Open Mike Eagle Is a Warrior

In the back room of a modest venue in Barcelona, the alt-rapper talks about the economy of his art, the poisoned chalice of independence, and his new project, 'What Happens When I Try to Relax.'
Alex Robert Ross
Catalan Referendum

One Year On: Catalans On Their Referendum and the Violence That Followed

"I will always remember that day for the way I saw my mother being treated."
Alba Carreres

Beer and Loathing at Primavera Sound 2018

In the final year before Brexit, Brits made their mark on Europe's best music festival, for better or worse.
Lauren O'Neill

Pau Buscató's Playful Photographs of Crazy Coincidences Found in Cities

The street photographer Pau Buscató​ spends seven hours a day searching for the funny moments that only happen when people are crammed together.
Beckett Mufson
international women's day

Millions of Spanish Women Went on a Feminist Strike

An estimated five million women across Spain joined a historic strike to mark International Women's Day.
Laura Muriel
Ana Iris Simón

Spanish-Style Churros

These Barcelona-style churros come from a Michelin-rated chef; they are light, crispy, and barely sweet.
José Chesa
Catalan Referendum

Thousands Protested Catalonia's Independence Declaration in Barcelona this Weekend

Photographer Felipe Carnotto was there to document it all.
Felipe Carnotto
Catalan Referendum

Pictures from the Spanish Pro-Union Rally in Barcelona

Hundreds of thousands gathered in the streets of the Catalan capital yesterday in support of a united Spain.
Carles Desfilis
Catalan Referendum

Barcelona Went On Strike Over Police Violence

Yesterday, 15,000 people protested the violent tactics used by Spanish police during Sunday's independence referendum.
Mònica Figueras
Catalan Referendum

Young Catalans Protesting Spanish Police Violence Talk About What's Next

"The Spanish government can't ignore the outcome of the referendum – it would be an insult to the hundreds of people who were injured in the violence."
Jordi Llorca
Catalan Referendum

Rubber Bullets in the Rain: Photos of Referendum Day in Barcelona

At least 844 people and 33 police were injured in the violence sparked by the Catalan independence referendum yesterday.
Mònica Figueras

Can Catalans Be Arrested for Voting in Their Independence Referendum?

The Spanish government claims Sunday's referendum is unconstitutional. So what happens to the Catalans who go vote anyway?
Ana Iris Simón