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Michael Gore

A helping hand: Spanish inventor crafts 3D-printed, prosthetic arms

Jun 18 2021

MADRID Born without the lower part of his left arm, eight-year old Juan Moyolema was thrilled to receive a new hand from a Madrid-based organisation that uses 3D printers to create tailor-made prostheses which it donates to people around the world. | Video

Europe dares to reopen as 200 millionth vaccine dose delivered

May 10 2021

MADRID/LONDON As its vaccination drive reaches a third of adults and COVID-19 infections ease, Europe is starting to reopen cities and beaches, raising hopes that this summer's holiday season can be saved before it is too late.

Spaniards party as COVID curfew ends but doubts remain

May 10 2021

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) -Exhilarated Spaniards chanting "freedom" danced in streets and partied on beaches as a COVID-19 curfew ended in most of the country, but others feared it was too soon to let go. | Video

'Freedom' fiestas: Spaniards celebrate end of COVID curfew

May 09 2021

MADRID/BARCELONA, May 9 Exhilarated Spaniards danced in streets, chanted "freedom" and partied on beaches overnight as a COVID-19 curfew ended across most of the nation.

Pandas a respite from pandemic for Madrid care home residents

May 05 2021

MADRID (Reuters) -Elderly residents from a nursing home outside Madrid relished the fresh air and freedom of a guided tour around the city's zoo on Wednesday, delighting in particular at the sight of Bing-Xing the giant panda.

Residents drum up Easter spirit in spite of pandemic

Apr 02 2021

CALANDA, Spain, April 2 When Holy Week processions were cancelled because of Spain's COVID-19 restrictions, keeping a Good Friday drumming tradition alive took on extra importance for the residents of Calanda.

Madrid rushes to clone precious oaks downed by snowstorm

Feb 18 2021

MADRID After the worst snowstorm in decades damaged half a million of Madrid's trees, a specialist arboreal rescue team is swooping in to clone some of the most valuable specimens, creating genetically identical copies for future generations to enjoy. | Video

At least three dead in central Madrid building explosion

Jan 20 2021

MADRID At least three people died and eleven were injured on Wednesday afternoon when a building in central Madrid was blown apart by an explosion, with four of the wounded requiring hospitalisation. | Video

Bürgermeister - Tote bei Explosion in Madrid - Gasleck vermutet

Jan 20 2021

Madrid Bei einer Explosion im Zentrum von Madrid sind am Mittwoch offiziellen Angaben zufolge mindestens zwei Menschen ums Leben gekommen und acht weitere verletzt worden.

Madrid food bank swamped by 'new wave of poverty'

Oct 30 2020

MADRID, Oct 30 Before the coronavirus pandemic, Conrado Gimenez's Madrid-based food bank helped around 400 people a month. Now it distributes 10 tonnes of supplies between 3,500 people every day.

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