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Catalonia Votes Informally on Independence From Spain

Catalonia Votes Informally on Independence From Spain

About two million citizens of Catalonia took part in an informal straw poll on Sunday to vote on the issue of independence. Despite the order to suspend the vote by the Constitutional Court of Spain, some 1.98 million Catalans turned out to vote on the two question poll. The regional government allowed the poll, insisting […]

Catalonia Independence Vote Blocked by Spanish High Court

Catalonia Independence Vote Blocked by Spanish High Court

In the latest roadblock to the independence movement in Catalonia, a  Spanish high court has blocked the region’s planned symbolic vote scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9. This was the second time the court has moved to stop such a vote. Although preparations for Sunday’s informal vote have been elaborate, the unanimous court decision cast doubt […]

Biomedicine Scientists Dance to Raise Awareness and Funding [Video]

Biomedicine Scientists Dance to Raise Awareness and Funding [Video]

Scientists and biomedical researchers working at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) in Barcelona, Spain have recently starred in a fun music video, putting on the moves as they dance to raise awareness and funding. Working in the fields of research into cancer, metastasis, diabetes and Alzheimer’s, scientists and researchers, including the institute’s boss, […]

Game of Thrones: ‘Jaime Lannister’ Had to Pay to Enter Set in Seville

Game of Thrones: ‘Jaime Lannister’ Had to Pay to Enter Set in Seville

There has been a little controversy recently in Seville, Spain, where scenes from the upcoming fifth season of “Game of Thrones” are being filmed, as Jaime Lannister had to pay to get on set at the Alcázar Palace. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the Danish hunky actor who plays Jaime Lannister, has now increased his already high popularity […]

Most Beautiful Beach in Galicia to See Restricted Visits [Video]

Most Beautiful Beach in Galicia to See Restricted Visits [Video]

Up in north western Spain in the Galicia region, “Praia as Catedrais” is a stunningly beautiful beach on the Cantabric coast, but due mainly to this sheer beauty, the beach is to see restricted visits in the future.  The beach is located close to Ribadeo  in the province of Lugo in green and lovely Galicia […]

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