The economic news from Europe is getting grimmer. Spain is facing increased borrowing costs, with a bailout from its European partners. It's looking more likely even powerhouse Germany might see its pristine credit rating downgraded.
In a working class bar in downtown Barcelona, each Saturday night, a mostly elderly audience gets transported back in time, to the glory days of the copla, and other forms of romantic Spanish popular music.
Coal use is at 40-year lows here in the US but it's another story in Europe, where it's on the rise. And as Gerry Hadden reports from Spain, that means trouble for the EU's commitment to cutting CO2 emissions to combat global climate change.
The European Union has passed a law banning unlabeled olive oil flasks and dipping bowls, the kind traditionally seen in restaurants in Spain. Instead, restaurants must offer sealed, clearly labelled throw-away oil containers.
The extreme right has found a great deal of support as Europe's economies lurch toward economic recovery. They're typically anti-immigrant and often anti-European government. In Greece they've risen to national positions, but in Spain, unique circumstances are holding them back.