At least four migrants died on Monday, including a woman and a child, and eight were missing as they attempted to make the perilous sea journey to Europe from northwest Africa.
The hashtag #PaellaEmoji has been trending across social media after a campaign to get an emoji for the popular Spanish dish went viral.
The Spanish Supreme Court has dismissed a paternity suit against former king Juan Carlos by a Belgian woman claiming to be his daughter, a judicial source said.
A freelance photographer who was arrested for smuggling immigrants across the border from Morocco into Melilla has been released pending charges of transporting illegal immigrants.
Alicante has issued fashion guidelines for women walking in its Holy Week parade, imposing a ban on short skirts, cleavages and "tight-fitting" clothes.
Fans of the show have been waiting impatiently for the start of the fifth series and in Spain they won't have to wait a moment longer than necessary - although it will mean having to set the alarm for 3am.
Spain said Tuesday its economy had taken a significant hit as a result of tit-for-tat EU and Russian sanctions over Moscow's backing of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.
A Spanish court on Tuesday banned a letter written by Christopher Columbus from being sold in a London auction, saying the document with a hammer price of €21 million was of "huge national importance."