Spanish police clashed on Wednesday night with protesters in Madrid and Barcelona, as fresh demonstrations broke out over the jailing of a rapper for tweets insulting police and the monarchy.
The building is flanked by a school and a nursing home in Spain's capital. Residents from the latter were being evacuated shortly after the blast, according to eyewitnesses.
In Spain, Christmas presents might take a different shape this year. After months of economic hardship and social distancing, some people will be looking for gifts which have a more sentimental value.
The 1,000 bed emergency hospital has been criticised by health workers unions who say the money should have gone into the existing public health system.
The zookeeper, who is in a serious condition in hospital, suffered head and chest traumas and open fractures on both arms.
The Spanish region said the experimental passport would be rolled out in September but both the WHO and Spain's national government have warned against these certificates.
The Prado in Madrid and Palace of Versailles were able to re-open on Saturday after coronavirus lockdowns in Spain and France were loosened.
Video from the Severo Ochoa Hospital in Madrid shows the dire situation facing COVID-19 patients and the health workers trying to treat them.