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.
But the socialist-led government will have a hard time succeeding in such a task as it requires a super-majority. The rise of a Socialist leader in Madrid has raised hopes of a possible dialogue with Barcelona.
World number 190 Marco Trungelliti has upset Bernard Tomic, defeating the Australian in four sets. The Argentine "lucky loser" took to the court just 11 hours after driving up to Roland Garros from his Barcelona home.