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Madrid: Capital of Spain
Madrid is the capital and most populous city of Spain. The city has almost 3.3 million inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the second-largest city in the European Union (EU), surpassed only by Berlin, and its monocentric metropolitan area is the second-largest in the EU, smaller only than Paris. The municipality covers 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi).

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Spain reaches new high in daily coronavirus deaths [Video]

Spain reaches new high in daily coronavirus deaths

Hospitals remained overcrowded in Madrid on Saturday as coronavirus surpassed the 70,000 cases across the country. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published
'Let's fill the Bernabeu with solidarity' Real Madrid stars back coronavirus donations [Video]

'Let's fill the Bernabeu with solidarity' Real Madrid stars back coronavirus donations

Real Madrid release a special video with their soccer and basketball stars saying "Let's fill the Bernabeu with solidarity" after the club announces that their stadium will be used as a makeshift..

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Madrid ice rink converted into emergency morgue [Video]

Madrid ice rink converted into emergency morgue

Madrid’s ice skating rink is now being used as a makeshift morgue given the rapid increase in deaths in the Spanish capital owing to the Covid-19 outbreak. Security forces guarded the outside of the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published
Field hospital in Madrid celebrates their first coronavirus patient being given the all-clear [Video]

Field hospital in Madrid celebrates their first coronavirus patient being given the all-clear

The hospital isn't even finished yet. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
'Let's keep the hope' - Sergio Ramos on coronavirus [Video]

'Let's keep the hope' - Sergio Ramos on coronavirus

Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos urges people to "keep the hope" as his country battles against the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:55Published
Spanish Olympic Committee welcomes the possible postponement of Tokyo 2020 [Video]

Spanish Olympic Committee welcomes the possible postponement of Tokyo 2020

The president of Spain's Olympic Committee says that it is "good news" that the IOC is considering a possible postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:15Published
Spain's Coronavirus Deaths 1,300 [Video]

Spain's Coronavirus Deaths 1,300

A Military Emergency Unit member disinfects Nuevos Ministerios metro station during a partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in..

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Coronavirus: Life in lockdown in Madrid [Video]

Coronavirus: Life in lockdown in Madrid

Since Spain went into lockdown on Saturday March 14, all residents are only allowed to leave the house for food, essential work and medicine. One Briton living in the city of Madrid describes his..

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International school teacher on remote learning model UK schools may adopt [Video]

International school teacher on remote learning model UK schools may adopt

International school teacher Liberty Cunningham discusses the switch to remote learning at schools across the UK in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Miss Cunningham, who has been in lockdown since..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published
'Mass panic' as travelers rush to get back to U.S. after Trump order [Video]

'Mass panic' as travelers rush to get back to U.S. after Trump order

Bleary-eyed and stressed, travelers scrambled at European airports to board flights to the United States on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping travel restrictions to curb the..

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Juventus defender Rugani first Serie A player to test positive for coronavirus [Video]

Juventus defender Rugani first Serie A player to test positive for coronavirus

NOTE TO EDITORS: RESENDING WITH ADDITIONAL MATERIAL OF INTER MILAN VIDEO SHOWS: FILE OF DANIELE RUGANI; JUVENTUS AND INTER MILAN STADIUMS; FILE OF INTER AND JUVENTUS TRAINING SHOWS: AMSTERDAM,

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Madrid schools and universities closed due to coronavirus [Video]

Madrid schools and universities closed due to coronavirus

Schools and universities were closed in Madrid on Wednesday as the government took measures to address the spread of the new coronavirus. Hospitals were busy, with some people wearing masks on..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:25Published
'You ask me this question, but fly from Madrid to here. Stay there' Klopp tells journalist on coronavirus issue [Video]

'You ask me this question, but fly from Madrid to here. Stay there' Klopp tells journalist on coronavirus issue

Juergen Klopp responds angrily to a journalist asking him about his fear of players catching the coronavirus, questioning the reporter about why he had travelled from Madrid, a city also suffering from..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:21Published
Atletico gear up for crunch Liverpool game [Video]

Atletico gear up for crunch Liverpool game

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's side take on Liverpool in the Champions league second leg with a slender 1-0 lead.

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Coronavirus panic leaves Madrid supermarket looking like 'end of the world' [Video]

Coronavirus panic leaves Madrid supermarket looking like 'end of the world'

Panic buying at supermarkets in central Madrid triggered by the spread of coronavirus led to long queues and empty shelves on Tuesday.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Zidane pleased to see Real earn 2-0 win over Barca after difficult week [Video]

Zidane pleased to see Real earn 2-0 win over Barca after difficult week

Zinedine Zidane pleased to see Real Madrid bounce back with 2-0 defeat of Barcelona after difficult week

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:29Published
Zidane admits Real's vulnerability before 'Clasico', calls for fan support [Video]

Zidane admits Real's vulnerability before 'Clasico', calls for fan support

Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid are in a delicate situation as they prepare to host Barcelona in Sunday's Clasico

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Setien: "I don’t trust the bad moment of Real Madrid, for them it is a vital game" [Video]

Setien: "I don’t trust the bad moment of Real Madrid, for them it is a vital game"

Setien says Clasico is a vital gane for Real Madrid

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Placido Domingo dropped from Madrid shows as new accuser comes forward [Video]

Placido Domingo dropped from Madrid shows as new accuser comes forward

Spanish authorities have scrapped two upcoming performances by embattled opera star Placido Domingo "in solidarity" with his alleged sexual misconduct victims.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published
Zidane hurting after City loss [Video]

Zidane hurting after City loss

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is disappointed after his side gave away the lead to lose at home to Manchester City

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:35Published
Guardiola delighted after memorable City win [Video]

Guardiola delighted after memorable City win

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola speaks of his pleasure after his side come from behind to beat Real Madrid

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:56Published
Zidane's record in Europe will not be repeated - Guardiola [Video]

Zidane's record in Europe will not be repeated - Guardiola

Pep Guardiola believes Zinedine Zidane's run of three consecutive Champions League titles will not happen again.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:45Published

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