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RPT-Big investors sniff bargains in tottering Spanish property market

29 May 2020

* As prices flatline, wealthy buyers scan "opportunity lists"

Big investors sniff bargains in tottering Spanish property market

28 May 2020

MADRID The coronavirus crisis has halted a stellar recovery in Spain's property market and left most sellers floundering, but major investors have stayed active and poised themselves to take advantage of faltering prices.

Spanish mortgages dropped 14.6% in March as lockdown bit

27 May 2020

MADRID The number of mortgages taken out by Spaniards fell in March by 14.6% year-on-year, the government's statistics body said on Wednesday, reflecting the hit from the coronavirus outbreak.

Spanish mortgages dropped 14.6% in March as lockdown bit

27 May 2020

MADRID, May 27 The number of mortgages taken out by Spaniards fell in March by 14.6% year-on-year, the government's statistics body said on Wednesday, reflecting the hit from the coronavirus outbreak.

Spanish cat tests positive for coronavirus

08 May 2020

MADRID A cat belonging to a family in the Spanish region of Catalonia tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the professor who conducted an autopsy on the pet said on Friday.

Spanish cat tests positive for coronavirus

08 May 2020

MADRID A cat belonging to a family in the Spanish region of Catalonia tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the professor who conducted an autopsy on the pet said on Friday.

Lockdown forces Spain's property market to modernise

29 Apr 2020

MADRID Spain's lockdown is dragging one of Europe's older-fashioned property markets into the 21st century, with estate agents scrambling to offer virtual visits and notaries lobbying to legalise e-signatures to offset a near-total halt of business.

Spain eyes looser lockdown after kids return to the streets

28 Apr 2020

MADRID Spanish authorities on Monday prepared to further loosen one of Europe's toughest coronavirus lockdowns and played down concerns that letting children outdoors after six weeks had led to crowds forming in public spaces. | Video

'Air on your face': Spanish children get outside for first time in six weeks

27 Apr 2020

MADRID On foot and with bicycles, skateboards and scooters, Spanish children went outside at last on Sunday, emerging from their homes for the first time after six weeks of living under one of Europe's strictest coronavirus lockdowns. | Video

Spain sorry for mix-up over kids as study sheds lights on virus spread

24 Apr 2020

MADRID Spain's government apologised for causing confusion over new lockdown rules for children on Thursday, while a scientific study suggested the new coronavirus may have been circulating among the population longer than previously thought.

World News

Tensions rise in U.S. cities after police shot; Trump pushes crackdown

President Donald Trump on Tuesday taunted state governors for not embracing his proposal to send in the U.S. military to quell unrest, hours after five officers were shot and wounded in an escalation of tensions between law enforcement and crowds protesting the killing of a black man in police custody.