Spain Current Affairs, GK & News

Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro Park added to World Heritage List

Buen Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado of Madrid, Spain have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Highlights With this announcement the total number of World Heritage Sites in Spain goes up to 49 which is the third-highest globally only after Italy and China. Before the addition of these two sites none of the ..

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World Book and Copyright Day: April 23

Every year the World Book and Copyrights Day is celebrated on April 23 by UNESCO. UNESCO is United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. This year, to celebrate the World Book and Copyright Day, UNESCO has created “Bookface Challenge”. About World Book and Copyrights Day The first World Book and Copyrights Day was celebrated in ..

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Europe’s Largest Solar Power Plant: Francisco Pizzaro

Spain and France have recently signed an agreement to build 590 MW of solar power plant. This will be the largest solar power plant in Europe. The agreement was signed between Iberdola of Spain and Donone of France. About the Power Plant The solar power plant is to be built at a cost of 364 ..

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Facebook and Google to pay for news in Australia, for the first time in the world

In a first of its kind move, Australia has made it mandatory that tech giants Google and Facebook will have to pay the media outlets in the country for the news content used by these companies. This is aimed at protecting the future of independent journalism in the country and this move will be keenly ..

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WHO warns about a New and Dangerous phase of COVID-19

Following reports of relaxation in lockdown by various major economies around the world, on 19th June 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that this could lead to a new and dangerous phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. As people and governments across the world are tired of lockdowns, the WHO reminded that the Covid-19 ..

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