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international

Plane crash in Java Sea kills 189 people

An Indonesian passenger plane crashed near Jakarta on Monday on a short flight from Tangerang to Pankal Pinang. Lion Air flight JT 610 went down just 13 minutes into its flight, crashing into the sea with...

society

Villarejo tipped off PP about investigations

Former police commissioner José Manuel Villarejo, currently in prison for tax fraud and organised crime, informed the husband of the former Secretary General of the PP, María Dolores de Cospedal, about...

health

Half of over 65s have some form of skin cancer

Skin cancer is more frequent than all other cancers together and half of the population over 65 will suffer the disease at some time in their lives according to the director of the Melanoma Unit of the...

Plastic bag? No thanks

The ban on handing out plastic bags was the first step towards reducing their environmental impact; now it is the turn of disposable plastic products

health

The great- outdoors aids mental health

People moving daily through natural environments report better mental health, according to a study led by Barcelona’s Institute of Global Health (Isglobal) with surveys of 3,599 citizens from four European...

Viñales mounts a comeback in Australia

Maverick Viñales began a comeback in Phillip Island Australia yesterday with his first victory in almost a year and a half following the French Grand Prix 2017. He also ended the worst drought in the...

education

The world of mathematics invades Barcelona

The Museum of Mathematics of New York (MoMath) has chosen the Mathematics Museum of Catalonia (MMACA), located in Cornellà de Llobregat, to organize the III Matrix International Conference 2018, promoting...

Barça stuns Real Madrid with 5-1 victory

Luís Suarez sealed the fate of Real Madrid yesterday afternoon in Camp Nou with a hat trick. The Uruguayan star bounced back with one of his best performances leading the charge with Messi still out....

international

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors to meet

A Saudi prosecutor is set to meet his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul as part of an ongoing probe into the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. After weeks of denials, the Saudis have...