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international

Disturbances in Nantes after death of youth

Violence broke out in three suburbs in the French city of Nantes on Tuesday night after a 22 year-old man was shot dead by police in a routine vehicle control. According to police, the youth refused to...

international

Nine convicted for the death of Victor Jara

A Chilean court on Tuesday convicted nine former soldiers for the 1973 murder of Chile’s most famous folk singer, Victor Jara. A statement from the judiciary in Santiago on Tuesday said the judge had...

Legendary commentator to hang up his mike

A national figure in sports broadcasting and the man who covered nearly every game played by FC Barcelona since the 1968/69 season, Joaquim Maria Puyal, has announced he will hang up his mike after 42...

international

Mysterious poisoning near Salisbury

Police fear that a couple in their 40s may have been exposed to a lethal nerve gas. Doctors who attended the couple thought at first they were suffering from a drug overdose but now believe that they have...

politics

Parliament will investigate effects of 155

Junts per Catalunya, ERC and the CUP have reached an agreement which will see the Catalan parliament form a commission to investigate the effects direct rule from Madrid had on Catalonia under Article...

ANC and Òmnium have already paid €2.1 million bond

The ANC and Òmnium yesterday paid the bond of €2.1 million set by the Supreme Court judge Pablo Llarena for the former members of the Catalan Government for as a guarantee against a possible conviction...

López Obrador sweeps in

The Mexican left candidate makes history with a populist message against corruption and the establishment; his followers demand a new revolution

economy

CE threatens Trump with huge tarrifs

An all-out trade war. The European Commission (CE) yesterday warned the United States that the 25% import duties levied on cars and car parts announced by President Donald Trump in 2017 will be met with...

international

May proposes new customs agreement

The details are not yet known in full but it would seem that the UK’s Theresa May has proposed yet a 3rd customs agreement with the EU whereby the UK would be responsible for collecting EU excise inside...