MADRID Students in Madrid want their King Juan Carlos University to change its name, a few towns plan the same for their streets, and memes mocking the former monarch are circulating widely after he left the country amid a corruption scandal. | Video
MADRID The coronavirus crisis has pulverised Spain's economy, triggering its worst recession since the civil war, with collapsed tourism numbers boding ill for hopes of a swift rebound.
MADRID/LONDON/BERLIN Spain reacted angrily on Tuesday to recommendations from Britain and Germany that their citizens avoid its islands and beaches because of an increase in coronavirus cases during what should be the height of the tourism season.
(This July 26 story corrects to fix spelling of name in penultimate paragraph to Talavera from Tavares) | Video
MADRID Spain is considering imposing a quarantine on British travellers when it reopens its borders next week, in response to a similar policy at London's end, its foreign minister said.
AMSTERDAM/MADRID Images of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George Floyd, who then died, have sparked protests from Amsterdam to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among demonstrators over strained race relations in their own countries. | Video
AMSTERDAM/MADRID, June 2 Images of a white
police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George
Floyd who then died have sparked angry protests from Amsterdam
to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among
demonstrators over strained race relations in their own
MADRID Spain will open gradually to tourism this summer, starting with European countries, and will ensure visitors only go to areas that have the coronavirus under control, Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya said.
MADRID European Union leaders must reach a deal fast on a recovery fund to avoid a long and painful recession for a region shattered by the coronavirus pandemic, Spain's foreign minister said.
BARCELONA Spain said on Thursday it would do everything possible to stop Nissan from closing its main car factory in the country as angry workers burned tyres and shouted "War" outside the Barcelona plant.