Catalans rally on La Diada to push for break from Spain

Catalans rally on La Diada to push for break from Spain

La Diada, on September 11, marks the anniversary of the Spanish conquest of Barcelona in 1714.

An historical look at the drive for Catalan independence

An historical look at the drive for Catalan independence

As tens of thousands turn out to march for independence, Catalan historian and separatist campaigner Simon Harris argues that the desire for self-government goes back centuries.

Excessive speed blamed for deadly Spanish train crash

Excessive speed blamed for deadly Spanish train crash

The crash killed the train's Portuguese driver, a US passenger, and two Spaniards.

Thousands march in Madrid to push for bullfighting ban

Thousands march in Madrid to push for bullfighting ban

The protesters held up banners saying: "Bullfighting, the school of cruelty" and "Bullfighting, a national shame".