Spain imposes near total lockdown to fight virus as infections spike

World Mar 15, 2020

Spain imposes near total lockdown to fight virus as infections spike

Spain on Saturday followed Italy and imposed a near total nationwide lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus by banning people from leaving home except to go to work, get medical care or buy food. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced the restrictions on movement following ...

Thousands protest in Madrid against government's Catalonia policy

World / Politics Feb 10, 2019

Thousands protest in Madrid against government's Catalonia policy

Thousands of people demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday against Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's proposed talks to ease political tensions in Catalonia, in a protest organized by center-right and far-right opposition parties. Demonstrators waving Spanish flags filled the Plaza de Colon in the city center ...