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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(...)

Yeni Salazar leads a Zumba class in Queen’s Elmhurst Memorial Park in New York on Monday. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

In May, Madrid sought to break free from the nightmare of Covid-19. Death rates and infections had fallen since the days when the Spanish capital’s in(...)

 Madrid’s regional president Isabel Diaz Ayuso: on Friday she  announced  a partial lockdown of the 37 worst-hit areas in the Madrid region. Photograph: EPA/JuanJo Martin

People in the queue to be tested for Covid-19 at the Buenos Aires health centre in south Madrid on Friday morning were met with a bleak but polite hom(...)

  In October 2019 the Spanish  government exhumed the remains of Franco from the dictator’s grandiose mausoleum outside Madrid, the Valley of the Fallen, and reburied them in a nearby cemetery. Photograph: Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty

Spain’s leftist government has unveiled details of a historical memory Bill which seeks to address the legacy of the dictatorship of Francisco Franco.(...)

Covid-19 patient 64-year-old Manolo Salces (centre), on his way to meet his three-month old grandson, in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic islands, Spain on September 1st. Photograph: Hospital Son Espases/handout/EPA

It has been one of the great mysteries of the coronavirus pandemic, inviting all kinds of theories, ranging from government incompetence to the Medite(...)

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(...)

Residents wearing protective face masks queue outside a mass coronavirus screening facility in Barcelona on Tuesday. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

Spain’s regional governments have been told they should declare a state of emergency if necessary in the coming weeks as the country attempts to bring(...)

Spain’s then king Juan Carlos, photographed in Madrid in 2009. Photograph:  Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP via Getty Images)

The whereabouts of former king Juan Carlos remained a mystery on Tuesday after he abruptly left Spain under a cloud of scandal, and the Dominican Rep(...)

 The then Spanish King, Juan Carlos I, with Queen Sofia, during a visit to  the Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta, Africa, in November 2007. File photograph: Jose Luis Roca/AFP/Getty

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos is to leave the country and go into exile abroad following a series of damaging allegations about his financial arrang(...)

A beach in Salou, Spain, on  July 27th. More than 18 million British tourists visited Spain last year. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

Spain is bracing itself for a disastrous tourism season as foreign travellers are being warned away from the country due to its recent outbreaks of co(...)

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