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.
More than a thousand coal miners in Spain are set to lose their jobs between now and the end of the year, as Spains new left-wing government closes the pits and refocuses on renewable power sources. One traditional coal-mining region in Spain’s south is taking a novel approach to job creation: chainsaw-wielding killers, zombies and evil clowns.
There were arrests and injuries after Catalan separatists threw colored powder, ran at police lines and clashed with a pro-police rally. The Barcelona events came just days before the anniversary of the referendum.
Senior executives with Ruhr district rivals Dortmund and Schalke have both spoken out against the idea of playing Bundesliga matches abroad. This comes with Spain's La Liga aiming to stage a league game in Miami.
Arturo Vidal has been a mainstay of Bayern Munich’s midfield for the last three seasons, so his move to Barcelona comes as something of a surprise. But the German champions have the means to replace him without spending.