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Spain's Reig Jofre says it could make one million - two million doses per day when COVID-19 vaccine is found

01 Jul 2020

BARCELONA Spain's Reig Jofre [RJFE.MC] has been in touch with the main projects racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine as it should have the capacity to produce between one million to two million vaccine doses per day next year, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

Soccer player puts spotlight on plight of migrant fruit pickers in Spain

19 Jun 2020

LLEIDA, Spain Like many African immigrants seeking fruit-picking jobs in Spain, Europe's largest fruit and vegetable exporter, Ibrahim Ndoye had to sleep rough on the streets of Lleida for 10 days this month as nobody would rent him a room.

Spain to open borders on June 21 to most European visitors, including British

15 Jun 2020

MADRID Spain will reopen its borders to most European visitors from June 21, 10 days earlier than previously planned, the government said on Sunday, in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions but a week later than some other EU member states.

Coronavirus reduces sparkle in Spain's cava industry

01 Jun 2020

BARCELONA Spain's 1.2 billion euro cava sector has had a turbulent few years with a grape-farmers' strike, foreign buyouts of family firms and a sales hit from the Catalonia separatist crisis. | Video

Nissan sees cost of quitting Barcelona at up to $1.7 billion, source says

01 Jun 2020

BARCELONA Nissan Motor Co has estimated the closure of its plants in Barcelona could cost up to around 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion), a union source told Reuters on Monday.

RPT-Coronavirus reduces sparkle in Spain's cava industry

01 Jun 2020

* Nearly two-thirds of producers have temporarily laid off workers

Spain says it will do all it can to reverse Nissan closure, workers protest

28 May 2020

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.

Virus deaths five times higher among poor in Spanish region

22 May 2020

BARCELONA The coronavirus mortality rate among some of the poorest Catalans is five times higher than among the wealthiest residents of the Spanish region, a study showed, in the latest evidence of how COVID-19 hits the needy hardest.

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