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Tuesday, July 14, 2020



Drones light up Madrid sky to honour Covid-19 victims and frontline workers

June 29, 2020 7:20 pm

Forty drones with lights were used to form patterns in the night sky to display messages, including "Hope" and "Heroes".

Spain reaches 20,000 deaths from coronavirus

April 18, 2020 6:59 pm

Spain's health authorities reported 565 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus claims more Spanish lives, but death rate slows

April 03, 2020 7:16 pm

Adding to the world's worst death toll from the disease after European neighbour Italy, 932 people died in 24 hours, bringing the total to 10,935, the Health Ministry said. It was the first time in over a week that the figure fell from the previous day.

COP25: No significant progress made on key issues, talks to continue next year

December 14, 2019 12:05 pm

The final decisions from the Madrid talks are likely to address one of the major concerns of developing countries like India by allowing for some mechanism to assess the performance of developed countries in meeting their pre-2020 commitments.

The seas have less oxygen now than they used to. Why, and what does this mean?

December 09, 2019 6:54 am

In many parts of the world, including along the western coast of the United States, fish have been dying en masse — a clear illustration of the ways in which deoxygenation is choking the oceans.

Explained: Why ‘carbon market’ is debated

December 07, 2019 9:35 am

It is a major contentious issue at Madrid climate talks, dividing the developed and developing world. What is the concept, why was it felt necessary, and what are the major points of disagreement?

Explained: What's on the agenda at COP25 climate meet?

November 30, 2019 11:37 am

For the next two weeks in Madrid, COP25 will be held in the shadow of a series of alarming climate reports. Will countries yield to pressure? What shape will rulebook for implementing 2015 Paris Agreement take?

London to Delhi, how cities across the world are limiting vehicles to control air pollution

November 15, 2019 12:16 pm

City dwellers want cleaner, healthier air and less traffic. The long-term payoffs can be big: Curbing transportation emissions, which account for nearly a fourth of all greenhouse gases, is vital to staving off climate catastrophes.

Bangalore-based Brishti is first Indian female player in Spanish football league

May 16, 2019 10:53 pm

An ardent Ronaldinho fan, Brishti Bagchi was picked for trails to Houston Dash, a team that plays in the American National Women's Soccer League where she cleared the first two rounds. However, she could not make it to the team due to limited spots for international players but incidentally got picked by a Spanish scout for another trial in Spain.

Madrid skyscraper housing embassies evacuated over bomb threat

April 16, 2019 5:44 pm

"A bomb threat was received.... Evacuation has started, we have to work and do checks," a police spokesman told AFP.