Coronavirus

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. Using modern technology and...

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’. In a recent...

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. No infections have been reported...

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 in income. The...

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, Álvaro Pintado. The...

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 manager at...

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. The Rute-based Machaquito Distillery is...

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. Local Mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, welcomed them to...

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 pandemic. Jose Ameal...

Costa Blanca neighbours give time and use traditional skills to make 3500 masks for Alicante hospitals

CARING citizens in the Alicante neighbourhoods of Elda and Petrer are using their spare time during lock-down to make hospitals’ surgical masks for free. With...

Spain’s athletes approve likely postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

“We’re dreaming again,” Spanish athletes welcome the IOC’s decision to consider a postponement of the Olympic Games.

Nun second victim to die in Murcia region, as sisterhood makes vow to ‘serve the sick, even at the...

FIGURES released last night, March 22, confirm that a nun in Totana became the second person to die from complications relating to Coronavirus pandemic. The...

Local Police in Spain’s Costa Blanca tightening lock-down restrictions even further – fines DOUBLED

ALICANTE Policia Local are tightening the fixed and mobile checkpoints, with fines being DOUBLED for those that break the restrictions. The maximum fine is now...

LOCKDOWN in Gibraltar from Tuesday morning as Coronavirus spikes

No-one will be able to leave their homes unless it is for work exercise or taking their kids to the schools for day care as the 15 cases test positive.

Quarantined with kids – these 20 activities will help keep children entertained at home during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

Does it feel like a crowded house? Are you crawling the walls? Got cabin fever already?

Back to 1969 with a twist: How Coronavirus has changed Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR had not felt more like an island since the frontier was shut more than 50 years ago but Coronavirus has taken fortress mentality to a new level.

Medical body concerned over lack of life-saving equipment in Spain’s Costa Blanca hospitals

ALICANTE’S College of Physicians, COMA, has told the Ministry of Health of its concern about a lack of protective masks and other essential equipment. In...

Mayor of Murcia looks to recruit volunteers to help elderly in fight against Coronavirus

MURCIA City Council is urging citizens to come forward to help in the battle against the spread of Coronavirus. It is reinforcing its volunteer plan,...

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