Barcelona

Can Spain and Catalonia find 'peaceful coexistence'?

Most of the protests across various cities in Spain’s northeast region of Catalonia have been relatively calm, with people of all ages attending, including families with small children and dogs wearing pro-independence bandanas. But at night, as protests led by student organizations take over, the mood changes.

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Europe's car emissions debate

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.

Europe's car emissions debate

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.

Environment

Spain struggles with drought

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that Spain is struggling to cope with a severe drought, and the problem has led to water shortages, and in the Mediterranean port city of Barcelona, to a plan to bring in drinking water via tanker ships.

Environment

Global warming worries winemakers

Wine producers say global warming could spell disaster for the future of wine, and they say rising temperatures could have a negative impact on their grapes, perhaps causing the subtle distinctions among wines to disappear

Global Politics

Europe's take on US campaign

Americans are still marveling at the idea that a black man or a white woman will be the Democratic nominee for president, but as The World's Gerry Hadden reports Europeans say it's no big deal.

Cocaine floods Europe

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that a weak US dollar is encouraging cocaine smugglers to send more of the drug to Europe, where the illegal profits are measured in euros.