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Based on true events

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23 February 1981: Lieutenant Antonio Tejero Molina interrupted the Spanish Parliament, las Cortes, leading a group of over one hundred soldiers. He went to the leader of the parliament's seat, shot the ceiling with his gun and ordered everyone to lie down. All the politicians obeyed e
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A secret corner in Madrid

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When visitors come to see us in Edinburgh, we like to suggest some hidden treasures away from the tourists and Royal Mile. One of our favourites is a walk along to the Dean Gallery by the Water of Leith and Dean Village. We also recommend browsing the shops in Stockbridge and stopping
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An almodovar-esque plan for Wednesday

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The FilmHouse is showing Pedro Almodóvar's Bad Education this Wednesday at 6.30pm. It is part of the "Introduction to the European Cinema" season held by the University of Edinburgh and the FilmHouse and the screening is also open to the public.
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A non-romantic plan for St. Valentine’s Day

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Tomorrow is St. Valentine's Day. Every year we are surprised by the way British people celebrate this day. In Spain, people call it "El Corte Ingles' Day", appealing more to shopping centres than lovers. It's also nan easy and frequent way to describe Father's Day (19th March in Spain
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