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.
Spanish nurse cleared of Ebola
Teresa Romero, who was hospitalized on Oct. 6 at the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, has tested negative for the deadly virus.
This Spanish family physician wants you to know more about illegal drugs
Meet Dr. X, who's fighting taboos with the help of drug marketplaces on the ‘deep web.’
Catalonia cancels independence referendum plans
'We will have to do it in a different form from what we had planned,' Catalonia's President Artur Mas said.
4 people are hospitalized in Spain after first Ebola transmission outside of Africa
A spokesman for the European Commission said the case would be discussed at an EU Health Security Committee meeting on Wednesday.
Catalonia has got a case of the Scotland
On Saturday, the president called for a formal vote on independence, in defiance of Madrid.
All the people march for climate change
The 'People's Climate March' in New York has been endorsed by more than 1,400 organizations.
Spain's Catalan parliament approves independence vote law
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has argued that only the central government has the power to call a referendum on sovereignty.
7-mile human chain forces Spain to talk about Catalan independence
Nothing says 'we are a nation' like thousands of people holding hands.
These 8 European separatist groups are totally inspired by Scotland right now
Here's a look at those who might be tempted to follow if the Scots end up voting for independence.
Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach in Peru
And they may be boosting their cocaine trade with Europe in the process.
Spain is Africa's animal-trafficking gateway to Europe
One of the largest global illegal trades is 'less risky than smuggling drugs or women.'
Do Zara's Holocaust PJs mean what we think they mean?
Sex, booze and wizards: 12 hours in Magaluf
Reporter’s notebook: A night out in one of Spain’s most notorious vacation destinations.
Tourists gone wild, or how not to earn a free drink
A Spanish beach favored by hard-partying Brits grapples with tourism’s dark side.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Latin America vs. Europe: The rivalry returns
Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.
Spain decides to make up for its persecution of Jews, but won't do the same for Muslims
The country struggles with its long history of oppressing both groups.
This chart shows which countries produce the most electricity from renewable energy
Norway for the win.
Spain's new King Felipe VI calls for unity and diversity
One of the biggest challenges for Felipe will be whether he can use his role to spur dialogue between the leaders of Spain and Catalonia, where there is a growing independence movement.
Good to be the king?
Spain's Felipe VI will take the throne of a country struggling to emerge from crisis.
Why Spain's unemployed millennials are rushing to join the navy (VIDEO)
With the country’s youth unemployment rate above 50 percent, young people are clamoring for work.
To cheer or not to cheer? Spain’s Catalans face a dilemma over the World Cup
Is it okay to root for Spain, and then vote for independence?
Brand-new leftist party is transforming Spain’s political landscape
Harnessing anger over years of austerity, the Podemos Party is threatening to help unseat the ruling conservatives.
Whoops! Spanish zoo vet tranquilizes keeper in gorilla escape drill
Loro Park zoo spokeswoman said the keeper was not disguised as a gorilla. 'It is impossible to confuse a gorilla with a human,' she said.
Spain's King Juan Carlos abdicates after almost 40 years on the throne
The country is just pulling out of a difficult and long recession that has seen faith in politicians, the royal family and other institutions all dwindle.
Hundreds of migrants storm across the Spanish border at Melilla
Spain has beefed up security in the enclave in recent months as the numbers seeking to enter have swelled.
Crowdfunding, peer-to-peer start-ups face uncertain future in Spain
Airbnb and other sharing-economy websites are under threat even as the government seeks to end the country’s crippling economic crisis.
Generation TBD: What it means to be a 'NiNi' in Spain (VIDEO)
Diminished ambition in young people is so common here, there’s a word for it. “NiNi” is a colloquial Spanish contraction of “neither” and “nor,” referring to youth who are neither studying nor employed.
Roma vie for the title of 'Miss Gypsy' in Spain
Non-gypsy judges are encouraged to evaluate contestants on their minds, not their looks.
Here are the world's best and worst countries for mothers
The US hasn't cracked the top 10 since 2006.