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Spain’s Malaga to impose night closure of beaches in fight against recent COVID-19 surge

THE Junta has requested all coastal towns in Malaga to close off beaches at night in the face of the increase in COVID-19 cases. All...

Spain has overtaken both UK and USA with share of population who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

AFTER a slow start, Spain has now fully vaccinated a higher percentage of its population than both the United States and the United Kingdom. Data...

Make a splash: Hundreds of private swimming pools across Spain now available to rent by the hour

IF your property in Spain has a private swimming pool you could earn up to €1,200 a month by renting it out to those...

Gibraltar cancels large events due to rising COVID-19 cases

THE government has put a stop to large events until September 2021 as the virus continues to spread. Small events will be able to go...

From beach paradise to holiday hell:  What happens when you test positive for COVID before you fly home from...

"WE feel like prisoners,” says 22-year-old Gabriella Fernandez, adding: "We decided to come out here and we knew the risks but nobody told us...

Spain health chief calls for full vaccination for youth as hospitalisation of under 30s soars

A TOP health expert in Spain has urged young people to get their double-dose of vaccines as data shows that people in their teens,...

COVID in Spain: Rapid home testing kits available for everyone from next week

THE Spanish Government has announced that everyone in Spain will be able to access rapid coronavirus testing - even without a prescription - from...

Covid-19 cases in Gibraltar rise above 100 for the first time in five months

THE number of Covid-19 cases on the Rock has now reached 138, with three in residential homes and one in hospital. Cases have not peaked...

King pays tribute to COVID victims as he says ‘Spain will never forget them’

THE KING of Spain paid tribute to the victims of the pandemic during a touching speech on Wednesday.  Speaking from the Royal Palace in Madrid,...

LATEST: Spain’s Balearic Islands downgraded to amber on UK travel list

BRITISH Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera would be downgraded to amber from Monday at 4am...

Spain’s Balearic Islands at risk of going back to amber on UK travel list

WITH Covid-19 cases tripling over the last two weeks in Spain, the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca could be bumped to amber in...

Delta variant cases in Spain soar by 15% in a week

THE Delta coronavirus variant that swept the UK has become dominant in Spain and could be attributed to the country’s recent spike in COVID...

COVID-19 vaccinations: Nearly 22 million people in Spain have had both coronavirus jabs

NEARLY 22million people in Spain are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the government. A total of 21,789,996 people have had both doses of...

Covid travel to Spain: Jet2 optimistic Scots will soon not have to quarantine

JET2 is gearing up to add more flights from Scotland to Spain as soon as rules surrounding isolation for fully vaccinated tourists are relaxed.  The...

COVID Spain: 100 positive tests among thousands who flocked to major Barcelona music festival

JUST 123 people among the first 13,000 ticketholders at a major music festival in Barcelona tested positive for COVID-19.  All festival-goers heading to The Cruilla...

Murcia to close indoor nightlife as coronavirus cases continue to surge

INDOOR nightlife will soon be banned in Murcia as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.  The Covid Monitoring Committee of the Region of Murcia met on...

Ministry of health suffers data breach exposing details of 100,000 people in Madrid – ‘including king and Sanchez’

THE Ministry of Health is blaming a coding error for 100,000 people in Madrid being involved in a data breach which included exposing the...

COVID TRAVEL: Boots and EasyJet partner to offer travel tests to UK holidaymakers heading to Spain

BOOTS and EasyJet have joined forces to help Brits get to Spain faster. The new partnership will make it easier for holidaymakers to book...

Spain faces fifth wave this summer with surge in COVID-19 infections among younger generation

SPAIN will see a fifth wave of coronavirus driven by the rising number of infections among young people, an immunologist has warned. Alfredo Corell, immunology...

El Corte Ingles, Acciona and the Santander Group: new vaccination centers in Madrid

THREE new mass Covid vaccination hubs across Madrid are set to open this week. El Corte Inglés, Acciona and Grupo Santander will all start...

Cantabria and Catalunya regions of Spain added to Germany’s COVID-19 ‘risk list’

THE German authorities have added Catalunya and Cantabria to their list of risk areas for coronavirus.  According to the Robert Koch Institute, the government agency responsible for...

Brits travelling to EU could face extra hurdle with vaccine passport scheme if they’ve had India-made AstraZeneca vaccine

THE Indian-produced AstraZeneca vaccine is currently not accepted by the EU, which means 5 million Brits could find themselves excluded from the Covid-passport scheme...

COVID-19 in Spain: Malaga ferry crew test positive

CREW members on a Baleària ferry have tested positive for COVID-19, the Government of Melilla has confirmed. Eleven members of staff on board the Bahama...

LATEST: How many people in Spain have been vaccinated against Covid-19?

MORE than 17million people in Spain are now fully vaccinated as hopes grow of a return to normal life after coronavirus.  Figures released on Wednesday...

Mallorca brings forward Covid-19 jabs for 16 to 29 year-olds as Spain’s vaccination drive gains speed

FROM June 30, 16 to 29 year-olds will be able to book their vaccine appointments, as Mallorca brings the programme forward in a bid...

How does the Spanish population feel about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout?

The development and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines signifies a much-awaited light at the end of a 2-year-long tunnel. As much as the majority of...

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