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Jailed 'Wolf Pack' members sentenced for another sex crime in Spain

Jun 04 2020

MADRID Four of the five men serving 15-year jail terms for gang-raping a teenager at a Spanish bull-running festival in 2016 have been handed additional prison sentences in a separate sexual-assault case, a court in Cordoba said on Thursday.

Mortality spiked 155% in Spain in worst week of epidemic

Jun 03 2020

MADRID New official data in Spain showed on Wednesday that many more people have died than usual this year than the recorded number of coronavirus fatalities and revealed a shocking 155% spike in mortality at the epidemic's peak in early April.

Beaches reopen as Spain courts foreign tourists with health guarantee

Jun 01 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.

Imported novel coronavirus cases return to Spain despite border closure

May 29 2020

MADRID At least 25 imported cases of the coronavirus have been detected in Spain over the past month, health authorities said on Friday, despite a strict ban on foreign tourism imposed since mid-March.

Spain allows outdoor dining again in Madrid and Barcelona

May 22 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.

One in six Spanish children depressed during pandemic: survey

May 21 2020

MADRID Nearly one in six Spanish children have felt regularly depressed during the coronavirus crisis, with those from poorer backgrounds suffering worse, a charity said on Thursday.

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

May 19 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.

Vulnerable Spain faces worse economic damage than thought - central bank

May 18 2020

MADRID Spain's tourism-dependent economy could experience a harsher and longer hit from COVID-19 than initially expected, the Bank of Spain governor said on Monday, warning of tough times ahead for one of the world's worst-affected nations.

Cafes and churches open in Italy and Greece; Spain eyes summer reboot

May 18 2020

ROME/MADRID Italian shops, restaurants and churches reopened their doors to spring sunshine on Monday, Greece welcomed visitors back to the Acropolis - and Spain hoped for tourists to return in summer in cautious steps to ease coronavirus lockdowns.

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