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Since 2003, the thinkSPAIN Team of journalists, bloggers and writers have been delivering Spain-relevant daily news and articles to our millions of visitors, subscribers, and Facebook / Twitter followers. If you have any news or suggestions for us then please contact us at news@thinkspain.com or call (+34) 96 065 31 15.

Rafa Nadal vs Federer in charity match
Sport Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Rafa Nadal vs Federer in charity match

TENNIS legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will face each other in an epic match in front of up to 50,000 spectators in an attempt to break the world record for audience size. The match between the current world...

A sea of lavender: Guadalajara province's aromatic landscape and festival
Environment Sun, Jul 21, 2019

A sea of lavender: Guadalajara province's aromatic...

IT'S NOT Provence. It's not even Norfolk. But the heady, uplifting and refreshing scent of lavender and the blanket of mauve across acres and acres of countryside, as far as you can see and beyond, might make...

'Flying taxi' prototype developed in Spain
Transport Sat, Jul 20, 2019

'Flying taxi' prototype developed in Spain

THE first-ever driverless flying taxi prototype developed in Spain has been unveiled and could be 'on the road' within five years. With a capsule cabin measuring 1.8 by two metres (5'11” by 6'7”)...

'Preferential class' AVE tickets at 'tourist class' prices
Transport Sat, Jul 20, 2019

'Preferential class' AVE tickets at 'tourist...

RAIL board RENFE is offering 22,000 tickets on the high-speed AVE link between Valencia and Madrid in 'preferential class' at a reduced price, which will be on sale until August 31 or until they run out. The...

Spanish researchers find possible cause of Alzheimer's
Tech & Science Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Spanish researchers find possible cause of Alzheimer's

NEUROSCIENTISTS have discovered a protein in the brain which could be the main cause of Alzheimer's, and which they may one day be able to inhibit in order to slow down or halt the disease. Known as the SFRP1, the...

London 'as warm as Barcelona' by the year 2050, say scientists
Environment Fri, Jul 19, 2019

London 'as warm as Barcelona' by the year 2050, say...

WITHIN just over 30 years, the climate in Madrid will be similar to what it is in Marrakech today and that of London will be very much like Barcelona's is now, according to research at the Federal Polytechnic School...

Julio's 'secret son' to make him a granddad
Entertainment Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Julio's 'secret son' to make him a granddad

VETERAN crooner Julio Iglesias' illegitimate son – whom he continues to deny – is about to make him a grandfather for the fifth time. Javier Santos, 43, that a court in his native Valencia had ruled he was...

Massimo Dutti opens first store in Ibiza
Health & Beauty Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Massimo Dutti opens first store in Ibiza

POPULAR high-street fashion store Massimo Dutti has opened its first branch in Ibiza – one of the few districts in Spain where it was not already present. The mid-upper end brand, famous for its demure classics,...

Air passenger caught with cocaine under his toupée
Crime/Incidents Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Air passenger caught with cocaine under his toupée

A MAN whose hairstyle aroused suspicion when he landed at Barcelona airport turned out to be carrying half a kilo of cocaine underneath his toupée. The Colombian national, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, was...

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