Javier Martínez, whose three-year-old son was killed in the 2017 terror attack on The Ramblas,  in Barcelona. ‘I want my son’s death to serve a purpose,’ he said ahead of the trial. Photograph:  Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

The trial is due to begin on Tuesday of three men accused of involvement in the 2017 terrorist attacks in Spain, which killed 16 people. On August 17(...)

Muslims  gather at Plaza de Catalunya to protest against terrorism in Barcelona on Monday evening. Photograph:  Sergio Perez/Reuters

If you take a turn off Las Ramblas and walk west for about five minutes you’ll notice a subtle change in the cityscape. The countless tapas bars and (...)

Suspect Mohamed Houli Chemlal being taken to the high court in Madrid on Tuesday. He testified that the group had been planning a much bigger strike using explosives, a judicial source said. Photograph: JJ Guillen/EPA

A Spanish High Court judge ordered two of the four suspects in the Barcelona van attack, Mohamed Houli Chemlal and Driss Oukabir, to jail charged with(...)

Handout police picture shows a security camera  video grab of 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub

Barcelonans and tourists on Las Ramblas cheered and clapped yesterday as the news spread that Catalan police had shot dead the man suspected of mowing(...)

Queen Letizia of Spain speaks to Nailah Potot  in hospital in Barcelona. Photograph: Getty

The Irish family who were injured in the Barcelona terror attack are expected to return home early this week. Norman Potot, who lives in Dublin, suff(...)

A handout picture released by the Catalan regional police shows Younes Abouyaaqoub, one of the main suspects of the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks. Photograph: AFP

Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped o(...)

 Spanish deputy prime minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, prime minister Mariano Rajoy, King Felipe, president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont, Barcelona mayor Ada Colau, and Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido, observe a minute’s silence at Placa de Catalunya in Barcelona on Friday in honour of those killed in Thursday’s terror attack on Las Ramblas. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

The terrorists who killed 14 people in Catalonia on Thursday were planning a much bigger attack in Barcelona using butane gas, Spanish police said on (...)