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Spain once again leads the world ranking of Blue Flags

Spain’s beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism has been awarded 688 blue flags - 19 more than in 2019 -confirming its leadership since 1987 in this type of classifications   In 2020, a year marked by the passage of the storm “Gloria” in January and the...

Spain’s major museums reopen

The country's major museums have reopened amid security measures and new exhibitions   Although many have virtual tours and have had a large number of activities, videos, podcasts and audiovisual resources during quarantine, we have missed them. The museums, one...

Spain, European leader in fibre optic coverage and users

  According to the report La Sociedad Digital en España 2019 (The Digital Society in Spain 2019) by Fundación Telefónica, our country continues to make progress in its digital transition and is leading the way in connectivity and infrastructure. Three out of four...

The first time machine in world literature was Spanish

Long before the DeLorean and even H.G. Wells' time machine, Madrid diplomat and writer Enrique Gaspar Rimbau wrote a science fiction zarzuela based on time travel aboard a curious contraption   The possibility of travelling through time and modifying it as we...

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Renewable energy continues to grow in Spain

After some years of relatively slow growth renewable energies are beginning to take off again in Spain. The new capacities for renewable energy that took place in 2016 and 2017, the competiveness of new technologies and the ambitious objectives of the European Union...

Spanish healthcare, once again leading world rankings

According to The Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum, Spain is the country with the best healthcare in the world, along with Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.   Once again, Spain's healthcare is leading a world ranking. According to the annual...

The cultural heritage Spain has left in the world

    Throughout history Spain has been a country that has constantly worked towards expanding education and knowledge. This was most evident during the centuries in which Spanish territories extended throughout the world: from the arrival of Columbus in...

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