Several Spanish regions to propose curfew as country battles coronavirus surge

Valencia, Castilla y León and Castilla-La Mancha are in favor of nighttime confinements, but Madrid’s position remains unclear


Vox’s motion of no confidence fails, securing only the votes of its own deputies

In a surprise move, Popular Party leader Pablo Casado launched a scathing attack on the far-right group in Congress today, symbolically breaking all links with its leader Santiago Abascal


More than seven million people in Spain now facing perimetral lockdowns

Experts say the restrictions on movement, many of which are already in place, will not be enough to stop the spread of the coronavirus without measures aimed at reducing capacity and social activity


Political poison

The limelight afforded to Vox’s radical ideas at the no-confidence debate in Spanish Congress casts a shadow on the country


EL PAÍS teams up with Gymglish to offer personalized English lessons

Readers who sign up will receive a 21-day free trial of the online classes which are adapted to a student’s specific needs


Coronavirus cases in Spain top one million as pandemic accelerates

Country becomes the first in Western Europe to hit the symbolic figure while daily reported cases reach new record


At first day of no confidence debate, Vox’s bid for power fails to find any support

Party leader Santiago Abascal spent more than two hours listing catastrophes he attributed to the Spanish government, citing George Soros, the Taliban and ISIS


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 22, 2020


Europe moves to limit social contact to household bubbles amid surge in coronavirus cases

The new restrictions are aimed at preventing a total lockdown and mean that people can only socialize with a limited number outside of their home