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With masks and thermometers Bilbao's Guggenheim welcomes back visitors

01 Jun 2020

BILBAO, Spain Two dozen visitors queued to get their temperatures taken at the entrance to Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum on Monday as it became the first of Spain's major cultural centres to reopen its doors after a long lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tested in harbour, Spanish fishermen return to sea

19 May 2020

ONDARROA, Spain Spanish fishermen are taking coronavirus tests before returning to sea to avoid spreading infection among colleagues at close quarters in boats as the industry creaks back into action.

Spain coronavirus cases top 200,000 but infection rate falling 'a lot'

20 Apr 2020

MADRID/Amorebieta, SPAIN The new coronavirus has infected more than 200,000 people in Spain, although the spread of the disease is slowing, officials said on Monday, as the Supreme Court ordered the government to guarantee that medical workers receive adequate protective equipment. | Video

When the winemaker wore a wet suit - Spain's $100 subsea tipple

20 Jun 2019

BAY OF PLENTZIA, Spain For many discerning drinkers, the walk down stone steps into a cool, dark cellar is an essential part of visiting a winery, but with one Spanish winemaker such an inspection is more likely to involve an oxygen tank and flippers. | Video

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast

08 Jun 2019

BERMEO, Spain Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day.

Saudi ship leaves Spain with ceremonial, exhibition materials - source

13 May 2019

SANTANDER/MADRID A Saudi ship that was blocked from loading a weapons cargo in France left the Spanish port of Santander on Monday carrying material destined for Saudi Arabia that could be used in military ceremonies, but not wars, a Spanish government source said.

Mediators call for dialogue as ETA disbands but Spain stands firm

04 May 2018

CAMBO-LES-BAINS, France Mediators called on Friday for talks to address remaining issues linked to the dissolution of separatist group ETA, including the status of prisoners, but Spain said it would not relent on jail conditions for convicted former militants.

End of ETA met with both relief and resentment in Basque Country

02 May 2018

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain Thirty-three years after Basque separatists ETA killed police chief Carlos Diaz Arcocha with a car bomb, his daughter says the group, whose dissolution was made public on Wednesday, achieved nothing and sowed only fear and sadness.

End of ETA met with both relief and resentment in Basque Country

02 May 2018

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain Thirty-three years after Basque separatists ETA killed police chief Carlos Diaz Arcocha with a car bomb, his daughter says the group, whose dissolution was made public on Wednesday, achieved nothing and sowed only fear and sadness.

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