Police in Barcelona have arrested 39 members of a suspected Chinese mafia and freed 30 young Chinese women whom they allegedly forced into prostitution, a senior officer of the Catalan regional police told CNN Wednesday.
Facing out onto the Mediterranean Sea, with its privileged location on the eastern edge of the Iberian peninsula, Barcelona is Spain's cultural capital -- as well as home to one of Europe's largest ports.
Last night I watched the movie "Vicki Cristina Barcelona" and, like all movies, it got me thinking. If you haven't seen it, here's the synopsis: two best friends go to Barcelona, Spain, for the summer, one of whom is Cristina, a free spirited, open-minded woman looking not for love but adventure.
A police informant testified in court on Monday that 11 suspected Islamic militants on trial planned to attack Barcelona's metro last year with suicide bombers, who were to include the informant himself.
A new international treaty to combat climate change will not be ready when 40 world leaders meet next month in Copenhagen but may be finished next year, a top United Nations official said Friday in Barcelona.
Spanish police arrested a man arriving at Barcelona's airport from Chile after determining that the cast on his fractured left leg was made of cocaine, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Friday.
Barack Obama sometimes gets ribbed for his outsized ideas, like the massive stage built in Denver, Colorado, to accept the Democratic presidential nomination. But an artist in Barcelona, Spain, has outdone even the candidate himself.
Barack Obama sometimes gets ribbed for his outsized ideas, like the massive stage built in Denver, Colorado, to accept the Democratic presidential nomination. But an artist in Barcelona, Spain, may be about to outdo the candidate himself.
A Spanish judge has indicted 11 men, most of them from Pakistan, for membership of a terrorist group that allegedly aimed to carry out suicide attacks on Barcelona's mass transit system last January, according to a copy of the indictment viewed by CNN on Thursday.
Several hundred Spanish fishermen went on strike for a third day Wednesday in and around Barcelona to protest high fuel prices, taking a cue from their counterparts in France who have been blockading French ports this week.
The first high-speed trains linking Madrid and Barcelona arrived at their destinations Wednesday, the national train company Renfe said, making their first complete journeys after years of railway construction delays.
The Spanish judge overseeing the arraignment of 10 terrorism suspects said Wednesday that they had "planned to carry out a series of suicide attacks" last weekend on public transportation in Barcelona.
At the halfway point of the Spanish league, the country's two leading clubs, Real Madrid and Barcelona, again find themselves caught in the crossfire of an age-old debate: Do you play entertaining soccer, or winning soccer? Rarely do teams do both.
When a star player at the peak of his powers moves to one of the world's biggest clubs, it is generally assumed that the buying club got the better half of the deal. Ambition triumphs over loyalty. But with Thierry Henry's transfer from Arsenal to Barcelona, it looks like the English club has good reason to be smiling.
The tech boom now underway is profoundly different from any that has come before. It is broader and probably longer-lasting in its impact on tech companies, and more transformative macroeconomically. There are two reasons. First, everybody wants technology. And second, technology has become radically easier to create.
A Spanish court has sentenced a Muslim cleric to 15 months in jail for inciting violence through a book he wrote advising men on how to beat women without leaving any marks or evidence, the president of a women's group told CNN.