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Spanish talent in streets around the world

Ten anonymous and twelve popular Spaniards will be the protagonists of a global campaign, Made of Talent, whose presentation took place this morning in Madrid’s Teatro Real.

Rocío Moya, free aid volunteer in Mozambique. Photo: Rocío Moya.

Free aid volunteers, who spend their time and money in development projects in Third World countries, are just one of the many faces of Spanish solidarity.

Spanish transplant experience, made available to the WHO

An agreement signed with the World Health Organisation (WHO) will help to boost the Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation (GODT), based in Madrid, and to collaborate on organ donation and transplant projects, an area in which Spain is the world leader.

UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict presided over by Spain. Photo: EFE/Eduardo Muñoz Álvarez. (EFE)

Our country’s international presence increased fourfold in the past 25 years, according to the Elcano Global Presence Index.

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.