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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.

Spain is safe, minister insists as British quarantine move sows dismay

Spain is safe, minister insists as British quarantine move sows dismay

Spain is safe for tourists and Spaniards, the government insisted on Sunday after Britain abruptly imposed a two-week coronavirus quarantine on travellers returning from there, a decision that filled holidaymakers with dismay.

Coronavirus leaves Spain's interior a tourist desert

Coronavirus leaves Spain's interior a tourist desert

The Santos Bar, across from Cordoba's celebrated mosque, would normally be groaning with tourists tucking into its trademark Spanish tortillas.

Spain to further ease restrictions, won't rush on border opening

Spain to further ease restrictions, won't rush on border opening

Spain will further ease a coronavirus lockdown in its two biggest cities from Monday, but will not start opening its borders to foreign tourists before July 1, the government said on Friday.

Spain's daily Covid-19 deaths below 100 for first time in two months

Spain's daily Covid-19 deaths below 100 for first time in two months

Spain's daily death toll from the coronavirus fell below 100 for the first time in two months, the health ministry said on Sunday

Hairdressers, stores reopen as Spain's coronavirus daily death toll falls

Hairdressers, stores reopen as Spain's coronavirus daily death toll falls

Hairdressers, ironmongers and other shops tentatively opened for business on Monday as Spain began a four-phase plan to reopen the country by the end of June

Surfing and strolling, Spaniards reclaim the outdoors

Surfing and strolling, Spaniards reclaim the outdoors

Spaniards revelled in a second day of freedom on Sunday, flocking outdoors in time-slots for age groups on the first weekend adults were allowed out since one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns was imposed

Spain's Covid daily death toll drops, cabinet debates lockdown easing

Spain's Covid daily death toll drops, cabinet debates lockdown easing

Spain's daily death toll from the coronavirus fell to 301 on Tuesday, far below record highs of three times as much in early April, which should allow the government to set a framework for regions to start phasing

Spain's overnight coronavirus death toll rises, total at 16,972

Spain's overnight coronavirus death toll rises, total at 16,972

Spain's overnight death toll from the coronavirus rose to 619 on Sunday from a nearly three-week low of 510 on Saturday

Spain's overnight coronavirus death toll at 510, lowest in 19 days

Spain's overnight coronavirus death toll at 510, lowest in 19 days

The number of coronavirus deaths in Spain fell for a third consecutive day on Saturday, with 510 fatalities reported in the past 24 hours -- the smallest overnight increase since March 23.

Spain's coronavirus deaths pass 14,500, but real toll may be bigger

Spain's coronavirus deaths pass 14,500, but real toll may be bigger

Spain's official coronavirus death toll edged higher again on Wednesday, but questions persisted over the veracity of numbers and the main business lobby warned