A rider rears up on his horse while surrounded by a cheering crowd during the traditional Fiesta of San Juan in downtown Ciutadella, on the Spanish Balearic island of Menorca. The riders represent ancient Ciutadella society nobility, clergy, craftsmen and farmers. This is an ancient tradition which welcomes the summer and is celebrated every year in various towns in Spain.
Spain’s newly crowned King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and Princess Leonor arrive at the Parliament in Madrid. Felipe was formally proclaimed monarch on Thursday after 76-year-old King Juan Carlos abdicated. Felipe was to swear an oath at a ceremony before lawmakers in parliament in front of Spain’s 18th-century crown and 17th-century scepter. Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy is seen top left.
Sub-Saharan migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, early in the morning on Wednesday. Several hundred African migrants charged the barbed-wire border fence in Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla with many managing to get across while dozens of others were beaten back by Moroccan and Spanish police
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People take flowers to the chapel at Palacio de los Guzmanes in Leon, Spain after Isabel Carrasco, head of the provincial government and People’s party politician, was gunned down on Monday afternoon on her way to the party headquarters
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Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi of Italy takes a curve during the first free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera, southern Spain
Migrants drink water as they sit on Spanish soil after jumping a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Spain says around 700 African migrants have rushed the barbed wire border fences and although police repelled most, 140 managed to enter Spanish territory.
Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena outside a church during a ceremony before they take part in the “Mena” brotherhood procession in Malaga, southern Spain. Hundreds of Easter processions take place round-the-clock during Holy Week in Spain, drawing thousands of visitors
A man crosses between two masked penitents as they take part in the procession of the Silencio del Santisimo Cristo del Rebate brotherhood, during Holy Week in Tarazona, northern Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout the country during Easter week
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A woman and a boy look from a window as a penitent of San Gonzalo brotherhood walks past them during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain
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Divers check the bow of the vehicle-carrier Baltic Breeze, damaged following a collision with a fishing boat, in the harbour at Vigo, northern Spain. Three fishermen were killed and two were missing after the 164m cargo ship crashed into a 34m trawler.