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Spain criminalises support for Franco
Girl performs fascist salute during rally marking anniversary of Francisco Franco’s death
In Depth

Spain criminalises support for Franco

New legislation includes fines of up to €150,000 for ‘glorifying’ the dictator and Spanish Civil War
22 Jul 2021
Will Catalan pardons calm Spanish tensions?
Pro-independence supporters gather in Barcelona in 2018 on the first anniversary of the referendum
In Depth

Will Catalan pardons calm Spanish tensions?

Spanish PM hoping to create ‘spirit of dialogue’ as separatist leaders vow to fight on
22 Jun 2021
A brief history of human cannibalism
Fiji village
In Focus

A brief history of human cannibalism

Madrid arrest brings focus on historic practice
18 Jun 2021
Why migrants are surging on Spain’s southern border with Morocco
Spanish Civil guards approach a migrant in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta
In Depth

Why migrants are surging on Spain’s southern border with Morocco

Rabat scales back border protections in retaliation over long-running Saharan dispute
19 May 2021
How European countries are faring with second waves of Covid
People stroll down Bordeaux's main shopping street Sainte-Catherine
In Depth

How European countries are faring with second waves of Covid

Italy and Spain have recorded highest daily death tolls since spring
18 Nov 2020
Spanish coronavirus mutation blamed for Europe’s second wave
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In Brief

Spanish coronavirus mutation blamed for Europe’s second wave

Holidaymakers spread the new Covid-19 variant across the continent
30 Oct 2020
Why Spain’s former king has fled into exile
Former king Juan Carlos of Spain
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Why Spain’s former king has fled into exile

Corruption scandal threatens to tarnish legacy of monarch who re-established Spanish democracy
4 Aug 2020

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Spain ‘secretly lobbied’ US over Gibraltar sovereignty
The rock of Gibraltar
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Spain ‘secretly lobbied’ US over Gibraltar sovereignty

‘Aggressive’ campaign sought to build American support for more Spanish control over the outpost
3 Aug 2020
Quiz of The Week: 25 - 31 July
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Quiz of The Week: 25 - 31 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
31 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson hiring a ‘shield for incompetence’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson hiring a ‘shield for incompetence’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 29 July
29 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Harry and Meghan ‘nothing without gossip’
Harry and Meghan
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Instant Opinion: Harry and Meghan ‘nothing without gossip’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 28 July
28 Jul 2020
Who is hacking Catalonian politicians’ phones?
Roger Torrent
In Brief

Who is hacking Catalonian politicians’ phones?

Facebook-owned messenger service confirms attempts to access regional parliament speaker’s device
28 Jul 2020
Reaction: rising EU infections mean ‘all travel a risk’
Coronavirus airport
In Depth

Reaction: rising EU infections mean ‘all travel a risk’

Belgium mulling lockdown reintroduction as France and Germany see cases increase
28 Jul 2020
Explained: is it safe to book a holiday in Europe?
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In Brief

Explained: is it safe to book a holiday in Europe?

Government accused of creating ‘sense of panic’ with sudden change in travel advice
27 Jul 2020
The government holiday quarantine list: where is next?
Paris coronavirus
In Depth

The government holiday quarantine list: where is next?

France and Germany rumoured to be next for removal from safe-to-fly list
27 Jul 2020
Is Spain set to join Portugal on the UK’s ‘no-holiday’ list?
Spain
In Depth

Is Spain set to join Portugal on the UK’s ‘no-holiday’ list?

Spike in Covid cases reported by Madrid could see the popular tourist destination declared unsafe for Britons
22 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely
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Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely

Tests show that likely levels of immunity range from 68% in parts of New York to less than 1% in India
10 Jul 2020
Herd immunity hopes hit by Covid antibodies study results
spain coronavirus
In Brief

Herd immunity hopes hit by Covid antibodies study results

Experts say ‘sobering’ results show importance of vaccine and track-and-trace systems
7 Jul 2020
Is second wave of rave sparking Europe-wide Covid outbreaks?
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In Depth

Is second wave of rave sparking Europe-wide Covid outbreaks?

Authorities struggling to close down illegal parties in London and other cities around the continent
29 Jun 2020
Botched art restoration fuels calls for tighter regulation
Immaculate Conception of Los Venerables
In Brief

Botched art restoration fuels calls for tighter regulation

Conservationist claims politicians ‘don’t give a toss’ in wake of ‘Potato Madonna’ fiasco
23 Jun 2020
How a medieval Spanish town became a Coronavirus hotspot
La Rioja, Spain
In Depth

How a medieval Spanish town became a Coronavirus hotspot

A cluster of towns in idyllic La Rioja have an alarming mortality rate
4 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: how relaxing lockdown rules has impacted Europe
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In Depth

Coronavirus: how relaxing lockdown rules has impacted Europe

UK lagging behind on lifting restrictions
11 May 2020
Spain relaxes lockdown as daily death toll falls to 517
Spain
In Brief

Spain relaxes lockdown as daily death toll falls to 517

Industrial and construction workers allowed to return to work as strict rules loosened
14 Apr 2020
Italy and Spain see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’
Italy coronavirus
In Depth

Italy and Spain see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Officials express cautious optimism as death tolls fall in both nations
6 Apr 2020
Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?
Hong Kong
In Depth

Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?

Demonstrators from Israel to Spain are migrating onto the internet to spread their messages
27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: where did Spain go wrong in outbreak response?
Fieldhospital
In Depth

Coronavirus: where did Spain go wrong in outbreak response?

The country’s death toll now exceeds that in China
26 Mar 2020
New insect species named after Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
In Brief

New insect species named after Lady Gaga

And other stories from the stranger side of life
18 Mar 2020
Ritz-Carlton Abama review: a tantalising taste of Tenerife
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Ritz-Carlton Abama review: a tantalising taste of Tenerife

As a Marriott Bonvoy member, you can see (and taste) how Michelin-starred chefs create their magic
5 Mar 2020
Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel review
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In Review

Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel review

3 Mar 2020
What is an Earth sandwich?
In Brief

What is an Earth sandwich?

Two men create planet-sized snack by placing slices of bread on exact opposite sides of the planet
21 Jan 2020
Spain led by a coalition for the first time in 80 years
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In Brief

Spain led by a coalition for the first time in 80 years

Pedro Sanchez has agreed historic deal with anti-austerity group
8 Jan 2020
Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: El Clasico becomes El Politico
Tvboy’s artwork of Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos kissing calls for dialogue between Catalonia and Spain
In Depth

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: El Clasico becomes El Politico

It’s not just a game between the top two teams in La Liga
18 Dec 2019
The countries hit by major protests in 2019
Protest
In Depth

The countries hit by major protests in 2019

Millions have taken to the streets across the globe this year demanding change
19 Nov 2019
Spanish election yields another hung parliament - what next?
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In Brief

Spanish election yields another hung parliament - what next?

Polling fails to break the country's impasse and sets up months of negotiations
11 Nov 2019
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