Coronavirus

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,...

CORONAVIRUS: Still a low number of confirmed cases in Gibraltar for now

A total of ten people have contracted Covid-19 in Gibraltar, many cases are thought to be by local transmission.

Costa Blanca hoteliers gift hundreds of empty beds to Valencian health authorities in fight against Coronavirus

ALICANTE Province’s major hotel association has pledged hundreds of its beds to health authorities, in a major move to halt the spread of the...

Gibraltar Parliament agree to £500m Coronavirus emergency budget

THE Gibraltar Government could borrow up to 500 million pounds for Coronavirus aid if the community requires it in the coming months.

CORONAVIRUS: ‘Gibraltar is like a cruise ship’, says minister at drive-thru testing

The new testing facility at the old Rooke site could have results back in six hours once it sets up on March 23, said the health minister as he opened it.

COVID-19: Guidelines to follow in Spain during coronavirus State of Alarm

People who do not respect the State of Alarm face fines of up to 600,000 euros and even prison sentences.

Gibraltar schools change role from Monday as Coronavirus continues to spread

As the number of active cases of Coronavirus went up to eight on the Rock, plans to make the schools take care of children during the day were announced.

CORONAVIRUS: Gibraltar galleries next to close as culture goes digital

GALLERIES are next to close and culture goes online in Gibraltar after the Coronavirus pandemic grows to ten total cases in the British territory.

HM The Queen states that she and her family ‘stand ready to play their part’

AMID the emergency measures being introduced here in Spain and in the UK, our Monarch has released a statement to the nation. In an online...

EXCLUSIVE: Spain’s miracle baby born during a state of alarm in coronavirus-hit Andalucia

Being born in the time of the coronavirus implies a double dose of illusion and hope.

Local Police in Costa Blanca town ban ‘meetings of more than one person’ with fines of up to €30,000...

ALGORFA Policia Local has issued a statement this morning, March 19, prohibiting meetings of two people or more. It states that ‘penalties of 600 to...

Coronavirus: French Open’s controversial new dates in late September ‘approved’ by Spain’s Rafael Nadal

Uproar in the tennis world following surprise announcement by Roland Garros officials to move French Open to September.

Five new Coronavirus cases reported in Gibraltar are not in danger

There are now six active Coronavirus patients in Gibraltar, but all are in good health, with a number of tests still to be received from the UK.

Lock-down may be working in Alicante province, no new Coronavirus cases for 24 hours

ALICANTE province has not registered any new cases of Coronavirus between Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 March. The region’s Minister of Health, Ana Barceló, made...

COVID-19: Critical Condition for first paediatric coronavirus admission in Spain’s Andalucia

Twelve dead in Andalucia and first child admitted to hospital.

Covid-19: Chinese community donates face masks to Cordoba’s Reina Sofia Hospital

Chinese citizens hand over a thousand masks to the National Police.

WATCH: ‘T-Rex’ spotted in Murcia trying to evade Coronavirus lock-down

POLICE in Murcia have had to take to social media reminding citizens that fancy dress costumes are not a valid way to avoid the...

BARKING MAD: Man walks toy dog in bid to escape Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

A MAN faces a hefty fine after police caught him walking a toy dog in a bid to get round the coronavirus lockdown. In his...

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