Spain's unemployment is persistently high, and the latest effort to combat that doesn't seek to get businesses hiring again, but seeks to get individuals to go into business for themselves. But there are a host of practical and cultural barriers in their way.
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.
The European Union has passed a law banning unlabeled olive oil flasks and dipping bowls, the kind traditionally seen in restaurants in Spain. Instead, restaurants must offer sealed, clearly labelled throw-away oil containers.
With Spain's economy still struggling amid bank uncertainty and persistent unemployment, some young Spaniards are giving up the city life in hopes of reconnecting with their roots. They're moving out to the country and taking up agricultural pursuits.
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.
A series of forest fires continue to blaze in the mountains outside Madrid forcing thousands to flee their homes and creating a political firestorm. Firefighters say that budget cuts have made their job next to impossible.