You can buy them for less than a fiver in your local supermarket but now the world's first mop and bucket is going under the hammer- with a reserve price of €300.
The number of illegal immigrants arriving in Spain jumped by 68 percent during 2014, the majority entering via Spain's north African territories using fake documentation.
The leader of radical left-wing party Podemos, will meet Spain's King in Brussels on Wednesday, in what could be an awkward encounter after his party's comments on abolishing the monarchy.
Germany's Nobel-winning author Günter Grass said he feared humanity was "sleepwalking" into a world war in the last interview he gave, to a Spanish newspaper, before his death on Monday.
Police have arrested one of Italy's most wanted mafia crime bosses as he went to collect a money transfer on the Costa del Sol.
Morocco's foreign minister said on Monday said his country was not troubled by a Spanish court's genocide charges against 11 former officials accused of killing and torture in Western Sahara.
Spain's foreign minister announced that Spain will propose that the United Nations create an international court specialised in terrorism crimes.