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# spain - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

More than 500 people have died in Spain over the past 24 hours from Covid-19
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

More than 500 people have died in Spain over the past 24 hours from Covid-19

Mar 24th 2020, 11:42 AM 40,038 Views 16 Comments

The number of deaths in Spain from the coronavirus has more than doubled since Friday.

Elderly patients in Spain found abandoned, sometimes dead, in nursing homes
# Spain
# Spain

Elderly patients in Spain found abandoned, sometimes dead, in nursing homes

Mar 24th 2020, 8:58 AM 77,079 Views 55 Comments

The army has been charged with helping to disinfect retirement homes in Spain.

# spain - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000

Mar 19th 2020, 3:37 PM 36,087 Views 35 Comments

It’s thought that there are at least 30 Irish tourists stranded in Peru after a sudden 15-day lockdown was announced.

# spain - Monday 16 March, 2020

Spain to shut land borders to halt spread of coronavirus

Spain to shut land borders to halt spread of coronavirus

Mar 16th 2020, 5:21 PM 36,373 Views 42 Comments

Spain has become the fourth most virus-infected country in the world.

# spain - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Irish people in Spain who want to come home told to return by Thursday night
# Travel
# Travel

Irish people in Spain who want to come home told to return by Thursday night

Mar 15th 2020, 6:01 PM 65,012 Views 104 Comments

Spanish airports will remain open for a number of days to facilitate the exodus from the country.

France shuts bars, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants to help combat coronavirus
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

France shuts bars, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants to help combat coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 36,207 Views 96 Comments

A number of countries have imposed sweeping restrictions to help fight the illness.

# spain - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases
# Europe
# Europe

Italy records 3,500 new cases of coronavirus in a 24-hour period, Spain records 1,500 new cases

Updated Mar 14th 2020, 6:39 PM 101,329 Views 94 Comments

Spain’s cabinet met today to declare a two-week state of emergency.

Jet2 planes turn back mid-air as airline cancels all flights to Spain amid Covid-19 outbreak
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Jet2 planes turn back mid-air as airline cancels all flights to Spain amid Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 14th 2020, 2:48 PM 49,655 Views 20 Comments

New infections have risen sharply in Spain and the government put 60,000 people in four towns on a mandatory lockdown

# spain - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020

Mar 10th 2020, 9:08 PM 3,237 Views 1 Comment

The tournament is still set to go ahead in Rome later this summer.

All La Liga matches to be played behind closed doors until April
# Cerrado
From The42
# Cerrado

All La Liga matches to be played behind closed doors until April

Mar 10th 2020, 12:25 PM 1,976 Views 0 Comments

Fans of Primera and Segunda clubs will have to watch from home for the next two rounds of fixtures.

# spain - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Hundreds of tourists at Tenerife hotel in isolation after Italian citizen tests positive for coronavirus
# Adeje
# Adeje

Hundreds of tourists at Tenerife hotel in isolation after Italian citizen tests positive for coronavirus

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 1:07 PM 78,730 Views 97 Comments

A number of Irish nationals staying in the area have made contact with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# spain - Monday 24 February, 2020

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures
# CALIMA
# CALIMA

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures

Feb 24th 2020, 7:23 AM 24,533 Views 6 Comments

A number of Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights were cancelled over the weekend.

# spain - Monday 3 February, 2020

Boeing 767 makes emergency landing at Madrid airport after landing gear enters engine
# Air Canada
# Air Canada

Boeing 767 makes emergency landing at Madrid airport after landing gear enters engine

Feb 3rd 2020, 4:37 PM 50,598 Views 46 Comments

The flight left Barajas airport in Madrid earlier today.

# spain - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Seven people dead and four missing as Spanish coast battered by strong wind and snow
# Storm Gloria
# Storm Gloria

Seven people dead and four missing as Spanish coast battered by strong wind and snow

Jan 23rd 2020, 7:14 AM 44,645 Views 8 Comments

The latest victim was a man who fell into the sea in the northeastern port of Palamos.

# spain - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain
# Tarragona
# Tarragona

One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 9:56 PM 27,203 Views 14 Comments

The incident happened in Tarragona in Catalonia.

# spain - Friday 3 January, 2020

Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:48 AM 9,751 Views 2 Comments

Catalonia’s ERC party will abstain from a confidence vote next week.

# spain - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Ex-Spain boss takes over after Monaco sack coach for the second time in 14 months
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Ex-Spain boss takes over after Monaco sack coach for the second time in 14 months

Dec 29th 2019, 11:17 AM 9,882 Views 1 Comment

Despite a recent upturn in results the Ligue 1 side have sacked Leonardo Jardim.

# spain - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Mother says two children and husband who died in Spanish pool were able to swim
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Mother says two children and husband who died in Spanish pool were able to swim

Dec 28th 2019, 7:51 AM 53,310 Views 16 Comments

In a statement, an “utterly heartbroken” Olubunmi Diya said she believed “something was wrong with the pool”.

# spain - Thursday 26 December, 2019

British father who drowned with children in Spanish pool 'could not swim'
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

British father who drowned with children in Spanish pool 'could not swim'

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 6:31 PM 83,610 Views 11 Comments

The three died in tragic circumstances on Christmas Eve.

# spain - Monday 23 December, 2019

TV reporter apologises over her reaction to winning in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery
# El Gordo
# El Gordo

TV reporter apologises over her reaction to winning in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery

Dec 23rd 2019, 11:01 PM 104,181 Views 29 Comments

Viewers were annoyed when they found out Natalia Escudero had won just a fraction of the grand prize.

# spain - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Nine dead across Spain and Portugal following storms Elsa and Fabien
# Elsa
# Elsa

Nine dead across Spain and Portugal following storms Elsa and Fabien

Dec 22nd 2019, 2:31 PM 20,590 Views 4 Comments

Spain was the worst hit with seven deaths recorded.

# spain - Friday 20 December, 2019

At least four dead as Storm Elsa batters Spain and Portugal
# Iberian Peninsula
# Iberian Peninsula

At least four dead as Storm Elsa batters Spain and Portugal

Dec 20th 2019, 11:55 AM 22,757 Views 1 Comment

The storm caused widespread damage in Ireland earlier this week.

# spain - Saturday 14 December, 2019

UN climate talks run into overtime, with best results set to fall short of recommendations
# Cop25
# Cop25

UN climate talks run into overtime, with best results set to fall short of recommendations

Dec 14th 2019, 9:38 AM 4,791 Views 20 Comments

The aim of the negotiations is to finalise the rulebook for the 2015 Paris climate accord.

# spain - Friday 6 December, 2019

'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest
# Pyrenees Mountains
# Pyrenees Mountains

'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest

Dec 6th 2019, 9:13 PM 36,298 Views 13 Comments

“The hypothermia killed her but also saved her,” Spanish doctors said.

# spain - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'I did not deserve ugly Luis Enrique criticism' - Moreno
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

'I did not deserve ugly Luis Enrique criticism' - Moreno

Nov 28th 2019, 10:49 PM 7,198 Views 5 Comments

The former La Roja coach has now issued a defiant response to the manager.

# spain - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Luis Enrique criticises 'disloyal' ex-assistant Moreno over Spain coaching 'ambition'
# Succession
From The42
# Succession

Luis Enrique criticises 'disloyal' ex-assistant Moreno over Spain coaching 'ambition'

Nov 27th 2019, 12:09 PM 9,959 Views 8 Comments

The unseemly fallout to Spain’s managerial change continues.

# spain - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Rahm resists Fleetwood surge to win golf's Race to Dubai as McIlroy fades on day four
# Clutch
From The42
# Clutch

Rahm resists Fleetwood surge to win golf's Race to Dubai as McIlroy fades on day four

Nov 24th 2019, 1:20 PM 6,096 Views 9 Comments

What a win for the Spaniard.

# spain - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Moreno has 'clear conscience' after controversial Spain exit
# Replaced
From The42
# Replaced

Moreno has 'clear conscience' after controversial Spain exit

Nov 20th 2019, 10:09 PM 11,515 Views 10 Comments

Luis Enrique’s former assistant has stepped aside after just a handful of months at the Roja helm, a feeling he admitted was ‘bittersweet’.

Spanish court orders Ryanair to cancel cabin bag fee
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Spanish court orders Ryanair to cancel cabin bag fee

Nov 20th 2019, 6:20 PM 53,707 Views 23 Comments

Ryanair was ordered to repay a woman €20.

# spain - Monday 18 November, 2019

Switzerland qualify for Euros as winners in Ireland's group while Spain end campaign with 5-0 rout
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Switzerland qualify for Euros as winners in Ireland's group while Spain end campaign with 5-0 rout

Nov 18th 2019, 10:51 PM 3,347 Views 0 Comments

Vladimir Petkovic’s side scored a 6-1 win over Gibraltar to claim top spot.

# spain - Friday 15 November, 2019

Spain hammer seven past Malta, Italy score 10th straight win and Sweden book Euro spot
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Spain hammer seven past Malta, Italy score 10th straight win and Sweden book Euro spot

Nov 15th 2019, 10:46 PM 4,059 Views 1 Comment

There was plenty of qualification action across the groups on Friday.

# spain - Monday 11 November, 2019

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains
# SPanish Election
# SPanish Election

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains

Nov 11th 2019, 6:48 AM 10,539 Views 18 Comments

Right-wing populist and anti-migrant leaders across Europe celebrated Vox’s strong showing.

# spain - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Spaniards are voting today amid Catalonia's separatist push and a rise of the far-right
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spaniards are voting today amid Catalonia's separatist push and a rise of the far-right

Nov 10th 2019, 6:12 PM 7,842 Views 19 Comments

The poll represents the fourth general election in as many years.

# spain - Friday 1 November, 2019

Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved

Nov 1st 2019, 10:58 PM 102,471 Views 226 Comments

COP25 was meant to take place in Chile but is now due to be held in Spain.

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,932 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# spain - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Spain exhumes Franco's remains and moves him from huge basilica to discreet grave
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

Spain exhumes Franco's remains and moves him from huge basilica to discreet grave

Oct 24th 2019, 1:15 PM 30,601 Views 64 Comments

The former dictator’s body will be reburied alongside that of his wife.

# spain - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,243 Views 28 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

# spain - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders
# Spain
# Spain

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders

Oct 16th 2019, 12:02 PM 5,924 Views 17 Comments

The protests began after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders earlier this week.

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty

Oct 16th 2019, 12:16 AM 5,489 Views 1 Comment

The Red Devils look set to be without their goalkeeper for their crunch clash against Liverpool.

# spain - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020
# Swede Disposition
From The42
# Swede Disposition

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020

Oct 15th 2019, 10:15 PM 4,630 Views 0 Comments

Marcus Berg’s goal had Sweden on the cusp of a memorable triumph over the Spanish this evening.