DRUG TRAFFICKING

Faced with depleting supplies, drug traffickers step up violence against police in southern Spain

Over a dozen officers have been injured after being rammed by SUVs driven by narcos who are increasingly “broke and desperate”

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 11,016 new coronavirus cases as Madrid sees worst figures in two weeks

The region reported 44% of all infections despite accounting for just 14% of the country’s population

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 1, 2020

TOURISM

Tour operators prepare to resume travel between Germany and Canary Islands

The Spanish region is pushing for passenger testing at origin and destination to avoid the need for quarantines

CORONAVIRUS

Madrid will observe central government’s new coronavirus restrictions, but plans to challenge them in the courts

The Health Ministry on Thursday published new regulations in the Official State Gazette that will see the capital and nine other municipalities in the region confined, something regional premier Isabel Díaz Ayuso has been fighting to avoid

CORONAVIRUS

Madrid region rebels against government plan to confine capital and nine other municipalities

Despite having agreed uniform criteria for Spanish cities in a bid to slow the coronavirus spread, the PP-run administration did a U-turn on Wednesday to the surprise of many