As Benidorm mades a bid to be recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and earn a place alongside some of Spain's most celebrated destinations, we take a look at some of the country's best.
Spain is still spending much more than it earns, racking up the second-highest deficit in the EU as a percentage of GDP last year, according to a report on Tuesday.
It may not rival the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge or the Pyramids but Benidorm, home of the package holiday and the all-day English Breakfast is making a bid for UNESCO World Heritage status.
Abel Martínez Oliva was passionate about Barcelona FC and comics, and was a dedicated teacher, friends have revealed, one day after the teacher was killed by a 13-year-old pupil.
Police believe they may be dealing with a serial killer who carried out satanic rituals and disposed of women using a meat grinder.
Spain's Queen Letizia has shunned her classic style for a new modern twist, showing off her new blunt bob at an awards ceremony in Madrid.
Six tourists including two from Spain and their local pilot were killed on Monday when their small plane crashed into a golf course after takeoff from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, authorities said.
A bomb exploded outside Spain's embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told AFP, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.
French champions Paris Saint-Germain need something akin to a miracle to overcome Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday night. PSG coach Laurent Blanc is not optimistic.