PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 08:47 PM IST
- Spain’s Constitutional Court on Monday rejected last-minute appeals by unions and women’s rights groups to hold any kind of street protest in the Spanish capital, following similar recent rulings by lower-level courts.
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 08:02 PM IST
The revelation prompted a new rebuke to the 83-year-old former king from the country's prime minister. Pedro Sánchez said Friday that he rejected the "uncivil behavior" of Juan Carlos, but fully supported the current monarch, King Felipe VI.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:22 PM IST
IMIDRA has been cataloguing and cloning Madrid's noteworthy trees for 10 years, but after storm Filomena the agency offered help replacing trees with sentimental value.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 08:58 AM IST
- Health Minister of Spain, Carolina Darias, on Wednesday, announced that all the people coming from South Africa and Brazil will have to quarantine at home for 10 days and cannot even be visited by relatives.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 09:23 AM IST
The Queen’s Gambit, based on the 1983 novel by Walter Tevis, debuted in October 2020 and fast became a hit.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 02:15 PM IST
The goal of separatists is to not only maintain their slim majority of the Catalan parliament based in Barcelona, but also try to break the 50% barrier of the popular vote for the first time.
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 05:18 PM IST
Spain witnesses an increasing scrutiny of emotional toll of treating Covid-19 patients as overworked medics relive their experiences of overcrowded hospital wards and high death rates.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 06:47 PM IST
The 300 million-euro ($364 million) project will be located in the western province of Caceres, Iberdrola said in statement on its website. The utility will provide power to Danone’s 29 supply points for 10 years, starting from April 2022 under a power purchase agreement.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:51 PM IST
The storm brought the heaviest snowfall in decades and caused at least 1.4 billion euros ($1.70 billion) in damage to the Spanish capital, according to a preliminary estimate from the mayor's office, though opposition parties have disputed that number.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 02:35 PM IST
The State Metereological Agency (Aemet) said up to 20-30 cm (7-8 inches) of snow fell in Madrid on Saturday, the most since 1971.
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 03:42 PM IST
The national AEMET weather agency had warned that some regions would be receiving more than 24 hours of continuous snowfall due to the odd combination of a cold air mass stagnant over the Iberian Peninsula and the arrival of the warmer Storm Filomena from the south.
By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta | SEVILLE, Spain
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 02:46 PM IST
Three men dressed as Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar took the balloon ride on the eve of the Epiphany.
By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 02:56 PM IST
MSCI’s All-Country World Index, which tracks stocks across 49 countries, hit a record high and was up nearly half a percent on the day after the start of trading in London.
By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 09:50 PM IST
Their ordeal comes amid heightened travel restrictions due to a coronavirus variant that has been blamed for faster contagion in the UK and highlights the bureaucratic complexities resulting from Britain’s departure from the 27-nation European Union.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Mexico City
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Portuguese mariner Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition for Spanish trade and imperialism opened a westward route from Europe to the Spice Islands, the Maluku archipelago in today’s Indonesia.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Berlin
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 08:53 PM IST
“We have to lament 1,129 deaths this morning alone — 1,129 families will be in mourning this new year,” Health Minister Jens Spahn said at a news conference.
By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Paris
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 09:47 AM IST
Cardin, who died Tuesday at age 98, was the ultimate entrepreneurial designer. His name emblazoned hundreds of products, from accessories to home goods.
By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai | Spain
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 06:56 PM IST
Soon there will be more people vaccinated against the virus in Spain than people infected with the virus, Sanchez said during a televised end-of-year address.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:44 PM IST
While the register will be shared with other European partners, it won’t be made public, Health Minister Salvador Illa said in an interview with La Sexta television on Monday.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Guadalajara
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2020 07:16 PM IST
The first vaccines will be administered Sunday morning at a nursing home in Guadalajara.
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Madrid
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 06:29 PM IST
All four cases involved people who recently arrived from the UK, the Madrid regional government’s deputy health chief Antonio Zapatero told a news conference.
By Associated Press | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Madrid
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 07:58 PM IST
The incredibly popular lottery will dish out a total of 2.4 billion euros ($2.9 billion) in prizes, much of it in hundreds of smaller prizes.
By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta | Madrid
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:28 PM IST
Hector Fuentes, dressed as Santa Claus, records personalised messages with the help of his son Andres, who works behind the camera, and his colleague Pilar Carrion, who plays his trusty sidekick elf.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Madrid
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Spain is following the footsteps of Iberian Peninsula neighbor Portugal, whose parliament approved similar bills to legalize physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in February.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Groundbreaking research led by a team of scientists including a University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician shows that oral hormone therapy significantly alters the metabolome of postmenopausal women.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:51 PM IST
The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) said that India is currently the seventh largest readymade garment supplier to Spain with an export of USD 817.6 million in 2019, which is just 4.2 per cent of Spain’s market.
By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Skiers hit the slopes of Catalonia on Monday for the first time this season after the Spanish region eased coronavirus restrictions.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | London
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Some bacteria can travel from one continent to another ‘hidden’ in atmospheric dust, according to a new study which says these microbes may not only affect human and animal health, but also impact climate and ecosystems.
By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Madrid
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 07:56 PM IST
New cases rose by 10,519 to 1,730,575 on Friday, according to health ministry data, while the number of deaths increased by 280, bringing the total to 47,624.