'They just sedate them': Coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes

World Apr 4, 2020

'They just sedate them': Coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes

As Spain struggles desperately to cope with almost 120,000 coronavirus infections, it barely has the strength to help its overwhelmed care homes and their elderly residents, singularly vulnerable to the respiratory disease. With hospitals stretched to breaking point, the elderly are being turned away, and ...

Business Feb 25, 2020

Nissan warns about future of European plants as Brexit weighs

Nissan Motor Co. gave the starkest warning yet on the future of the Japanese group's car factories in Western Europe, with a plant in the U.K. threatened by Brexit and another in Spain suffering from a slump in demand. The Sunderland site in England, which ...

Soccer Feb 6, 2020

Barcelona B team forward Hiroki Abe to undergo hamstring surgery

Forward Hiroki Abe, who plays for Barcelona's B team, will undergo surgery next week after tearing the hamstring in his right thigh, the Spanish powerhouse said Wednesday. Abe will have the surgery in Finland next Tuesday after sustaining the injury during Barcelona B's third-tier clash ...

Soccer Jan 17, 2020

Teenage star Jun Nishikawa plays down possible Barcelona move

Japan youth international Jun Nishikawa said Friday he heard through friends Barcelona was interested in signing him but denied there had been any contact from the Spanish giant. The 17-year-old attacking midfielder, who has represented Japan at the under-17 and under-20 World Cup, told local ...

Andres Iniesta says he hopes to  finish playing career in Japan

Soccer / J. League Jan 10, 2020

Andres Iniesta says he hopes to finish playing career in Japan

Former Spain and Barcelona great Andres Iniesta hopes to finish his playing career in Japan with J. League's Vissel Kobe, Spanish media reported Thursday. Following rumors of interest from clubs in North America's Major League Soccer, the 34-year-old Iniesta was quoted in the online edition ...