The "Green Rose" initiative has wide backing among the public and legislators in Spain's Catalonia region. It would allow nonprofit cannabis club members to legally grow and share their weed among themselves. But don't get too excited — pot tourists are not invited.
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.
Who would see promise in a bankrupt Detroit and invest in an infamous factory abandoned 60 years ago? A Spanish developer who lost everything in 2008 and proved he could rebuild himself and a city, in Peru.
Catalonia, the northeastern region of Spain, is often compared to Scotland because it's a place with a distinctive identity, its own language, culture and institutions. And its leaders want to hold an independence referendum. We sat down with ex-President Artur Mas to find out more.
The World's Gerry Hadden has lived in Catalonia for eight years. He speaks English, Spanish, French and German. But not Catalan. His kids speak it, his neighbors speak it, FC Barcelona speak it. Gerry doesn't speak Catalan because he doesn't need to.
In Spain, people are still talking about a TV program that aired Sunday and promised to rewrite a key chapter in modern Spanish history. More than 5 million viewers tuned in for an expose about an attempted coup in 1981 that nearly ended Spain's fledgling democracy.
Spain's offer to welcome back the descendants of Sephardic Jews who were kicked out in 1492 comes with some fine print. The descendants are welcome only if they are still practicing Jews, and many see that as unfair.
Scientists are establishing a worldwide network of deep-sea listening posts connected to the Internet. It allows researchers -- and the public -- to hear whales, ships, and other underwater sounds. But the US Navy is uneasy.