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  • Cancer & sugar: Spanish scientists prove the link

    After many years of speculation and investigation, research scientists at the Bellvitge-IDIBELL Hospital and the University of Barcelona (UB) have finally demonstrated the involvement of glucose in the growth of tumour cells and have …


  • Greta Thunberg arrives at UN climate conference in Madrid

    Teenage environmental activist, Greta Thunberg, arived in Madrid this morning after a 10-hour trip from Lisbon, and will lead this evening’s protest calling for action on global warming.

    Honouring her self-imposed ban on …


  • Greta Thunberg arrives in Madrid in time for climate summit

    Swedish teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg was met by a crowd of supporters as her train reached Madrid’s Chamartin station on Friday morning ahead of the world climate summit she plans to attend in the Spanish capital.


  • Greta Thunberg offered donkey for journey from Lisbon to Madrid

    A neighbourhood association in Toledo has offered climate activist Greta Thunberg a donkey to make her journey from Lisbon to Madrid to participate in the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP25.

    The ‘Fray Hernando …


  • Spanish flag raised in Madrid to celebrate Constitution Day

    This morning, in Madrid’s Plaza de Colón, the Presidents of the Congress of Deputies and the Senate, Meritxell Batet and Pilar Llop respectively, presided over the traditional raising of the Spanish flag to mark the 41st …


  • The downsides of moving to Spain for work

    Spain is an amazing country to live in but it’s important to be aware of the drawbacks that exist for people looking to further their careers here.


  • Turron with a twist

    Anyone who has ever spent Christmas in Spain will know that the Spaniards’ go-to sweet treat at this time of year is turrón – a confection typically made with honey, sugar and egg whites, mixed with …


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