TARRAGONA, Spain Protesters calling for Catalan independence kicked off Spain's bi-annual human towers building competition on Sunday which is being held for the first time since Catalonia's failed 2017 independence referendum. | Video
BARCELONA Montserrat Caballe, who took opera into the pop charts by singing "Barcelona" with Freddie Mercury three decades ago, died aged 85 on Saturday. | Video
BARCELONA Thousands gathered in Barcelona on Thursday to mark the first anniversary of a police raid on Catalan government offices in the Mediterranean city, a move that sparked a huge demonstration ahead of a banned vote on a split from Spain.
S'AGARO, Spain Silvia Gallart has returned to Barcelona's central boulevard only once since a van careered past her as it ploughed through crowds there last August, leaving a trail of dead and injured.
S'AGARO, Spain, Aug 14 Silvia Gallart has
returned to Barcelona's central boulevard only once since a van
careered past her as it ploughed through crowds there last
August, leaving a trail of dead and injured.
BARCELONA/MADRID Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont kept friends and foes guessing on Wednesday on whether he intends to unilaterally declare independence as the Spanish government prepares to impose direct rule to stop the region breaking away.
BARCELONA The first of hundreds of Catalan mayors summoned to answer questions on why they have backed a banned Oct. 1 referendum on independence from Spain appeared before the state prosecutor on Tuesday amid cheers and chants from supporters.
TARRAGONA, Spain The Catalonian government on Thursday launched its official campaign for an independence referendum, which Madrid has declared illegal, buoyed by the support of the capital Barcelona.