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The smiles of Saharan children come to Spain

Families all over Spain are hosting 4570 children from the Tindouf refugee camps throughout July and August.

Pablo Ferrández. EFE/Cabalar (EFE)

Pablo Ferrández (Madrid, 1991) has been chosen as Young Artist of the Year by international classical music critics

Madrid opens the door to diversity

The Spanish capital is getting ready for Madrid Pride, the LGBT festival being held from 29 June to 3 July.

Ten Spanish restaurants among the best in the world

Kaia Kaipe (Basque Country), Santceloni (Madrid), Casa Gerardo (Asturias), Rías de Galicia (Barcelona) and Echaurren (La Rioja) are among the Top 100+ Classical & Heritage Restaurants European Restaurants according to Steve Plotnicki’s blog Opinionated About Dining.

Spanish Paralympic swimming team sweeps the board in Funchal

14 gold, 10 silver and 13 bronze medals for the Spanish swimmers at the IPC Swimming European Open Championships held in Funchal, Portugal.

Spain succeeds at European Karate Championships

Four gold medals, one silver and one bronze: second place overall for Spain at the European Karate Championships 2016, held in Montpellier, France.

Spanish science enters the realm of Communication 2.0

The cultural centre La Casa Encendida in Madrid played host to a new edition of Ciencia en Redes, a conference about communicating scientific knowledge with the aid of new technologies.

Bizkaia Open Future: Paving the way for Industry 4.0

The Provincial Government of Bizkaia and Telefónica joined forces to develop a programme acting as a catalyst for smart industries.

The best gin is made in Galicia

It is called Vánagandr, it is made in Cambre, close to A Coruña, and it wins prizes everywhere. It is a unique drink made using a totally artisanal process obtaining only 440 bottles per distillation.

Scientific production: Spain is among the world’s top 10 countries

Spain ranks ten in terms of scientific production. In 2014, Spanish researchers published 77,000 articles, and the number of publications cited keeps growing, according to the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Spanish R&D+i Observatory (ICONO).

Best connected country in Europe

According to The Information Society in Spain 2015 – siE[15, a report produced by Telefónica Foundation, Spain is the European leader regarding the use of ICT infrastructures, smartphones, tablets, e-readers and smart TVs.

Alicia Sintes, the Spaniard behind gravitational waves

Her research focuses on the field of gravitational wave astronomy. More than one hundred articles in publications such as Nature, Nature Physics, Physical Review Letters and Astrophysical Journal Letters have disseminated her knowledge.

Mujeres Felices Foundation

The 'Mujeres Felices' Foundation is carrying out an information campaign to raise awareness about and eradicate female circumcision and make it possible for victims in Burkina Faso to have access to restorative surgery.

Vero Boquete, abanderada de las futbolistas españolas

She is an optimist and a fighter. The captain of the women’s national football team dreams of victories, trophies and big achievements in the Absolute Division. She also dreams of a place in the Olympics.

Belén Masiá, a young and talented researcher

Belén Masiá, PhD in Computer Engineering, got the MIT Technology Review Award for Innovators Under 35.

César Velasco: “La investigación en España es puntera”

César Velasco is at the top of the list, in the science section, drawn up by Forbes magazine of the 30 most influential young Europeans. An adviser to the WHO on the subject of Ebola, he seeks to contribute towards improving global health from Zaragoza University Hospital. And he is only 29 years of age.

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