On Sunday, more than 2 million Catalans voted in a referendum on the question: Should Catalonia become an independent state? The vote was a milestone in the century-long struggle for self-determination…
The referendum that wasn't a referendum can't have a winner.
The Madrid government is doing everything it can to stop the planned October 1 referendum from happening.
Migrants attempting to jump the fence between Morocco and Ceuta, watched by Moroccan police in December 2016.
Tensions are mounting along the EU's only land borders with Africa on the Moroccan coast.
A worker removes graffiti reading ‘Gora ETA’ (Long live ETA) in support of the Basque terrorist group in Pamplona.
While politicians remain at loggerheads, the arts bring resolution to the Basque Country's long history of violence.
Migrants rescued from four small boats arrive in Almeria, southern Spain in August 2017.
The number of people arriving has risen, but is not the highest on record.
A memorial on Las Ramblas following the attack.
A toxic combination of history and social tension makes Spain fertile ground for extremist recruitment.
La Rambla runs right through the centre of Barcelona.
The boulevard runs through the heart of the city, drives its tourist economy and acts as a symbol of life in Catalonia.
Spain plays a relatively inconsequential role in the fight against Islamic State.
The location and targeting of Islamic State's latest attack, on the Spanish city of Barcelona, deviates from the group's previous efforts.
A series of attacks on popular holiday destinations has authorities concerned.
Time for a redesign?
Catalonia and Kurdistan are both holding referendums on independence this year. But is it that simple to break free?
Forest fires are a key part of the lifecycle of the woods, but they can also be deadly.
Italy, Portugal and Spain have all gone up in flames in recent weeks, highlighting the need to rethink how Mediterranean countries protect people and save ecosystems.
From hospital waiting lists to suicide rates, here's how cuts affected health in Ireland and Greece.
Germany's plan to build reception centres in Morocco to repatriate unaccompanied minors is similar to a controversial Spanish plan from the mid 2000s.
Neighbours enjoy Madrid’s outdoor Cinema Usera.
Todo por la Praxis
Born seemingly spontaneously out of a desire to create and manage shared spaces, Madrid's "citizen laboratories" are using new tools to build a new vision of how cities should be planned and run.
Spain has specific laws on protecting historical memory, and yet some would rather forget about them altogether.
A penitent of the Blood Fraternity arrives to Santo Angel church to do penance as part of Holy Week celebrations in Cordoba, southern Spain.
The rituals of Semana Santa during Easter Week bring Spain together and allow people to exorcise the country's ghosts.
When is a joke not a joke? When it starts to erode a fundamental human right.
Diners deployed a giant conga dance as a pretext to head outside to their cars and flee the scene.
The UK has flared tensions with Spain over what happens to the territory after Brexit. But this war of words has been going on for centuries.