Spain's Catalonia region went big for independence in this weekend's elections. But, across the border in France, the Catalans are a bit more laid back. While they celebrate their heritage, they consider themselves French first, a Catalonian second.
Thousands of demonstrators are continuing their protest in Spain against the country's economic crisis. With nearly five million people jobless, Spain has the highest unemployment rate in Europe. Gerry Hadden has more.
After nine years of negotiations, the European Union has approved an agreement to share airline passenger information with the United States. Europe has resisted a formal deal for years, citing privacy concerns.
British punk rocker Joe Strummer made Granada, Spain, a regular stop on his travels and with his band, The Clash. Since inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Granada officials are considering naming a square after the musician.
The pro-separatist parties that control the government of Catalonia are pushing decisively for a split from Spain. But opinion polls show the Catalan public split pretty much down the middle on the issue. And Spain's prime minister says he simply won't allow the country's break up.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports that European leaders are proposing tough new pollution standards for cars, but the European Union proposal faces a tough fight because European car makers say the plan would jeopardize their business.