Luis Diaz owns a bar in Barcelona, where he's appealing to a specific clientele. Upstairs, once a week, he turns his bar into a Copla club -- a place where people nostalgic for a bygone era can gather and appreciate a long-ago departed musical style.
In a working class bar in downtown Barcelona, each Saturday night, a mostly elderly audience gets transported back in time, to the glory days of the copla, and other forms of romantic Spanish popular music.
Many Spaniards did not appreciate being singled out in Wednesday night's presidential debate. Governor Mitt Romney portrayed Spain as synonymous with economic incompetence and described it as being overly dependent on government aid.
Germany has long required people who are members of a church or a synagogue to pay a tax that supports the church and its operations. But as more Catholics decline to pay, the church is telling them if they don't pay, they won't be allowed to receive church sacraments.
Spain's new conservative government is making time from its efforts to rescue the country's moribund economy and instead work on rolling back laws changed under the last, Socialist government. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has introduced a bill to re-criminalize abortion.