CORONAVIRUS

Three in four new coronavirus cases diagnosed in Madrid and Catalonia

The Spanish Health Ministry recorded 39 coronavirus-related fatalities over the past seven days, bringing the official number of victims to 27,118

Spain’s excess deaths during coronavirus crisis reach 43,000

New figures sent in by civil registries show an additional 12,000 fatalities in Catalonia, the Madrid region and Castilla-La Mancha

Protests outside the Nissan plant in Barcelona.

Hundreds of workers protest Nissan closure in Barcelona

The Spanish and Catalan governments warn that the decision could be more costly than investing in the struggling plant

Beachgoers in Mallorca in Spain’s Balearic Islands on Monday, when the island entered Phase 2.

Spanish regions request to move to new phases of deescalation plan

Spain lifts lockdown rules on exercise and walks in Phase 2 areas

Spain’s proposal for travel corridors could allow international tourists to visit before July 1

Spain could get €140 billion from EU’s Covid-19 recovery plan

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Fiscal space at the time of Covid-19

For now, fiscal policy must continue to prop up activity as much as possible, with the decisive support of monetary policy

CARTOONS

El Roto

OPINION

Pandemic reactions, exaggerations and confusion

Every major crisis sets off a storm of conspiracy theories, bad ideas and disproportionate responses

Spain deescalating coronavirus measures without testing all suspected cases

Spanish Civil Guard official sacked over Covid-19 report

Despite entering Phase 1 of deescalation, Barcelona residents confined to city

Spain will lift two-week coronavirus quarantine for overseas arrivals from July 1

Spanish Health Ministry lowers coronavirus death toll by nearly 2,000

New coronavirus outbreaks in Spain inevitable, warn experts

Spanish PM considering lifting state of alarm in some regions before others

Spain releases €30.5 billion to relieve strained social security system

Spain will have to do deals with other countries if overseas tourism is to restart

Spain likely to raise taxes in wake of coronavirus crisis, say experts

Sent home over Covid-19, laid-off workers still waiting for their checks in Spain

Ana Botín: ‘Europe should understand that solidarity is not charity’

How Europe underestimated the danger of the coronavirus pandemic

A review of the minutes from a meeting of the continent’s top health experts in February reveals that there was little understanding of how great a risk Covid-19 posed to the population

ccu cgg cgg gca – The 12 letters that changed the world

The story behind the hoax English Edition headline that spread like wildfire on Twitter

The man who took the photo of the machine-translated webpage explains to Verne how an “innocent joke” among friends turned into viral sensation accusing EL PAÍS of incompetence

Spain’s former king received alleged €1.7m donation from ruler of Bahrain, Swiss probe shows

Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi diplomat who endorsed the $100m donation to Spain’s King Juan Carlos

Close friend of Spain’s emeritus king transferred $39 million from “donation” to a US bank

EL PAÍS launches its digital subscription model

La Paz: a Madrid hospital at war against Covid-19

The Spanish capital’s icon of public healthcare is now dedicated almost entirely to coronavirus patients. EL PAÍS spent three days inside to see how the daily battles are being fought

Coronavirus: The war of our generation

Višnja Pavelić: The daughter of a Croatian dictator who lived as a recluse in Madrid

The Spanish illustrator who dissects politics for ‘The New York Times’

¿Qué? S04E10: UK ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott discusses the coronavirus crisis

We also catch up with Chris Dottie, the president of the British Chamber of Commerce, and Martin Makepeace, the president of the British Association of San Antonio, Ibiza

Inside Virtus Iulia, the Roman city in the south of Spain

Upset at losing an hour from Daylight Saving Time? Just imagine losing 10 days

The surprising similarities between the ‘Spanish flu’ and the coronavirus pandemic

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The secret memorandum to President Trump

“I am convinced that you can still win re-election. But in order to do so you must be willing to do whatever it takes”

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Big problems, small leaders

It’s hard to avoid the conclusion that leaders are, with a few exceptions, in over their heads in responding to the coronavirus and its economic debacle

We are all neighbors

While it is too early to know the full extent of the fallout from Iranian General Qassim Suleimani’s assassination, there is no doubt that it will be significant

You want a coronavirus vaccine?

Be careful. Those who buy into con artists’ tricks do much more damage than con artists themselves

A personal blog about a global experience

US student Nell Snow was an intern at the English Edition of EL PAÍS in Madrid – until the coronavirus epidemic broke out and forced her to make some difficult choices

Trash city: Why Madrid needs to take a stand against plastic

Why an American photographer is fighting for Madrid’s Romani community

Eco-friendly Barcelona: Trend or truth?

Why tourists are digging deep in Asturian mines

Discovering Chillida Leku and the magic of San Sebastián

EL PAÍS launches new application for cellphones

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