Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain in terms of population. It is the capital of the autonomous community of Catalonia.
Located on the northeast coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Barcelona is the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea and one of Europe's leading tourist, economic and cultural centers. It is the sixth most populous municipality in the European Union. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Barcelona.
A Finnish invention comes home. After the much-hyped announcement at this year's Barcelona Mobile World Congress of the return of the beloved Nokia classic 3310, the so-called dumbphone has sold out in former home market of Finland, among other markets. For some, it was like a lost love returning. But in other markets where smartphones aren't ubiquitous, the dumbphone never really left.
On today's programme: Emmanuel Macron's victory in France heralds a new era. But what does it mean for the future of the EU and for Brexit negotiations? - The fate of those displaced by war in eastern Ukraine – Concern over media freedoms in Slovakia - The American entrepreneur helping the homeless in Barcelona - And a few belly laughs in Berlin.
Social service centres usually only offer homeless people a bed and a meal. But Andrew Funk, an American based in Barcelona has taken social protection to a new level. Funk wants to help the homeless start new lives. So he provides them with the tools and a network to build a business based on their skills and talent. Funk is aiming high. He wants to eradicate homelessness in the entire city.
Spanish police have arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in the greater Barcelona area. The raids followed a lengthy investigation into Islamist militants, the Brussels attacks and organized crime, police said.