How Spain usually celebrates its National Day (and why not everyone is happy about it)

How Spain usually celebrates its National Day (and why not everyone is happy about it)

This year's National Day in Spain will be a low-key celebration in the midst of the country's second coronavirus wave and with Madrid under a new state of emergency. But what is 'Spain's "Día de la Hispanidad" usually about and why do some of its critics want it banned?

What does it mean to be Spanish in 2019: Having a mum who can cook paella?

What does it mean to be Spanish in 2019: Having a mum who can cook paella?

GALLERY: Best images from Spain’s National Day parade

GALLERY: Best images from Spain’s National Day parade

Catalans march for unity on Spain’s national day

Catalans march for unity on Spain’s national day

Madrid covered in blanket of Spanish flags on National Day

Madrid covered in blanket of Spanish flags on National Day

Spanish pilot dies in crash following National Day parade

Spanish pilot dies in crash following National Day parade

Gibraltar National Day: Ten facts you need to know about The Rock

Gibraltar National Day: Ten facts you need to know about The Rock