CORONAVIRUS

Madrid considers closing regional borders ahead of long weekends

The regional government may restrict access to and from the territory in a bid to prevent contagions, but has not specified when or for how long

SPANISH ECONOMY

Spain planning tax hikes for highest earners as part of expansive budget

The minority government's blueprint allocates a record €239.8 billion to public investment to overcome the coronavirus crisis

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish Health Ministry reports 52,188 coronavirus cases since Friday, a new weekend record

The number of infections has jumped 37% from last week’s figure, while the occupancy rate in hospitals and intensive care units also continues to rise

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 27, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Experts warn Spain’s state of alarm is not a cure-all for the coronavirus crisis

Epidemiologists say the impact of the emergency measure will depend greatly on what action the regions decide to take