Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for ‘escalation’ to stop

Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for ‘escalation’ to stop

Media captionCatalonia’s separatist government is defying a Constitutional Court order to halt the 1 October vote Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has gone on national TV to urge Catalan separatists to abandon their plans for a referendum on 1 October. He asked the region’s government to give up its “escalation of radicalism and disobedience”. The […]

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thirteen years on, relatives of those who died in the bloody siege continue to question the government’s response to the siege Russia says it will comply with a ruling requiring it to pay €2.9m (£2.6m; $3.5m) in damages over the 2004 Beslan school siege. About 330 people, including 186 […]

Die Urbane: How do you form a ‘hip hop’ political party?

The youngest political party on the ballot in Germany’s federal election has a unique premise – it’s based on the values of hip hop. So how did Die Urbane get itself on the ballot? Founder Raphael Hillebrand explains. Video by Colleen Hagerty Die Urbane: How do you form a ‘hip hop’ political party?

Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for ‘escalation’ to stop

Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for ‘escalation’ to stop

Media captionCatalonia’s separatist government is defying a Constitutional Court order to halt the 1 October vote Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has gone on national TV to urge Catalan separatists to abandon their plans for a referendum on 1 October. He asked the region’s government to give up its “escalation of radicalism and disobedience”. The […]

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thirteen years on, relatives of those who died in the bloody siege continue to question the government’s response to the siege Russia says it will comply with a ruling requiring it to pay €2.9m (£2.6m; $3.5m) in damages over the 2004 Beslan school siege. About 330 people, including 186 […]

Die Urbane: How do you form a ‘hip hop’ political party?

The youngest political party on the ballot in Germany’s federal election has a unique premise – it’s based on the values of hip hop. So how did Die Urbane get itself on the ballot? Founder Raphael Hillebrand explains. Video by Colleen Hagerty Die Urbane: How do you form a ‘hip hop’ political party?

Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for ‘escalation’ to stop

Catalonia referendum: Spain PM calls for ‘escalation’ to stop

Media captionCatalonia’s separatist government is defying a Constitutional Court order to halt the 1 October vote Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has gone on national TV to urge Catalan separatists to abandon their plans for a referendum on 1 October. He asked the region’s government to give up its “escalation of radicalism and disobedience”. The […]

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thirteen years on, relatives of those who died in the bloody siege continue to question the government’s response to the siege Russia says it will comply with a ruling requiring it to pay €2.9m (£2.6m; $3.5m) in damages over the 2004 Beslan school siege. About 330 people, including 186 […]

Catalonia referendum: Spain steps up raids to halt vote

Catalonia referendum: Spain steps up raids to halt vote

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters surrounded Spanish police vehicles as the raid took place in the economy ministry in Barcelona Spain’s Guardia Civil police have detained a dozen senior Catalan officials and raided regional government ministries involved in organising a banned independence vote. Tensions were already high when Josep Maria Jové, number two […]

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Beslan siege: Russia ‘will comply’ with critical ruling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thirteen years on, relatives of those who died in the bloody siege continue to question the government’s response to the siege Russia says it will comply with a ruling requiring it to pay €2.9m (£2.6m; $3.5m) in damages over the 2004 Beslan school siege. About 330 people, including 186 […]