Spanish air controllers strike causes several delays at Barcelona

Spanish air controllers strike causes several delays at Barcelona

A 12-hour strike by Spanish air traffic controllers on Saturday caused delays to some flights, especially in an out of Barcelona airport, an air traffic management spokesman said.

The rebirth of Catalan: how a once-banned language is thriving

The rebirth of Catalan: how a once-banned language is thriving

The Catalan language is a key marker of identity in a region where the debate on independence is raging. Irene Boada, a lecturer in Spanish and Catalan, at Queen's University Belfast, explores its troubled history.

The radical left holds the key to Catalan independence vote

The radical left holds the key to Catalan independence vote

A radical left-wing group in Catalonia was preparing Saturday to act as kingmaker in an election that nationalists hope will set the region on the road to independence from Spain.