Spanish PM predicts creation of 800,000 jobs over next three years thanks to European recovery fund

The Socialist Party’s Pedro Sánchez today laid out details of how some of the €140 billion that is due to be disbursed to Spain by the EU will be invested and managed


Judge calls on Supreme Court to investigate Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias

A magistrate targets the Podemos leader in connection with the theft of an ex-colleague’s cellphone


Early study in Spain shows school reopenings have not led to increased coronavirus spread

A preliminary analysis for the EU by a research group at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia suggests that safety measures may be preventing significant transmission among students


Health Ministry reports 261 coronavirus deaths, the biggest figure so far from Spain’s second wave

After a slight improvement on Monday, Madrid’s data has once again got worse, with 40.5% of intensive care beds occupied by Covid-19 patients


Spain raises spending ceiling by over 50% to deal with coronavirus fallout

The central executive makes allowances for greater expenditure, but warns that the economy will contract by around 11.2% this year due to the crisis


Spanish seniors on the coronavirus pandemic: ‘If the virus doesn’t kill us, sadness will’

A social life on hold, fear of going out and difficulties with new technology are exacerbating the loneliness felt by the elderly, who account for 20% of the population of Spain


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El Roto cartoon, October 7, 2020