Monday, March 30, 2020

Costa Blanca police ‘break down perceived barriers’ with home visits for children celebrating birthdays during Spain’s lock-down

SAN FULGENCIO Local Police in the Vega Baja area of Costa Blanca South have made a pledge to lighten the lock-down blues...

European Space Agency proves lock-down leads to significant drop in pollution above Spain’s major cities

A BAN on non-essential travel has led to a drastic drop in pollution across Spain. The European Space Agency...

Coronavirus cases up to 65 in Gibraltar with on the spot fines ‘possible’

Ministers have pleaded with the public to not abuse of freedoms provided by its social lockdown or they will be forced to allow on the spot fines.

Mixed news: Official Coronavirus figures released for Alicante region showing more deaths but increase in hospital discharges

OFFICIAL figures relating to Coronavirus cases were announced today, Sunday March 29, by Minister of Universal Health and Public Health, Ana Barceló.

Extension to Gibraltar Cemetery as Coronavirus deaths expected

THE confirmed caseload in Gibraltar has risen slightly to 56 from yesterday’s 55 confirmed cases while there are 42 active cases, which are in isolation.

BREAKING: Spanish Air Force sets off on mammoth 33-hour mission to China to collect medical supplies

A Spanish air transporter has set off today on a mammoth 33 hour journey to Shanghai, China to collect medical supplies for...

CORONAVIRUS: Sporting Director’s story exposes holes in the Spanish Medical System

THE Sporting Director of the LCR Honda MotoGP team has shared his personal experience on social media about the tragic loss of...

CORONAVIRUS: Rota Naval Base on lockdown as US sailor tests positive

NAVAL Station Rota is on increased security measures after one of their US sailors tested positive for the deadly coronavirus it was...

Costa Blanca town reaches 1,000 fines for people violating lock-down

IN ONLY two weeks of ‘lock-down’, Torrevieja authorities will have issued 1,000 penalties to people flouting lock-down restrictions, according to the Mayor.

CORONAVIRUS: Mount Alvernia workers among 20 new cases in Gibraltar

There are now 42 people tested to have Covid-19 in Gibraltar, nearly double that of yesterday with mass testing to be carried out shortly.

Costa Blanca entertainers ‘bring the world together’, and defy Spain’s lockdown with all-day charity memorial gig … online

TOP entertainers in the Costa Blanca have come together to rescue a memorial gig that was destined for the Coronavirus chop.

Gibraltar starts mass testing to find out Coronavirus spread

THE Gibraltar Health Authority will be testing a portion of the population to see the reach of the Coronavirus in the community after recent case rises.

CORONAVIRUS: Nine new cases in Gibraltar as of today

There have now been a total of 35 cases of Coronavirus in Gibraltar, with 13 of them having fully recovered although that number could go up further.

CORONAVIRUS: Italian mayor claims Valencia Champions League match with Atalanta was a ‘biological bomb’ for Spain and Italy

VALENCIA CF’s match Lombardy based Atalanta, the Italian region at the heart of Europe’s coronavirus outbreak, has been dubbed a ‘biological bomb’.

CORONAVIRUS: Vox party members given all clear after March meeting that infected key party members

A TOTAL of 70 members of the far right Vox party from Cordoba have completed their voluntary 17-day coronavirus quarantine.

Spain’s Jerez MotoGP cancelled due to coronavirus, costing millions in lost revenue

THE Spanish MotoGP Grand Prix due to be held at the beginning of May has been postponed indefinitely, potentially costing the areamillions...

While crime decreases, professor talks of Spain’s lock-down enhancing psychopathic tendencies and domestic criminality

DESPITE urban and rural crimes being fewer in number due to lock-down restrictions, domestic crime is the main concern for Murcia University’s,...

Spanish health manager talks of choosing between saving patients’ lives and saving resources for other victims

THE CRISIS in Spain’s healthcare system because of the Coronavirus is revealed in a telling interview with Dr. Rubén Jara, the ICU...

Gibraltar workers to get over £1,000 a month in Coronavirus pay

‘Everyone who works in our economy’ will be rewarded with a living wage during the crisis ‘to put food on the table’, said the Gibraltar Chief Minister.

CORONAVIRUS: Leading anis distillery in Spain’s Andalucia offers its premises to Government to make hand sanitiser

AN Andalucian spirit-makers has told the Government it will start producing hand sanitisers and give them to those in need.

WATCH: Andalucia leads in Spain for adhering to coronavirus lockdown protocol

The deserted streets of Andalucia have has been picked up by both the BBC and CNN, who put a focus on Cordoba to report on the pandemic.

Sportswear manufacturer in Spain uses factories to make medical supplies for coronavirus fight

Austral, a Spanish manufacturer for triathlon suits, cycling and running equipment has fabricated 11,000 face masks.

Coronavirus cases stay still as lockdown comes into effect tonight

As Gibraltar prepares for its toughest social lockdown since the war, authorities insisted that the measures were taken to ‘protect you’ from Covid-19.

CORONAVIRUS DIARY: A week into lockdown and Mamma is your new Spanish teacher…with a little help from the strong...

Start by laying down some RULES before things get out of hand (And it's not the kids I’m worried about)

Spain’s Green Beret commandos arrive in Costa Blanca to provide back-up during Covid-19 lock-down

OPERATION BALMIS began this morning, March 23, with the Special Operations (MOE) of Rabasa pulling up in Orihuela.

Only living 1918 Spanish Flu survivor issues dire warning to the population amid coronavirus crisis

SPAIN’S only living survivor of the 1918 flu pandemic, ‘La Grippe’ has issued a dire warning about the severity of the coronavirus...