Catalonia makes face masks mandatory in all public spaces

Starting on Thursday, violators will face €100 fines as authorities race to contain a large coronavirus outbreak in Lleida province


Brussels forecasts a 10.9% contraction of Spanish economy in 2020

This is more than the 9.4% decline predicted in the spring, and it creates a wider gap between Spain and the euro zone


Catalonia may introduce home confinement to contain coronavirus outbreaks in Lleida

The Spanish Health Ministry has said measures should have been taken sooner to control the spread of the virus


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El Roto cartoon, July 7, 2020


Couples separated by coronavirus travel ban: ‘If I’m hit by a car, he won’t be able to come see me’

EL PAÍS asked people who are desperately waiting to reunite with their partners how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their plans and relationships