9th July 2020

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

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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

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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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Rescue boat with over 300 migrants reaches Spain

AFP
A charity rescue boat carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya docked in Spain on Friday, ending a traumatic journey which saw them spending Christmas
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Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports

AFP
Spain on Saturday authorised a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya to sail to its waters after Italy and Malta refused to receive
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France focus: ‘yellow vests’ – what’s next?

AFP
Anti-government protests which have rocked France over the past month eased notably over the weekend, after the government offered a range of concessions to ease
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Guardia Civil break up migrant smuggling ring

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Spain’s Guardia Civil said Monday they have smashed an alleged people trafficking network which ‘operated like a travel agency’ and smuggled around 600 Moroccans into
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Focus: bad weather no deterrent to migrants crossing Strait of Gibraltar

AFP
A radio message comes in from a Spanish maritime rescue boat to the service’s command centre in the southern town of Tarifa: ’34 migrants rescued’.