Madrid tightens restrictions in bid to halt surge in new Covid-19 cases

TIMING: The end of the holiday period means more movement and greater use of public transport, The regional Health minister pointed out TIGHTER restrictions will come into force in Madrid on Monday in a bid to halt the surge in the number of new Covid-19 cases in the Spanish capital. Regional Health minister Enrique Ruiz […]

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WATCH: Madrid teachers forced to bunch up in queues for antibody tests

COMPLAINTS: Teachers waiting in lines told Spanish reporters that keeping a safe distance from other was impossible CREDIT: Marta Bernardo Twitter @martabll THOUSANDS of Madrid teachers have been forced to join long queues on Wednesday morning to get antibody tests before the start of the new school term prompting criticism of the regional government for […]

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Church sells 200 homes causing anger in Madrid

Church sells 200 homes without adequate explanation leaving tenants shook and concerned for their future. A total of 14 buildings belonging to the Church in Madrid, which accommodate more than 200 individual households, have been sold from under their tenant’s noses. The Board of Directors that manage the buildings voted to distribute the income generated […]

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Tragic accident in Madrid as teen kills his father on his birthday

Samur-Civil Protection attended the incident A SEVENTEEN-year-old minor accidentally killed his father as he celebrated his birthday. A teenager ran over his father last Monday, August 17 while he was parking a car in a tragic accident, in the San Blas district of Madrid. The wheels of the vehicle passed over the man who died […]

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Judge not ratifying Madrid smoking ban says prohibition remains in place

EXPLANATION: The Judge said these kinds of order have legal effect once they are approved and published by the relevant body CREDIT: pikist.com THE judge who did not ratify the ban on smoking on Madrid’s streets and bar and restaurant terraces has now said the regional government prohibition remains in place across the autonomous community. […]

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6,000 cameras in classrooms are part of new school year plans in Madrid

CAMERAS: Schools set for 6,000 cameras in classrooms. CREDIT: Julia M Cameron/ Pexels More than 6,000 cameras could be installed in schools across the Community of Madrid, as part of a proposed strategy plan to integrate children back into school is due to be announced next week. IN an extreme plan, that will likely fit […]

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Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior keeps active on Mallorca break

GOOD LIFE: The 20-yeard old Brazilian has been spotted enjoying time on a luxury yacht with friends CREDIT: viniciusjunior Instagram REAL Madrid and Brazil national team footballer Vinicius Junior has been keeping active on his Mallorca break. Clearly not one for just lazing around on holiday, the 20-year old winger has been spotted doing some […]

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Belgium bans non-essential travel to Spain’s Balearic Islands

BELGIUM has banned non-essential travel to the Balearic Islands. The Belgian government has added Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera to its list of red zones to which travel for reasons like tourism is not allowed due to the Covid-19 situation. Other regions of Spain also now included on the red list are the region of […]

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