CORONAVIRUS

Why are some people protected from Covid-19 without having contracted the disease?

New research suggests that exposure to other coronaviruses that cause the common cold could help develop antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus

SPANISH NEWS

Heavy rainfall and hail storms cause flash flooding in Seville

The town of Estepa was one of the worst affected areas, with the force of the water carrying away parked cars

VERNE

The weekend that the creator of ‘The Wire’ spent arguing with Twitter users about Spain

David Simon got drawn into sometimes bitter exchanges about politics, Franco and the meaning of some choice Spanish phrases after Unidas Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias recommended his latest show

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Spanish department store withdraws ‘back to school’ ad after social media backlash

The photo of a child's feet from the El Corte Inglés campaign evoked the image of a suicide for many members of the public

Spanish royal family

How the fate of Spain’s Juan Carlos I was decided

The top-secret decision for the former monarch to leave the country came after all possible options had been reviewed – including regulating the emeritus king's tax affairs