CORONAVIRUS

Spain lifts lockdown rules on exercise and walks in Phase 2 areas

From Wednesday, both children and adults in these territories will be able to go outside as often as they like, with no restrictions on time or distance

CORONAVIRUS DEESCALATION

What changes under Phase 1 and 2 on Monday?

Many areas of Spain will be moving to different stages of the government’s coronavirus deescalation plan. Here is the latest from the Official State Gazette and a summary of the relevant stages

CORONAVIRUS

Faulty batch of face masks prompts the isolation of more than a thousand Spanish healthcare staff

The Health Ministry has admitted that the lack of personal protective equipment since the coronavirus crisis began has led to infections among medical workers

PARENTHOOD IN SPAIN

A waiting game for expectant fathers in Spain, with paternity leave about to rise

From January 1, male employees will enjoy 12 paid weeks off work, up from the current eight. While some men are planning to take the full time off, others fear for their jobs

GENERAL ELECTION 2019

Who are the 24 new deputies from the Vox party in Spain’s Congress?

Retired members of the military, disillusioned former Popular Party politicians, an Arabic lecturer and a state solicitor are among the far-right group’s new parliamentarians

EUTHANASIA IN SPAIN

Euthanasia debate reignites in Spain after man arrested for helping his wife die

María José Carrasco suffered from multiple sclerosis for 30 years and had reached the terminal stage of the disease

PARENTING

The Spanish dads who are staying home to take care of their kids

Growing numbers of men are requesting to use their non-transferable paternity leaves

CHANGES IN THE WORKPLACE

Can Spain take a European approach to the work-life balance?

Politicians agree the country’s timetables need overhauling. Do they have the will to do so?

Is homework a waste of time?

A Spanish mother has begun a petition against the limited benefits of after-school tasks