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Briton in French Alps may have spread coronavirus to others across Europe

Feb 09 2020

LONDON/MADRID A British man who contracted the new coronavirus while attending a conference in Singapore may have led to seven other people catching the disease when he stopped off at a chalet in a French mountain village on his way home, health experts said on Sunday.

Spain's Sanchez loses first bid to be confirmed as PM, aims for Tuesday vote

Jan 05 2020

MADRID Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed on Sunday in a first attempt to get parliament's backing to form a government, leaving him two days to secure support to end an eight-month political gridlock.

With renewed support from Catalan separatists, Spain's Sanchez seeks backing as PM

Jan 04 2020

MADRID Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, seeking parliament's backing to form a government, pledged to resolve the Catalan dispute through dialogue as he received renewed support from separatists in the restive region. | Video

Activist Thunberg warns governments in Madrid that 'change is coming'

Dec 06 2019

MADRID Teen activist Greta Thunberg took her call for bold action to tackle climate change to a U.N. summit in Spain on Friday, warning world leaders that a growing youth-led protest movement meant they could no longer hide. | Video

Spain to host U.N. climate talks in December after Chile cancels

Nov 01 2019

WASHINGTON/MADRID Spain will host U.N. climate change talks in December after Chile withdrew, the United Nations said on Friday, a last-minute switch which raises big logistical challenges and has left activist Greta Thunberg stranded on the wrong side of the Atlantic.

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