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Billions of pesetas still in circulation

THE BANK of Spain claims that €1.7 billion (£1.34 billion) worth of pesetas remain in circulation. There are €864 million (£638 million) in notes...
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BBC elects for new Chairwoman

THE BBC is poised to announce Rona Fairhead, as the new chairwoman to the BBC Trust. This would make Mrs Fairhead, the first woman...
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Remembering Lady Diana, The People’s Princess

17-YEARS-AGO today Lady Diana was tragically killed in a car crash travelling through Paris. A year after her marriage to Prince Charles ended (28...
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What happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370?

WHAT happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370? FACTS: The aircraft, a Boeing 777, disappeared from Secondary Radar at 01 20 on the 8th...
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FOUND IN SPAIN Parents to Face Judge

THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED. TO GO TO THE UPDATE, OR TO MAKE A COMMENT PLEASE CLICK HERE UPDATE - BREAKING NEWS: Missing five-year-old...
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Sir David Mitchell former Conservative Minster has died

SIR DAVID MITCHELL, former Conservative Minster has died aged 86 at his Odiham, UK home.  MP for Hampshire North West 1964 - 1997 &...
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Welsh Rugby Union unites with the four regions

THE WELSH Rugby Union have entered into a £60 million (€75.8) deal with the four Welsh regions. The deal which will last until 2020...
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Attempted kidnapping in Huelva

NATIONAL POLICE in Huelva are looking into what appears to be the attempted kidnapping of a six-year-old girl. The incident took place in the...
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Murray sails through to third round in US open

ANDY MURRAY defeated Germany’s Matthias Bachinger 6-3, 6-3, 6-4  in the second round of the US Open. Although the night was very breezy in...
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Handbag factory fire – hundreds evacuated

HUNDREDS of residents in the town of Valencia were evacuated from their homes this morning as police battled with fumes from a nearby factory...
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Mcllroy aims for the top in Fed-Ex Cup

World No 1 Rory McIlroy is targeting his fourth win in Boston this week, hoping to knock Hunter Mahan off the top spot and...
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Spanish Cocaine Shipment caught in Vigo

A SPANISH sailboat carrying 800 kilos of cocaine has been seized in Vigo by the Guardia Civil. The raid took place in international waters...
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Vuelta a España – Stage 7 Alhendín – Alcaudete

THE 7th stage of La Vuelta turns its back on the sea today and with that, any prospects of cool sea breezes as it...
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Bugatti fraudster facing 20 years in jail

FIVE years ago some of the internet expressed a modicum of sympathy for a 34-year-old Texan, Andy Lee House, who accidentally drove his Bugatti...
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UK terror threat shifts from substantial to severe

THE Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has changed the UK threat level for international terrorism from SUBSTANTIAL to SEVERE. The current threat level means...
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Booklovers fight back against virtual world

VICTOR BLASCO, a young man in Peñiscola, well aware of the crisis in the book world has taken a stance against the internet, the...
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Last laugh for unhappy voter

SPAIN’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Cristóbal Montoro, better not believe in the supernatural, or he will be hoping not to receive a visit beyond...
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Hollywood’s hottest couple get hitched

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have secretly wed in a small chapel in Chateau Miraval, their French residence in the south of France. Pitt,...
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UPDATE: Boy with brain tumour taken from hospital

UPDATE - A tweet from Hampshire Police, Saturday morning said: "#FindAshya King's family could be in Spain. Please RT to get the message to...
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€128,000 Axarquia landscaping begins

WORK begins today on the restoration of a green area of roughly 14,000 square metres in the village of Torre de Benagalbón. Francisco Salado,...
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Full wallet no temptation for unemployed mother

A YOUNG, unemployed mother has been commended in Alhaurín de la Torre, Malaga, for returning a wallet she found with €800 inside. Teresa Gómez,...
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Junta double bogeys golf school plan

Luciano Alonso, the Andalucian Minister of education, culture and sport, has come in for harsh criticism after laying the foundation stone of a new €5...
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Fiorentina target RCD Mallorca teenage midfielder

Italian club Fiorentina have set their sights on Mallorca’s highly rated teenage midfielder Marco Asensio. The 18-year-old Palma born player broke into the RCD...
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Spain claims €1bn Gibraltar tax fraud losses

THE Spanish Secretary of State for the European Union, Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, has claimed that the Spanish government misses out on close to...