Champions Atletico Madrid made a sluggish start to the defence of their La Liga title with a 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano while a header from Karim Benzema and a late Cristiano Ronaldo strike helped Real Madrid beat promoted Cordoba 2-0.
Over 100,000 people across Argentina have watched their national team compete in the 2014 World Cup at movie halls, which broadcast the games.
Argentina has arrested 16 police officers for their alleged role in a December strike that led to looting.
A judge handed down a 40-year prison sentence to a man convicted of killing his two children in October 2011.
Spanish football giants Barcelona have said that Brazilian defender Adriano will miss the Copa del Rey game against Cordoba due to a leg injury.
The Argentine superstar stepped up as the match winner for the Blaugrana, grabbing a pair of goals to give his team a commanding advantage to take back to Camp Nou
Deportivo la Coruna sealed their return to the Spanish La Liga from the second division following a 2-1 victory at home against Huesca.