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THE EUROPEAN UNION’S VERY SPECIAL DAY IN MAY

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S VERY SPECIAL DAY IN MAY »

17 May, 2018
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So crucial was the Schuman Declaration to Europe that in 1985 the European Council decided to designate the 9th of May as Europe Day, an annual celebration of the peace and unity that the Declaration stands for, in a region that used to be the sorry scene of unremitting armed conflict

A Second Opinion: It’s a Small, Small World!

A Second Opinion: It’s a Small, Small World! »

6 May, 2018
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There are actually only 195 countries in the world today. If we can’t handle these 195 or so Nations, how are we going to deal with extra-terrestrial colonies and the continued exploration of the waiting Universe? Maybe New Age Spaniards would like to try and answer that question!

THE SEVEN MOST ENDANGERED UNESCO SITES IN EUROPE

THE SEVEN MOST ENDANGERED UNESCO SITES IN EUROPE »

11 Apr, 2018
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Post-Byzantine churches in Voskopoja and Vithkuqi, ALBANIA; Historic Center of Vienna, AUSTRIA; The Buzludzha Monument, BULGARIA; David Gareji Monasteries and Hermitage, GEORGIA; Constanta Casino, ROMANIA; The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage, Princes’ Islands, TURKEY; Grimsby Ice Factory, UNITED KINGDOM

PUIGDEMONT, FROM PALACE TO PRISON?

PUIGDEMONT, FROM PALACE TO PRISON? »

27 Mar, 2018
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The ousted president of Catalonia, Puigdemont, was detained by German police on the strength of a reactivated European arrest warrant. He is accused by the Spanish government and courts of  rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds. He is in custody at the Neumünster prison

YA ES PRIMAVERA IN SPAIN. SMILE & DON’T FORGET TO FORWARD THE CLOCK!

YA ES PRIMAVERA IN SPAIN. SMILE & DON’T FORGET TO FORWARD THE CLOCK! »

18 Mar, 2018
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The Season of Rebirth starts on 23 March. DST starts this coming Sunday, 25 March 2018

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The EEC? I thought we were on another planet,” 10 MAY 1985

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The EEC? I thought we were on another planet,” 10 MAY 1985 »

20 Feb, 2018
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A unique, rivetting, witty, and even hilarious account of the historic days immediately following the end of the 8-year negotiation for Spain's membership in the European Common Market: “It was difficult and freakish work.”

MEET THE CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR SPAIN’S ADMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES & FATHER OF ERASMUS, MANUEL MARIN

MEET THE CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR SPAIN’S ADMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES & FATHER OF ERASMUS, MANUEL MARIN »

20 Feb, 2018
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As State Secretary for Relations with the European Communities he was, effectively, Chief Negotiator for Spain's admission to the European Communities. He was, moreover, considered the father of the Erasmus Programme

TO YOUR HEALTH!  SALUD!

TO YOUR HEALTH! SALUD! »

6 Feb, 2018
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Health is your greatest wealth!

CATALONIA: THE FUGITIVE WHO WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT (AGAIN)

CATALONIA: THE FUGITIVE WHO WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT (AGAIN) »

28 Jan, 2018
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"Spanish prosecutors asked that a European arrest warrant be reissued so Puigdemon could be extradited from Copenhagen. However, Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena argued that the crafty Catalan politician had gone to Denmark 'to provoke this arrest abroad' as part of a strategy to enhance his chances of being sworn in as president of Catalonia again.

Healthier Lifestyles and Better Health Policies Drive Life Expectancy Gains

Healthier Lifestyles and Better Health Policies Drive Life Expectancy Gains »

20 Nov, 2017
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OECD countries have seen life expectancy increase by over 10 years since 1970 to reach an average of 80.6 years. Life expectancy is highest in Japan (83.9 years), and Spain (83 years)