Catalan separatists held their first major rally since the start of the COVID pandemic — amid divisions in their ranks over upcoming talks with the Spanish government.
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".
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.
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".
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28 Jul 2020
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17 Jul 2020
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23 Jun 2020
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8 May 2020
Madrid residents enjoy the freedom to exercise from 6am to 10am as Spain's parliament voted to extend the country's state of emergency, allowing stringent coronavirus lockdown measures to remain in place for at least two more weeks.
2 Oct 2019
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14 Jul 2019
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