Catalans fly the flag for independence on National Day.

Catalonia's regional vote sparks concerns across Spain

Sep 25, 2015
Elections Sunday in the prosperous region could trigger a political crisis.
Posted In: spain, Catalonia, separatism

Catalonia prepares for crucial vote Sunday

Sep 24, 2015
Some candidates want independence from Spain.
Posted In: spain, Catalonia, separatism, Europe

PODCAST: What are 'Climate Hubs?'

Feb 5, 2014
The Obama administration is set to announce the creation of regional offices called climate hubs today. Also, Twitter is set to release its first earnings report.
Posted In: Twitter, climate hubs, spain

Spain's skilled and affordable workers may turn the tide

Feb 5, 2014
Spain is still suffering from an economic crisis that has left 26 million people unemployed.
Posted In: spain, unemployement

How to sharpen a knife: A disappearing job

Jan 15, 2014
Knife sharpeners say they are still on the cutting edge, but their market is nearly obsolete.
Posted In: knives sharpening, spain

Youth unemployment in Spain still high despite reform efforts

Dec 18, 2013
A continuation of our Jobless Generation series.
Posted In: spain, youth unemployment

What does 74% youth unemployment feel like?

Dec 16, 2013
Italy's prime minister calls youth unemployment his country's "true nightmare."
Posted In: Europe, spain, Greece, European debt crisis

A broken social contract, horse meat eating: Welcome to Spain's 'financial genocide'

Oct 30, 2013
Spain's economy has (just barely) emerged from recession. But people are still suffering.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis

"If Spain had the capability of the NSA, they'd do it too."

Oct 28, 2013
The BBC's Tom Burridge takes the temperature of Spaniards in Madrid over allegations of NSA call-monitoring.
Posted In: bbc, spain, nsa, Eurozone, Germany

Spain wants to move back an hour to help pull its economy out of recession

Oct 1, 2013
Spain is hoping a little time travel will help its economic woes, but will it work?
Posted In: spain, Daylight Savings Time, Central European Time, recession, Eurozone