8th April 2020

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Coronavirus in Spain update – 47 dead, 2128 infected (11 March)

News Desk
The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared Coronavirus (Covid-19) as ‘a pandemic’ on Wednesday evening, adding that he was ‘deeply concerned’ by
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Coronavirus in Spain update – 10 March

News Desk
With the whole of Italy in lockdown over the Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic on Tuesday, Spain has now banned all flights arriving from Italy at least until 25
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Pedro Sánchez finally speaks to Quim Torra again – by telephone

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Acting Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez has finally spoken again to Catalan president Quim Torra – the first time since the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine
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Police start to clear AP-7, as protestors call to block Basque border route

News Desk
Early on Tuesday morning, French police used pepper spray to start removing protestors who had been blocking the AP-7 motorway at the French border, after the
Basque Country Opinion Spotlight

Opinion: Will the Basques be next?

Ben Wray
Ask Basques about whether they were shocked by the scale of the police brutality and judicial repression of the Catalan independence movement in recent weeks,
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Backlash over minister’s comments comparing violence in Catalonia with Basque Country

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Fernando Grande-Marlaska, Spain’s acting interior minister, has clarified statements on Monday that he made in an interview with a newspaper that suggested he had compared the
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Focus: Sant Sebastian International Film Festival (20-28 Sept)

Ben Norman
The prestigious San Sebastian International Film Festival kicks off its 67th edition this Friday 20 September and will run until 28 September. Among those already