Graham Keeley

Graham Keeley

Graham Keeley is a freelance journalist who has covered Spain for the past 16 years for a series of newspapers including The Times, The Independent and Sunday Times.  

In that time, he has reported on how Spaniards survived the deep economic crisis, the Catalan independence drive and the rise of the far-right party Vox.  

Spain

The Spanish refugee rescuers now helping in nursing homes

As Spain battles epidemic, volunteers who usually save people at sea now helping on country's coronavirus front lines.

The Spanish refugee rescuers now helping in nursing homes

Coronavirus pandemic

'World's first' coronavirus sitcom to launch in locked-down Spain

Quarantine Diaries aims to uplift Spanish people, but producer insists show will not make fun of dark reality.

'World's first' coronavirus sitcom to launch in locked-down Spain

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As Spain records deadliest day, coronavirus lockdown stirs unrest

As deaths rise, footage emerges of police hitting man with baton while almost 1,000 are arrested for flouting rules.

As Spain records deadliest day, coronavirus lockdown stirs unrest

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Spanish medics demand protection as death toll overtakes China's

Medics facing shortages attempt legal action to force authorities into procuring and distributing protective equipment.

Spanish medics demand protection as death toll overtakes China's

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Corpses of the elderly found abandoned in Spanish care homes

Teams sent to disinfect nursing homes found elderly residents abandoned, and others dead in their beds.

Corpses of the elderly found abandoned in Spanish care homes

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Spanish letter campaign offers solidarity with virus patients

Messages of support and solidarity are flooding in to Spain's hospitals, aiming to raise spirits among patients.

Spanish letter campaign offers solidarity with virus patients

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Spain: 100,000 workers facing coronavirus layoffs

Union leaders say job losses will become permanent without an ambitious government rescue plan.

Spain: 100,000 workers facing coronavirus layoffs

Europe

Spain's King Felipe docks father's allowance over Saudi scandal

Former king will be stripped of his royal emolument over allegations of kickbacks from Saudi Arabia.

Spain's King Felipe docks father's allowance over Saudi scandal

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Spain imposes Italy-style lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus

All Spaniards will have to stay at home under the quarantine, which comes into force on Monday morning.

Spain imposes Italy-style lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Spain advises companies to send workers home

Staff should work from home if bosses believe there is a serious risk of infection.

Coronavirus: Spain advises companies to send workers home

Europe

Spain toughens law against sexual violence

All non-consensual sex will be regarded as rape, with tougher sentences available to judges.

Spain toughens law against sexual violence

Coronavirus pandemic

First coronavirus case on Spanish mainland

Woman in Barcelona is now in isolation as hundreds remain stuck in Tenerife hotel where doctor was found to have virus.

First coronavirus case on Spanish mainland