm separation
KING Felipe's sister, the Infanta Cristina may have to pay regular maintenance to husband Iñaki Urdangarín once they are finally divorced, reveals Vanitatis in the wake of the ex-Royals' shock separation announcement.
Vaccine intervals revised for adults and children in Spain
CHANGES in time lapses between vaccine doses have been made in Spain, for children and adults alike, and depending upon whether or not they have become infected with Covid recently, the health ministry has announced.
Low-maintenance indoor plants for Spanish homes
UNTIL it's warm enough to make full use of your garden, terrace or balcony, indoor plants are an option for adding greenery to your life and, indeed, introducing flora to your interior world is an oft-made ? and broken ? New Year's resolution.
Spanish destination tops TripAdvisor 'best' list
TRENDING holiday destinations voted 'Best of the Best' in the 2022 Travellers' Choice Awards include two in Spain ? one of which comes out top of the crop.
Meet Spain's Winter Olympic team: Who's heading to Peking 2022
SNOW is nearly as common as sweltering summer sunshine in Spain, thanks to the huge expanse of high-altitude areas inland in what is the second-most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland ? so sending candidates for the Winter Olympics is not as unusual as occasional tourists might think: Some of the continent's best, and comparatively cheapest, ski resorts are based in Spain, and northern and landlocked provinces regularly see minus figures on the thermometer in winter.
FITUR takes over Madrid: Make a Panamá hat, visit the Metaverse and plan your holidays
ONE of the world's biggest tourism trade fairs, and one of the oldest ? having been running every year since 1979 ? is open in Madrid until Sunday evening, and almost every city, town and village in Spain, however small, has included at least one key feature of itself on its regional or provincial stand.
Spanish passport is third-most 'versatile' on earth, says Henley index
A SPANISH passport is now jointly in the third slot for the 'strongest' in the world, more so than many others in the European Union, allowing visa-free entry to 189 countries.
World's oldest man, Saturnino, dies three weeks before 113th birthday
THE WORLD'S oldest man has died just three weeks before his 113th birthday, leaving 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, his family has confirmed.
Badger finds Spain's 'biggest-ever' stash of Roman coins
PROBABLY the largest haul of Roman coins ever unearthed in Spain, the finder of an Ancient treasure trove in Asturias was not even human, historians say.
No-frills express AVLO opens Valencia-Madrid route with tickets from ?7
A SECOND low-cost, high-speed direct rail link is set to go live ? the AVLO will now run between Valencia and Madrid.
How the property market ended 2021, and what's on the cards for 2022
A HOUSING market 'boom' at a most unlikely time and one that's not expected to turn to 'bust' means the immediate future seems bright for those in the property trade or planning to rent or sell their home ? and experts in the field have revealed what's been happening in the past couple of months, and what they think the New Year will bring.
Spanish festive and sales shopping behaviour revealed: What and how we buy
SANTA Claus or the Three Kings? Now the festive season is finally over ? Spain celebrates all 12 days ? and the post-Christmas sales are into their second week, researchers into shopping habits, family traditions and other features of household economics have released some fascinating findings, some of which come as quite a surprise.
'Zara Towers': Clothing magnate's shining new building is a gilt-edged investment
FASHION tycoon and Spain's richest man Amancio Ortega has just bought the iconic Royal Bank Plaza twin towers in Toronto, Canada, for a cool ?800 million, according to sources from the family firm.