Catalonia keeps pushing to secede from Spain, whether you like it or not
Popular support for independence among Catalans, though, is debatable.
The Catalan parliament has voted to secede from Spain
Lawmakers in Catalonia officially kicked off a process Monday to secede from Spain by 2017 in an unprecedented showdown with Madrid's central government.
The EU is propping up Spain’s ‘fiestas of blood.’ Is it time to let them die?
It might take the UN committee on children to limit bullfighting in Spain.
A lesbian couple says Spanish authorities denied them artificial insemination treatments
A lesbian couple is suing Spanish authorities who they say refused them the right to have a child by artificial insemination, a rights group said Tuesday.
Spain's passion with bull runs claims 10 lives this year
A man has died after being struck by a bull, police said Sunday, bringing to ten the number of people killed in bull runs in Spain this year.
One year after his death, here's how we want to remember James Foley
Let's honor the life of our colleague Jim, not the video of his death.
Is it time to put a stop to bull running and bullfighting in Spain?
How many people — and bulls — have to die before Spain decides enough is enough?
Conquistadors no more: Spaniards are flocking to Latin America because they need jobs
Latin Americans used to seek work in Europe. Now it’s the other way around.
What Hemingway has to do with drunk foreign guys who flock to Spain to run with the bulls
Hundreds are hurt in Pamplona every year.
In meta news, Spanish activists are protesting a law restricting protests
A law against protests at government buildings in Spain will go into effect July 1. Activists are trying to block it.
Spanish guitar virtuoso plays Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' like you've never heard
It's hard to believe Miguel Rivera is just playing one acoustic guitar.
It's time for China and the US to have a talk
The world's two megapowers have not been feeling very chummy lately, which is why it's particularly important that today, high officials from the countries meet in Washington.
How Catwoman became mayor of Madrid
Manuela Carmena rose from relative obscurity to unexpected power, thanks to a street art campaign and the internet.
Ronaldo's mom stopped at Madrid airport with 55,000 euros in handbag
Dolores Aveiro was traveling to Portugal when the money was found and confiscated.
A Barcelona boy with crossbow and knife is detained as school killing suspect
School violence like this is rare in Spain, and it's eerie that it happened on the anniversary of the Columbine attack.
Spain caught this SUV carrying over 1,000 kilos of hash
The driver of this car REALLY wishes he’d turned on the headlights.
Iranian official says nuclear talks will resume Apr. 21
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the announcement during a visit to Madrid.
Spain defends EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slams the sanctions as he tries to strengthen relations with the Putin government.
Why great chefs reject Michelin stars
For most, the coveted culinary rating is part honor, part curse.
Tens of thousands in Spain say 'yes we can' defeat austerity
Podemos was formed just a year ago, but the party has struck a chord with Spaniards enraged by a string of corruption scandals and public spending cuts imposed by the conservative ruling party.
Greece: What next?
Tsipras or Merkel will have to give ground if Greece is to stay in the euro zone.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
Man rams car into headquarters of Spain's ruling party
No one was injured in the incident, a emergency services spokesman said.
You may find this Spanish Christmas tradition a little hard to stomach
Figurines depicting pooping celebrities and world leaders carry on a centuries-old tradition.
High-profile corruption scandals are rocking European politics
The pork factor is fueling voter anger with mainstream politicians in southern countries.
A tale of two towns illustrates Spaniards’ struggle to survive
With many in Spain still struggling with economic crisis, some officials are seeking to attract foreigners and their money. But in trying to stay alive, do settlements risk selling their souls?
Europe looks left
While attention is focused on the rise of the radical right, a new generation of leftists is also making waves.
Catalonia vote leaves independence unresolved
Almost 2 million Catalans voted to split from Spain. Many more stayed home.
Here's what needs to happen for Catalonia to legally split from Spain
Catalonia's vote for independence will be non-binding and largely symbolic. Is there another way?
Spanish gov't official warns Catalonia against using public resources in independence vote
Regional leader Artur Mas announced the symbolic vote after the Constitutional Court suspended earlier plans for a non-binding referendum on secession in September.
Good thing Catalans have grit. They're going to need a lot of it to gain independence
The restive Spanish region of Catalonia is preparing for a symbolic referendum on secession, even as the government is moving to block it.