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Why the Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s saddest example of environmental vandalism

THE Mar Menor in Murcia is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon but also one of the continent's saddest stories over the ravages of pollution. It's an...

COVID-19: Pandemic leads to 10% increase in the number of undernourished people in the world

WORLD hunger and malnutrition levels skyrocketed last year with unprivileged nations sinking further into poverty due to the impact of COVID-19, according to a...

Why a Christmas Costa Blanca-made sweet that’s a Spanish favourite is making a move on the United Nations

COSTA Blanca politicians will ask the United Nations to designate November 7 as 'World Nougat Day'. The Alicante Provincial Council has approved the move to...

WELCOME TO TREE CITY: Valencia’s Gandia earns international award for its trees and gardens

GANDIA has been officially named ‘Tree City of the World’ by the United Nations (UN). The capital of La Safor district (Valencia Province) currently has...

United Nations to investigate whether Spain is at fault for major pollution incidents in Mar Menor lagoon

A four-year campaign to get the United Nations to investigate whether Spain has breached environmental rules in the Mar Menor lagoon has succeeded. The Ecologistas...

UN expert calls for Spain’s minimum income plan to be extended to combat poverty and inequality

A UN expert has called on Spain to extend its new minimum income scheme to more people. Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur on...

Seasonal strawberry pickers in Spain at risk of sex abuse and work exploitaion by gangmasters

A PLEA has gone out to the United Nations to investigate human rights violations against migrant women workers toiling in the strawberry fields of...

UN apologies after attributing Guernica bombing to Spain’s republican forces who were in fact victims of the massacre

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the error was a ‘horrendous mistake.’

17 African migrants killed and 100 rescued in shipwreck off Spain’s Costa del Sol

The total death toll of migrants travelling to Spain now reaches 566, a UN Migration Agency report confirmed today, while the number of arrivals to Spain now stands at 49,013

Spain to halt sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears of their use in Yemen conflict

The process of cancelling a contract signed between Mariano Rajoy’s former government and the Arab state in 2015 is currently underway

Remains of ancient Arab city in southern Spain makes UNESCO World Heritage Sites list

The well-preserved 10th century Medina Azahara settlement in Cordoba was once the de facto capital of Muslim Spain

Expat housing group SOHA is takes ‘illegal’ homes fight to the UN

The Axarquia group is battling to legalise illegally-built homes bought ‘in good faith’

Picardo blasts Spain as the ‘last colonists of Europe’ in United Nations speech

Picardo issues scathing attack on Spain and United Nations in keynote New York speech

‘Spain is back!’ after winning UN Security Council seat

Officials rejoice as Spain's diplomatic efforts are rewarded by a seat on the UN Security Council

Spanish Matarromera wine to be served at United Nations reception

The event, hosted by Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will see guests leaving with gifted bottles of Matarromare

UN help for Spanish hotels

Online resource will allow hoteliers to calculate energy efficiency

Gibraltar stands firm against Rajoy

Spanish PM uses UN General Assembly to call for resumption of bilateral talks over the Rock




Spain’s PM slams sovereign immunity and calls on King Juan Carlos to give public explanation of financial dealings

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has slammed the sovereign immunity that affords Spain’s monarchs protection from prosecution as “outdated and unnecessary” and called on the...


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