Cantabria, Spain Newswire

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  1. Menendez faced a tight deadline before voyage to settle FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Time was running out to ready the ships that would carry Pedro Menendez de Aviles and the settlers for La Florida across the ocean to North America. Ships were being prepared around Spain for the voyage A - on the northwen coast and on the Mediterranean Sea.

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  2. Men charged in Toronto thefts using mustard share names, nationality...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    MLA Jenny Kwan says a number of her oldest constituents have seen their home care hours reduced by half, meaning the only help they get is a weekly bath. People love Vancouver.

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  3. Fitch Affirms Santander and BBVA at 'A-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Reuters

    BARCELONA, May 22 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Spain-based Banco Santander, S.A.'s and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria's Long-term Issuer Default Ratings at 'A-' and Viability Ratings at 'a-'. The Outlook on their Long-term IDRs is Stable.

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  4. Exceptional selection of over 260 lots featured in Christie's Latin American SaleRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Art Daily

    On May 27 and 28, Christie's Latin American Art sale will offer an exceptional selection of over 260 lots by some of the region's most sought after modern and contemporary artists. The two-day sale includes property from several prestigious private and public collections as well a superb offering of paintings and sculpture by such key Latin American artists as Fernando Botero, Claudio Bravo, Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Matta, Helio Oiticica, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Remedios Varo, and more.

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  5. F1 ACCESS09 May 2015 FIA post-qualifying press conference - SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Formula1.com

    Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG F1 at the Qualifying Press Conference at Formula One World Championship, Rd5, Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying, Barcelona, Spain, Saturday 9 May 2015. A Sutton Motorsport Images Sebastian Vettel Ferrari at the Qualifying Press Conference at Formula One World Championship, Rd5, Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying, Barcelona, Spain, Saturday 9 May 2015.

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  6. Traces of flowers found on Palaeolithic tombRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Newkerala.com

    Placing flowers on the tomb could be quite an ancient practice as researchers have traced flowers placed on the tomb of the so-called Red Lady, dating to the early phase of the Stone Age. The burial was discovered in El MirAn cave in Cantabria, Spain, in 2010.

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  7. Pianist Josep Colom Performs as Part of '5 @ 5 at DiMenna' Series TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Spanish pianist Josep Colom will be in concert tonight, May 9, presenting Dialogues Between Mozart and Chopin as the fifth program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan. Colom will perform Mozart's Fantasy D minor K. 397, Rondo D major K. 485, Giga G major K. 574 and other of his significant solo piano works, counterpointed with Chopin's Escocesa Re major Op.

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  8. The 'Red Lady of El Miron' was covered in FLOWERS: Scientists find ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Daily Mail

    ... a makeshift tombstone. The Red Lady's remains (burial site pictured) were found in the El Miron Cave in Cantabria, Spain. Radiocarbon dating suggests she was buried 18,700 years ago. When the remains were first uncovered they were stained with a ...

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  9. Traces of flowers placed on a Palaeolithic tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Science Daily

    ... off the bad smells associated with the burial," explained Iriarte. El Mirn cave (Ramales de la Victoria, Cantabria, Spain) was inhabited between the Middle Palaeolithic and the Bronze Age and therefore contains a significant archaeological deposit. ...

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  10. Traces of flowers placed on a Palaeolithic tomb are foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | EurekAlert!

    ... was to do with a ritual offering for the dead person, or whether El Miron cave (Ramales de la Victoria, Cantabria, Spain) was inhabited between the Middle Palaeolithic and the Bronze Age and therefore contains a significant archaeological deposit. ...

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  11. Spanish football suspended: Is the season really over?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Today.Az

    The suspension - which will affect more than 600,000 players and 30,000 matches - comes as Barcelona lead La Liga rivals Real Madrid by two points, with only three games left to play. The Spanish government has approved a new law on collective bargaining for TV rights, although this has yet to be passed.

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  12. Spain's BBVA Appoints New PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Wall Street Journal

    2 executive with its head of digital banking, a shake-up that highlights the chairman's push to develop more technologies for clients who prefer mobile banking to standing in line at branch offices. BBVA's board on Monday approved the appointment of Carlos Torres Vila, 49 years old, as president and chief operating officer, replacing A ngel Cano, the bank said in a regulatory filing.

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  13. Harry Metcalfe drives his Ferrari Testarossa in the SaharaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Autoblog

    Take a moment to conjure some worthy answers to this question: "What can I do in a [ Ferrari ] Testarossa that's a really good road journey?" Then imagine yourself saying, "Tomorrow we're off to the Sahara in my Testarossa." If you were Evo magazine impresario Harry Metcalfe , those would be the kinds of Q&A sessions you'd have with yourself, and thankfully he's put the question and the answer in a fantastic 29-minute video.

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  14. Santander: A True Global Bank With A New Strategy In PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Seeking Alpha

    Q1 profit of a 1.717B up 18% from Q4, up 31.8% Y/Y. EPS of a 0.121 up 7.3% Q/Q, up 6.4% Y/Y.

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  15. The 17 TSB branches that are closing ahead of Spanish takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | This Is Money

    Challenger bank TSB has revealed the 17 branches that it will close ahead of its A 1.7billion takeover by Spain's Banco de Sabadell. ) where it has two or more branches within 500 metres of each other as part of plans to keep a lid on costs next year.

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  16. Spain's BBVA Q1 profits double on China bank proceedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | West Australian

    Spain's second-biggest bank BBVA said Wednesday its first quarter net profit more than doubled in 2015 with a one-off boost from the sale of its stake in China Citic Bank Corp. The Bilbao-based lender reported a net profit of 1.54 billion euros during the first three months of the year, up from 624 million euros during the same period last year. Analysts contacted by financial information provider Factset had predicted the bank would post a net profit of 1.37 billion euros.

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  17. BBVA doubles first-quarter profit on Mexico, one-off gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Net profit more than doubled at Spanish lender BBVA in the first quarter from a year ago, as its Turkish arm, Garanti Bankasi also increases profits. Like Spanish peer Santander, BBVA makes more than 80 percent of its profit overseas, a model that helped it to counter a double-dip recession at home in recent years.

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  18. UPDATE 2-BBVA doubles first-quarter profit on Mexico, one-off gainsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Reuters

    Net profit more than doubled at Spanish lender BBVA in the first quarter from a year ago, as growth in Mexico and one-off gains offset a hit from currency devaluation in Venezuela. Like Spanish peer Santander, BBVA makes more than 80 percent of its profit overseas, a model that helped it to counter a double-dip recession at home in recent years.

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  19. BBVA's first quarter earnings up sharplyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Live Charts

    Spanish banking BBVA said on Wednesday its attributable net profit rose to 1.54bn between January and March 2015, up 146.2% on an annualised basis from a relatively lower mark over the corresponding quarter last year. The attributed more than doubling of quarterly profits to improved lending income and stronger profit at its Mexican unit.

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  20. Customer boost for Santander UK as bank reports 13% rise in profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Daily Mail

    Santander UK yesterday reported a 13 per cent rise in profits after attracting customers from rival banks and increased lending to businesses. The British arm of Spanish giant Santander reported profits of A 470million for the first three months of 2015 - the second biggest haul behind the group's Brazilian business.

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