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Marco Trujillo

Europe's worst infection hotspot Madrid heads for lockdown

01 Oct 2020

MADRID Madrid will become the first European capital to go back into lockdown in coming days after the region's leader reluctantly agreed on Thursday to obey a central government order to ban non-essential travel to and from the Spanish capital. | Video

Stretched to the limit, Spanish medics demand better conditions

30 Sep 2020

BARCELONA/MADRID Dressed in white lab coats, medical scrubs and face masks, hundreds of junior Spanish doctors took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday to demand better working conditions as they struggle against a second wave of coronavirus infections.

Stretched to the limit, Spanish medics demand better conditions

29 Sep 2020

BARCELONA/MADRID, Sept 29 Dressed in white lab coats, medical scrubs and face masks, hundreds of junior Spanish doctors took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday to demand better working conditions as they struggle against a second wave of coronavirus infections.

Concern, relief as Spanish children return to school

08 Sep 2020

MADRID Wearing colourful masks, the pupils of the Mariano Jose de Larra primary school in Madrid laughed and played on Tuesday morning before their teachers made them form two lines at the gates to measure their temperature.

Petitions and memes target former king Juan Carlos after he leaves Spain

05 Aug 2020

MADRID Students in Madrid want their King Juan Carlos University to change its name, a few towns plan the same for their streets, and memes mocking the former monarch are circulating widely after he left the country amid a corruption scandal.

Spaniards ask where Juan Carlos has gone after ex-king leaves country

04 Aug 2020

MADRID Spain's former king Juan Carlos has gone to the Dominican Republic after abruptly leaving his home country under a cloud of scandal, several Spanish newspapers said on Tuesday, though one placed him in Portugal. | Video

"It caused a mass panic": travellers in Europe rush to get back to US after Trump order

12 Mar 2020

MADRID, March 12 Bleary-eyed and stressed, U.S. and European travellers at Madrid's Barajas airport scrambled to board the last flights back to the United States before a 30-day suspension intended to curb the spread of coronavirus begins at midnight on Friday.

Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests

19 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday, setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders. | Video

Street fires erupt in Barcelona in fourth day of Catalan protest

18 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Thousands gathered in Barcelona in a fourth day of protests that have led to the worst sustained street violence in Spain in decades after Catalan leaders were sentenced to lengthy jail terms for their roles in a 2017 bid for independence. | Video

UPDATE 4-Street fires erupt in Barcelona in fourth day of Catalan protest

18 Oct 2019

* Dozens injured in overnight clashes in Barcelona (Adds color on riots, political context)

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