INTERVIEW

Fernando Simón: dissecting the public face of Spain’s coronavirus crisis

As the head of the Health Ministry’s Coordination Center for Health Alerts, the 56-year-old doctor from Zaragoza, who turns up every day on his motorbike, found himself center stage during the pandemic in Spain

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 73 active coronavirus outbreaks, six more in 24 hours

Here is an overview of the main Covid-19 clusters by region. Despite the rise in cases, health authorities say further confinement measures are not needed yet

EU AFFAIRS

Spain’s nominee loses Eurogroup presidency in surprise defeat

Nadia Calviño was backed by Germany, France and Italy, and the reversal weakens the Spanish position ahead of a key summit on an EU coronavirus recovery fund

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 10, 2020

ENVIRONMENT

Microplastics and parasites: A look inside the fish of the Western Mediterranean

Study finds a correlation between the presence of small synthetic fibers and the prevalence of worms in the guts of sardines and anchovies, two of the most commercialized species