The Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona is a work in progress -- and also one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Construction began in 1882. The church was designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudi.
The Sagrada Família church in Barcelona is a work in progress - and also one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Construction began in 1882. The church was designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudí.
Catalan police said a bomb scare near Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia church was a false alarm. They had earlier cordoned off the cathedral and nearby businesses.
The volatile political situation in Catalonia as well as security concerns have cast a dark shadow over the fortunes of Barcelona's tourism industry midterm, hurting the region's economy and jobs. Judit Alonso reports.
Police have placed barriers in front the Cologne Cathedral. The measure follows reports that militants sought to target Barcelona's Sagrada Familia - another, albeit more modern, icon of ecclesiastical architecture.
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