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.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
Most popular music is clearly about love. Showing that love has also inspired a colorful array of art music is the goal of this year's Beethovenfest in Bonn.
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.
Filmgoers who buy a ticket in this cinema get a parking spot, not a seat. In February a new drive-in movie theater opened in Madrid. There's space for 350 cars in front of the giant screen.
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