Spain's Catalonia region went big for independence in this weekend's elections. But, across the border in France, the Catalans are a bit more laid back. While they celebrate their heritage, they consider themselves French first, a Catalonian second.
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.
Al-Khader is a Palestinian village where the Festival of St. George is celebrated each year. The World's Matthew Bell visited the monastery in Al-Khader where the legend of St. George the Dragon Slayer still inspires Christians and Muslims alike.
Cheating in sports has dominated the news since American cyclist Lance Armstrong confessed to years of doping. His dishonesty casts a shadow over an entire sport, but as The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Barcelona, good guys can finish first.
British punk rocker Joe Strummer made Granada, Spain, a regular stop on his travels and with his band, The Clash. Since inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Granada officials are considering naming a square after the musician.
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.