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Spain seeks to open up to some foreign tourism from late June

03 Jun 2020

MADRID Spain is working on plans to gradually open its borders to tourists from countries deemed more secure in the fight against the coronavirus, possibly starting from June 22, the tourism ministry said on Wednesday.

Beaches reopen as Spain courts foreign tourists with health guarantee

01 Jun 2020

MADRID Swimmers and sun-bathers turned out in droves on Monday as Spain reopened nearly all its beaches as part of government steps to revive a devastated tourist industry.

Spanish telecom operator MasMovil agrees $3.3 billion private equity bid

01 Jun 2020

MADRID KKR , Cinven and Providence said on Monday they had made a 2.96 billion euro ($3.3 billion) board-backed bid for Spanish telecoms operator MasMovil .

RPT-Big investors sniff bargains in tottering Spanish property market

29 May 2020

* As prices flatline, wealthy buyers scan "opportunity lists"

Big investors sniff bargains in tottering Spanish property market

28 May 2020

MADRID The coronavirus crisis has halted a stellar recovery in Spain's property market and left most sellers floundering, but major investors have stayed active and poised themselves to take advantage of faltering prices.

REENVÍO-España avanza en la desescalada, pide el regreso de los turistas extranjeros en julio

25 May 2020

MADRID, 25 may España daba el lunes nuevos pasos para salir de uno de los confinamientos más estrictos de Europa, con más tránsito en las calles de sus dos principales ciudades, el regreso a las clases en alguna de las comunidades y el llamamiento del Gobierno a que regresen los turistas extranjeros, una de las principales fuentes de ingresos del país.

Spain allows outdoor dining again in Madrid and Barcelona

22 May 2020

MADRID Coronavirus lockdowns will be eased in Spain's capital Madrid and second city Barcelona from Monday to allow outdoor dining and gatherings of up to 10 people as infections slow, the government said on Friday.

Though pandemic ebbing, Spain seeks two-week extension of emergency state

19 May 2020

MADRID Spain's government is to ask parliament for a two-week extension of a state of emergency in place since mid-March to help battle one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks.

Spain's king and economy minister at event over lockdown limit

19 May 2020

MADRID Spain's King Felipe gave a speech at a conference in Madrid on Monday attended by the economy minister and others in an audience over the size authorised for public events under the capital's strict coronavirus lockdown rules.

Spain aims to reopen borders in June as deaths fall again

18 May 2020

MADRID/VALENCIA Tourism-dependent Spain aims to reopen its borders around the end of June as its coronavirus lockdown fully unwinds, a minister said on Monday, while deaths fell below 100 for the second day in a row.

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