The Mona Lisa may actually be a 3D picture
The iconic painting has a twin in Spain, and they may be two halves of the world's oldest stereoscopic image
Watch how Barcelona's Dani Alves responds to a banana thrown at him during a soccer game
His reaction has sparked an awesome anti-racism campaign #SomosTodosMacacos.
9 cities where you can visit a cat cafe
You can work kitty cuddles into your travel plans even if you're not going anywhere near Tokyo.
Jamie Oliver knows absolutely nothing about paella
Although Spain’s well-known saffron rice dish may be eaten around the world, most people don’t know the real thing. A new website is trying to change that.
4 French journalists freed in Syria give reason for hope
Their release follows that of Spanish journalists in March. Taken together, the two releases could signal a change of tactics by kidnappers in Syria.
Spanish village named 'Kill Jews' maybe considering a name change after 500 years
Because nothing welcomes the tourists like a sign advocating genocide.
Young, unemployed Spaniards are saying adios to their homeland and fleeing to London
More than 51,000 Spaniards, most of them under the age of 34, made the journey north to Britain last year.
22 reasons why we should all be moving to Barcelona right now
Think heaven is where the streets fill with candy and you can go to the beach on your lunchbreak? You're wrong! It's Barcelona!
Two little girls in Spain engage in the most adorable judo match you will ever see
Vigorous courtesy, followed by aggressive hug.
These 5 countries are crushing the whole gender equality thing at home
And then, of course, there are those that are not.
Ah, sunny Spain. Perfect weather for drones
A flourishing young industry is up against image problems and privacy concerns.
Catalonia vows to go ahead with independence bid despite court's ruling
Proud of their distinct language and culture, many in Catalonia say they feel short-changed by the central government which redistributes their taxes.
This is what politicians debating global warming will look like soon
Awesome new street art unintentionally shames our leaders into paying attention to climate change.
5 scary things that happened in Europe while you were watching Ukraine
What's taking place on the rest of the continent while no one's paying attention.
Spanish disaffection mounts despite improving economy
Two months after protests in one poor neighborhood grabbed national attention, organizers say their movement symbolizes a growing split in society.
Spain faces pressure to confront its violent past
The government is resisting mounting calls to address decades of repression under Franco.
What's the better party? Mardi Gras or Carnival?
Hundreds of thousands of revelers cast inhibitions aside for the biggest parties on Earth.
Basque group ETA vows to put arsenal 'out of use'
More than two years after announcing a 'definitive end to armed activity,' western Europe's last major violent separatist movement to officially disarm not enough in Spain, which wants the group to disband without condition.
Flamenco legend Paco de Lucia dies
He revolutionized the genre by breaking down musical barriers.
Figure skater Javier Fernandez shuts it down with Sochi “Aerobics Class" routine
"A body like this doesn't just happen," says Javi. Specifically, it takes 80s music, tearaway pants and some one-armed push ups.
Spanish lawmakers fail in challenging controversial abortion bill
Joan Saura, a senator from the Catalan Green party ICV, called it 'a law for women's suffering, not for their rights.'
Why Barcelona's flags are more than mere banners
Catalans show their colors as their independence debate rages.
Even some of the proudest Catalans worry that splitting from Spain is a bad idea
Despite their nationalist fervor, many in the country’s most prosperous region reject a rift with Madrid.
Spain's prime minister pushes ahead with anti-abortion legislation despite almost no popular support
In the midst of a jobs crisis and economic dysfunction, Spain now must face a bitter debate over government plans to radically restrict women’s rights.
Dark skin and blue eyes: How Europeans once looked
The DNA of a hunter-gatherer who lived in Spain some 7,000 years ago suggests that Europeans were dark-skinned until much more recently than previously thought.
Spain's new cardinal says homosexuality a 'defect'
Spain's new cardinal on being gay: "Homosexuality is a defect like my high blood pressure."
Spaniards try to sew up economic recovery
A rise in consumer confidence shows the crisis-ravaged country is on the mend — for now.
Life of Pi imitating art? Police stop Russian journalist from sailing to US in this raft
Authorities stopped Andrei Novoselov in France as he attempted to sail to the United States to escape persecution.
Global porn preferences? Surprisingly patriotic, says PornHub's data blog
See the world's deleted browser history, one chart at a time.
Spain was powered primarily by wind last year
Wind narrowly beat out nuclear power and coal as the primary source of electricity for Spain in 2013.
Basques bide their time
Nationalists are watching separatist movements in Catalonia and Scotland, but aren’t rushing to leave Spain just yet.