According to the Instituto Cervantes annual report, the number of Spanish speakers has increased to 572 million.
The Ibero-American Secretariat General (SEGIB) has published Somos Iberoamérica: 25 años de Cumbres Iberoamericanas, a book of interviews with leading figures from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Ibero-American Summits.
Juan Reig, from Spain, has become a member of the World Scout Committee. With more than 40 million participants worldwide, the World Organisation of the Scout Movement is an NGO with general consultative status to the UN Programmes for Youth.
The Spanish automotive industry is second in terms of output and the third most competitive in Europe, says the Automotive Industry Agenda published by Anfac, Sernauto and KPMG.
Nanobiomechanics researchers at Donostia-based CIC nanoGUNE are focusing on titin, a giant protein, rather than fossils to calculate the size of early animals.
A report by Deloitte disclosed by Televisión Abierta places Spain fourth worldwide and second in Europe in terms of TV format exports.
The city of Madrid is celebrating the 400th birthday of its most iconic square with a host of cultural events highlighting its role as one of the nerve centres of city life.
Out of more than 3500 entries from 72 countries, 100 were chosen by experts to take part in the leading startup event in Southern Europe.
Parts of season 7 of the popular HBO show were shot in Spain.
The world’s ten best airports include El Prat (seventh) and Adolfo Suárez-Barajas (eighth) according to AirHelp’s ranking.
On the occasion of its tenth anniversary, the centre focused on the Holocaust and the fight against anti-Semitism.
The two Spanish football teams are coming face to face at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on 29 July, as part of the International Champions Cup, a summer series of friendly association football matches. Marc Anthony will perform during half-time.
The Spanish filmmaker won the award for Best Director for ‘Julieta’. The Platino award for Best Film went to ‘The Distinguished Citizen’, directed by Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat.
A project financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness to analyse large amounts of data and boost scientific research in Spain.
From 22 to 30 July, Madrid is playing host to a series of dance, theatre and art workshops for people with functional diversity in the context of the Erasmus+ project ‘Intercultural Diversity: A Model for Social Integration’.