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More than 800 new coronavirus deaths in Spain, pushing toll to 5 690

2020-03-28 16:28

The death toll from coronavirus in Spain surged over 5 600 after 832 people died in 24 hours.

Coronavirus: Spanish MotoGP postponed

2020-03-26 14:02

The Spanish MotoGP due to be staged on May 3 has become the latest sporting casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.

Madrid postpones gay pride march due to coronavirus

2020-03-25 14:20

Madrid's massive annual Gay Pride march, has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Spain to extend coronavirus state of emergency until 11 April

2020-03-23 07:29

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says his government plans to ask for extension until 11 April over a state of emergency it imposed this month to try and curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

China spends $4.5bn as Wuhan coronavirus cases set to peak

2020-02-09 15:59

Scientists modeling the virus in Wuhan predict that infections may peak later this month. The illness has killed 813 people, making it deadlier than the SARS outbreak almost two decades ago. Reported cases in China have climbed to 37,198.

Police sprinting champ nabs Spanish bag snatchers

2019-12-24 21:16

Two Spanish robbers who tried to flee on foot after snatching a bag containing $3 300 met with more than they bargained for when one of the police officers pursuing them turned out to be a record-holding sprinter.

WATCH | #LH44VR46 - Ride onboard with Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi as they swap rides

2019-12-20 11:45

Jump onboard with Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi to get an exclusive insight into the pair making motorsport history with the ultimate race-machinery swap.

UN talks struggle to stave off climate chaos

2019-12-13 18:16

United Nations climate negotiations in Madrid were set to wrap up on Friday with even the best-case outcome likely to fall well short of what science says is needed to avert a future ravaged by global warming.

Five tigers arrive at Spanish refuge after Polish rescue

2019-12-02 20:29

Five tigers that narrowly survived a harrowing journey across Europe before being impounded at the Polish border, have arrived at an animal shelter in southeastern Spain.

Alex Marquez to join brother Marc at Honda MotoGP team in 2020

2019-11-19 09:36

Alex Marquez will ride alongside his older brother and six-time MotoGP world champion Marc at Honda next season, the team announced.

 

Spain coronavirus death toll hits 4 800, nearly 800 die in just one day

2020-03-27 18:26

The death toll in Spain soared over 4 800 after 769 people died in 24 hours.

Spain's coronavirus death toll hits 3 434, overtakes China

2020-03-25 17:20

Spain's coronavirus toll overtook that of China, rising to 3 434 after another 738 people died as Madrid announced a multi-million-euro deal with Beijing for critical supplies.

Spanish soldiers find bodies in retirement homes

2020-03-24 09:40

Spanish soldiers deployed to help fight the new coronavirus outbreak have found elderly patients abandoned, and sometimes dead, at retirement homes, as an ice rink inside a Madrid shopping mall was turned into a temporary morgue to cope with surge in cases.

WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-02-24 07:27

Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum | Protests in Chile hit Latin America's biggest music festival; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

Trump acquitted | Cruise ship passengers have coronavirus: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-02-06 08:25

In the US, people react to Trump acquittal | Ten more on cruise ship off Japan have new coronavirus; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

2019-12-22 08:39

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

'Cleaner and cheaper': Sunny Spain is banking on renewable energy

2019-12-16 11:59

With productive solar and wind power, Madrid looks to Brussels and beyond for investment in climate projects.

Spain court sentences man over gang rape website

2019-12-10 22:02

A Spanish court sentenced Tuesday a man to 18 months in jail for setting up a website showing where a notorious gang rape took place during the running of the bulls festival in the city of Pamplona three years ago.

MotoGP champion Marquez has 'successful' shoulder surgery

2019-11-28 09:12

World MotoGP champion Marc Marquez underwent his second shoulder operation in the space of a year with the surgery described as "successful" by his Honda team.

SA fans react to Brad Binder's Moto2 close with a three-in-a-row win in Valencia

2019-11-17 18:00

SA's Brad Binder ended his Moto2 career on a high in Valencia on Sunday as he readies for the huge step up to MotoGP next year. The fans at home were ecstatic on Twitter!

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