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Spanish king's ex-lover tells court spymaster threatened her

Spanish king's ex-lover tells court spymaster threatened her

A former friend and lover of Spain's ex-monarch Juan Carlos testified under oath on Friday that the head of the intelligence service had threatened her life as he tried to recover financial documents involving the royal family in 2012.

Envoy affirms strength of Spanish-Qatar relations

Envoy affirms strength of Spanish-Qatar relations

Spain's ambassador to Qatar Belen Alfaro has affirmed that the bilateral relations between Qatar and Spain are firm and strong, praising the deep and developed relations between the two countries as many agreements in different fields are due in the future.

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

At least four people died when a boat carrying about 30 migrants sank off Spain's Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, emergency services said.

Spain to get first Pfizer vaccines in early 2021, Health Minister says

Spain to get first Pfizer vaccines in early 2021, Health Minister says

Spain would get the first vaccines against Covid-19 developed by US pharmaceuticals Pfizer and its partner BioNTech in early 2021, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Tuesday.

Clashes in Spain over virus restrictions for second night

Clashes in Spain over virus restrictions for second night

Police in Spain made dozens of arrests during clashes with protesters for a second consecutive night as demonstrators took to the streets to denounce the new coronavirus restrictions.

Qatar, Spain sign agreement to abolish visa requirements for diplomatic, special and service passport holders

Qatar, Spain sign agreement to abolish visa requirements for diplomatic, special and service passport holders

A round of political consultations was held between the ministries of foreign affairs of Qatar and Spain via visual communication technology on Monday.

France extends curfew as Covid second wave surges in Europe

France extends curfew as Covid second wave surges in Europe

France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium's foreign minister was taken into intensive care with Covid-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.

Spain to receive 31.6 million doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Spain to receive 31.6 million doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Spain would receive 31.6 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine currently being developed by Britain's pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca between December and June if it is ready, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Tuesday.

Amir sends cable to congratulations to King of Spain

Amir sends cable to congratulations to King of Spain

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to King of Spain Philip VI on the occasion of his country's National Day.

Europe's worst infection hotspot Madrid heads for lockdown

Europe's worst infection hotspot Madrid heads for lockdown

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.

Spain bans small sailboats after killer whale attacks

Spain bans small sailboats after killer whale attacks

Spain has temporarily banned sailboats from a stretch of its northwestern coast after several vessels were damaged in attacks by orcas, or killer whales, in recent weeks.

We'll pay for tests, Spain's hotels say, amid UK quarantine backlash

We'll pay for tests, Spain's hotels say, amid UK quarantine backlash

Spain's hard-hit hotels offered on Monday to pay for foreign tourists to take coronavirus tests, in an effort to lure back visitors worried by a fresh wave of cases and put off by Britain's sudden imposition of a two-week quarantine.