Atletico Madrid won their 10th Spanish Cup on Friday when they beat bitter city rivals Real Madrid 2-1 in extra-time in a match which saw both Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo sent-off.
The public prosecutor in the Operation Puerto case in which doctor Eufemiano Fuentes was sentenced to a year in prison intends to appeal the sentence and the destruction of more than 200 blood bags seized from his apartments.
Miguel Blesa has become the first top Spanish banker to spend time in jail over alleged mismanagement in the financial crisis. The former head of Spanish bank Caja Madrid spent less than 24 hours behind bars after he paid the staggering €2.5 million ($3.2 million) bail set by the judge.
Spain announced Friday its first monthly trade surplus since 1971 as imports slumped because of a collapse in demand in the midst of a recession and record unemployment.