CORONAVIRUS

Tourism industry bracing for economic impact of coronavirus

Businesses in Spain are eyeing events in Italy but say that it is too early to feel effects ahead of the Easter break

WORKERS’ RIGHTS

Fired for being sick: The new norm in Spain?

A change to the 2012 labor reform, which was upheld in October by the Constitutional Court, allows workers to be sacked for taking medical leave, even if they have a doctor’s certificate

CLIMATE CHANGE

Madrid to host UN climate summit after Chile cancels amid protests

The caretaker Socialist Party government proposed the Spanish capital as the new venue for the international event, which is set to take place between December 2 and 13