Thursday, October 1, 2020

Spain registers 11,016 COVID-19 cases Wednesday as coronavirus patients in Madrid take up 41% of hospital beds

At the national level, 9.28% of beds are being taken up by COVID-19 patients, rising to 17.93% in intensive care units

Irish ‘godfather’ Christy Kinahan to be tried for passport fraud in Spain as 27 alleged mafia members let off...

The court ruling says the investigation has uncovered 'sufficient evidence' Christy Kinahan 'used a false passport to travel from Madrid's Barajas Airport to Rio in Janeiro

Gibraltar ice rink to be replaced by a climbing wall as costs mount

THE ice rink at the Leisure Centre is too expensive to maintain and will be dismantled shortly, said the Gibraltar Government.

ICU admissions double in one month in Spain

ICU patients have more than doubled in the last month, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

New COVID-19 case at Gibraltar school sends 20 into self-isolation

ANOTHER case of COVID-19 has been found at at a Gibraltar school as numbers continued to rise on the Rock to 49 in latest figures.

Chilly start to October as intense cold blast forecast to spread across Spain

The cold blast will bring a dramatic drop in temperature, wind and rough sea conditions.

Spain’s Andalucia registers 21 deaths and 1,071 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Granada saw the most deaths between Tuesday and Wednesday with nine, followed by Sevilla counting four, Malaga and Cordoba three and Cadiz two

Men are suffering and dying more from COVID-19 than women in Spain’s Andalucia, study suggests

A STUDY by the Junta de Andalucia has suggested men are more at risk from COVID-19 than women once the virus has...

Spain is a long way off from closing down Marbella and Andalucia’s biggest cities due to COVID-19 – here’s...

Any town or city with more than 100,000 inhabitants is now in the hands of the central government when it comes to bringing back lockdown-style measures

Nine pilot whales die after beaching in northern Spain

The 15-strong pod lost their bearings and beached on the sands of Moris beach, 15 km west of the town of Gijon

Endangered turtles released off Spain’s Murcia to be tracked around the world by satellite

LOGGERHEAD turtles born in captivity have been released into the wild off Murcia beaches. Over two separate releases, 21...

Largest European footbridge opens on Costa del Sol’s Senda Litoral

More than 200 tonnes of Scots pine wood from Scandinavia and almost 15 tonnes of stainless steel have been used in its construction

LISTED: The COVID-19 restrictions which will be brought back to towns in Spain’s Andalucia IF they meet the criteria

If a town meets the criteria, it will be ordered to close bars at 10pm and shut down all of its markets

BREAKING: Spain takes back power to close off large towns or cities as Madrid surrenders to COVID-19 measures –...

Once these milestones are passed, measures to limit mobility, social interactions and opening hours will be implemented immediately, warned Illa

False bomb threat at Spain’s Palma de Mallorca airport

A FAKE bomb threat almost caused an evacuation at Palma de Mallorca airport this evening. It came after...

Doctors and teachers banned from speaking out to media about COVID-19 in Spain’s Madrid

An internal statement released by regional leader Isabel Ayuso urged the affected workers to 'never act on their own' when talking to media outlets

Casino conmen on Spain’s Costa Blanca face serious jail time over forged bank notes

LUCK ran out for two men who decided to use Alicante Casino as a laundering point for 15 fake €500 notes.

Furlough extended as Benidorm tourist and hospitality groups stage protest on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN’S government announced an extension to furlough payments today(September 29) as Benidorm hosted a motorcade protest calling on the scheme to continue.

Life to continue as ‘normal’ for majority of Spain’s Andalucia after region announces ‘advisory’ rule of six while hardest...

Just one town in Sevilla (Casariche), will be closed down after registering a coronavirus incidence rate of 4,582.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past two weeks

Pre-lockdown divorce applications plummet by 40% on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DIVORCE applications have plummeted 40% throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca, but not just because of the coronavirus lockdown. It is...

Ecologists demand closure of airfield after string of accidents on Spain’s Costa del Sol

On July 7, a small plane crashed on landing during a routine training flight, destroying the aircraft involved

BREAKING: Rule of six and other COVID-19 measures announced for Spain’s Andalucia

The Junta is studying ways to make the rule of six a legal obligation

Michael Schumacher moved to villa in Spain’s Mallorca purchased from Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez

The property was previously owned by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and purchased for £26 million by Schumacher's wife Corinna in 2017

Spain’s Andalucia sees deadliest COVID-19 figures in a week as it detects 1,236 new cases Tuesday

Hospitalisations have also increased, yet again, to a total of 1,103 (38 more than Monday), with 154 of these in intensive care units

Cautious optimism as new COVID-19 cases slow down on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE RATE of new COVID-19 cases is falling in Alicante Province according to the latest data supplied by the Valencian Health Ministry.

Medieval wall unearthed in Malaga as dig next to metro becomes largest in Spain

This structure has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC), which means that it must be protected and preserved