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The nutty and sweet Spanish Christmas treat that’s worth getting your teeth into!
MANY a Spaniard enjoys tucking into the festive treat of turron which can challenge the strongest teeth and best dentures! Turrons are a nougat-like confection,...
Amnesty International slams Spain and Morocco for migrant death disaster in Melilla
AMNESTY International has accused Spain and Morocco of trying to cover up what happened in the enclave of Melilla on June 24 when dozens...
Spain slammed over Basque Country woman forced to have caesarean section birth
A United Nations committee says a Basque Country woman should be compensated after being forced to have a caesarean section birth which involved having...
United Nations slams child custody order to allegedly abusive father in Madrid area of Spain
A United Nations Human Rights panel has slammed a Madrid appeals court for granting an allegedly abusive father full custody of his seven-year-old daughter. The...
UN says Spain must give abused children better protection and stop court bias against mothers
A United Nations report says Spain's government must do more to protect children from domestic violence and sexual abuse. It believes courts need to overcome...
Pedro Sanchez says Spain will donate 2 million COVID-19 vaccines to inoculate refugees
SPAIN will donate two million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to humanitarian causes. Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, made the announcement this Monday in Madrid's Casa de...
Celebrating a Christmas tradition in Spain in Alicante Province’s Jijona
THE heart of nougat making in Alicante Province will be hosting this Sunday's World Nougat Day. Jijona will be offering 'open days' in its nougat...
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