Tag: Spain

France, Italy and Spain prepare to ease coronavirus lockdowns

France, Italy and Spain are preparing to loosen coronavirus restrictions, with other countries watching closely to see how some of the first and hardest-hit countries in Europe might safely emerge from their crippling lockdowns. After the US, where the number of infections is heading towards the 1m mark, with more than 53,000 deaths, the three […]

Coronavirus: Spain and France announce sweeping restrictions

Two of the EU’s biggest states, Spain and France, have followed Italy in announcing emergency restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus. In Spain, people are banned from leaving home except for buying essential supplies and medicines, or for work. With 191 deaths, Spain is Europe’s worst-hit country after Italy. In France, where 91 […]

Spain’s parliament to approve citizenship for descendents of expelled Jews

The conditions required to submit a request for citizenship have been thought out by Spanish authorities to the most minute detail and span over 10 pages, including a detailed description of a requirement to prove family connection to the Jews that were expelled 523 years ago. Citizenship applications could be based on family documents kept […]