A Madrid Church has chosen to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees this Christmas by recreating the nativity scene using the image of drowned three-year-old Aylan Kurdi.
As the anti-bullfighting movement gains ground in Spain, subsidies for young trainers in Madrid are being slashed and with it the number of aspiring matadors.
The Spanish capital will use actors instead of councillors in the festive parade in order to avoid the much-criticized practice of blacking up King Balthazar.
The Benidorm skyscraper was meant to be the jewel in the real estate crown of the Costa Blanca but instead it became a victim of the economic crash and will now be sold off to the highest bidder.
The opera singer, who sang the famous duet Barcelona with Freddy Mercury, has also been fined a quarter of a million euros.
Mariano Rajoy was accused of being unfit to govern by his socialist challenger on Monday in an unusually ferocious election debate held before this Sunday's general election.
Ciudadanos is using an army of cyberactivists to spread its anti-corruption message via social media expanding its support base from young, educated, city dwelling voters to the middle-class.