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Breast cancer survival improving following HRT scares, figures show

Breast cancer survival is significantly improving in the UK following scares over the safety of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), a major international study has found. The analysis reveals Britain’s survival rate has gone from the worst among Europe’s biggest countries to second best in the last five years. Improved screening for middle-aged women is partly the reason, however the authors also credit a reduction in take-up of HRT by menopausal women. The treatment is used to ease uncomfortable...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Eu, Spain, Britain, Italy, Poland, University of Milan, HRT, France Germany, Fabrice André, Baroness Delyth Morgan


Where to go in Portugal

Reasons to visit Portugal are innumerable. Some are obvious, like the world-class wines sold at local groceries for little more than the cost of a tram ticket in Lisbon; others are lesser-known, like the country’s wealth of stunning libraries and the places in Porto and Coimbra that inspired details in Harry Potter. It’s hard to go wrong in one of the safest, oldest, and most scenic countries in Europe, but certain travelers are undoubtedly better suited to certain spots. Here are the top pla...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Unesco, Atlantic, Portugal, Harry Potter, Venice, Porto, Ibiza, Lisbon, Flores, All, Azores, Sintra, Praia


Best doughnuts from around the world

Food isn’t, and never has been, limited by borders or boundaries. The things we eat travel as we do, flying across oceans and into the cultures and diets of their new homes, adapting along the way. But there may be no single food item that’s made its way into every corner of the world quite like the doughnut. Fried dough has been consumed for long enough to be found as fossilized pieces at ancient Native American sites. These days, it’s everywhere in one variation or another. In fact, forms o...
Tags: Travel, Japan, California, Mexico, France, Germany, New York City, US, Spain, Canada, Ireland, Nepal, Italy, New Orleans, North America, Latin America


U.N. hosting Western Sahara talks in Switzerland this week

The U.N. envoy for the contested Western Sahara will convene talks in Switzerland later this week, seeking compromise after a first round in December that marked a return to the negotiating table for the first time in six years, a statement said. United Nations efforts have repeatedly failed to broker a settlement over the desert territory, contested between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario since Spain left in 1974. U.N. envoy Horst Koehler said after talks in December that all sides ...
Tags: Science, Spain, Morocco, United Nations, Switzerland, Western Sahara, Horst Koehler


Eden Hazard has decided to move to Real Madrid this summer-AS

Hazard wants Madrid switch Zinedine Zidane has once again taken charge of La Liga giants Real Madrid. He began his second stint in charge of Los Blancos with a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo. As a result of Zidane returning to the Bernabeu, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is being heavily linked with a move to Spain. Now, on Monday, Spanish outlet AS are reporting that Hazard has decided he wants to move to Madrid in the summer window. Of course, it is not just up to Hazard if he moves but Chelsea will probably...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Everton, Stamford Bridge, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Gary Neville, Celta Vigo, Zidane, Maurizio Sarri


testing what are the odds

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EU gov’t and public health sites lousy with adtech, study finds

A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found commercial adtech to be operating pervasively even in what should be core not-for-profit corners of the Internet. The researchers used searches including queries related to HIV, mental health, pregnancy, alcoholism and cancer to examine how frequently European Internet users are tracked when accessing national health service webpages to look for publicly funded information about se...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Facebook, Europe, UK, Microsoft, Privacy, Yahoo, Advertising Tech, Youtube, France, Germany, Marketing, Google Search, Tech


EU gov’t and public health sites are lousy with adtech, study finds

A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found commercial adtech to be operating pervasively even in what should be core not-for-profit corners of the Internet. The researchers used searches including queries related to HIV, mental health, pregnancy, alcoholism and cancer to examine how frequently European Internet users are tracked when accessing national health service webpages to look for publicly funded information about se...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Facebook, Europe, UK, Microsoft, Privacy, Yahoo, Advertising Tech, Youtube, France, Germany, Marketing, Google Search, Tech


Leeds vs Arsenal: Monchi reveals why he’s gone back to Sevilla

Sevilla sign Monchi Sevilla confirmed the deal over the weekend. Monchi, the well-known recruitment guru, has rejoined Sevilla after spending time at AS Roma. For the past few months, Monchi had been linked to Arsenal. Arsenal are in a state of flux right now as they transition from the Arsene Wenger years. There’s been plenty of talk that the Gunners are seeking to appoint a director of football who will oversee transfers. Arsenal fans had thought that Sven Mislinat may get that job, but he le...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Leeds United, Sevilla, Leeds, Roma, Antonio Valencia, Arsenal Arsenal, Unai Emery, Monchi, Arsenal West Ham, Roma Monchi


Christchurch suspect: Europe investigates possible far-right links

Officials in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria examine Brenton Tarrant’s travels before attackAuthorities in Europe are working to establish whether the man suspected of carrying out the most deadly terrorist attack in New Zealand’s history had any links to far-right groups on the continent.Since Friday, officials in Turkey, Bulgaria and Greece have begun formal investigations into the alleged gunman’s extensive travel through Europe in the years before he moved to New Zealand. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Spain, World news, Turkey, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Bulgaria, Christchurch, Greece Turkey, Turkey Bulgaria, Christchurch shooting, Brenton Tarrant


Isco gets 2nd chance at Madrid with Zidane back in charge

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Among the 60,000-plus spectators packed into the Santiago Bernabeu for the return of Zinedine Zidane, nobody seemed happier than Francisco “Isco” Alarcon. Having his old coach back in charge has given Isco a second chance to salvage his career at Real Madrid— and his status as one of Spain’s top talents. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Isco, Zidane, Santiago Bernabeu, Barcelona Spain, Francisco Isco Alarcon


Madrid Dispatch: A Bar for Spain’s Radical Right, Run by a Chinese Immigrant

Franco died in 1975, but the dictator’s spirit lives on for a new generation at Bar Oliva in Madrid.
Tags: News, Spain, Franco, Francisco, Chen, Politics And Government, Bars and Nightclubs, Madrid (Spain, Spanish Civil War (1936-39, Vox (Spanish Political Party, Xianwei, Madrid Dispatch, Bar Oliva


How Spain's 'Angel of Budapest' saved Jews

Angel Sanz Briz is honoured by Israel for rescuing Jews in WW2, but not well known in his native Spain.
Tags: News, Israel, Spain, Budapest, Sanz Briz


Bloody brawl breaks out between two passengers on Ryanair flight to Spain

A Ryanair flight from Scotland to Spain had some unexpected turbulence over the weekend after two passengers engaged in a bloody brawl.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Scotland, Spain, Ryanair, Usa Today


St Guilhem le Dsert

We have long been interested in the Chemin de St Jacques the Pilgrims Way from all over Europe to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain. Well not enough to actually walk it ourselves but it has been fun to follow the adventures of various friends w
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Santiago De Compostela, Chemin de St Jacques


Fighting Talk: Harley design boss Brad Richards

Harley-Davidson is under a microscope right now: its every move is dissected, examined and critiqued. And there have been plenty of moves lately. They’ve killed the Dyna while relaunching the Softail. They’ve announced a barrage of new models, including the Livewire. But although revenue is holding up at the moment, sales figures have been declining for several years—and were down 10% in 2018. It’s a challenging time for the Motor Company. So I sat down in Milwaukee with Harley’s VP of Styl...
Tags: Interviews, Milwaukee, Spain, Motorcycles, Ford, Briggs, Harley-davidson, Joe, Exif, Ford Motor Company, Harley, Yamaha, Stratton, Brad, Custom, Brad Richards


Catalan independence march passes through Madrid peacefully

Supporters renew calls for secession and protest at the trial of 12 separatist leaders Tens of thousands of Catalan independence supporters have marched through central Madrid in protest at the trial of 12 separatist leaders who helped organise the failed bid for independence from Spain in 2017 and to renew their call for a vote on secession. The demonstration was organised by two powerful civil society groups, the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) and Òmnium Cultural, around the slogan: “Self-det...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Catalonia, World news, Madrid, Carles Puigdemont, Catalan National Assembly ANC


Big pro-Catalan rally staged in Madrid

Tens of thousands of supporters of Catalan independence protest in Spain's capital.
Tags: News, Spain, Madrid


LAFC ready to play ball vs. NYCFC at Yankee Stadium

The New York City Football Club took a well-earned point last year in their debut at Los Angeles’ newly minted cathedral of soccer. Ahead of its first away match of 2019, the Los Angeles Football Club appear primed to do better than a draw inside NYCFC’s sporting house of worship. Despite repeated calls for a soccer-only facility to be constructed somewhere within New York City’s five boroughs, a club dubbed the Pigeons has nested on the grounds of the new Yankee Stadium since 2015. Having watch...
Tags: New York City, Sports, Los Angeles, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Fifa, Pep Guardiola, Mls, Pele, Major League Soccer, Yankees, Major League Baseball, David Villa, Villa


Thousands march in Madrid supporting separatists on trial

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands are marching in Madrid to support Catalan politicians and activists standing trial for their attempt to secede from Spain. The nine defendants face decades in prison on rebellion and other charges for staging a banned referendum in October 2017 and declaring Catalan independence, although they took no action to […]
Tags: News, Spain, Ap, Nation, Madrid


Frédérique Turgeon, Alana Ramsay add to medal haul at para alpine World Cup

Montreal's Frédérique Turgeon and Calgary's Alana Ramsay stood second and third on the podium for a second consecutive day following the women's slalom at a para alpine World Cup on Saturday in La Molina, Spain.Turgeon, who turns 20 on March 25, crossed the line in a little over two minutes (2:00.19) while the 24-year-old Ramsay clocked 2:01.12. Marie Bochet of France won in 1:53.58.Ramsay reached the World Cup podium for the first time this season on Friday after finishing fourth...
Tags: News, France, Spain, Ukraine, Graham, Norway, Montreal, Calgary, Natalie, Ramsay, Sapporo Japan, Charlottetown, Alpine Canada, Emily Young, McKeever, Canmore Alta


Madrid braces for major Catalan independence march

Tens of thousands of supporters expected to rally under heavy police presenceTens of thousands of Catalan independence supporters are due to march through central Madrid on Saturday to renew their call for a vote on seceding from Spain.The demonstration has been organised by two powerful civil society groups, the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) and Òmnium Cultural, around the slogan: “Self-determination is not a crime. Democracy is about deciding.” Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Catalonia, World news, Madrid, Catalan National Assembly ANC


Record crowd expected for women’s game in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A record crowd is expected to attend a women’s soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday. Atletico says no more tickets are available for the Spanish league match at the 68,000-capacity Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. The crowd will likely be the largest ever for a club-level women’s match in Europe, beating […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Spain, Barcelona, Ap, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Atletico, Wanda Metropolitano


Solskjaer on Man United signing Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale

Bale’s uncertain future at Madrid Zinedine Zidane recently retook charge of Real Madrid after leaving them last summer. Zidane won three Champions Leagues in a row with Madrid and most people will be happy to see him back at the Bernabeu. However, one man who probably isn’t so happy is Gareth Bale. Zidane never really took to Bale during his first spell managing Los Blancos and it is now being reported that the Frenchman does not want to work with him. Despite these reports, Bale’s agent claims...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Gareth Bale, Bale, Madrid, United, Madrid Spain, Zidane, Santiago Bernabeu, Los Blancos, Solskjaer


Chris Harris Samples the 919 Hybrid

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Tags: Spain, Autos, Hybrid, Chris Harris, Aragon, Neel Jani, Porsche Motorsports, 919, Chris Harris On Cars


Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to meet in Indian Wells semifinal

INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 15: Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a forehand against Hubert Hurkacz of Poland during their men’s singles quarter final match on day twelve of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 15, 2019 in Indian Wells, California. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Hubert Hurkacz, of Poland, serves to Roger Federer, of Switzerland, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J...
Tags: California, Russia, Sports, Spain, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Shanghai, Dubai, Novak Djokovic, Switzerland, Poland, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Lafayette, Melinda Gates


Group seeking to overthrow Kim behind North Korea embassy raid in Spain: Washington Post

A dissident organization committed to overthrowing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was behind a raid on the North Korean embassy in Spain last month, The Washington Post reported on Friday, quoting people familiar with the planning and execution of the mission. The newspaper, which did not further identify its sources, identified the group as Cheollima Civil Defense, which also goes by the name Free Joseon. The Post's sources said the group did not act in coordination with any governments and ...
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, North Korea, Spain, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Donald Trump, Hanoi, Cheollima Civil Defense


Arsenal ‘expecting’ Monchi to join despite Sevilla interest

Change is coming at Arsenal Arsenal are reportedly ‘expecting’ popular recruitment chief Monchi to join the club this summer despite interest from former club Sevilla. The Gunners have been left in an unexpected position. When Arsene Wenger left the club last summer, Arsenal needed to rebuild the club from the ground up. Not only did they appoint Unai Emery as manager, they appointed Sven Mislintat as head of recruitment. It was expected that the pair would combine to make Arsenal title contend...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Sevilla, Emirates Stadium, Europa League, Raul, Gabon, Arsenal Fc, Rennes, Aubameyang, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


'There is no planet B': best placards from the youth climate strike

Young people in more than 100 countries press politicians to act on climate change Continue reading...
Tags: Japan, Protest, Greece, Climate Change, France, Scotland, Germany, India, Environment, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, South Africa, Italy


Spain fights cyberattacks, fake news ahead of key elections

MADRID (AP) — Spain is joining Europe-wide efforts to fight disinformation and online sabotage with new resources ahead of elections. Spanish deputy prime minister, Carmen Calvo, announced Friday that the government has readied protocols to shield the April 28 general election from cyberattacks. That will take place one month before the May 26 European election. […]
Tags: Europe, News, Spain, Ap, Nation, Madrid, Carmen Calvo