Spain has specific laws on protecting historical memory, and yet some would rather forget about them altogether.
Three women, who carried a giant plastic vagina through the streets of Seville as part of a feminist protest mimicking the Easter processions, could face jail after the action was deemed a “religious hate crime”.
Spanish authorities said Wednesday that they had arrested an Egyptian suspected of facilitating the return of jihadists from Iraq and Syria and a Spaniard who allegedly recruited people for the Islamic State group.
Exactly 80 years ago, in a crowded market square, the small Basque town of Guernica was bombed by Nazi aircraft at the behest of General Francisco Franco.
The restrictive 'gag law' is a threat to press freedom in Spain, warned Reporters Without Borders in its annual report on the state of the media across the world.
A painting that had been in the same family for generations and was only recently credited to Spain's famed artist Diego Velazquez was sold in Madrid for €8 million.