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British bloggers and tourists become Spanish ambassadors

The campaign, #SpaininMYheart, involving renowned travel bloggers, encourages British tourists to share their experiences in Spain.

El Celler de Can Roca retains top-three place on ‘Restaurant’ magazine list

Considered to be one of the top restaurants in the world, it ranks third in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and it has just received the Ferrari Trento Art of Hospitality Award 2017.

Miembros del Consejo Nacional de Patrimonio Histórico durante la visita que realizaron al principal enclave de Risco Caído. EFE/Ángel Medina G. (EFE)

The pre-Hispanic archaeological site in Gran Canaria was submitted by Spain for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2019.

Awards which recognise the reporting of journalism professionals

King Felipe presided over the prize-giving ceremony for the XXXIVth King of Spain International Journalism Awards and the XIIIth Don Quijote Award, which recognise the work of Latin American journalists. Among them, Arturo Pérez- Reverte and Carmen Posadas.

Spain, the best country for travelling alone

A survey carried out in the United States finds that Spain is the country that Americans prefer for solo travel, thanks to indicators such as safety, the environment, the transport infrastructures and tourism, among others.

Pioneers in treating fractures using stem cells

The research project involves the participation of six hospitals in Madrid and seeks to close complicated fissures in long bones by means of the implantation of stem cells derived from bone marrow.

15 Spanish wines, amongst the best 18 wines in the world

Spanish wines swept the board at the 2017 Bacchus Awards, where more than 1700 labels from all over the world were in contention. The fifteen wineries from Spain obtained scores of over 92 points out of 100.

Three Spaniards win Pritzker Architecture Prize, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in architecture

Architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta are the winners of the most prestigious architecture award for their ability to design projects in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape.

London bows to Spanish wines

The Wines from Spain Trade Fair is back in London. Being held at Tobacco Dock on 9 March, it will come to a peak with a meal designed by Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy.

Purebred Spanish Horse breeding: a growing sector

The Purebred Spanish Horse Stud Book 2016 includes 12% more breeders and 231,003 new horses.

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia welcome Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his wife, Juliana Awada, on their arrival at the Palace of Zarzuela. Photo: H.M. the King’s Household.

The President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, visited Spain on an institutional and economic trip aimed at relaunching bilateral relations.

Spain to lead three international missions in 2017

The Spanish Armed Forces will undertake three international missions this year: Operation Atalanta, tasks by EU Battlegroup and operations by the Task Unit 02 of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group.

The President of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, and the President of the French Republic, François Hollande, at the Centre Pompidou Málaga during the 25th Spain-France Summit. Photo: Moncloa/Diego Crespo.

Presidents of Spain and France, Mariano Rajoy and François Hollande, are seeking to cement European ties in migration policies, protection against terrorist attacks, foreign and security policy, economic growth and job creation. They talked about these issues in Málaga, at a meeting held yesterday and attended by 14 ministers and other politicians.

Catwalk show by fashion designer Juana Martín at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid. Photo: EFE/Zipi. (EFE)

Forty-two Spanish designers will show their designs at the 65th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid. The show, featuring important designers and brands like Custo Barcelona, Marcos Luengo or Menchén Tomás, will unfold from 16 to 21 February at IFEMA, with the sponsorship of 24 leading brands, 33% more than last year.

Madrid es Moda poster, designed by Galicia-born designer María Barros.

The Madrid es Moda Urban Fashion Festival takes Spanish design and the Fashion Week spirit to the streets of Madrid.

CIDOB and Elcano, two of the top think tanks of Europe

The 2016 Global Go To Think Tanks Index Report, written by the University of Pennsylvania, ranks the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) and Elcano Royal Institute among the top 20 policy institutes in Europe.

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