Bye-bye locals: Tourists are taking over Europe’s city centres

Bye-bye locals: Tourists are taking over Europe’s city centres

Rising rental prices, noise and crowds jostling for space in the streets and the disappearance of traditional, everyday stores have all contributed to forcing locals out of popular city centres across Spain.

Rajoy calls for calm in face of ‘authoritan delusions’ in separatist Catalonia

Rajoy calls for calm in face of ‘authoritan delusions’ in separatist Catalonia

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called for calm Wednesday in the face of "authoritarian delusions" in the northeastern region of Catalonia, where an independence drive is in full swing.

Thirteen arrested as Barcelona police swoop on Italian mafia

Thirteen arrested as Barcelona police swoop on Italian mafia

At least 13 people were detained in Barcelona on Wednesday as part of a Europe-wide operation against members of Italy's Camorra crime syndicate.

Major art collection loaned to Spain for 15 years

Major art collection loaned to Spain for 15 years

Cuban-American multimillionaire Roberto Polo will loan his collection of 7,000 contemporary paintings, sculptures and photos to Spain for 15 years, the country's biggest cultural deal in over 20 years, officials said Tuesday.

Some 50 migrants lost at sea off Spain after rubber boat sinks

Some 50 migrants lost at sea off Spain after rubber boat sinks

Around 50 migrants are missing and feared drowned at sea, Spanish coastguards said Tuesday, after they rescued three "exhausted and disorientated" men from a rubber boat that had initially held many more people.