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Guillermo Martinez

Spain reopens its borders as state of emergency comes to an end

21 Jun 2020

MADRID Passengers wearing masks and wheeling suitcases arrived at Madrid's main airport and French people crossed the border to buy bargain alcohol and tobacco on Sunday as Spain opened its borders to most European countries and ended a state of emergency imposed to contain COVID-19. | Video

Spain reopens its borders as state of emergency comes to an end

21 Jun 2020

MADRID, June 21 Passengers wearing masks and wheeling suitcases arrived at Madrid's main airport on Sunday as Spain opened its borders to most European countries and ended a state of emergency imposed to contain the coronavirus.

'We are culture', Spain's bullfight fans chant, seeking aid during pandemic

13 Jun 2020

GUADALAJARA, Spain Chanting "We are culture", matadores and bullfighting supporters demonstrated on Saturday across Spain, seeking government support for the sector after the coronavirus pandemic halted its season.

Con mascarillas negras y silencio, España llora a los muertos del coronavirus

27 May 2020

MADRID, 27 mayo Muchos españoles se vistieron de negro y guardaron silencio en toda la nación al mediodía del miércoles, al comienzo de 10 días de luto por los más de 27.000 muertos debido al brote de coronavirus en el país.

With black masks and silence, Spain mourns its coronavirus dead

27 May 2020

MADRID Grieving Spaniards wore black and fell silent across the nation at midday on Wednesday at the start of 10 days of mourning for more than 27,000 dead from the coronavirus crisis.

Spain plans last emergency decree extension as protests break out

17 May 2020

MADRID Spain's government will seek to extend its coronavirus state of emergency one last time until late June, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday as anti-government protests broke out around the hard-hit country.

Half of Spaniards to see lockdown eased from Monday as daily deaths fall

09 May 2020

MADRID Spain's daily death toll from the coronavirus fell to its second lowest since mid-March on Saturday, as half the country prepared to move to the next phase of an exit from one of Europe's strictest lockdowns.

UPDATE 1-Over 100 guests cleared to leave Tenerife hotel on coronavirus lockdown

27 Feb 2020

TENERIFE, Spain, Feb 27 None of the remaining 700-plus guests at a hotel in Spain's Canary Islands on lockdown over the coronavirus have shown any symptoms of the virus and 130 of them have been cleared to leave, a spokesman for the regional government said on Thursday.

Pool, books or buffet: Limited options in Tenerife's locked down hotel

27 Feb 2020

TENERIFE, Spain, Feb 27 At first glance, the hotel looks like any other. It bustles with holidaymakers choosing their food and drink from the buffet while others bag sunloungers by the pool.

Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests

18 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday, setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders. | Video

World News

China warns UK: 'Dumping' Huawei will cost you

China warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday that his decision to ban Huawei from the 5G network would cost Britain dearly in investment, casting the move as the result of politicised pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump.