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Madrid’s Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado granted World Heritage status

26, Jul 2021

Madrid receives its fifth UNESCO World Heritage status, but the first in the city. The Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado meet the strict criteria for inclusion in the list.
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Half of Spain without power due to interruption in connection with France

26, Jul 2021

MADRID – In several regions in Spain, the electricity was out for an extended period on Saturday afternoon. An incident involving a seaplane in France to fight a forest fire was the reason for this.…
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Will Madrid get green light for fifth Unesco World Heritage recognition this weekend?

23, Jul 2021

The application of the Paseo del Prado and Retiro promenade in Madrid for inclusion in the Unesco World Heritage list is in the final phase. A decision will be made on Sunday.
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Man suspected of assaulting nurse on Madrid Metro arrested by police

22, Jul 2021

A 19-year-old accused of attacking a nurse on the Madrid Metro after an argument over face masks was arrested in the district of Villaverde. Someone known to him reported him to the authorities.
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Madrid creates urban forest to combat climate change

22, Jul 2021

To combat climate change and air pollution, Madrid is building a green wall of trees around the city. The urban forest is to be 75 kilometres in size with almost half a million new trees.
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Prado museum gives a new look to art collection from the nineteenth century

07, Jul 2021

MADRID – The Museo del Prado in Madrid has made one of the most important and ambitious changes of the past ten years. The new design of 19th-century art is intended to provide a ‘more…
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Madrid’s colourful street art

11, Jun 2021

Art is as diverse as music, and Spain has a rich and ground-breaking history where the former is concerned. Graffiti has transformed into glorious colourful artwork worthy of note, and authorities recognise the skill and…
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Spain safer since the pandemic as crime rates fall

10, Jun 2021

The pandemic and state of alarm cause a significant fall in crime in Spain. The Spanish capital Madrid has the best results in this regard, as police services reported a 27.3% decrease in the number…
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New end of alarm measures for each region

08, May 2021

MADRID – After six months, the state of alarm in Spain is coming to an end. Furthermore, from Sunday May 9 at 00:00 there will no longer be any restrictions from the Spanish government. View…
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Great victory or painful loss for PP in upcoming Madrid elections

03, May 2021

Tomorrow’s Madrid elections (4th May) will mark a significant change of course for most parties in the region. A change of course that will also have a major impact on Spain’s national politics.
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