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Luis Felipe Castilleja

Millions of Catalans urged to stay home as coronavirus cases jump

18 Jul 2020

BARCELONA Catalonia on Friday urged some four million people, including residents of Barcelona, to stay home, in a major toughening of its response to an increase in coronavirus cases.

Songs for succulents: Barcelona opera reopens with plant concert

23 Jun 2020

MADRID Barcelona's Liceu opera reopened its doors on Monday for the first time in over three months to hold a concert - exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants. | Video

Serenading plants: Barcelona opera reopens with unusual concert

23 Jun 2020

BARCELONA Barcelona's Liceu opera house reopened its doors on Monday for the first time in over three months to hold a concert - exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants, | Video

Songs for succulents: Barcelona opera reopens with plant concert

22 Jun 2020

MADRID, June 22 Barcelona's Liceu opera reopened its doors on Monday for the first time in over three months to hold a concert - exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants.

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.

COVID-19 patients learn to walk again at Barcelona hospital

11 Jun 2020

BARCELONA Beating the coronavirus was only the first step towards recovery for patients at a Barcelona rehabilitation centre providing treatment for a range of debilitating after-effects.

Queues for Spain's food banks swell as coronavirus cases dwindle

04 Jun 2020

BARCELONA Queues for food banks have swollen in Spain as the coronavirus crisis has left hundreds of thousands of people teetering on the edge of poverty.

Spain split between concern and relief as coronavirus lockdown eased

14 Apr 2020

BARCELONA The construction sector across Spain and other industries in Catalonia and the Basque Country went back to work on Tuesday, after the government eased one of the world's toughest coronavirus lockdowns as the pace of new infections slowed.

Spain split between concern and relief as coronavirus lockdown eased

14 Apr 2020

BARCELONA, April 13 The construction sector across Spain and other industries in Catalonia and the Basque Country went back to work on Tuesday, after the government eased one of the world's toughest coronavirus lockdowns as the pace of new infections slowed.

Spanish carmaker crafts ventilators from windscreen wipers in coronavirus emergency

07 Apr 2020

MARTORELL, Spain Carmaker Volkswagen AG's Spanish unit, SEAT, is taking advantage of a humble windscreen wiper mechanism to build emergency ventilators for a health system groaning under one of the world's worst national outbreaks of the new coronavirus.

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