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    Messi confirms Barca players’ pay cut

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:46pm on March 30, 2020

    Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona’s players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club’s other...

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    Europe, US coronavirus deaths surge

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:09pm on March 29, 2020

    The global coronavirus death toll surged past 30,000 over the weekend as Europe and the United States endured their darkest days of the crisis. A...

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    Spain tightens lockdown as COVID-19 death toll jump to 5,690

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:56pm on March 29, 2020

    Spain toughened its nationwide lockdown on Saturday, halting all non-essential activities as it stepped up its fight against the deadly coronavirus epidemic that has so...

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    International tourism to plunge up to 30pc: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:05pm on March 27, 2020

    International travel will likely fall by 20-30 per cent in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, putting millions of jobs in the global tourism...

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    Coronavirus death toll passes 21,000, three billion under lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid, Spain | Updated at 08:09pm on March 26, 2020

    More than three billion people around the world are living under lockdown as governments have stepped up their efforts against the coronavirus pandemic which has...

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    Death toll passes 20,000, three billion under lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:40am on March 26, 2020

    World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic that has forced three billion people into lockdown and claimed more than...

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    Spanish soldiers find bodies in retirement homes

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:21am on March 25, 2020

    Spanish soldiers deployed to help fight the new coronavirus outbreak have found elderly patients abandoned, and sometimes dead, at retirement homes, as an ice rink...

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    So far more than 1,300 people killed in Spain COVID-19 outbreak

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:58pm on March 22, 2020

    Spain on Saturday reported a 32 per cent spike in new deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the country total to 1,326 fatalities, the second highest...

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    Madrid launches coronavirus app

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:52am on March 21, 2020

    At the epicentre of Spain’s coronavirus outbreak, the Madrid region is launching an app to help anyone feeling unwell evaluate their symptoms without ringing the...

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    Village networks pull together to fight virus in rural Spain

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:44pm on March 20, 2020

    In sparsely-populated rural Spain, where the residents are elderly and resources are few, neighbours are pulling together to help the old and the vulnerable weather...