A placard with a black ribbon is brandished on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, following the recent terror attack on the street. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty

Though Islamic State claimed responsibility for twin attacks that killed 15 people in Spain last week, the level of involvement by the “caliphate” is (...)

A CCTV grab made available by Spanish newspaper Ara shows Omar Hychami, Houssaine Abouyaaquob and Moussa Oukabir at a petrol  station hours before their attack in Cambril, Catalonia,  last Friday. Photograph: Diario Ara/EFE

The Catalan interior ministry has confirmed that it was warned by Belgian authorities in March 2016 about Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam who radicalised(...)

Workers place heavy flower beds in Valencia as a security measure a day after the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. Photograph: Biel Alino/EPA

Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia, hit last week by two Islamist militant attacks that killed 15 people, is to deploy more police, install boll(...)

A man lights a candle at an impromptu memorial at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. Photograph: Reuters/Susana Vera

Last week’s terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were predictable – Spanish security and intelligence officials had recently warned of the like(...)