CORONAVIRUS

Barcelona opera house reopens with a concert for 2,292 plants

The unusual event was meant as a reflection on Spain's three-month lockdown and its impact on human activity

CORONAVIRUS

Spain has no plans for new lockdown despite fresh Covid-19 outbreaks

But government says it could resort to emergency powers again if spikes in infections are not controlled

IMMIGRATION

Spain rejects EU migration plan for not including relocation quotas

Madrid feels that the project designed by the Commission could place an even heavier load on frontline countries

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 23, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 12 active coronavirus outbreaks

The most concerning situation is in Aragón where a spike of infections among fruit pickers has forced three ‘comarcas’ to return to Phase 2 of the deescalation plan

SCIENCE

Fighting Covid-19: The pioneers of dexamethasone in Spain

Spanish doctors have been using this corticosteroid medication on patients on ventilators and oxygen support since March. But while it is justified for the critically ill, it can be dangerous for others