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Members of La Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army, including a goat they use as a pet wait for the start of a military parade as they celebrate a holiday known as ‘Dia de la Hispanidad’ or Hispanic Day in Madrid. Photo Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP.

A woman prepares her ballot in a polling booth before voting in Spains general election at the Bernadette college polling station in Moncloa-Aravaca, Madrid

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A woman prepares her ballot in a polling booth before voting in Spain’s general election at the Bernadette college polling station in Moncloa-Aravaca, Madrid

Podemos (We Can) leader Pablo Iglesias, plays ball on the eve of Spain's general election in Madrid, Spain, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

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Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias, plays basketball on the eve of Spain’s general election in Madrid, Spain 

Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez (L) stands with former Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez as they wave to supporters in Madrid, Spain June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

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Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez (L) stands with former Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez as they wave to supporters in Madrid, Spain

People surrounded by smoke wave flags and shout slogans during a protest by a Spanish taxi drivers’ union in Madrid

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People surrounded by smoke wave flags and shout slogans during a protest by a Spanish taxi drivers’€™ union in Madrid

A man consults a mobile phone beside a woman begging on the pavement outside a clothes store in Salamanca an upscale neighbourhood of Madrid. The number of millionaires in Spain -- defined as having a fortune of over a million US dollars excluding their main residence and consumer goods -- rose by 40 percent to 178,000 last year from 2008 when the crisis started, according to consulting firm Capgemini. At the same time the number of people living with "severe material deprivation" in the country has doubled since 2007 to just over three million last year, according to a study by anti-poverty agency Oxfam

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A man consults a mobile phone beside a woman begging on the pavement outside a clothes store in Salamanca an upscale neighbourhood of Madrid

Children play with the water of fountains on the banks of the Manzanares river

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Children play with the water of fountains on the banks of the Manzanares river in Madrid.

Bullfighters followed by their assistants walk trough the arena during the "paseillo" or ritual entrance to the arena before a bullfight of the San Isidro fair in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 21, 2015. San Isidro's bullfighting fair is one of the most important fairs in the world. Bullfighting is an ancient tradition in Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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Bullfighters followed by their assistants walk trough the arena during the “paseillo” or ritual entrance to the arena before a bullfight of the San Isidro fair in Madrid, Spain. San Isidro’s bullfighting fair is one of the most important fairs in the world. Bullfighting is an ancient tradition in Spain. 

Maria Sharapova from Russia returns the ball during her Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Caroline Garcia from France in Madrid, Spainon Wednesday

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Maria Sharapova from Russia returns the ball during her Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Caroline Garcia from France in Madrid, Spain, on Wednesday

A dog lies down as its owner begs on a street nearby in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015.

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A dog lies down as its owner begs on a street nearby in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday

Parra, a doctor who treated Spanish nurse Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of a window from his isolation ward at the Carlos III hospital in Madrid...Juan Manuel Parra (L), a doctor who treated Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of the window of the isolation ward as another unidentified person occupying an adjacent room looks on, at Madrid's Carlos III hospital, October 10, 2014. Seven people turned themselves in late on Thursday to an Ebola isolation unit in Madrid where Teresa Romero, the nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside Africa, lay gravely ill.

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Juan Manuel Parra, a doctor who treated Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of an open window of the isolation ward as another person occupying an adjacent room looks on, at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital

A model displays a Autumn/Winter design by Andres Sarda during the young designers show at Madrid's Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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A model displays a Autumn/Winter design by Andres Sarda during the young designers show at Madrid’s Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain,

Models present creations from Devota & Lomba's Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid

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Models present creations from Devota & Lomba’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid

Real's Gareth Bale steps on a chair with his new football shoes, during the presentation of the Real Madrid's new UEFA Champions League kit at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale steps on a chair with his new football shoes, during the presentation of the Real Madrid’s new UEFA Champions League kit at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain

Models display Autumn/Winter designs by Hannibal Laguna during Madrid's Fashion Week, in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

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Models display autumn/winter designs by Hannibal Laguna during Madrid’s Fashion Week, in Madrid, Spain

A cat hisses at a Great Dane dog in the queue while waiting to be anointed outside the Saint Anton church in Madrid, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. It is the animal's patron saint day in which thousands of people all over Spain bring their pets to churches to be blessed.

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A cat hisses at a Great Dane dog while waiting to be anointed outside the San Anton church in Madrid on Friday. It is the animal’s patron saint day in which thousands of people all over Spain bring their pets to churches to be blessed.

A beggar holds a plastic cup as people walk past in central Madrid, October 10, 2013. Beggars, dog-lovers and fortune-tellers who venture onto Madrid's busy streets may soon find themselves out of pocket as authorities in the city and elsewhere seek creative solutions to their financial problems.The Madrid council laid out plans this week to levy fines of 750 euros ($1,000) for public activities including soliciting for money outside shopping centres, feeding or washing dogs, reading tarot cards and performing acrobatics with a bike. Saddled with huge debts since a property bubble burst in 2008, Spain's autonomous regions and town halls have seen core revenues fall as unemployment holds stubbornly above 25 percent and corporate investments dry up. Many owe millions to service suppliers and staff.

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A beggar holds a plastic cup as people walk past in central Madrid, in a week the city council revealed plans to levy fines of €750 for public activities including soliciting for money outside shopping centres, feeding or washing dogs, reading tarot cards and performing acrobatics with a bike

Rocio de las Nieves Reyes Galvez, 28 years old, gestures as she waits to get evicted in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday. Reyes Galvez moved into a room of a foreclosed apartment owned by her friend with her 6-year-old daughter six months ago making small payments as she could afford. The landlord's loss of the apartment to Bankia bank is causing Reyes Galvez's eviction. Reyes Galvez has a disability produced by heart problems that prevents her from having a formal job. Three months ago she received her last pay-check, a state benefit payment of 426 euros. The eviction was finally postponed till Nov. 15 with the help of the Victims' Mortgage Platform (PAH).

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Rocio de las Nieves Reyes Galvez, 28, waits to get evicted in Madrid on Wednesday. Ms Reyes Galvez moved into a room of a foreclosed apartment owned by her friend with her 6-year-old daughter six months ago, making small payments as she could afford. The landlord’s loss of the apartment to Bankia bank is causing Ms Reyes Galvez’s eviction. Ms Reyes Galvez has a disability produced by heart problems that prevents her from having a formal job. Three months ago she received her last paycheck, a state benefit payment of €426. The eviction was finally postponed until November 15 with the help of the Victims’ Mortgage Platform.

A model displays a Spring/Summer design by Ana Locking during Madrid's Fashion Week.

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A model displays a spring/summer design by Ana Locking during Madrid Fashion Week.

Police remove members of the Victims' Mortgage Platform (PAH) as they try to stop the forced eviction of a family and the demolition of their house in Madrid, Spain. The Government of Madrid has been trying to expropriate their house since 2004 in order build apartments.

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Police remove members of the Platform for Mortgage Victims group as they try to stop the forced eviction of a family and the demolition of their home in Madrid, Spain. The city administration has been trying to expropriate the house since 2004 in order to build apartments