Friday, May 29, 2020

Spain and Europe’s COVID-19 response hampered by insufficient testing and lack of PPE, reveal minutes of EU coronavirus meetings

INSUFFICIENT testing hampered Spain and the EU’s COVID-19 response, newly-released documents have revealed. Minutes from the meetings of the...

Coronavirus has entered its ‘final phase’ in Spain and will be ‘insignificant’ within weeks, says infectious diseases expert

Experts say the spread of coronavirus in the coming weeks will be minimal and that large outbreaks are “unlikely”.

Five exceptions that permit travel between provinces in Spain regardless of COVID-19 lockdown Phase

Since the state of alarm was decreed in Spain as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, movement between provinces has been restricted.

BREAKING: Malaga, Granada and whole of Valencia WILL pass into Phase 2 of Spain’s coronavirus de-escalation plan on Monday

THE whole of Andalucia and Valencia will be in Phase 2 of the coronavirus de-escalation plan on Monday.  It comes after the Government announced today...

BREAKING: Spain records just ONE coronavirus death and 182 new cases in past 24 hours

SPAIN has recorded just one death from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.  According to the health ministry, it brings the total number of people...

Protests break out in Spain as Nissan confirms closure of Barcelona plants with loss of 3,000 jobs

THOUSANDS of workers have been protesting outside the gates of Nissan's Barcelona plant after receiving confirmation that it will close.

Spain doesn’t rule out opening to tourism on a region-by-region basis depending on an area’s COVID-19 incidence

SPAIN may open up to tourism step-by-step and on a regional level depending on how well an area is coping with COVID-19, it has...

CRUISE BOSS: ‘Brits will not dock in Spain’ this year if the UK is where it is now on...

A CRUISE boss in Galicia has warned that British travellers 'will not dock in Spain' if the UK is where it is now on...

BREAKING: Number of both coronavirus related deaths and new infections in Spain rise slightly in last 24 hours

BOTH the number of coronavirus related deaths and the number of new infections in Spain have increased slightly in the last 24 hours.

Residents in Phase 2 provinces throughout Spain can renew their ID cards and passports from today

FROM today you can go to the police station to renew your ID cards and passports if the province you live in has entered Phase 2.

Spain begins longest official national mourning in its democracy after almost 30,000 lose lives to coronavirus

SPAIN is now in an official period of mourning for the more than 28,700 people killed by COVID-19.

Spain will seek sixth and final extension of coronavirus state of alarm until end of June

THE Government has revealed it will be seeking a sixth and final extension to the state of alarm that will cover the COVID-19 de-escalation...

British fugitive wanted for conspiracy to murder arrested in Spain’s Barcelona

A BRITISH fugitive wanted on suspicion of conspiring to murder two men has been arrested in Barcelona. Policia Nacional...

Ostrich becomes internet sensation after photobombing Spanish politician

A SPANISH politician has become an internet hit – or rather the ostrich that photobombed him during a press conference has.

Airlines and tour operators prepare for return to Spain

TUI prepares to send ‘millions of tourists’ to Spain says CEO of the firm Fritz Joussen

Spain reports 132 new COVID-19 cases – lowest daily count since March 4, while only 50 new coronavirus-related deaths

SPAIN has reported 132 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, while the Government has re-calculated its overall death toll.

BREAKING: Young British expat shot four times in the legs in first suspected ‘settling of accounts’ since coronavirus lockdown...

A YOUNG Brit is facing emergency surgery after being shot in the legs four times on the Costa del Sol.  The 27-year-old has been admitted...

Spain’s coronavirus quarantine for tourists to be scrapped in July

STRICT quarantine rules on tourists visiting Spain will be lifted in July. During the coronavirus lockdown, all international travellers...

Recovering British tourists is essential and Spain should make ‘travel corridors’ between the likes of Birmingham and Mallorca if...

RECOVERING the British tourism market is essential and must be made a priority.  That's the opinion of Jose Luis Zoreda, vice president of the Spanish...

Will I really be fined for not wearing a mask during Spain’s state of alarm? – What you should...

THE obligatory use of face masks has been the latest update to cause confusion, uncertainty and controversy.  In force since last Thursday, the new order...

Spain’s Costa del Sol will lose international tourists to Italy and France if it doesn’t lift ‘nonsensical’ quarantine, claims...

THE leader of Andalucia has demanded the Spanish government lift the 14-day quarantine imposed on international travellers arriving throughout the state of alarm.  Partido Popular...

Spain’s PM considering reducing duration of COVID-19 de-escalation phases

According to Sánchez, the entire country should be out from the state of alarm by late June or early July

TRAVEL: How to spend the perfect weekend in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

WITH tourism tantalisingly close to returning, people across the country have been frantically searching for hotels along the Costa del Sol.  According to one company,...

Hotel searches soar by 142% in Spain with Benidorm and Costa del Sol topping the charts following tourism announcement

HOTEL searches in Spain soared by 142% on Saturday following the news that the country would be reopening tourism from June 22.  According to Spanish...

How Killing Eve’s psychopathic hitwoman Villanelle is inspired by infamous Spanish ETA assassin

A RUTHLESS Spanish terrorist has been revealed as the subject matter behind one of the UK’s biggest TV hits of the last few years. Former...

Bullfighters in Spain want August restart for blood sport after coronavirus shutdown

SPAIN’S bullfighters are set to return to the ring in August – provided they can get the official go ahead.
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