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Really old master: Neanderthals were Europe's first painters
7 Mar 2018
The world's oldest known art has been identified as paintings in caves in Spain made by Neanderthals, not modern humans, suggesting our extinct cousins were far from being uncultured brutes.
Spanish PM calls for Catalan parliament to be formed on Jan. 17
30 Dec 2017
Spain's prime minister says that the new Catalan parliament should hold its maiden session on Jan. 17, the first step in reinstating local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration for illegally declaring independence.
Catalan separatists nab shock narrow victory
22 Dec 2017
Catalonia's separatist parties won a slim majority late Thursday in a vote Spain called to try to end a political crisis. That gamble looks to have backfired.
Catalonia's post-crisis election
20 Dec 2017
Spain is bracing for Catalonia's election on Thursday following a campaign riddled with mutual suspicion and infighting.
Portuguese fans cautiously optimistic about World Cup chances
2 Dec 2017
European champions Portugal draw 2010 World Champions Spain in their group
Migrants find conditions in Spain no better than at home
26 Nov 2017
About a hundred migrants a day from north and west Africa come to Spain seeking a better life. What most find instead is not a gleaming Europe filled with riches but little work and poor living conditions.
Political crisis hits tourism in Catalonia
4 Nov 2017
Tourist guides and restaurant owners in Catalonia are feeling the effects of the region’s political crisis. While there are no official figures available yet, the word on the street is that Spain’s political crisis has hit tourism hard.
England rallies for maiden Under-17 World Cup title with 5-2 win over Spain
29 Oct 2017
England rallies for maiden Under-17 World Cup title with 5-2 win over Spain.
Spain sacks Catalan government after independence vote
28 Oct 2017
The Madrid government sacks Catalonia’s president and dismisses its parliament, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain’s gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago.
Spanish parliament approves direct rule over Catalonia
28 Oct 2017
After a declaration of independence in Barcelona, Spain's national government triggers article 155 of the constitution approving direct rule over Catalonia.
Catalonia unity march is a 'defeat' for independentists
9 Oct 2017
There's approval from the French papers after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona to call for unity with the rest of Spain.
Tens of thousands demonstrate for a united Spain
9 Oct 2017
Tens of thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Barcelona on Sunday asking for Spain to remain united, while Spain's Prime Minister says Catalan's declaration will have no effect.