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Spain to allocate €10 million more to the global campaign against coronavirus

The objective is to guarantee food security in countries hit by the pandemic. Spain will allocate a new contribution of 10 million euros to the global response campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic, which will be channeled through a donation to the World Bank’s Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), in order to guarantee food […]

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The COVID tracking app that Spain finds problematic

The privacy settings, data protection or maybe technology may be the causes that have led to Spain still not having a tracking app for those infected. While in other countries- not only Asians who are the pioneers in using this technology- but nearby countries such as Germany, France or Italy have been using this tracking for weeks, in Spain, the implementation has […]

Resident's of Benidorm, Spain to be given face masks next week
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Resident’s of Benidorm, Spain to be given face masks next week

The entire population of Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca will be given face masks from Monday 8th June, Mayor says. As part of Covid-19 prevention measures, the Spanish Government has made it obligatory for those aged six and above to wear masks in “any closed space for public use or that is open to the […]

Spain PM wins backing to extend "brutal confinement" for the 6th time
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Spain PM wins backing to extend “brutal confinement” for the 6th time

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has just won the parliamentary backing to extend the lockdown for another two weeks from today, despite opposition from his rightwing opponents. There were also protests from opponents who feel his minority coalition government have far too much power regarding national rules. In fact, the opposing parties have labelled the […]

Tories could 'penalise' teachers and councils if they don't reopen schools
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Tories could ‘penalise’ teachers and councils if they don’t reopen schools

Tory cabinet minister Oliver Dowden repeatedly refused to rule out punishing councils and teachers who defy orders to reopen schools on June the 1st Oliver Dowden was asked today whether teachers, school leaders or council leaders will be “penalised” for if they defy the order. But the Cabinet minister repeatedly refused to rule it out  […]