Why does Italy have fewer new Covid-19 cases than Spain?

Since the Italian government eased lockdown restrictions, the country has been reporting an average of 200 daily infections, while Spanish authorities are recording more than 1,500


UK advises against non-essential travel to Spain, including the islands

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has called the UK's quarantine requirement "not well adjusted" to the epidemiological situation in the country


UK’s new quarantine rule spells disaster for Spanish travel industry

The tour operator TUI has canceled all flights from Britain to mainland Spain until August 9, putting more pressure on a sector that continues to struggle from impact of the coronavirus crisis


Rising number of coronavirus cases in Spain sparks concern in Europe

Quarantine measures and travel warnings have been introduced against the country, which now has the fifth-highest incidence of Covid-19 on the continent


Britain reimposes 14-day quarantine for travelers from Spain

The measure, which will come into effect on midnight Saturday, comes in response to the rising number of coronavirus cases in Spanish regions such as Catalonia and Aragón


The age of exploration: when Africa discovered Spain

During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, encounters between African and Spanish kingdoms were largely a relationship of equals


The Three Amigos

Trump, Bolsonaro and López Obrador couldn’t be more different. Or more similar


Catalan parliamentary speaker’s cellphone was targeted with a spy program only available to governments

According to an investigation by EL PAÍS and ‘The Guardian,’ Roger Torrent was one of many people targeted in 2009 by software which can only be bought by national security forces to fight crime and terrorism


Switzerland investigates €3.5m transfer from account held by Spain’s emeritus king to The Bahamas

Prosecutors continue to probe allegations of money laundering involving a foundation linked to Juan Carlos I, who abdicated the throne in 2014


Italian and Spanish PMs meet in Madrid ahead of EU recovery fund summit

The two countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic have a shared interest in overcoming resistance by member states who want to hand out loans rather than grants


Spanish tourism industry feeling the loss of high-rolling visitors

The restrictions on travel into the EU have taken a toll on Madrid, Barcelona and Costa del Sol, which are popular with tourists from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Brazil and the US


Couples separated by coronavirus travel ban: ‘If I’m hit by a car, he won’t be able to come see me’

EL PAÍS asked people who are desperately waiting to reunite with their partners how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their plans and relationships


Spain reopens border with Portugal after three-month closure due to coronavirus

The move comes after the EU began to reopen its borders to 14 countries that have been approved by member states


As EU prepares to reopen borders, Spanish experts stress importance of coronavirus safety measures

Epidemiologists share their recommendations to minimize the risk of contagion as the European Union agrees to allow visitors from 15 countries – but not the United States


Spain’s Canary Islands struggling to cope with rise in migrant arrivals

Local NGOs say they are completely overwhelmed as the number of people arriving by boat increases sixfold compared to last year


Spain expresses concern over toppling of historical statues in United States

The Foreign Ministry has told US authorities it is worried about the damage caused to figures like Christopher Columbus amid the anti-racism protests


Spain rejects EU migration plan for not including relocation quotas

Madrid feels that the project designed by the Commission could place an even heavier load on frontline countries


Spanish archaeologists recover new treasure from famed ‘Mercedes’ shipwreck

Thousands of artifacts, including bronze cannons, silverware and candelabras, have been excavated from the frigate which made headlines after a US treasure hunting company removed 600,000 coins from the wreck


European borders are reopening, but there is a lot of small print to digest

Travelers from EU and Schengen countries can now enter Spain once more, but there are still a number of limits to free movement


No quarantine for UK travelers entering Spain, foreign minister confirms

Arancha González Laya told the BBC on Saturday that there will be no reciprocal requirement for two-week isolation, just hours before the Spanish border was due to reopen to European Union and Schengen area travelers


Kristalina Georgieva: ‘Spain’s guaranteed minimum income is a good instrument to improve equality’

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund started in the role last October, and is now faced with the global economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic


Spanish foreign minister not ruling out quarantine for UK travelers arriving in Spain

Speaking to the BBC, Arancha González Laya said that the government could “introduce reciprocity” if the British government does not lift its requirements


The pandemic and the police: Which new normal?

George Floyd and João Pedro are bodies and biographies for the cry of urban revolts in New York or Rio. There can be no return to normalized inequalities


Supreme Court prosecutors to investigate Spain’s emeritus king over kickback scheme

The probe will focus on Juan Carlos‘s connection to suspected payments made in exchange for the contract to build the AVE high-speed rail link to Mecca


Thirty years after Jesuit killings in El Salvador, trial begins in Madrid

Five Spanish priests were among those murdered in the 1989 massacre, including Ignacio Ellacuría, a prominent figure who defended dialogue between the guerrillas and the government during the civil war


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


Germany maintains travel warning against Spain

The recommendation will be lifted when Spanish authorities end the state of alarm and restrictions on tourist arrivals