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Carlos, 80, crowns 7,100-metre peak…with replacement knee
AN 80-YEAR-OLD mountaineer with a knee replacement has just come back from crowning the Lenin peak in Kyrgyzstan as 'practice' for the only two of the world's 8,000 metre-plus summits he has yet to scale. Carlos ...
What do Spaniards miss most on holiday abroad?
THOSE of you stuck in rainy Britain or Ireland with only the memory of your sun-drenched summer trip to Spain to brighten up your day might be taken aback by this bizarre fact: Spanish people go on holiday, too. Why, you might ask? With ...
Zaragoza's Origami Museum: A world one-off seeking to spread its wings
IF YOU WERE asked to guess where the biggest Origami museum in the world was based, you'd probably say Japan. But of course, now you've read the question on here, you know it must be in Spain. In fact, ...
Spain to take some of Open Arms migrants; Richard Gere persuades Sanchez
SPAIN and five other countries in Europe have offered to take in the 147 migrants who remain on board the charity rescue boat Open Arms now that Italy has temporarily lifted its ban on undocumented migrants seeking ...
Spain's longest-running worker to retire after 64 years
THE WOMAN who has paid into Spain's State pension pot the longest has finally announced her decision to retire. Dolores Agra Rodríguez, 78, or 'Loli' to friends and family, started work aged 14, meaning she ...
Over 8,500 part-timers' pensions reviewed and 2,200 set to rise
SPAIN'S government is in the process of reviewing 8,500 State pensions after the Constitutional Court scrapped calculation methods for part-time workers on the grounds that this discriminated against women. From Monday ...
Date and venue of Rafa Nadal's wedding revealed
MORE details have been revealed about tennis ace Rafael Nadal’s wedding to his childhood sweetheart, Meri Perelló this autumn, even though the couple has been trying to keep as much as possible a secret. They ...
Migrant boat Open Arms allowed to dock; celebrities voice their support for rescuers
MIGRANT rescue boat Open Arms has finally been allowed to dock on the Italian island of Lampedusa after the country's interior minister Matteo Salvini temporarily lifted his ban due to storms in the Mediterranean making the ...
Public holiday traffic jams start: Drivers warned to plan ahead
SPAIN'S midsummer traffic exodus has started ahead of tomorrow's bank holiday and over 7.8 million cars are expected to be on the roads between now and midnight on Sunday. The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) says ...
Ryanair cabin crew announce September strike dates
RYANAIR cabin crew members have announced a series of strikes in September across the country in response to the company's announcement it intended to
Scammer's poor geography leaves him exposed
A CON ARTIST'S lack of knowledge of Spain's geography blew his cover at Atocha station and saved a group of tourists from parting with unnecessary cash. According to a local man from Madrid, he overheard a stranger ...
Bumper trade for Spanish petrol stations thanks to Portuguese fuel strike
A LORRY driver strike in Portugal which has left petrol stations in the country running dry has turned out to be a great business boost for some of those in Spain. HGV drivers who specialise in transporting hazardous ...
Tax office writes off all debts of €3 or less
SPAIN'S tax authorities have wiped out all debts owing by individuals and companies for €3 or less, according to a communication released today (Tuesday). Hacienda, as the national revenue office is known, says an ...
Collectors pay hundreds for old peseta coins (even from 1995)
ANYONE who still has Spain's old currency in their possession has until the end of next year to change it for its equivalent in euros at the Bank of Spain - but depending upon how old and collectible the coins are, selling them ...
Brit tourists with premature baby crowdfund living costs
A YOUNG British couple has launched a crowdfunding appeal to help them stay in Spain until their prematurely-born baby is able to fly home. Shannon Holbrook, 25, from Birmingham was on holiday with her partner Matthew Beach, ...