Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Women’s rights groups show solidarity for 90-year-old murdered during COVID-19 lockdown in Spain’s Andalucia

Campaigners, currently isolated due to the quarantine, have reiterated the message that during these times of confinement, no one is alone

Second Celta Vigo football star breaks Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown and returns home to Russia

A SECOND footballer from Galician La Liga side Celta Vigo has broken Spain's lockdown restrictions to fly back to his home country...

COVID-19: Number of unemployed in Spain surges to record high of 3.54 million

THE COVID-19 outbreak has taken its toll on the country’s unemployment figures as statistics were released by the Social Security department yesterday.

Spain’s Cordoba sees four new COVID-19 deaths as caseload jump to 782

THE Province of Cordoba has seen its number of cases increase overnight to 782, with 41 new reported infections in the past...

AXARQUIA turns into winter wonderland after hailstorm and tornados batter the region

INLAND Axarquia saw an impressive blanket of hail fall yesterday after severe storms swept across western Andalucia. Alcaucin, La...

Last surviving member of Spain’s heroic WW2 ‘La Nueve’ group dies from coronavirus, aged 99

RAFAEL Gomez Nieto, the last surviving member of the ‘La Nueve’, a group of WW2 Spaniards that invaded Nazi occupied Paris in...

Spanish F1 ace Fernando Alonso donates thousands of masks and protection kits to Unicef to combat the coronavirus

FORMULA One legend Fernando Alonso has made a donation of 4,000 protection kits and 300,000 masks to humanitarian aid organisation UNICEF to...

BREAKING: First suspected DEATH in Gibraltar from COVID-19

A MAN has died in Gibraltar after having Coronavirus symptoms, followed by a heart attack although his swab results were still being processed.

Spanish Navy sends 800-bed medical ship to Melilla to bolster its health facilities

THE Spanish Navy has announced its first mission as part of the large-scale Operation Balmis. The amphibious vessel Galicia...

Decathlon donates all its scuba masks to Spanish hospitals in bid to fight COVID-19 spread

LEADING sports retailer Decathlon has blocked the sale in store and online of its full face scuba masks and donated its total...

Couple face €30,000 fine after flouting coronavirus lockdown with sex session on beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A RANDY couple have been told they could face a €30,000 fine after they had sex on a Costa del Sol beach.

Hospitals in Spain at ‘breaking point’ as stand in Health Director holds crisis meeting

SPAIN’S hospitals are near ‘breaking point’ with a deluge of critical Covid cases in the last few days. A...

An urgent appeal has been sent out for the workers of a German travelling circus trapped in Spain

The 16 members of the troop, plus three children of the Berlin Circus are stuck on the Costa del Sol without any...

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...

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...

Spain’s Andalucia and the Catch-22 situation of its agricultural workers and social distancing

THE Junta de Andalucia is working hard to create solutions to the growing issue of keeping the agricultural industry functioning during the...

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.

EXCLUSIVE: How Spain’s coronavirus lockdown is affecting expat business-owners in rural Andalucia

AS Spain grinds to a halt under the Government-imposed lockdown, many businesses have closed their doors to trading, in a bid to...

President of Spain’s La Liga reveals football matches set for mid-May kick off

JAVIER Tebas, President of La Liga has revealed that the league hopes to resume in mid-May thanks to the postponement of the...

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...

Handling of coronavirus restores some faith back in Spanish government, survey reveals

THE handling of the coronavirus outbreak by the newly formed coalition government of Spain has gone some way to softening the public’s...

Farmers in Spain’s Andalucia face yet another threat as Julen death fallout forces well closures, cutting off water supplies

FARMERS across Andalucia are facing yet another threat to their livelihoods as thousands of ‘illegal’ wells are being sealed up and closed...
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