Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Search results

Create news alert for 'spain' »

Spain to extend lockdown, as deaths down for second day

Madrid - Spain's prime minister announced Saturday an extension of the country's lockdown to combat the coronavirus, saying the measures are "bearing fruit" as the number of deaths fell for a second day in a row.

Virus patients in Spain get five-star hotel quarantine

Barcelona - An ambulance driver wearing a white protective gown enters a Barcelona hotel and announces the arrival of three new "customers" -- a trio of coronavirus patients discharged from hospital into luxury quarantine."Good morning! How are you?

As Europe reels, US braces for staggering virus death toll

Washington - Americans were told Tuesday to brace for "very painful" weeks ahead in a worsening coronavirus pandemic projected to claim up to a quarter million US lives, as fatalities spiked in European hotspots Spain, France and Britain.

Trump says US to send medical supplies to Italy, France, Spain

Washington - President Donald Trump said Monday that the United States will send medical equipment for combating the coronavirus pandemic to Italy and later France and Spain.

Trump ditches hopes of quick virus bounce-back for US

Washington - President Donald Trump on Sunday abandoned his timetable for life returning to normal in the United States, extending emergency coronavirus restrictions for another month, while Spain suffered its deadliest day.

Spain toughens lockdown as toll nears 5,700

Madrid - Spain toughened its nationwide lockdown on Saturday, halting all non-essential activities as it stepped up its fight against the deadly coronavirus epidemic that has so far claimed 5,690 lives.

Italy, Spain suffer record virus deaths as British PM tests positive

London - Italy on Friday recorded the most daily deaths of any country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and Spain had its deadliest day, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson became the first major world leader to test positive.

EU struggles to build unified virus response

Apo - European Union leaders struggled to build a unified response to the coronavirus epidemic on Thursday, as hardest-hit Italy and Spain objected that a draft economic plan was too weak.

Brutal choices, loneliness, death: on the frontline with Spain's medics

Madrid - Meet Sara, Regina, Sonia and Irene, healthcare workers on the frontline of the battle against the coronavirus epidemic that has brought Spain's hospitals to the brink of collapse.Here they talk to AFP about what they have seen and how they are coping.

Spain seeks NATO help as virus death toll touches 2,700

Madrid - Spain's armed forces on Tuesday asked NATO for humanitarian assistance to fight the novel coronavirus as the national death toll touched 2,700 and infections soared towards 40,000.

On the 10th day of lockdown, Madrid shaken by deaths

Madrid - At the foot of the skyscrapers in Madrid's business district, the streets are empty as the city silently marks day 10 of lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

Spain seeks NATO help as virus death toll touches 2,700

Madrid - Spain's armed forces on Tuesday asked NATO for humanitarian assistance to fight the novel coronavirus as the national death toll touched 2,700 and infections soared towards 40,000.

In Europe, retirement homes at risk from virus 'timebomb'

Madrid - In Italy, Spain and France, old people's homes have been ravaged by coronavirus with the elderly and the infirm taking the brunt of the epidemic as it spreads like wildfire across Europe.

Spain moves to extend state of emergency as virus deaths soar

Madrid - Spain's prime minister said Sunday he would ask parliament to extend a state of emergency until April 11 to try to curb the spread of coronavirus after the country recorded 394 new deaths from the disease.

Spain moves to extend state of emergency as virus deaths soar

Madrid - Spain's prime minister said Sunday he would ask parliament to extend a state of emergency until April 11 to try to curb the spread of coronavirus after the country recorded 394 new deaths from the disease.

Spain's virus death toll shoots past 1,300

Madrid - Spain on Saturday reported a 32 percent spike in new deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the country total to 1,326 fatalities, the second highest in Europe after Italy.

Walking the dog: a get-out-of-jail card in lockdown Spain

Madrid - Once a twice-daily chore that drew a chorus of complaints, walking the dog has become an enviable get-out-of-jail card in lockdown Spain with some wily punters even offering their hounds out for hire.

Spanish king distances himself from scandal-hit father

Madrid - King Felipe VI of Spain moved Sunday to distance himself from his scandal-hit father, stripping him of his palace allowance and renouncing what he was due to inherit from him.

Spain imposes near total lockdown to fight virus

Madrid - Spain on Saturday followed Italy and imposed a near total nationwide lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus by banning people from leaving home except to go to work, get medical care or buy food.

Real Madrid in quarantine as La Liga suspends fixtures

Madrid - Real Madrid went into quarantine on Thursday as La Liga announced Spain's top two divisions will be suspended for at least two weeks over the coronavirus.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 193 Next»
Latest News
Top News