14:10 DESCALADA | The Spanish Association of Shopping Centers and Parks (AECC) has requested the Government that next Monday, June 1, they can fully open all shopping centers in Spain, including those in the territories that remain in Phase 1, as reported in a statement.
14:00 MURCIA | The number affected currently by Covid-19 in the Region of Murcia It has fallen in the last 24 hours and records seven fewer cases, according to the balance corresponding to 23.59 hours on Tuesday published by the Ministry of Health.
13:50 ARCHITECTURE | Professors of architecture from the Ceu San Pablo University have analyzed in the short, medium and long term some of the measures or proposals that could be implemented in urban areas to face future situations such as confinement caused by the state of alarm. Carlos F. Lahoz, Carlos Martínez-Arrarás and José Antonio Blasco have admitted that large cities have suffered the effects of the pandemic to a greater extent than rural areas and propose in the long term the coexistence of workplaces with residential use.
13:40 CIVIL GUARD | More than two months later and with more than 39,000 victims of the coronavirus in Spain, the Government of Pedro Sánchez and Pablo Iglesias has decreed official mourning for 10 days. And, finally, the President and Vice President today did attend the control session in Congress with tie and black shirt. They have taken advantage of the first day they wore mourning to accuse the opposition of not respecting it when precisely PP and Vox have been asking for this tribute to the deceased for weeks.
13:30 CONGRESS | Immediately afterwards Pablo Iglesias has shouted in Congress for what the President of Congress has called to order: “Mr. Vice President, Mr. Vice President please, from the table I beg you to exercise your institutional position.”
13:27 CONGRESS | Batet has asked the PP deputy, Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, to withdraw the following statement from the session newspaper, which has been addressed to the vice president of the Churchs: “Your father is a terrorist.” The ‘popular’ has argued: “As Iglesias himself acknowledges in this article, his father was a FRAP member.” Batet has decided, contrary to Álvarez de Toledo’s statement, to withdraw the statement from the session diary. Cayetana, astonished: «How? Why?”.
13:25 SPAIN | The Independent Trade Union and Official Central (CSIF) has regretted that the Royal Decree-Law approved by the Government to recognize the workplace accident due to contagion or death of COVID-19 is limited only to health and socio-health personnel, excluding other public employees .
13:18 SPAIN | Mortality in Spain from all causes has shot up 55.2 percent between March 13 and May 22, a period in which Spain is under the state of alarm for the coronavirus, according to the latest data from the Daily Mortality Monitoring (MoMo), which uses the information on all-cause mortality obtained daily from 3,929 computerized civil registries of the Ministry of Justice.
13:06 SPAIN | The Daily Mortality Monitoring System (MoMo) in Spain, which produces the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII), has estimated that in the period from March 13 – one day before the state of alarm – until May 22 there has been an ‘excess’ of 43,034 deaths. The figure is far from the one offered by the latest updated balance of Health and that counts 27,117 deaths from the coronavirus.
12:50 SPAIN | Elkarrekin Podemos-IU candidate for Lehendakari, Miren Gorrotxategi, has insisted on her approach to promote a tripartite Government in Euskadi between her coalition, EH Bildu and the PSE-EE because, in addition to sharing the objective of “the complete repeal” of the labor reform has ensured that “they do not want a way out of the crisis to the extent of Confebask” or that the “same formulas that were used” when the PNV “was Rajoy’s Basque partner” were adopted.
12:40 PABLO IGLESIAS | The PP secretary general, Teodoro García Egea, has warned the second vice president of the Government, Pablo Iglesias, that “he is about to sit on the bench, accused of obstructing justice and revealing secrets.”
12:30 SPAIN | Impassive, as if it wasn’t with him. Despite the multitude of criticisms that he has received from the opposition during the control session of the Government, the Interior Minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, has not made any self-criticism for having caused the greatest crisis within the Civil Guard in many years. The main opposition groups, PP, Vox and Ciudadanos have demanded his resignation.
12:20 DESCALADA | Madrid businesses have been able to open their doors with a hint of normality with the entry of phase 1 in the region, an opportunity to lift the shutter and meet the neighbors again; a “very exciting” reunion, as one of the owners of the El Molar bookstore, Antonio Almeida, has said in statements to Europa Press Television.
12:10 SPAIN | ERC has alerted the Government this Wednesday to the danger that, in his opinion, represents “giving air to the right”, as he considers that the Executive has done by agreeing with Citizens on the latest extensions of the state of alarm instead of committing itself to the Republicans.
12:04 ELDERLY RESIDENCES | The Prosecutor’s Office has opened more than 170 criminal investigation procedures for the situation in nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic, of which the majority are in the Community of Madrid, with 80, followed by Catalonia, with more than 30. At the same Over time, the number of cases already judicialized has risen to 22.
12:00 MINUTE OF SILENCE | The Congress of Deputies has temporarily stopped the plenary session in progress to join this minute of silence, called by the Government on the occasion of the first of the ten days of official mourning in memory of those who have not passed the Covid-19.
11:45 VOX | Vox has filed a complaint on Tuesday against the director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez, and the Secretary of State for Security, Rafael Pérez, in full controversy over the dismissal of Colonel Pérez de los Cobos in the framework of the investigation into the 8 -M.
11:35 OFFICIAL BLESSING | The flags of the Congress of Deputies fly from this Wednesday at half-mast on the first of the ten days of official mourning decreed by the Government of Pedro Sánchez in memory of the more than 27,000 deaths that the Covid-19 pandemic has claimed.
11:25 CONGRESS | The Plenary in the Congress of Deputies continues with the rest of the questions of the control session, urgent interpellations and the validation or repeal of Royal Decree-laws.
11:20 SPAIN | The 85.7 percent of patients hospitalized for Covid-19, the disease that causes the new coronavirus, in Spain has received hydroxychloroquine and 62.4 percent lopinavir / ritonavir, according to the study ‘Clinical characteristics of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Spain: results from the SEMICOVID-19 Network’, prepared by the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) and published on the ‘medRxiv’ platform.
11:16 VOX | Ignacio Gil Lazaro (Vox): “We knew that you were trying to intimidate the citizens who peacefully express their protest on the street and that you tried to prevent the Vox demonstrations last week.” The Vox deputy describes as “miserable, lying and allegedly criminal” the attitude of the Minister of the Interior to dismiss Colonel de Diego Perez de los Cobos at the head of the Civil Guard and considers the payment of the third installment of the salary equalization of the National Police and Civil Guard “improvised”.
11:15 VOX | The Vox deputy, Macarena Olona, has reproached Marlaska for his change of criteria when dismissing the DAO of the Civil Guard when during the Faisán case it was Marlaska himself who prohibited the judicial agents from informing their superiors about the investigations.
11:10 CONGRESS | Pedro Sánchez and Pablo Iglesias today do wear black ties as a sign of mourning and accuse the opposition of not respecting official mourning. It should be remembered that the president has not spoken of the death toll during the crisis and has not wanted to mourn when there were more than 30,000 deaths from coronavirus.
11:07 MARLASKA | The deputy of the Popular Party Carolina Spain addresses Marlaska: «With what you were, you have been infected by the ineptitude of Mr. Sánchez and Mr. Iglesias. Someone said that a politician does not ask for forgiveness, resign. Mr Marlaska, go away.
11:05 MARLASKA | Eloy Suárez from the PP to the Interior Minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska: “You have dismissed a civil guard for complying with the law (…) You have started the fan.”
11:00 MARLASKA | Question from the PP: «What is the Ministry of the Interior trying to hide with the improvised agreement of the Council of Ministers to enable the payment of the third installment of the salary equalization of the National Police and Civil Guard?». Marlaska denies that it is an impromptu agreement.
10:55 MARLASKA | The popular deputy Mario Garces to the Interior Minister: «Do you intend with the agreement of the Council of Ministers adopted today to facilitate the payment of the third installment of the salary equalization agreed in 2018 to cover up the arbitrary decisions adopted in your Ministry?». The minister’s answer is “No”.
10:50 MARLASKA | The PP deputy reproaches Marlaska for the dismissal of the DAO from the Civil Guard because “he has lost confidence in him”: “We Spaniards have lost confidence in you, so go away and return us to the Civil Guard with an impeccable service record ». The minister replied: «It is not comfortable for me to argue with you. You and I have many things in common.
10:45 MARLASKA | Question from Deputy María Teresa Jiménez-Becerril Barrio to the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska: »Does the Minister of the Interior intend to agree with his new preferred partners in Bildu on the best strategy to politically isolate and bring to justice those responsible for the latest episodes of street violence in the Basque Country and Navarra? »
10:40 VOX | Vox’s question, in the mouth of Iván Espinosa de los Monteros, to the Minister of Finance María Jesús Montero: 2 What taxes is the Government evaluating? «. The Socialist minister haughtily replies: “I have exactly the same answer that I expressed to you a week ago.”
10:30 CONTROL SESSION | The leader of the Popular Party and the opposition, Pablo Casado, has taken advantage of his intervention in the control session in Congress to demand Pedro Sánchez «responsibilities for sabotage the investigation of possible crimes with the investigation of the 8-M ».
10:20 CONTROL SESSION | EH Bildu deputy Oskar Matute asks second vice president Pablo Iglesias if the Ministry of Social Rights and Agenda 2030 will maintain the social shield after the state of alarm.
10:12 CONTROL SESSION | The first to speak is the PP president, Pablo Casado, who asks the chief executive if he is going to repeal in full the labor reform approved in 2012. Pedro Sánchez: «In the electoral program, in the government agreement and in my investiture speech I said yes. We are going to recover the labor rights and rebuild the social consensus broken by the previous administration ».
10:10 CONTROL SESSION | The control session begins in the Congress of Deputies.
10:05 CONTROL SESSION | In a few minutes it is expected that the control session of the Government in the Congress of Deputies will begin. The call to deputies is already ringing in the halls of Congress. Follow her live by clicking on this link.
9:50 DESCALADA | The Ministry of Health has authorized the elimination from this Wednesday of the limitations for the displacement of children and the practice of non-professional physical activity in the territories that are in phase 2 of the de-escalation process.
9:40 SOUTH KOREA | South Korea registered the highest increase in new cases of the coronavirus in almost two months this Wednesday due to the increase in infections related to bars and clubs in a neighborhood of the capital, Seoul, while the death toll remains at 269.
9:30 MARKETS | The Ibex 35 has started the session on Wednesday with a rise of 0.76%, which has led the selective to stand at 7,061.10 whole at 9.01 am, on a day marked again by tensions between the United States and China, due to the economic reopening plans of different countries, including Spain, and the news related to possible vaccines for Covid-19.
9:20 GERMANY | In the last 24 hours, Germany has registered 362 infections and 47 fatalities due to coronavirus, compared to 432 positives and 45 deaths the previous day, which brings the balance due to the pandemic to more than 179,000 infected people and more than 8,300 fatalities. originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute, the German government agency responsible for monitoring infectious diseases.
9:10 SPAIN | The Minister of Labor and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz, defends this Wednesday before the plenary session of Congress the validation of the decree law that extends until June 30 the facilities of the files of temporary employment regulation (ERTE) due to force majeure derived from the crisis of Covid-19 and that opens the door to extend this period if activity restrictions persist due to the coronavirus pandemic.
8:58 SPAIN | The National Police will restart this Wednesday “gradually and progressively” the service of prior appointment to obtain or renew your ID or Passport through the official page for all those territories that are in Phase 2 of the Plan of transition towards the new normality.
8:51 SPAIN | The report that the Civil Guard has sent to the judge in Case 8-M questions that the Government Delegation in Madrid, led by the socialist José Manuel Franco, banned four days before the feminist rally a protest by farmers and ranchers in front of the house of the second vice president of the Government, Pablo Iglesias, called for March 14. The Armed Institute considers that Franco’s controversial decision was a “value judgment” and thus questions its compliance with the law.
8:45 ECUADOR | Ecuador has exceeded 37,000 cases of coronavirus in the country, while the death toll from the disease has exceeded 3,200, according to the latest balance offered by the Ecuadorian health authorities. Specifically, the report issued by the Ecuador Emergency Operations Committee shows that a total of 37,656 COVID-19 positives and 3,221 fatalities have been registered in the Latin American country.
8:35 OFFICIAL BLESSING | Spain has entered this Wednesday in the longest period of official mourning in the history of the country as a tribute to the more than 26,000 fatalities than the coronavirus. The flags, which will fly at half-mast, will wear a crepe in the moharra of the mast inside until next June 6.
8:30 ROYAL HOUSE | The Kings Felipe and Letizia and their daughters, the Princess of Asturias and the Infanta Sofía, will keep this Wednesday at noon a minute of silence in the Zarzuela Palace, on the first day of official mourning for the victims of the coronavirus, sources have reported from the Casa del Rey.
8:25 CHINA | The Chinese Ministry of Health has confirmed this Wednesday only a single imported case of the new coronavirus, which has been diagnosed in the city of Shanghai, so the total number of positives is already 82,993.
8:20 MEXICO | Mexico has reported this Tuesday that it has registered its highest number of cases, 3,455, and 501 deaths, by COVID-19 since the pandemic began, representing a total of 74,560 infections and 8,134 confirmed fatalities.
8:15 GERMANY | The Government of Germany and the 16 states have agreed on Tuesday that restrictions on contact between people due to the coronavirus pandemic will be extended until June 29.
8:20 SPAIN | While Judge Rodríguez Medel continues with the judicial investigation of the 8-M, new traps carried out by the Executive of Pedro Sánchez do not cease to come to light with the aim of hiding the previous outbreak of the coronavirus in Spain and thus allowing , the celebration of the feminist demonstration of that day. Sánchez denied in his official statistics that there was not a single one hospitalized in Madrid to allow 8-M. But the truth is that he had 61 Covid-19 patients in the ICU, according to the data reported by the hospitals
Good morning, Spain dawns this Wednesday, May 27, immersed in the return to normality after the pandemic that put in check the health systems of practically the entire world. The coronavirus is still present, there are still deaths and local contagion, although its incidence is far from the tragedy that Spain has experienced during the health emergency.