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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.
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Germany has a new government, the US looks to Europe to calm tensions with Russia, the UK takes a new tack on drugs and a Norwegian football team stands up for human rights. Also on Inside Europe: Natalia Kaliada, artistic director of Belarus’ not-so-free theatre, Barcelona resists airport expansion, and Cornwall considers going solo.
Barcelona was the most visited city in Spain in 2019, with over 12 million visitors. Plans to attract even more people by expanding the city’s international airport have angered environmental groups, who say the city is already saturated with visitors and struggling to meet its climate targets. The plans also fly in the face of the city's green credentials, finds Ashish Sharma.
We head to the Comoros Islands, where the world's demand for ylang ylang oil is leaving the region bare and its makers shorthanded. And hear why environmental groups and politicians in Barcelona are angry over plans to attract more tourists. Plus, we speak with a journalist who has investigated the influence of the fossil fuel industry in American schools' climate change education.
Thanks in part to Nicole Billa's goals, Hoffenheim are taking on Europe's top clubs in the Women's Champions League this season. But not even the Austrian striker could prevent heavy defeats to Arsenal and Barcelona.
Following decisive wins over RB Leipzig and Barcelona, Bayern Munich's class was again on display against Bochum. Robert Lewandowski toppled another Gerd Müller record and Leroy Sane rewarded Julian Nagelsmann's faith.
In Julian Nagelsmann’s debut season, Bayern Munich will face a Barcelona side no longer featuring Lionel Messi in the Champions League group stages. Elsewhere, Dortmund, Leipzig and Wolfsburg all learned their fates.