CORONAVIRUS

Under coronavirus restrictions, can Spaniards be persuaded to eat dinner at 8pm?

Bars and restaurants in the Madrid region are hoping that customers will be able to adapt to the earlier closing times that have been implemented in a bid to slow the spread of the virus

CORONAVIRUS

Despite Covid-19, ‘botellón’ culture persists in Madrid

Many youths are still meeting in public parks to drink alcohol though they say they’re aware of the risks

SPANISH SCHOOLS

Sudden call for Covid-19 antibody testing creates long lines of teaching staff on Madrid streets

Teachers and unions heap criticism on regional government for summoning them on a 24-hour notice and for asking a private company to handle the procedure