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Juanjo Oliva Autumn/Winter 2017/18 fashion show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid. Photo: EFE/J. J. Guillén. (EFE)

From 14 to 19 September, Madrid is playing host to the 66th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, the premier international showcase of Spanish fashion, featuring 47 brands and designers.

Spain leads European mission to fight migrant trafficking in the Mediterranean

The Spanish vessel Cantabria is in charge of the naval units and air assets of Operation SOPHIA, fighting migrant smugglers or traffickers in the Mediterranean.

Spain leads European mission to fight migrant trafficking in the Mediterranean

The Spanish vessel Cantabria is in charge of the naval units and air assets of Operation SOPHIA, fighting migrant smugglers or traffickers in the Mediterranean.

Rafa Nadal and Garbiñe Muguruza: two Spaniards at No. 1 of world tennis. The photo was posted by Garbiñe on Twitter last Thursday.

Both tennis players have climbed to No. 1 in the world tennis rankings, ATP for him and WTA for her, making history for Spanish sports.

Workers loading pallets of citrus fruit for first shipment to Russia from Valencia-based Torres & Schuback. Photo: EFE/Rubén Francés. (EFE)

In the first half of 2017, Spanish exports totalled 140,876 million euro, growing 10% over the previous year and hitting a new record high.

A look at a different Alhambra by Javier Abella

‘Otras realidades. La Alhambra’, a photo exhibition by Javier Abella, shows one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions in a different light.

UPC students to launch nanosatellite into space

A team from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya are launching CubeCat 4 in 2019 – a miniaturised satellite developed at the NanoSat Lab for Earth observation and space research.

Five Spanish experts on climate change to write reports for UN-sponsored body

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has invited five Spanish scientists to join the teams writing the special reports on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions.

Spanish researcher awarded USA’s most distinguished prize in medicine

Francis Mojica is one of the five recipients of the Albany Medical Center Prize 2017 for his research on the CRISPR gene editing technique and the application of CRISPR-Cas9 to genome engineering.

Madrid brings Spanish Golden Age to life at Fiesta Corral Cervantes

Through 24 September, Madrid’s Cuesta de Moyano will be home to a real corral de comedias and to all kinds of cultural and culinary activities for families recreating the Spanish Golden Age.

Big step towards lung cancer cure

Researchers at Centro de Investigación Biomédica de La Rioja have found that blocking beta-3 integrin, a protein that has a role in cancer cell invasion, inhibits metastasis in lung cancer.

Top chefs like Mario Sandoval and Íñigo Urrechu got together with the paediatricians at Rey Juan Carlos University Hospital to create Pequerrecetas, an initiative aimed at promoting healthy eating and the Mediterranean diet among little patients.

July came to a close with 5.6 million tons handled – 23% more than the previous year. Moreover, the total for 2017 so far is 34.4 million tons, which is 19% higher than the same period in 2016.

CHEOPS, the habitable planet hunter from Spain

Airbus Spain leads the European Space Agency mission studying extrasolar planets using ultra-high precision photometry. The satellite, almost 100% made in Spain, will be launched from French Guiana in late 2018.

The Spanish surf industry sets the example

Spain is among the top destinations for surfers. Moreover, the Spanish surf industry is being studied and replicated in other countries.

Spain, a global leader in responsible fishing

Seven Spanish companies belonging to the Organisation of Producers of Frozen Tuna have been granted the Tuna for Responsible Fisheries seal by AENOR.

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