CORONAVIRUS

No new coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, Health Ministry reports

Infections also fell to 71 compared to 96 the day before, with most detected in Madrid and Catalonia

CORONAVIRUS

Outrage over passenger who boarded Spanish flight with coronavirus: “My son sat next to him”

The mother of a nine-year-old boy seated beside a man who had tested positive for Covid-19 describes her indignation over the incident

CORONAVIRUS

Spain will prioritize return of under-12s to classrooms, says education minister

Isabel Celaá said during an interview this weekend that schools should make use of all available space during the upcoming academic year so that students can social distance

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 1, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish government may allow movement between regions in Phase 3 of coronavirus deescalation plan

Only four islands are currently in this stage, but more than half of Spain could move to this point on June 8, meaning restrictions on travel could be lifted before the end of the state of alarm

CORONAVIRUS

Deescalation gets even more complex in town split between Spain and France

In Le Perthus, enforcing security measures is complicated by the fact that coronavirus lockdown rules are being relaxed at different speeds in the two countries

SPANISH ARMED FORCES

Spain to withdraw troops from main Iraqi base this summer

The Defense Ministry is also planning a complete exit from Afghanistan at the end of this year or the beginning of 2021