Across Europe today, tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest government spending cuts and rising unemployment. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the World's Gerry Hadden in the Spanish city of Barcelona.
Many Spaniards did not appreciate being singled out in Wednesday night's presidential debate. Governor Mitt Romney portrayed Spain as synonymous with economic incompetence and described it as being overly dependent on government aid.
Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande are making their final pitch for votes in one of the most dramatic elections in recent French history. Opinion polls suggest the incumbent president is still trailing his Socialist challenger.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is wooing far-right voters after losing narrowly to his Socialist rival in the presidential election's first round - the first time a sitting president has lost in the first round.
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.
These are tough times for fruit and vegetable producers in France. And, true to French tradition, they're threatening strikes and protests if the government doesn't do something. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
For today's geoquiz we were looking for Barcelona's most popular beach. The answer is Barceloneta. The World's Gerry Hadden reports that the bare-it-all atmosphere is upsetting some Barcelona residents.
Human rights advocates in Europe are calling for countries there to look into their own role in CIA prisoner abuse. Several countries are accused of abetting CIA prisoner programs during the Bush administration. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Prosecutors in the Netherlands will charge an Arab cultural group for hate crimes because of a cartoon on their website which has offended Jewish groups. Arab groups say prosecutors are guilty of double standards. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Italy's Prime Minister says he wants Italian troops out of Afghanistan as soon as possible. That's after six Italian soldiers participating in NATO operations in Afghanistan died yesterday in a suicide bomb attack. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Twenty-four employees of France Telecom have killed themselves in the past year-and-a-half. Some blame the restructuring of the previously state-owned company for a poisonous atmosphere. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
The government in Spain's northwest region of Catalonia says it spends about 3 million dollars a year rescuing ill-prepared hikers from the region's mountains. Now it's charging reckless hikers for their rescues. The World's Gerry Hadden explains.
This month Germany overturned the sentences of tens of thousands of German soldiers convicted of treason during World War II. The World's Gerry Hadden met one of Germany's three surviving Nazi traitors and has his story.