Spain’s economy will shrink more than most in 2020, says IMF

As a result of the coronavirus crisis, output is expected to decline by 12.8% of GDP, an unprecedented figure that is worse than in any other advanced country


Spanish government rules out lifting state of alarm in Madrid

Health Minister Salvador Illa says the emergency measure will remain in place until the region sees a larger fall in coronavirus transmission


World Bank chief: ‘This crisis must be seen as an economic depression; the question is how long it will last’

President David Malpass is worried about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on developing economies, which lack the recovery tools of developed countries


Spanish city of Granada to face new coronavirus restrictions after long-weekend parties violate safety measures

Scenes of large groups crowded together without face masks in the early hours of Sunday morning come as the southern municipality records a spike in Covid-19 cases


Health Ministry reports 27,856 new coronavirus cases over weekend

The number of victims increased by 195 from Friday, bringing the official Covid-19 death toll in Spain to 33,124


The Madrid villages that have remained free of the coronavirus

The region is the worst affected in Europe, but these five municipalities have yet to record a single confirmed case thanks largely to their remote location and the discipline of locals


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 13, 2020