Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The ex-leader appeared at the University of Copenhagen on Monday A Spanish Supreme Court judge has accused Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont of trying to provoke his own arrest by travelling abroad. Judge Pablo Llarena’s comment came as he rejected a prosecutor’s request to reissue a European arrest warrant. Mr […]

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The ex-leader appeared at the University of Copenhagen on Monday A Spanish Supreme Court judge has accused Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont of trying to provoke his own arrest by travelling abroad. Judge Pablo Llarena’s comment came as he rejected a prosecutor’s request to reissue a European arrest warrant. Mr […]

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The ex-leader appeared at the University of Copenhagen on Monday A Spanish Supreme Court judge has accused Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont of trying to provoke his own arrest by travelling abroad. Judge Pablo Llarena’s comment came as he rejected a prosecutor’s request to reissue a European arrest warrant. Mr […]

Catholic deacon accused of murder by air injection in Belgium

Catholic deacon accused of murder by air injection in Belgium

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ivo Poppe allegedly caused embolisms by deliberately injecting air into the bloodstream A Catholic deacon accused of killing at least 10 people – including his own mother – has gone on trial in Belgium. Former nurse Ivo Poppe is suspected of killing his victims by injecting air into their […]

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont’s Denmark visit a ‘provocation’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The ex-leader appeared at the University of Copenhagen on Monday A Spanish Supreme Court judge has accused Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont of trying to provoke his own arrest by travelling abroad. Judge Pablo Llarena’s comment came as he rejected a prosecutor’s request to reissue a European arrest warrant. Mr […]

Spain targets pop star Shakira in tax inquiry

Spain targets pop star Shakira in tax inquiry

Image copyright AFP Image caption Shakira has sold tens of millions of albums worldwide Spanish tax authorities say Colombian pop superstar Shakira owes income tax for 2011-2014, arguing that she was resident in Spain then. They have asked Spanish prosecutors to open a tax evasion case against the singer, whose fortune is reckoned to be […]

Spain renews arrest bid as Catalonia’s Puigdemont travels to Denmark

Spain renews arrest bid as Catalonia’s Puigdemont travels to Denmark

Image copyright Press Eye Image caption Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrives at Copenhagen airport Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont has arrived in Denmark, triggering a new attempt by Spain’s prosecutor to have him arrested. An hour later the speaker of the Catalan parliament nominated him to head the regional government. Mr Puigdemont fled to […]

French prison guards in nationwide strike after attacks

French prison guards in nationwide strike after attacks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Guards take part in a protest at Fresnes prison near Paris after an assault on officers A series of attacks against prison guards by inmates at institutions across France has led to a nationwide strike in the country. Unions have vowed a “total blockade” of prisons on Monday as […]

Venice restaurant bill outrages Japanese tourists

Venice restaurant bill outrages Japanese tourists

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption From mouth-watering steak to eye-watering bill in Venice The mayor of Venice has voiced outrage over the €1,100 (£970; $1,347) bill that four Japanese tourists say they had to pay for four steaks, a plate of fried fish, water and service. The four students complained to police after getting […]

Snow cuts off Swiss ski resort Zermatt for second time in 2018

Snow cuts off Swiss ski resort Zermatt for second time in 2018

Image copyright EPA Image caption Helicopter services in Zermatt are oversubscribed as some tourists try to get airlifted out Thousands of people have become stranded in the Swiss ski resort of Zermatt, cut off by snow for the second time in two weeks. Avalanche warnings have forced the closure of roads and rail links in […]

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