Spain has had the smile wiped from its face in the United Nations World Happiness Report 2013, released on Monday.
Spanish jobs portal Infojobs has caught the attention of Spanish media after they posted an ad for a bakery delivery position which required a degree in business management.
There are around a million 'hidden' jobs in Spain, a key study into the country's black economy argues.
Spain is laughing its way to recovery from Madrid's failed Olympic bid by parodying the city mayor's English language speech to the Olympic bosses in which she said there was "nothing quite like a relaxing cup of cafe con leché" in the city's main square.
Spanish midfield duo Isco and David Silva will miss the world champions' friendly with Chile in Geneva on Tuesday due to niggling injuries.
A scheme which would see 'godfathers' helping out Spanish university students in financial difficulties has received mixed reactions from from within the education sector.
The 600 residents of the minute Canary Island of La Graciosa, or the Funny One, will have to take a boat from now on whenever they wish to make a cash withdrawal.
The number two tennis player in the world has turned down an offer to fly on a private jet to the Davis Cup in Madrid, arguing "I don't think it's the right time to make the State pay for my trip".
Spain's two major political parties are running neck and neck in the polls with support for the Spanish Government still in freefall despite repeated messages that the country is about to see a return to growth.
Two years after vowing to end their bombings and shootings, Basque militants may soon take a further step towards disbanding ETA, western Europe's last major armed separatist group, observers say.