Spain closes its borders to contain spread of coronavirus

Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska says only Spaniards, residents and citizens who cite force majeure will be able to enter national territory from midnight


We are all neighbors

In the coming weeks and months we will learn which people – and which countries – put others first and which think only of themselves


Madrid: Reporting from ground zero of Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

The Spanish capital has been transformed by new restrictions to contain the spread of Covid-19, with funeral homes without wakes, taxi drivers without passengers and Mass without worshipers


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 16, 2020


Spain’s King Felipe VI renounces father’s inheritance over alleged Swiss bank accounts

Emeritus King Juan Carlos I has also been stripped of annual stipend in bid to distance the reigning monarch from supposed financial irregularities


Spain registers second-highest daily rise in coronavirus infections in the world

Madrid government believes fall in the number of new cases will only be seen in the region after 10 days of total lockdown


Spanish government puts private healthcare firms at the orders of the regions

Companies that are holding or that can manufacture health materials such as protective masks have been given 48 hours to inform the authorities on risk of fines for failing to do so