Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russia

Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russia

Often overshadowed by off-field distractions, Spain's thrilling World Cup qualifying campaign has shown a side laced with rising stars and proven winners can rule the world again in Russia next year.

Listen: The Local’s new Europe-wide podcast

Listen: The Local’s new Europe-wide podcast

In the first ever episode of The Local Europe Edition, our new podcast, we talk Catalonia, how English is taking over Berlin and the Nobel Literature Prize.

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis

Opponents of secession have called for demonstrations around Spain and a major rally in Barcelona on Saturday.