Over 20,000 people died of coronavirus in Spanish care homes during first wave, government report says

Draft study provides the first official estimate of fatalities that made world headlines when elderly residents were found in a state of neglect at understaffed centers


Trump’s other walls

The most efficient barrier built by the 45th president of the United States is not made of cement or steel. Instead, what’s managed to stop both legal and illegal immigration is an intricate web of executive actions, administrative orders and agreements with other countries obtained through threats. The real and virtual hurdles built over the last four years have affected the lives of thousands


Bike lanes: How cities across the world are responding to the pandemic

The health crisis is having an unexpected effect in some urban centers: motorists are losing space while cyclists are gaining it. EL PAÍS examined how Spanish cities, as well as some in Europe and the Americas, are adapting their cycleways to the new mobility reality


Spain sets seven-day record for Covid deaths in second wave

The number of victims over the last week came in at 1,002 in the latest Health Ministry report, double the figure from one month ago. The infection rate, meanwhile, is starting to slow


Spanish navy’s newest project: a submarine rescue ship to protect underwater treasure

The vessel, which has finally been given the green light by the Finance Ministry, will be able to localize shipwrecks off the coast and salvage wreckage from airplane crashes