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June 25, 2019
Study suggests 3 million people in Spain (7% of pop.) have developed short-term immunity to COVID-19

Study suggests 3 million people in Spain (7% of pop.) have developed short-term immunity to COVID-19

THE question has been plaguing minds since the outbreak of COVID-19: how many people are actually infected? Knowledge of the number is needed to grasp the scope of the pandemic, inform public policies and save lives. But while Spain’s government has come under criticism for possessing incorrect...

Man in Spain’s Malaga arrested for threatening his neighbours and the police after a denuncia was filed against him for playing loud music

Man in Spain’s Malaga arrested for threatening his neighbours and the police after a denuncia was filed against him for playing loud music

A MAN in Malaga has been arrested for threatening neighbours after they called the police complaining he was playing loud music.

Spain records a 56.5% ‘abnormal’ rise in deaths as country battles COVID-19 pandemic

Spain records a 56.5% ‘abnormal’ rise in deaths as country battles COVID-19 pandemic

SPAIN has seen an ‘abnormal’ 56.5% rise in recorded deaths for the period from March 17 to April 7, according to a recent study. Spain’s public health research centre – the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) – estimated the country has seen 13,954 more deaths than normal. The report publish this...

COVID-19: Spanish Supreme Court denies Medical Union plea for guaranteed supply of masks and gloves

COVID-19: Spanish Supreme Court denies Medical Union plea for guaranteed supply of masks and gloves

The Supreme Court has feverishly denied that the government has acted irresponsibly and 'dragged its feet'

Eurobasket 2021 moved back by a year to 2022 due to coronavirus

Eurobasket 2021 moved back by a year to 2022 due to coronavirus

THE Basketball European Championships scheduled for September 2021 have been moved to 2022 due to coronavirus.

Number of plane passengers in Spain decrease by nearly 60% in March, in comparison to the same month last year

Number of plane passengers in Spain decrease by nearly 60% in March, in comparison to the same month last year

THE number of plane passengers in Spain has decreased by a staggering 59.3% in the month of March, compared to the same month last year.

IN PICS: Heartbroken locals and expats celebrate Semana Santa and Easter as best they can amid Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

IN PICS: Heartbroken locals and expats celebrate Semana Santa and Easter as best they can amid Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

THIS week should have seen the most colourful and dramatic event on Spain’s calendar. Right now, the streets in cities like Sevilla or Malaga would be filled with religious brotherhoods donning colourful (and sometimes spooky) pointy hats and masks while carrying statues of the Virgin Mary and...

Number of cars intercepted in Costa Blanca city DOUBLES in one day, as Easter weekend traffic from inland increases

Number of cars intercepted in Costa Blanca city DOUBLES in one day, as Easter weekend traffic from inland increases

SECURITY in Alicante has been increased after over 2,000 cars had been intercepted on Tuesday, alone. Main roads in and out of the city have had more troops deployed, as citizens inland attempt to travel to second homes for Easter on or near the coast. Although social media was awash this week with...

MURCIA’S Mar Menor in danger as water chemical levels reach record high

MURCIA’S Mar Menor in danger as water chemical levels reach record high

THE Mar Menor area of the Murcian coastline is under threat as new studies reveal dangerous chemicals in the water have reached critical levels. The figures taken by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography on April 1 show that chlorophyll levels have reached up to 4.12 micrograms per litre. This...

Police in Costa Blanca resort check shoppers’ addresses in latest clamp-down

Police in Costa Blanca resort check shoppers’ addresses in latest clamp-down

SANTA POLA Local Police are informing citizens that they are happy to check the addresses of shoppers as they buy their groceries. The Costa Blanca coastal resort, eight miles from Alicante Airport, is clamping down on people that flout the social distancing rules during the Coronavirus pandemic...

BREAKING: Death toll and infection rate back on the decline in good sign for Spain’s coronavirus battle

BREAKING: Death toll and infection rate back on the decline in good sign for Spain’s coronavirus battle

SPAIN is back on the decline in terms of COVID-19 death and infection rates. According to the Health Ministry, 605 people died from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, down from the 683 deaths recorded yesterday. It brings the death toll in Spain to 15,843. Meanwhile, the number of new confirmed...

New York surpasses Spain in coronavirus cases and becomes global focus of pandemic

New York surpasses Spain in coronavirus cases and becomes global focus of pandemic

The state of New York had confirmed almost 160,000 cases of coronavirus.

COVID-19: Tributes flood in as first Guardia Civil officer dies in Malaga

COVID-19: Tributes flood in as first Guardia Civil officer dies in Malaga

It was as the procession rolled through Antequera that the news came through that after 48 hours in a critical condition, the officer had passed

NO NEW COVID-19 deaths in Balearic Islands as Ibiza clinic becomes first in Spain to use pioneering ozone therapy

NO NEW COVID-19 deaths in Balearic Islands as Ibiza clinic becomes first in Spain to use pioneering ozone therapy

According to health officials, more than half of those infected with COVID-19 have won the battle against the virus

COVID-19 GUIDE: What self-employed expats in Spain’s different regions need to know about being autonomo during coronavirus crisis

COVID-19 GUIDE: What self-employed expats in Spain’s different regions need to know about being autonomo during coronavirus crisis

Spain’s 3.2 million self-employed workers still had to pay their €283 social security contributions at the beginning of April

Malaga Film Festival lives on as producer projects nightly movies onto neighbour’s wall during Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown

Malaga Film Festival lives on as producer projects nightly movies onto neighbour’s wall during Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown

Sanchez works as an audiovisual coordinator for the annual festival which has this year been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

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