Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia are in Mexico, on their first state visit to the Americas since he came to the throne just over a year ago.
Madrid's famous main square is to get a makeover, with the city's new left-wing council planning to replace its markets with a host of cultural offerings.
One in four foreigners granted citizenship within the European Union lives in Spain, new figures show, more than in any other member state.
The Madrid International Film Festival returns this week with a programme of independent films from Europe, America, Australia and beyond.
Spain's conservative government has raised its economic growth forecast for this year to 3.3 percent and to 3 percent in 2016, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Thursday.
Spain’s King Felipe VI announced this week that at long last a globally recognized Spanish language certificate had been developed to test the proficiency across all Spanish speaking countries.
The number of registered unemployed fell in Spain for the fifth straight month in June, although the drop was less than forecast.
Barcelona’s new mayor, Ada Colau, has suspended licenses for tourist accommodation in Barcelona while City Hall conducts an "in-depth analysis" of the sector.
Notorious gangster John "Goldfinger" Palmer, who made millions ripping off Brits in a Tenerife timeshare fraud, was shot dead outside his home last week.
UEFA has opened a disciplinary proceeding against Barcelona over the use of pro-Catalan independence flags during the Champions League final win against Juventus last month.
Hot winds blowing in from Africa will cause another heatwave across Spain from Friday, which is set to last for at least nine days and extend to the rest of Europe.