Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of 'Fighting Prince of Donegal'

The Irish chieftain was buried in the same Spanish chapel as Christopher Columbus.

By Eimear Flanagan • bbcnews
May 31, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: archaeology spain republic-of-ireland

Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction

A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Dec. 13, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: dna evolution genetics genome birds spain extinction animals united-states wildlife hunting catalonia

Stars align for epic space missions

Athena and Lisa, two major astronomy projects of the 2030s, should launch within a year of each other.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 28, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: spain space-exploration european-space-agency earth-observation

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: environment conservation spain animals france bears slovenia

Wandering males transformed Spain's DNA

An ancient mass migration transformed the genetic make-up of people in Iberia, a new DNA study reveals.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
March 15, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: genetics archaeology spain portugal gibraltar andorra

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