Anti-poverty activist elected as mayor of Barcelona; the ruling right-wing People's Party was battered at the ballot box.
The fascinating history of Catalonia has moulded its capital into a vibrant and beautiful city – a must-see for any aspiring travellers.
Liverpool is suffering since striker Luis Suárez left for Barcelona, but the football team's manager Brendan Rodgers says it's a short-term hit.
The European Commission has launched an investigation into seven Spanish football clubs after complaints they accepted illegal state aid.
Ajax players Thulani Serero and Danny Hoesen have shocked Barcelona fans when their two goals secured their victory at the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo's 96th-minute penalty gave Real Madrid a win over Elche, but the referee's decision left the host team furious.
Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has rejected criticism of the club's transfer policy after a failed attempt to land a centre back.
Barcelona's leaders have denied Pep Guardiola's charge that the club used his successor's cancer illness to criticise him.
Barcelona's Tito Vilanova expects Lionel Messi to be fit for his side's trip to Atletico Madrid, in hopes to seal their fourth title in five years.
Barcelona needs Lionel Messi to recover in time for their Champions League quarterfinal against Paris Saint-Germain, or they have to resort to Plan B.
Legendary striker Gerd Mueller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year will stand for a little longer after Barcelona decided to rest Lionel Messi.
Chelsea are on the verge of becoming the first titleholders to fail to make it out of the group stage of the Champions League.
A day after picking up a Golden Boot awardy, Barcelona's superstar Lionel Messi says he is not a ball hog.
Barcelona and fellow former Champions League winners Manchester United had to draw on all their class to come from behind and claim home wins.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo duelled to an entertaining stalemate, with both superstars scoring twice as Barcelona drew 2-2 with Real Madrid.
Spain defender Carles Puyol says impending knee surgery will rule him out of the Euro 2012 squad, but he's not ready to quit for good.
Pep Guardiola's assistant Tito Vilanova is to take over as Barcelona coach next season after Guardiola announced he would step down.
Chelsea have edged through to the Champions League final despite a moment of madness from captain John Terry that saw his exit from the tournament.
Emergency services are searching for those still missing as honeymooners and a crew member have been rescued from the cruise ship wreck near Italy.