People in the Spanish capital Madrid got a musical treat as professional players performed on grand pianos at major landmarks across the city. The purpose was to promote public interest in music.
Borussia Dortmund gave a spirited display against Real Madrid, but were left with nothing after their comeback was spoiled late on. Nevertheless, BVB will still play European football next year.
Madrid and Barcelona have hardened their stances ahead of a deadline to retract Catalonia's independence bid. PM Mariano Rajoy has threatened direct rule, but Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said he wouldn't back down.
Spanish politicians are debating whether to exhume the remains of their former dictator Francisco Franco. The largely-reviled general is buried in a controversial memorial to the 500,000 victims of the Spanish Civil War.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
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