Spain's struggling Banco Popular has slashed over 2,600 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, in the latest round of cost cutting by a Spanish lender.
Police in Catalonia detained a woman after she was caught driving drunk along the wrong side of a motorway in a car missing one of its front wheels.
Sunday marked the 41st anniversary of the death of General Francisco Franco and far right supporters nostalgic for the dictatorship took to the streets.
Spanish police were handed a large clue after discovering the suspect had tattooed the death date of his murdered girlfriend on his arm.
A British navy patrol boat fired flares to warn off a Spanish ship which entered disputed waters off Gibraltar, the latest in a series of maritime face-offs between the two sides.