For many contemporary observers, the Spanish Civil War was seen as very much of a piece with the war against Hitler and Mussolini. But then things changed. Why?
Lionel Messi is not the first footballer to break financial laws and he probably won't be the last.
Madrid may hold the key to Scotland's future – for several reasons.
Islamic State lost ground, Colombia got a chance at lasting peace, and the Pope sounded a liberated note on homosexuality.
Spain couldn't form a government after its last election, so it had to try again. And it looks like the radicals are shut out.
Spain is already calling for joint sovereignty but Gibraltarians are unlikely to stand for that.
As Spain found out at its last election, voting for change is one thing, but achieving it is quite another.
When villages across Spain, Portugal and Italy are abandoned, the regions' unique culture and heritage is lost, too.
If Britain votes to leave, residents of the Rock won't come along quietly.
The British blockade of France wouldn't have worked if it wasn't for an ingenious experiment conducted half a century earlier.
Proposed labour reforms in France have sparked mass protests led by young people who want to reclaim democracy from the elite.
A long time before their recent landmark concert in Cuba, The Rolling Stones played Spain: less than a year after the death of General Franco.
More than two months after the election, Spanish politicians still can't provide the people with the government they demanded.
Parliamentarians have again failed to form a coalition, nearly three months after the election.
Presumed consent is not the way forward.
Spain's most controversial sport has been in strife lately. But anthropologist Robin Irvine explains why a year working on a bull-breeding estate made him optimistic for its future.
The celebration of Christmas has distinct variations around the world, with many of these local traditions arising from particular historical circumstances.
Spain's two-party system is now consigned to the history books – but forming a functional government will be anything but easy.
Spain's era of two-party government is coming to an end – but what exactly happens next is far from clear.
Organ donation rates in the UK are at an all time low. Could this be the solution?