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Thousands flee as volcanic eruption destroys houses in Spain

Thousands flee as volcanic eruption destroys houses in Spain

Authorities have evacuated about 5,000 people from villages in the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma as lava spews from an erupting volcano, local officials said. The 15-meter high lava flow has already swallowed 20 houses in the village of El Paso and sections of roads, Mayor Sergio Rodriguez told TVE radio station on Monday […]

Spain confirms first cases of UK’s virus variant

Spain confirms first cases of UK’s virus variant

Four cases of a coronavirus variant believed to be particularly infectious that recently emerged in Britain have been confirmed in Madrid, the regional government said Saturday, the first cases detected in Spain. All four cases involved people who recently arrived from the UK, the Madrid regional government’s deputy health chief Antonio Zapatero told a news […]

Suspects on trial in Spain for deadly 2017 Barcelona truck attack

Suspects on trial in Spain for deadly 2017 Barcelona truck attack

The trial of three suspects accused of involvement in the 2017 Islamist vehicle attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, which left 16 people dead opened on Tuesday. Prosecutors were calling for the sentences of 36 and 20 years for two men charged with membership of a terrorist organisation and manufacturing explosives. A third defendant, charged […]

Morata, Koke return as Llorente earns first Spain call-up

Morata, Koke return as Llorente earns first Spain call-up

Juventus forward Alvaro Morata and Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke earned recalls to the Spain squad Friday for a friendly against the Netherlands and Nations League games with Germany and Switzerland. Koke’s uncapped Atletico team-mate Marcos Llorente was also selected by coach Luis Enrique as was goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga despite losing his place in the Chelsea […]