Bank of Spain downgrades economic forecast and warns of slower recovery

According to the central lender, GDP will fall between 10.5% and 12.6% this year as a result of the coronavirus crisis


Chaos in Madrid, as regional government denies health chief’s announcement of new lockdowns

Sources close to the premier denied that any decisions have been made yet regarding stricter coronavirus measures, directly contradicting statements made earlier in the day by Antonio Zapatero


Official coronavirus deaths in Spain now exceed 30,000, with total infections at 603,167

Madrid accounts for a third of all new cases, with one in five hospital beds occupied by a Covid-19 patient


West Nile virus outbreak in southern Spain claims fourth victim

The mosquito-borne disease has spread to Cádiz province, where three patients have been hospitalized and one admitted to intensive care


The Spanish village that ran out of space for its dead

The cemetery of San Martín de Valdeiglesias was overwhelmed during the first Covid-19 wave. Now, local officials are rushing to create more space amid growing fears of new fatalities


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 16, 2020