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.
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 ï¿½pooper.ï¿½
A few Spaniards got some good economic news Wednesday. They won the annual Christmas lottery, known as El Gordo. Hundreds of patrons of a local bar all chipped in for a winning ticket. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Palleja.
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.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Barcelona in the Catalan region of Spain, where voters go to the polls on Sunday.While the dominant issue is the economy, campaign ads that use sex and violence are getting all the attention.
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.
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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