CORONAVIRUS

70% of Spain will be in Phase 2 of coronavirus deescalation plan by Monday, government announces

The entire region of Valencia will enter this stage, while four islands have been given the green light to move to Phase 3

CATALONIA

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

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 28, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish regions request to move to new phases of deescalation plan

Regional authorities in Valencia have asked to move to Phase 2, while some islands may enter the last stage before the beginning of the “new normality”

CORONAVIRUS

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

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