Last year Spain's unemployment rate hit its highest since dictator General Francisco Franco died in 1975. Many are trying to expand their skill sets to improve their job chances.
The Spanish parliament has voted in favor of a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy over a funding scandal. His likely successor is the man who eventually brought him down.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has fended off calls to resign as Spain's parliamentary debate heads for a no-confidence vote. The Socialist opposition hopeful Pedro Sanchez is pitching to Catalan and Basque nationalists.
Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, who was appointed to administer Catalonia, faces her biggest test yet. If she manages the crisis, some say she may one day end up as Spain's prime minister.
The European Union has increased its forecast for economic growth in the 28-nation bloc, saying the recovery was gaining strength despite the elevated uncertainties of Brexit and protectionist trade policies.
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