Spanish beaches have figured out socially distant sunbathing - and you can book your spot on an app

2020-05-15 17:13

The local beach in Canet d'en Berenguer is rolling out a mobile app for people to book a morning or afternoon sunbathing slot.

Massive undercounting of global coronavirus deaths, according to new analysis

2020-04-27 14:38

By measuring excess mortality — the gap between normal death rates and 2020 rates — The Financial Times found many undercounted deaths.

8 times world leaders downplayed the coronavirus and put their countries at greater risk

2020-04-11 17:20

Multiple world leaders blatantly downplayed warnings early on that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to mass death and infections.

Spain is moving to establish permanent basic income in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

2020-04-07 11:26

Spain is moving to implement a permanent basic income as a measure to help workers and families battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Spain recorded 950 coronavirus deaths in a day, the highest single-day toll of any country

2020-04-02 16:19

Italy, where the virus first started taking hold in Europe, peaked at 919 deaths in a day on March 27 before that number started to decrease.

A Spanish princess is the world's first royal to die from the coronavirus

2020-03-28 20:17

Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma, a cousin of Spain's King Felipe IV, died on Thursday from COVID-19. She was 86 years old.

Spanish soccer club rejects coronavirus tests 'for social reasons'

2020-03-19 13:41

Real Valladolid refused La Liga's offer to provide tests for its players because "there are people out there ... who need them far more than we do."

Coronavirus: Spain nationalises all private hospitals, enters lockdown

2020-03-17 15:41

Spain has put all private hospitals under government control indefinitely as the number of coronavirus cases surge in the country.

A building in Spain that looks like a giant fish made for one of the world's best architecture photos

2020-02-03 17:27

The surreal shot of the Hemisferic science museum in Valencia won the Judges' Prize in the Art of Building Photographer of the Year contest.

A pile of manure in Spain spontaneously ignited in Europe's record heatwave, and started a forest fire

2019-06-28 13:07

Miquel Buch, interior minister of Catalonia, Spain, warned that the fires "could burn through 20,000 hectares".


Spanish officials apologise for attempting to disinfect a beach with bleach

2020-04-30 13:54

The move was met with public outcry, namely from local environmentalists who said it caused "brutal" damage to the ecosystem of Zahara de los Atunes.

Coronavirus: Spain, Denmark, Italy and Austria are lifting their restrictions

2020-04-14 15:26

Spain and Italy are among the worst-hit, while Austria, Denmark, Poland, and the Czech Republic avoided mass outbreaks. All are starting to reopen.

No hugs for family of Spanish healthcare workers amid Covid-19 crisis

2020-04-08 16:28

The Cruz family has gone from frequent hugs to zero physical contact, said Ana Jiménez Cruz, who now has to sit on a different couch than her parents.

Italy, Spain, and France reported declines in daily coronavirus death tolls - lockdown likely to stay

2020-04-06 11:44

"We are suffering very much. It's a devastating pain," Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Sunday.

Covid-19: Spanish police ask for snorkel mask donations to build makeshift ventilators

2020-04-01 13:41

Full-face snorkeling masks are being used to hook up patients to ventilators in some hospitals where equipment is running low.

Quarantined Spanish couple gets married at apartment window after 200-guest wedding is cancelled

2020-03-19 17:20

Neighbours witnessed the heartfelt ceremony through the windows of their own homes.

Watch people quarantined in Spain leaning out of windows to applaud frontline medical workers

2020-03-18 08:53

After the Spanish prime minister announced a country-wide lockdown, self-quarantined Spaniards took to their windows to applaud healthcare workers.

A second hotel is under lockdown as Europe tries to contain the spread of coronavirus

2020-02-26 08:31

Another European hotel has gone into lockdown, this time in the Alps region of Austria after a receptionist tested positive for the new coronavirus.

A British woman whose heart stopped for 6 hours while hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees says it's a 'miracle' she survived

2019-12-09 17:38

Audrey Schoeman caught severe hypothermia while caught in a snowstorm last month. Doctors say this is the longest cardiac arrest recorded in Spain.

'Hell is coming': Western Europe braces for its hottest weather since a 2003 heat wave killed 15,000 people in France

2019-06-26 10:47

Countries including France, Germany, and Spain are expected to see abnormally high temperatures as high as 45 degrees Celsius this week.

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