Three architects based in Catalonia have been awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize.
Whether it's a trip to see the tongue-in-cheek send-up of politicians at Las Fallas before a spectacular flaming finale in Valencia or slogging your way around the Barcelona marathon, there is plenty going on across Spain during March.
Phones rugged enough to survive falling from the sky or resistant to foaming hand soap - just some of the special features mobile phonemakers are offering to appeal to niche markets.
Madrid council ordered the seizure of a campaign bus launched by an ultra-conservative group that was emblazoned with the slogan: "Boys have penises. Girls have vaginas. Don’t be fooled."
Spain's Supreme Court has rejected a request to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco from a mausoleum near Madrid and rebury them elsewhere.