Demonstrators rally in Madrid against planned independence referendum
30 September 2017 | 3:30 pm
Demonstrators gather outside Madrid's City Hall rallying against a planned independence referendum in Catalonia.
14 Dec 2020
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane commented on his team's 2-0 victory against Atletico Madrid during a post-game presser held in Madrid on Saturday.
22 Jan 2021
UGC images show the aftermath of a strong explosion that rocked a building in central Madrid, leaving the street covered in debris. At least two people have died in what appears to have been caused by a gas leak.
5 Feb 2021
Theatres, cinemas and concert halls remain open in Spain, despite soaring levels of Covid-19 infections. "I applaud the great efforts being made in this country to defend culture," Mexican tenor Javier Camarena told Madrid's Theatre Royal.
8 Mar 2021
Spain: 'There are a lot of positives' - Atletico coach satisfied with 1-1 draw in Madrid derby
13 Mar 2021
The rightwing leader of Madrid's regional government, Isabel Diaz Ayuso, resigns and calls a snap election. Diaz Ayuso said she was forced to end the coalition between her Popular Party (PP) and the smaller centre-right Ciudadanos that has governed Madrid since May 2019 to prevent Ciudadanos and the Socialists, who serve in opposition in the Madrid government, from tabling a no-confidence motion. "I can't allow Madrid to lose its freedom," Diaz Ayuso said, adding the snap polls would allow residents of the region to "choose between Socialism and freedom".
21 Mar 2021
In many regions of Europe, pandemic contact restrictions remain tight. Authorities fear the spread of new coronavirus variants. But in the Spanish city of Madrid, things still seem to be easy-going. And word has gotten around – to tourists.
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23 Mar 2021
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3 Apr 2021
With bars and restaurants open and its 11:00 pm curfew, Madrid has become a highly-prized haven for hoards of leisure-starved Europeans in a reality that has rankled residents who remain restricted from leaving the region.
10 Apr 2021
Solomon Fowowe and Wale Adigun previews the El Clásico between Real Madrid vs Barcelona. The Saturday night's clash will have serious ramifications for La Liga's title race, with the Blaugrana poised to go top - at least temporarily - if they win.
2 May 2021
In Madrid, heavily dependent patients with reduced mobility are being vaccinated with the single dose Janssen vaccine first. Soledad Holgado, a doctor in the Madrid region, says the single dose means "we are going to speed up the vaccination process".
6 May 2021
Timo Werner and Mason Mount score to send Chelsea into a Champions League final where they'll meet Manchester City.
8 May 2021
One of the major standout games on the La Liga calendar will take place at Camp Nou on Saturday as Barcelona welcomes Atletico Madrid for a huge match in the top flight of Spanish football. Barca is currently third in the table while Atletico is two points clear at the summit as the race for the title heads for its final straight.
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More than six years after the attacks, hearings will begin to determine whether 10 men played a role in the 2016 Islamist suicide bombings in Brussels.
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The mpox public health emergency was declared over the summer, as the country struggled to contain the soaring number of infections. However, cases have receded since, with vaccination going strong.
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The government has already said it will cap the cost of gas and electricity next year. Bild newspaper reported that energy firms could now be banned from raising prices, with hikes already announced set to be revoked.
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A bipartisan delegation is setting off for a five-day visit to Taiwan. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said he will not attend and reaffirmed Australian support for the "status quo" on Taiwan.
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El Salvador's president is waging war on gang violence. But human rights advocates tell DW that waves of mass arrests in the Central American country have swept innocent people into a violent, and deadly, prison system.