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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, surpassed only by Paris. The municipality covers 604.3 km2 (233.3 sq mi).

Coronavirus pandemic: Madrid urgently requests more doctors amid spike in area [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Madrid urgently requests more doctors amid spike in area

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Working class neighbourhoods hit hard by Madrid lockdown [Video]

Working class neighbourhoods hit hard by Madrid lockdown

The bridge divides the Puente de Vallecas neighbourhood from the rest of Madrid looks like a proper frontier. Passports and visas aren't required, but police stand on both sides to check who comes and..

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Partial lockdowns return to Madrid [Video]

Partial lockdowns return to Madrid

New partial lockdown measures became effective on Monday in Madrid's working class district of Vallecas, the morning after residents took to the streets to call for better health provisions,..

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New restrictions issued in Madrid as COVID-19 cases in Spain increase by 14,000 [Video]

New restrictions issued in Madrid as COVID-19 cases in Spain increase by 14,000

Infections in Europe are now higher than they were at the peak of the pandemic in March.

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No fond farewell but Zidane praises 'spectacular' Bale impact [Video]

No fond farewell but Zidane praises 'spectacular' Bale impact


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Coronavirus pandemic: As virus spreads, Madrid region eyes new restrictions [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: As virus spreads, Madrid region eyes new restrictions

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Why is Spain transforming its Franco monument? [Video]

Why is Spain transforming its Franco monument?

The Spanish government's mission to put the country's controversial past under dictator General Francisco Franco is continuing, with a planned transformation of The Valley of the Fallen near Madrid...

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Gareth Bale says it is 'surreal' to be a Wales elder ahead of Finland clash [Video]

Gareth Bale says it is 'surreal' to be a Wales elder ahead of Finland clash

Gareth Bale has paid tribute to his country's supporters and said it is"surreal" to be one of Wales' senior players ahead of their against Finland.Bale – who is contracted to Real until June 2022 –..

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Coronavirus: Madrid's tourism trade struggling as visitors stay away amid pandemic [Video]

Coronavirus: Madrid's tourism trade struggling as visitors stay away amid pandemic

The COVID 19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on Madrid's tourism industry.

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Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid [Video]

Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid

Spanish firefighters and military emergency personnel battled blistering heat on Monday to control a wildfire in the Madrid region that had burned through the night. Edward Baran reports.

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