Elena Rodriguez

'Come clean' Spaniards demand, as hunt for ex-king continues

06 Aug 2020

MADRID Frustrated Spaniards are demanding to know the whereabouts of former king Juan Carlos after he abruptly left the country amid a cloud of scandal.

Former king Juan Carlos decides to leave Spain amid corruption allegations

04 Aug 2020

MADRID Spain's former king Juan Carlos has decided to leave his country, a dramatic exit designed to protect the monarchy after a barrage of corruption allegations surfaced against him. | Video

Under pressure, Spanish family doctors battle the coronavirus

31 Jul 2020

MADRID Spain's family doctors are feeling the strain as they increasingly take the place of emergency and intensive-care colleagues on the front lines of the country's battle against the coronavirus.

"Everyone is panicking" over quarantine, says UK tourist in Spain

26 Jul 2020

MADRID, July 26 British tourists flying home on Sunday after a holiday in Spain angrily reacted to an abrupt decision by their government to make everyone arriving from the Mediterranean country spend 14 days in quarantine.

'A dream come true' as visitors return to Spanish nursing home

08 Jun 2020

NAVALCARNERO, Spain The sounds of tears and laughter rang through the Casaverde nursing home in Navalcarnero outside Madrid on Monday, as residents received their first visitors since the facility was locked down in March.

Last dance for legendary Madrid flamenco joint, stung by coronavirus

04 Jun 2020

MADRID A Madrid flamenco bar that has played host to some of Spain's top performers, including an early-career set from Grammy-award winner Rosalia, is shutting down as audiences dwindle in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Feeling the pinch from coronavirus, Spain's new poor queue for basics

16 May 2020

MADRID/BARCELONA Some of Spain's new coronavirus poor stood in long queues in the working-class district of Aluche on Saturday waiting to pick up bags of basic necessities, abruptly tipped into dependence on handouts by the pandemic.

Spain quarantines overseas travellers as coronavirus death toll pace slows

16 May 2020

MADRID Spain imposed a quarantine on incoming overseas passengers on Friday and added new travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as the country's daily death toll falls.

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