SOCIETY

Thousands take to Madrid streets to protest against racism

What began as a demonstration outside the US embassy in the wake of the death of George Floyd turned into a march that finished in the Puerta del Sol square

CORONAVIRUS

The revolt of the 1% against the coronavirus ‘oppression’ in Spain

Residents of the upscale Madrid district of Salamanca have been demonstrating against the government for allegedly curtailing their freedoms

CORONAVIRUS

Despite coronavirus risk, hundreds of students leave Madrid headed to home provinces

The exodus has been prompted after the regional government closed all schools this week, with some residences in the capital opting to close

Environment

Madrid to cull nearly 12,000 invasive parakeets threatening the city’s ecosystem

The plan is set to cost around €100,000, and is aimed at reducing the birds’ numbers, which have jumped 33% since 2016