The leaders of Catalonia say they're ready to secede from Spain if they win an independence referendum this September. But even if Catalans vote yes, the Spanish government is dead set against any breakup.
We need to be moving to a model where activists demand "no representation without conversation," said Zeynep Tufekci in a discussion about privacy, social media censorship, hashtag activism and global youth protests at the South by Southwest festival in Austin.
Spain's National Police were feared under dictator Francisco Franco. Now one man is harnessing Twitter to win followers, friends and citizen help in catching criminals. And he's proud to have amassed more followers than the FBI.
Southern Spain is home to one of the world’s most unique houses of worship, a cathedral built inside a mosque. The Mosque Cathedral of Cordoba has been a holy site for both Christians and Muslims for centuries and today it’s at the center of fierce debate over whether different religions can coexist in this shared sacred space.
A Spanish ballet dancer has been on a seemingly quixotic mission for years: to create a national ballet in his homeland. As The World's Gerry Hadden reports, he's still at it despite Spain's economic downturn.