Daily coronavirus fatalities in Spain come in under 100 for third day in a row

The number of Covid-19-related deaths was 83 on Tuesday, a slight rise from Monday’s figure of 59


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


Hundreds of Spaniards march against government despite social-distancing rules

The far-right party Vox has encouraged the protests, which it frames as acts of freedom, but has made clear that it is not organizing them


Spanish government hoping domestic tourism will restart the sector by the end of June

Transportation Minister José Luis Ábalos says that the two-week quarantine for foreign arrivals will conclude when national mobility restrictions are lifted, and that empty seats on flights will not be required


Face masks in Spain will be compulsory in public spaces where social distancing cannot be respected

The personal protective equipment will need to be worn in closed areas and on the street where a two-meter safe distance against coronavirus contagion is not possible


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

EL PAÍS is starting a series of interviews with the leaders of Spain’s biggest companies. The first instalment is with the executive chairman of Banco Santander. These directors describe their experience of the coronavirus health crisis and confinement, offer a diagnosis of the economic outlook and propose measures to take us into recovery


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 19, 2020