Friday, October 22, 2021

Spain

Spain’s Covid-19 rate at ‘low risk’ level for first time in 15 months

More than three quarters of the Spanish population has now been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and most restrictions on socialising have recently been dropped.

Spain authorises booster shots for severely immunocompromised people

The European Medicines Agency said earlier this month it was evaluating a potential booster dose of Covid-19 vaccines that may be given six months after the second one.

Spain’s top court rules Covid-19 lockdown was unconstitutional

The ruling means that any fines imposed on citizens by police for breaking lockdown restrictions could be cancelled.

To beef or not to beef? Spanish ministers clash over campaign to eat less meat

The parliamentary beef has exposed raw political differences between parties within Spain's ruling coalition.

McAfee founder found dead by suicide in Spanish jail

John McAfee had been in jail in Spain since he was arrested at Barcelona airport in October 2020, just as he was about to board a flight to Istanbul.

Spain opens borders to all vaccinated travellers

Across the country, hotels and restaurants are reopening after months of closure, and airlines have restarted routes dropped during the height of the pandemic.

Waitress arrested after cutting off boss’ penis following ‘repeated rapes’

The pair reportedly had a romantic relationship despite the man having a wife and children in Bangladesh.

Spanish troops repel 8,000 Moroccans swarming Spain’s African city

Spanish media said Moroccan border guards stood by and watched as migrants tried to get into the enclave.

Spanish waiter in court for ‘killing and eating his mother’

The defendant has admitted that he heard voices of neighbours, acquaintances and celebrities telling him to kill his mother.

Spain legalises euthanasia, assisted suicide for ‘intolerable suffering’

Before the new law, helping somebody to die in Spain was punishable by a jail term of up to 10 years.

Spain tops 3 million virus cases

Officials believe the British variant could become the dominant strain in Spain by March.

Spain to list and share names of vaccine refusers

The list will be shared with other EU countries but will not be available to the public or to employers.

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