Until now, Spain was an outlier as the only major EU country without a right-wing populist party in Parliament.
For decades, Belgium has quietly offered an escape for activists considered enemies of the Spanish state. Here's how.
Photographer Felipe Carnotto was there to document it.
At least 844 people and 33 police were injured in the violence sparked by the Catalan independence referendum yesterday.
The possibility of Catalonia separating from Spain brought the people of Madrid to the streets.
Several months on from the passing of one of the game's greatest icons, Shirsho Dasgupta examines how Johan Cruyff's upbringing in sixties Amsterdam prepared him for hero status among the Catalan people.
With the phrase ‘Barca DNA’ resurfacing in relation to Hector Bellerin, it’s beginning to feel as if the signing of a young La Masia graduate is never anything more than temporary.
Despite the obvious similarities, Babyclons are purportedly not reborns – the vinyl realistic dolls that are often used as replacements for real children. "We are not a uterus, we are a factory," says the director of Clon Factory, Cristina Iglesias.
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In 2008, Enric Duran stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from European banks to start a progressive hacktivist commune. Nathan Schneider traveled to Catalonia to meet the man, who is still on the run from the authorities.
Catalan and Scottish nationalists have long fought for a similar cause. In September, just before the independence referendum, Catalan president Arthur Mas delighted Scottish nationalists when he told reporters, "I would like a yes vote in Scotland."
Last year, more than a million people turned out to celebrate their country and demonstrate for independence. This year's festival was predicted to be even bigger, as it’s not only the 300th anniversary of the fall of Barcelona, but also comes just...