In an experimental and radical new treatment, a child in America has been cured of her aggressive Leukemia thanks to the introduction of a genetically modified AIDS virus (read story here). Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has defended the harshness of the measures implemented in his first year of office, as he denies criticism that only fraudsters have benefited from his policies (read story here). Scientists at the University of Washington are investigating if the universe is in fact an artificial reality by creating a computer simulation to determine if it really exists or not (read story here).
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has spoken today about pensions and has declared that, ´we tried and it was impossible', as criticism and calls for resignation have been heard from politicians Rosa Díez and Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba (read story here). A recent increase in the prevalence of prostitutes on the Paseo Marítim stealing items such as wallets and phones from unsuspecting tourists has caused unrest amongst restaurant and bar owners on the seafront (read story here). Ravi Shankar, the famous Indian sitarist has died at the age of 92. Described as the best-known contemporary Indian musician, Shankar was known by many for his collaborations and friendship with George Harrison (read story here).
Education minister, José Ignacio Wert, denies that his proposed education reforms are intended to obliterate the Catalan language and that he is engaged in "a social and linguistic battle" (read story here).