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3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: Music is about energy for Carlos Nunez

As anyone who saw him here at the 2013 Folk Fest knows, the smiling Spaniard Carlos NuA ez is a charismatic, high-energy musician. He's been dubbed "the Hendrix of the bagpipes" for his prowess on the gaita .

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7 hrs ago | CNN

Martha Stewart to Paltrow: Be quiet

It seems Martha Stewart isn't the biggest fan of Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand GOOP. In a recent interview with Net-A-Porter's Porter magazine , Stewart commented that the Oscar winner "just needs to be quiet.

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11 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Man to embark on 312 mile walk through Spain for pancreatic cancer

SR_655_001 Chris Farquharson of Cam getting ready for his charity trek in Spain in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research SR_656_001 Chris Farquharson of Cam getting ready for his charity trek in Spain in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research A MAN whose wife died of pancreatic cancer will complete a charity walk in Northern Spain to raise funds to help fight the disease. Chris Farquharson, of Elm Lodge, Cam, will walk the 312 miles of the Camino de Santiago routewhich he has not previously walked.

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13 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Santander's New Head Ana Botin Reaffirms Bank's Strategy, Dividend

Appointed last week after the sudden death of her father, Emilio, Botin also said she would push ahead with the international diversification of the lender. "The attention toward you, the shareholders, was always one of his priorities and the dividend at the center of the bank's concerns," she said.

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17 hrs ago | Hellomagazine.com

Letizia's story: from journalist to queen of Spain

Queen Letizia celebrates her 42nd birthday on 15 September, marking her first since becoming queen of Spain in June. As Letizia celebrates the special occasion, HELLO! Online takes a look at how the journalist-turned-royal has evolved since her spectacular wedding to her handsome husband, the now King Felipe .

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19 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

"Soy Alto" Announces Upcoming Launch of Exclusive Men's Elevator Shoes Collection for Fall-Winter

The new collection will feature discreet, stylish, and extremely comfortable elevator/height increasing shoes with highest quality soft goat skin leather lining and soft leather uppers. These shoes have been specially designed to be comfortable, elegant and provide a well hidden elevation up to 7 cm.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Spanish replica fountain worth searching for

SUE.BJORKMAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM The Fuente de los canos de San Francisco fountain is located on the south side of the Visitor Information Center. SUE.BJORKMAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM The Fuente de los canos de San Francisco fountain is located on the south side of the Visitor Information Center.

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Reuters

Chairman of Spanish retail giant El Corte Ingles dies

The chairman of Spanish department store chain El Corte Ingles, Isidoro Alvarez, died on Sunday, Spain's Economy Ministry said. Media-shy Alvarez is credited with turning the brand into a household name in Spain, although the retail giant had recently been hit by the economic crisis.

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Brown Deer

A Sinner Observes

On September 17th the citizens of Scotland will vote whether they want to stay inside the United Kingdom with England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, or get out and be an independent nation. It is a very important election.

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The Japan Times

Eying Scotland, Spain Catalans seek secession vote

Musicians dressed as soldiers from the year 1714 perform during a tribute to the Catalan victims of the War of Succession at the Fossar de les Moreres square in Barcelona as part of Catalonia National Day on Thursday. Hundreds of thousands of Catalans energized by Scotland's upcoming independence referendum demonstrated Thursday for a secession vote that could carve out a new Mediterranean nation in what is now northeastern Spain.

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Newkerala.com

Contador wins stage 20 in race for Vuelta crown

Spanish rider Alberto Contador dug deep to just about assure himself an overall victory in the Vuelta a Espana cycle race as he won the penultimate stage, beating main rival Chris Froome of Britain. There were a lot of expectations surrounding the last mountain stage of the tour, reports Xinhua.

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Blackpool Today

Airport's package holidays taking off

The low cost airline has seen passenger numbers rise by seven percent on 2013 with more people taking advantage of the convenience offered by the Squires Gate terminal. In 2013 , Jet2holidays had booking figures of 27,023 but this year they have risen to 28,915 already in 2014.

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Daily Mail

Myleene Klass shows off enviable figure during family holiday to Ibiza Spain

'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a PROSTITUTE after they kissed in public' Palin supporters claim birthday brawl was started by daughter's ex-boyfriend who 'tried to get in to their stretch limo Hummer' and Sarah was just defending her family Bride-to-be whose fiance died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her dress ... (more)

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Bognor Today

The Best Dressed winner at Goodwood Revival

FASHIONISTAS from all over the world turned out in force at the Goodwood Revival on Saturday to compete for the prestigious Best Dressed award. Since its beginning, fashion has long been an integral part of the annual historic motor racing event, with most attendees dressing in period attire from the 1940s, '50s and '60s for the As such, each year the daily Best Dressed competition is hotly contested and so far the 2014 event has been no exception.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Inflammation may be key to diabetes/heart disease link

Inflammation may be the reason high blood sugar levels damage blood vessels, raising the possibility that anti-inflammatory medications might someday be used to lower the risk of blood vessel disease in people with diabetes, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014. "These findings may explain why good blood sugar control is not sufficient to avoid the development of diabetes-induced cardiovascular diseases," said Carlos F. SA nchez-Ferrer, M.D., Ph.D., study author and professor of pharmacology at the Universidad AutA3noma de Madrid, Spain.

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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Police called to investigate loud screams discovered resident watching porn movie

Police in Spain were called out on Tuesday to investigate loud screams heard by neighbours in a quiet Barcelona neighbourhood, only to find a local resident watching an porn movie at top volume with his windows open. Residents of the Catalan municipality of Rubi recorded the blaring soundtrack being played by the hard-of-hearing movie enthusiast on their mobile phones before calling the police.

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Metro UK News

Neighbours heard screams but it wasn't quite what they thought

Police were called to a neighbourhood to reports of screaming only to discover the source was something rather innocent . Concerned residents of an area in Barcelona, Spain, phoned officers after hearing someone they thought was in trouble, according to The Local .

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Spanish Company Launches Indiegogo for Source Code Market

Madrid, SPAIN, SEP 11, 2014 In 2013, the Android device overtook the majority market share with 81% of smart devices sold being Androids. That means starting in the third quarter of 2013, 4 out of 5 people owned an Android device.

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Nationalist

Grieving families raise funds for CRY

Grieving Families Take Steps to Raise Money for CRY Pictured is Sally Carney who lost her daughter Debbie aged 27, Brendan Oi 1 2"Mahony who lost his son Conor aged 32 and Kate Farrell lost her daughter Jen aged 26. All three set off as part of the inaugural CRY Camino De Santiago Trek to raise money for screening services for families affected by SADS. SADS is an umbrella term for the electrical heart conditions that can cause sudden cardiac death in young people, although it can happen in older people, too.

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The Toronto Star

Toronto's Aga Khan Museum aims to build cultural bridges

In the Iberian peninsula of the 14th century, Muslim scientists worked with Christian and Jewish counterparts to translate and transmit scientific knowledge to Europe. This astrolabe may have been made in Toledo, Spain, then a major centre of scientific translation.

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