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Filmin Picks Up Malaga Winner ‘Lucas’ by on the Rise Spanish Director Alex Montoya (EXCLUSIVE)

Bowing at June’s Malaga Film Festival in Spain, where it swept three prizes in its edgier Zonacine sidebar – best film, actor (Jorge Motos) and its Audience Award – Spaniard Alex Montoya’s second feature “Lucas” has been picked up by Spain’s Filmin SVOD service, the country’s biggest streaming platform for art pics and upscale TV […]
Tags: Global, Spain, Features, Festivals, Málaga, Lucas, Alex Montoya, Malaga Film Festival, Filmin, Malaga Spanish Screenings, Jorge Motos


U.S., Spain-Based 34T Snags Sci-Fi Romcom ‘Queen of Lizards’ From Top Spanish Outfit Aquí y Allí (EXCLUSIVE)

Based out of the U.S. and Spain, 34T Sales has taken international rights to surrealist romcom “The Queen of Lizards,” directed by Nando Martínez and Juan González, who go by the name of Burnin’ Percebes. The feature is produced by Pedro Hernández at Madrid-based Aquí y Allí Films which first caught notice with “Here and […]
Tags: News, Global, Spain, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Madrid, Pedro Hernandez, Juan Gonzalez, Burnin, Aqui, 34T, Sci Fi Romcom ` Queen of Lizards, Nando Martínez


‘Veneno,’ ‘Paquita Salas’ Creators Los Javis Launch New Independent Global Production Label, Suma Content (EXCLUSIVE)

Spanish showrunners Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi, popularly known as Los Javis, are launching Suma Content, a new, Madrid-based but internationally operating independent production company which will replace their current, smaller label, Suma Latina. The pair are already superstars in Spain and their star is rising abroad. They’re responsible for several recent hit productions including […]
Tags: News, Global, Spain, Madrid, Salas, Javier Calvo, Javier Ambrossi, Suma Content


How the Balloon World Cup blew up to become your new favourite sport | Gregg Bakowski

The newest sport on the block is wild entertainment and came into being because of lockdown and a footballer’s sense of funWho hasn’t been at a children’s party and started an impromptu game of keep-ups with a balloon? It’s fun, addictive and can get fiercely competitive. Well, that same game has just had its own World Cup, won by Peru, after a thrilling final watched by a sell-out crowd in Spain and around eight million Twitch viewers online.If you’re wondering how a seemingly childish activity...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Peru, Gregg Bakowski


Repsol presents $2.96B green hydrogen strategy

In Spain, Repsol presented its renewable hydrogen strategy, a roadmap for the company to become market leader in the Iberian Peninsula and become the third largest producer in Europe. The company’s new Hydrogen Director, Tomás Malango, gave an overview of the projects and initiatives that the company will deploy throughout the renewable hydrogen value chain, with an investment of €2.549 billion until 2030. Repsol plans to use different technologies to reach a capacity of 552 MW equivalent in 202...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Gw, Cartagena, Iberian Peninsula, Repsol, Fuels, Green Hydrogen, Enagas, Tomás Malango, Petronor, Left Bank Technology Park, Abanto y Zierbena, Cartagena Tarragona, Basque Energy Agency


Real Madrid's Karim Benzema talks Ballon d'Or and "the best match in football."

Ballon d’Or on the mind of Karim Benzema There are few strikers in Europe better than Karim Benzema. Though the French international is in the midst of arguably the best period of his career over the last three seasons in the Spanish capital, the son of Lyon and Olympique Lyonnais youth product has always been in the shadow of players the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Robert Lewandowski.Despite his massive influence at Real Madrid, Benzema has flown under the radar for a number o...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Cristiano, Messi, Madrid, Lyon, Camp Nou, Valencia, Ronaldinho, Karim Benzema, Dynamo Kyiv


Drone rescue plan for dogs trapped by La Palma volcano

Crew prepare for mission to evacuate four dogs stranded on Spanish island between rivers of red-hot lavaAn unprecedented drone operation is being prepared to rescue four dogs stranded for weeks between rivers of red-hot lava streaming from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma.The emaciated dogs are stranded in two empty water tanks in the town of Todoque, flanked by slow-moving lava flows from the Cumbre Vieja volcano that erupted on 19 September . Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Spain, World news, Volcanoes, La Palma, Cumbre Vieja, Todoque


Hugo Carvajal: Spain to extradite Venezuela's ex-spy chief to US

Hugo Carvajal faces drugs charges but may also have incriminating evidence against President Maduro.
Tags: News, US, Spain, Venezuela, Hugo Carvajal


The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined

Boris Johnson lifted almost all Covid-19 restrictions in July. Now, Britain's caseload is soaring as experts warn the country could be in for a rough winter.
Tags: UK, Spain, Cnn, Britain, Boris Johnson, France Germany Italy


Spain's Court Agrees to Extradite Venezuela's Ex-Spymaster Carvajal to U.S

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court said on Wednesday it had agreed to extradite former Venezuelan spymaster Hugo Carvajal to the United States...
Tags: Spain, Venezuela, Carvajal, Hugo Carvajal, U S. MADRID Reuters Spain s High Court


Top Stories this AM: Facebook reportedly planning to change Facebook's name; Netflix's Sarandos apologizes; Magic Johnson weighs in on NBA's unvaxxed

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: The artist formerly known as Facebook. Facebook is reportedly changing its name because it wants to be known for its "metaverse" focus. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will talk about the planned rebrand at Facebook's annual Connect conference, The Verge reported. On the road again... Alibaba's Jack Ma is on his ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, San Francisco, Newsletter, Trends, Spain, Netflix, Beijing, Alibaba, Nba, Johnson, Biden, Ted Sarandos, Jack Ma, Magic Johnson


Antípodas Film Lab Opens in Seville as Southern Spain’s First Dedicated Post-Production Facility (EXCLUSIVE)

The South of Spain is getting its own dedicate post-production studio, Antípodas Film Lab, the first of its kind in the region. Based out of Seville, the state-of-the-art facilities are co-founded by a group of post-production experts made up of José M. G. Moyano (“Marshland,” “Unit 7”), Juan Ventura Pecellín (“Marshland,” “Juan of the Dead”), […]
Tags: News, Global, Spain, Seville, Juan, Movistar Plus, Southern Spain, La Claqueta, Atipica, Malaga Spanish Screenings, Antípodas Film Lab, Antípodas Film Lab Opens, José M G Moyano, Juan Ventura Pecellín


Shaggy, skittish, saved: the Spanish sheep brought back from the brink

Thanks to a local vet and a group of concerned ecologists, the churra lebrijana breed has been rescued from extinctionEvery morning a trio of churra lebrijana sheep turn up eagerly for work, toiling away as children head to school and the rush-hour traffic grips the southern Spanish city of Seville. Shaggy, skittish and nearly extinct, the daily outing is an unconventional attempt to help save the rare breed – by putting them to work.Since the start of this year, these churra lebrijana sheep – a...
Tags: Europe, Animals, Environment, Spain, Conservation, Endangered Species, Andalusia, San Jeronimo, Seville Shaggy


The Biggest Bets at This Year’s Malaga Spanish Screenings

No event in the world offers a broader spread of recent movies from Spain than the Malaga de Cine – Spanish Screenings. Unspooling online over Oct. 20-22, this year’s lineup offers buyers a chance to catch up with titles at San Sebastian, as well as upcoming releases, 2021 Malaga fest winners and its pix-in-post panorama. […]
Tags: News, Global, Spain, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Málaga, San Sebastian, Malaga Spanish Screenings, Malaga de Cine


Secret Cinema Adds Michael Lynton, Josh Berger to Board – Global Bulletin

BOARD Michael Lynton, chair of Warner Music Group Corp. and Josh Berger, the former president and MD of Warner Bros. U.K., Ireland and Spain, are joining the board of Secret Cinema with immediate effect. Secret Cinema is a London-based company specialized in creating immersive experiences based on iconic film and television properties at secret locations, […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Spain, Michael Lynton, Secret Cinema, Josh Berger, Warner Music Group Corp, Global Bulletin, Michael Lynton Josh Berger, MD of Warner Bros U K Ireland


Alibaba's Jack Ma is on his first overseas trip a year after Beijing's started cracking down on his empire, according to reports

ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images Alibaba founder Jack Ma has traveled out of China for the first time in a year, according to Hong Kong media. Ma is reportedly in Spain where he will embark on a study tour on agriculture and technology related to environmental issues. Ma's tech empire has come under intense scrutiny since he criticized the Chinese regulatory system last October. Alibaba Group Holding founder Jack Ma has made his first trip out of China in over a year, according to severa...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Technology, China, Trends, Tech, Wealth, Spain, Beijing, Alibaba, Jack Ma, Billionaire, Scmp, Reuters, Ma, South China Morning Post


Court rejects appeal of negative EIA issued for proposed Ceuta biodiesel plant

In Spain, Ceuta Actualidad reports Contentious-Administrative Court No. 2 of Ceuta has ruled to reject the appeal filed against the city, specifically against the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainability, by Biocarburantes del Estrecho SL, the company that tried to put into operation a biodiesel plant in the port. Through a decree dated February 13, 2017, the Ministry issued an unfavorable environmental impact statement regarding the implementation of the project to implement a biodiesel p...
Tags: Spain, EIA, Ministry, the City, Ceuta, Environmental Impact Statement, Fuels, Ceuta biodiesel, Ceuta Actualidad, Biocarburantes del Estrecho


Spotify Expands Megaphone to 4 Countries in Europe

Spotify rolled out Megaphone--its all-in-one podcasting platform for analytics, monetization and publishing--in four European markets Tuesday: France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The streaming platform cited data from eMarketer, which found that podcast listening in Europe now reaches between 20% and 30% of internet users in the markets where Megaphone debuted Tuesday. The company also shared...
Tags: Spotify, Europe, Advertising, Spain, France Germany Italy, Social Pro Daily, Audio & Podcasting


Pantaya, Pantelion Strike First Look Deals with El Estudio, The Lift and Traziende Films (EXCLUSIVE)

In a move aimed at further building its roster of original content, LA-based Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya and Latino Hollywood studio Pantelion have signed multi-year first look deals with Latin American companies El Estudio, The Lift and Traziende Films. Under the terms of the pact, each company will produce direct-to-platform Spanish-language pics to stream exclusively on Pantaya […]
Tags: News, Global, Spain, Festivals, Pantaya, Latino Hollywood, El Estudio The Lift


Say hello to better phone calls

Our smartphones can do amazing things: They can capture great photos, and they act as our alarm clock, our camera, our stereo, our library, our game console and more, all in one. But making phone calls, the original “feature” of our devices, has mostly remained the same for decades. When we call businesses to get something done, we’re often met with long, automated systems and endless elevator music. And as we go about our days, we’re often distracted by calls from unknown numbers, spammers and ...
Tags: Google, Japan, Spain, Canada, United States, Wait Times, Pixel, Australia Canada, Google Assistant, Jan Jedrzejowicz, France Germany Australia Ireland Italy


Morata possible starter for Juve at Zenit as Dybala still out

Milan (AFP) – Alvaro Morata could start for Juventus in this week’s Champions League trip to Zenit Saint Petersburg after recovering from a thigh injury, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Tuesday. Spain forward Morata had... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Juventus, Afp, Massimiliano Allegri, Morata, Alvaro Morata, Juve, Zenit, Dybala, Zenit Saint Petersburg


Spain Makes It Easier for Young Migrants to Legalize Status

Spain is smoothing the path for unaccompanied young migrants to obtain residence and work permits.
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Shock, horror and the usual hairy suspects: everyone’s included at Sitges film festival

Prestigious fare such as Justin Kurzel’s Nitram rubbed shoulders with Taiwanese zombie movies and a werewolf retrospective at Spain’s fantasy and horror show“I don’t know about you, but I’ve been cooped up for two years and it’s so fucking sweet to be here right now,” said Ana Lily Amirpour, on stage with a small dog called Benny, to introduce her film Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon at the Sitges international fantastic film festival.It was very sweet indeed. Twenty-six miles south of Barcelona, t...
Tags: Film, Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona, Culture, Festivals, Ana Lily Amirpour, Cannes, Justin Kurzel, Mona Lisa, Horror Films, Benny, Sitges, El Santo, Science fiction and fantasy films, Ainhoa


Before-and-after images of landmarks around the world show the devastating sea-level rise that's coming

Projected future sea levels at Lalbagh Fort in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Climate Central A new study describes what would happen to global landmarks under various degrees of sea-level rise. In the best-case scenario, sea levels would rise nearly 10 feet in the next 200 to 2,000 years. But if global temperatures rise by 3 degrees Celsius, floods could overtake landmarks like the Statue of Liberty. Several times each year, the tide in Venice, Italy, rises more than 2 feet above the average sea leve...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, News, Climate Change, California, New York City, US, Trends, Global Warming, Ipcc, Spain, Shanghai, Sea Level Rise, Dubai, Buckingham Palace


Factbox: Fake Olive Oil Scandal That Caused Spain's Worst Food Poisoning Epidemic in 1981

MADRID (Reuters) - A group of survivors of a mass rapeseed oil poisoning 40 years ago have occupied Madrid's El Prado Museum and have threatened to...
Tags: Spain, Madrid, Reuters, El Prado Museum


Survivors of 1980s poisoning scandal occupy Prado in Madrid

Group threatens to kill themselves unless Spanish prime minister intervenes to help victimsSurvivors of a mass canola oil poisoning four decades ago have occupied the Prado museum in Madrid and threatened to kill themselves within hours if the government did not respond to their demands.“Six hours after the start of our presence here, we will start ingesting the pills,” the protesters said on Tuesday morning on the Twitter account of an association for victims of a case that affected thousands o...
Tags: Europe, Spain, World news, Culture, Museums, Madrid, Prado, Pedro Sanchez


Huge sunfish weighing up to two tonnes found off coast of Ceuta – video

A gigantic sunfish found tangled in tuna fishing nets in the Mediterranean could weigh up to 2000kg, according to experts. The fish was  measured at 3.2 metres long and 2.9 metres wide, a record find for Ceuta, a Spanish autonomous city on the north coast of Africa. When the sunfish was weighed it almost broke a 100kg scale. Enrique Ostalé, a marine biologist, said he had heard of sunfish this size only in books  Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Africa, Spain, World news, Fish, Marine Life, Fishing, Mediterranean, Ceuta, Enrique Ostale


Huge sunfish weighing up to 200kg found off coast of Ceuta – video

A gigantic sunfish found tangled in tuna fishing nets in the Mediterranean could weigh up to 200kg, according to experts. The fish was  measured at 3.2 metres long and 2.9 metres wide, a record find for Ceuta, a Spanish autonomous city on the north coast of Africa. When the sunfish was weighed it almost broke a 100kg scale. Enrique Ostalé, a marine biologist, said he had heard of sunfish this size only in books  Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Africa, Spain, World news, Fish, Marine Life, Fishing, Mediterranean, Ceuta, Enrique Ostale


Kieran Trippier fuels the fire of a Premier League return with latest interview

Manchester United chase Kieran Trippier One of the players that Manchester United were chasing this summer was former Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier.The now Atletico Madrid man was heavily linked with a move to Manchester, and had even reportedly begun house-hunting, but no move was ultimately forthcoming, and the Englishman remained with Diego Simeone in Spain.Now 31 years old, the right-back has started 5 of Atletico Madrid’s 9 La Liga outings thus far, operating as a right-wing back for t...
Tags: England, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Manchester, Tottenham, Atletico Madrid, Burnley, Ac Milan, Madrid, Man United, Gary Neville, Sean Dyche


Kieran Trippier fuels the fire of a Manchester United January move with latest interview

Manchester United chase Kieran Trippier One of the players that Manchester United were chasing this summer was former Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier.The now Atletico Madrid man was heavily linked with a move to Manchester, and had even reportedly begun house-hunting, but no move was ultimately forthcoming, and the Englishman remained with Diego Simeone in Spain.Now 31 years old, the right-back has started 5 of Atletico Madrid’s 9 La Liga outings thus far, operating as a right-wing back for t...
Tags: England, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Manchester, Tottenham, Atletico Madrid, Burnley, Ac Milan, Madrid, Man United, Gary Neville, Sean Dyche