As many as 300,000 babies were taken from their families for political gain.
Once women gain access to the highest political ranks, their numbers continue to grow, a new study shows. Their presence lays a 'concrete floor' of inclusion for future governments to build on.
Overtourism is driving a backlash among residents of many European cities, and concerns are rising in Australia, too.
A proposed EU copyright directive aims to make Google, Facebook and other online platforms pay to display snippets of news. But will it work, and what will be the costs?
Soon after the death of Franco, Spain began an experiment with censorship that brought graphic sex and nudity to mainstream cinemas.
Completed by Cervantes when he was in prison, Don Quixote is the tale of a man so passionate about reading he leaves home to live the life of his fictional heroes.
Sporting success depends on strong squad bonds.
Losing to Sunderland in 1934 forced Spanish writers and commentators to look beyond football for answers.
A strange coincidence of historical circumstances in Spain could, taken together, help to bring about a resolution to the crisis in Catalonia.
Leader of a corrupt party, an unpopular government and a divided country, Mariano Rajoy's days were numbered long ago.
The inter-marriage of Muslim families and the mingling with Christianity provides us with an interesting back story to a Muslim ancestor of the current British monarch.
The former president of Catalonia is in a German prison, awaiting possible extradition to Spain where he faces charges of rebellion.
The Reconquest set the scene for the rise of Spain and the discovery of the Americas.
After the most recent elections, Catalonia's secessionist coalition is free to form a government. But their president is still exiled in Belgium.
The single biggest party was anti-independence but together, the pro-independence bloc is stronger.
Want to understand the Catalan election? You need to go back a long way.
How to make your holiday better for the environment through sustainable tourism.
Why the international law of self-determination does not support Catalonia's claim of an international right to independence from Spain.
South Africa has some of the highest mobile voice and data costs in the world. A project to deliver affordable services and keep money in communities with high unemployment rates could be the answer.
We need to educate ourselves daily if we aspire to live peacefully in a multicultural society.