Nearly one week after Spanish police tried to violently shut down Catalonia’s vote to become independent from the country, thousands of people rallied in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday in a more peaceful show of support and opposition.
By Kamala Kelkar
An exhibition, “Touching the Prado” at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, is designed to give the blind or those with limited sight an opportunity to create a mental image of a painting by feeling it. Alison Stewart reports.
By PBS NewsHour
Scientists in Madrid announced on Tuesday that, deep under ground of a 17th century convent, they found remains that they believe belong to celebrated writer Miguel de Cervantes, though they may never be able to guarantee the match.
By Victoria Fleischer
He has been hailed as the father of the novel, a writer who wielded the Spanish language so forcefully that it is nicknamed for him: la lengua de Cervantes (“the language of Cervantes”). But when Miguel de Cervantes died nearly…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
Spanish and Greek Responses to Debt Crisis Unleash Backlash from Citizens…
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Talea Miller
Chicago's Olympic hopes were dashed Friday when it was eliminated in the first round of voting for the 2016 host city, following a star-studded bid that featured personal appeals by President Barack Obama, the first lady and Oprah Winfrey.
To get a real close look at some of the best paintings housed in Spain's Prado Museum, you no longer have to trek to Madrid. Google and one of the world's most famous galleries announced Tuesday they have teamed up…
By PBS NewsHour
A Spanish court Wednesday convicted 21 people of involvement in the 2004 Madrid train bombings that killed 191 people, but in a surprising move, acquitted an alleged mastermind.
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