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People walk amid a heavy snowfall in Madrid on Saturday. Photograph:  Benjamin Cremel / AFP

Emergency crews in central Spain have cleared 500 roads and rescued more than 1,500 people stranded in vehicles as the country slowly shovels its way (...)

Many of those settling in to watch Sunday night’s television interview with Lionel Messi did so in search of optimism, reasons for hope. File photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

In four days’ time Lionel Messi can begin negotiating with any team he likes, but he won’t. That’s the good news for Barcelona fans, and there is more(...)

A lone passenger and a DAA staff member at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

There have been more developments when it comes to international travel have there? There have indeed. And it is good news for people who might want (...)

Police break up protesters trying to cut the Gran Via street in Madrid, central Spain, late October 31st 2020. Photograph: Rodrigo Jimenez/EPA

Spain’s prime minister on Saturday condemned a series of violent protests in cities across the country against restrictions imposed to curb the surge (...)

 A patient undergoes a swab test for Covid-19 carried out by Basque Country Health Services,  in Ordizia, Basque Country, Spain, on Wednesday. Photograph: Gorka Estrada/EPA

Spain became the first western European country to exceed 1 million coronavirus infections on Wednesday, doubling its tally in just six weeks despite (...)

A demonstrator wearing a face mask with images of Argentine late president Juan Domingo Peron and his wife Eva Duarte. Argentina now has more than a millions cases of coronavirus: Photograph: Alejandro Pagni/AFP

Argentina health officials say the nation has officially surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases, becoming the fifth country to do so. Across Latin Ame(...)

Cathal MacSwiney Brugha: ‘I’m delighted with the decision to go ahead with the conference using Zoom because it means that the conference will get to parts of the world where Terence MacSwiney had a huge impact like India, Vietnam and South America.’  Above, with a bust of his grandfather Terence MacSwiney.

The family of Cork’s martyred lord mayor, Terence Mac Swiney have welcomed an initiative by University College Cork and Cork City Council to mark the (...)

John McAfee, founder of the eponymous anti-virus company, was arrested at Barcelona airport, according to police sources. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP via Getty

John McAfee, an anti-virus software creator indicted for fraud in the United States, was in jail on Tuesday pending extradition procedures after being(...)

Spanish health minister Salvador Illa has urged the imposition of measures that are necessary to ‘take control’. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo/EPA

Spain’s response to the worst resurgence of coronavirus in Europe was plunged into chaos on Friday as Madrid regional authorities defied a national go(...)

Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sánchez. ‘It is the regions that have the capacity to manage the health emergency.’ Photograph:  Spanish Socialist Party handout/EPA

Addressing the nation for the first time since Spain’s summer spike in coronavirus cases, prime minister Pedro Sánchez made clear whom he considered m(...)

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