Madrid region recommends people in areas with highest coronavirus infections stay at home

The advice comes on the day when a judge overturned the regional government's plans to close nightclubs and restrict smoking in public, and when new cases in Spain topped 8,100


The forgers of God

Four Spanish Claretian priests put themselves at risk to try to save 155 Jews from Nazi persecution between 1940 and 1944 in Paris. During that period, fake baptisms were carried out in a clandestine operation that was kept strictly under wraps; until now


Spain’s equality minister calls on regions to close brothels over coronavirus fears

These establishments are often registered as hotels or other businesses, meaning they have not been affected by recent closures of nightclubs and bars


West Nile virus outbreak in Seville claims two victims

A 77-year-old resident of La Puebla del Río who was in intensive care died on Thursday from viral meningoencephalitis, which was caused by a mosquito bite. On Friday an 85-year-old woman also passed away after becoming infected


Busking for Bizum: Coronavirus pandemic sees street artists swap cash for card payments

Madrileños are increasingly opting to use digital money in the ‘new normality,’ a trend that also applies for the musicians on the corners of the capital


With 7,039 new coronavirus cases in Spain, ministry warns: ‘Things are not going well’

Health official Fernando Simón explained on Thursday that while “the epidemic is not out of control on a national level,” it is in some specific areas of the country