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Spain, France impose tight restrictions as infections cross 150,000

Spain, France impose tight restrictions as infections cross 150,000

Spain and France have imposed sweeping restrictions to fight the spread of coronavirus, as US President Donald Trump tested negative for the disease that has infected more than 150,000 people worldwide.

Spain declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Spain declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Spain will be in a state of emergency for the next 15 days to better combat the coronavirus, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday, in a dramatic increase to the policy response

Spain steps up anti-coronavirus plan to "avoid Italian scenario"

Spain steps up anti-coronavirus plan to "avoid Italian scenario"

Spain shut down schools in several regions, suspended flights from Italy and closed the lower house of parliament for at least a week after a lawmaker tested positive for the coronavirus

Qatar Chamber receives Spain’s Princess Beatrice

Qatar Chamber receives Spain’s Princess Beatrice

Qatar is an important destination for fashion and art events, and that Qatari businessmen are making “remarkable progress” in terms of creative ideas in business, according to Princess Beatrice of Orleans ...

Spain gets coalition government as Sanchez wins parliamentary vote

Spain gets coalition government as Sanchez wins parliamentary vote

Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez narrowly won parliamentary backing on Tuesday for Spain's first coalition government in decades

With renewed support from Catalan separatists, Spain's Sanchez seeks backing as PM

With renewed support from Catalan separatists, Spain's Sanchez seeks backing as PM

Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, seeking parliament's backing to form a government, pledged to resolve the Catalan dispute through dialogue as he received renewed support from separatists in the restive region.

Spain's state attorney recommends release of jailed Catalan leader

Spain's state attorney recommends release of jailed Catalan leader

Spain's state attorney on Monday recommended the release of Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras from prison in what was widely seen as a gesture of political goodwill

Spain to probe Mexico embassy incident that angered Bolivia

Spain to probe Mexico embassy incident that angered Bolivia

Spain pledged Saturday to send investigators to La Paz after its embassy staff were accused of trying to sneak into the Mexican diplomatic mission accompanied by several masked individuals

Three members of same family drown in Spanish hotel pool

Three members of same family drown in Spanish hotel pool

Three members of a British-American family of five drowned in a hotel pool on Christmas Eve while on holiday in Spain, local media reported on Wednesday.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

Spain seizes submarine with cocaine cargo

Spain seizes submarine with cocaine cargo

Police in Spain have seized a submarine carrying cocaine off the coast of the northwest Galicia region which had arrived from South America, officials said on Monday.

Amnesty calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty calls on Spain to release two of the jailed Catalan leaders

Amnesty International on Tuesday called for the immediate release of two jailed Catalan leaders, saying that what it described as a "vague" and "overly broad"