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Conflict & Justice

Protecting small businesses in Spain

Spain's Catalonia region has policies protecting small local businesses from big chains and malls. But now the European Union says those rules are illegal. The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the big chain-local business debate in Barcelona.

Global Politics

Stolen babies in Spain

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that authorities in Spain are investigating allegations that thousands of babies were stolen from Spanish families and illegally adopted over the past several years.

Arts, Culture & Media

A Catalonian Christmas tradition

The World's Gerry Hadden reports a Christmas tradition in the Catalonian region of Spain. It will strike you as unusual and might strike you as offensive. It is a figure in the Catalonian nativity scene called the �pooper.�

Global Politics

Picasso treasure trove'

A retired electrician in southern France who worked for Pablo Picasso says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by the artist. The treasure trove of 271 pieces is said to be worth about $ 80 million. Anita Elash reports.

Conflict & Justice

Lust-in-heart case in Italy

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on a case in Italy where a judge upheld a Church ruling annulling a marriage because the woman had THOUGHT about having an affair. She did not actually HAVE one. The ruling means the woman is also denied alimony.

Arts, Culture & Media

Christian Lindberg

Christian Lindberg is a musician with both hands full. In one hand he holds a conductor's baton and in the other he plays a trombone. For today's Global Hit, The World's Gerry Hadden caught a recent performance of Lindberg's in Barcelona.

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