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Spanish Health minister rules out another nationwide lockdown

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Spanish Health minister rules out another nationwide lockdown
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Salvador Illa said that despite rising case numbers, the current situation is very different to that of March: "More than half of the cases are asymptomatic, the average age is much lower, hospital pressure is low and the number of deaths is very different"

Estepona's new hospital to open up at last "by next year"

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

The regional Health Service has been handed the keys to the 16-million-euro building by the local council and must now invest a further million kitting it out

The official handing over took place on Tuesday.
The official handing over took place on Tuesday. josele

What is meant by 'selfish' face masks and why are we being told not to wear them?

RAQUEL MERINO

Regions of Spain such as Madrid and Galicia have banned people from using masks with valves, although in the case of Madrid a judge recently annulled the latest restrictions imposed to combat coronavirus

Masks with valves (top left) make it easier for breath to be exhaled and potentially spread the virus.
Masks with valves (top left) make it easier for breath to be exhaled and potentially spread the virus. efe

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

A Messi situation

Rob Palmer

Could a reunion with Pep Guardiola be on the cards?
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Does the Barcelona superstar really want to leave the Camp Nou? Or is he just flexing his muscles? Besides, who could afford him anyway?

THE EURO ZONE

Recovery effort

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Nadia Calviño, one of the country's four deputy prime ministers, said this week that the "revival is under way". But it's not the first time that she has spun this line...

THE MUSIC MAKER

Complimentary medicine

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

I think it would be better if we praised each other only for what we'd actually worked for, rather than any God given gifts

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Is there a safe haven for investors in these uncertain times?

JEREMY BLATCH

The attributes of a safe haven asset lie more with the investor than with any opportunity in the market

food & drink

Listmania

ANDREW J. LINN

Wines of course have been graded for decades, but do we really need to be insulted by media giant CNN's latest suggestions?

Daniel, Ismael and Antonio Fernández, with Baldomera, the world-famous donkey, at their farm in El Borge.
Daniel, Ismael and Antonio Fernández, with Baldomera, the world-famous donkey, at their farm in El Borge. SUR

Baldomera, the local donkey that went viral

Eugenio Cabezas

An Axarquía man has been contacted by international media after posting a moving video of him being reunited with his donkey after lockdown