"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
"Nationalism, the oldest and worst European disease. How can it possibly creep back into our present tense?"
"While drug lord Cabello gets rich & dictator @NicolasMaduro consolidates power the elderly suffer in #Venezuela"
Republican US Senator for Florida
"For now, as frustrating as it might be, smugglers are winning. Winning bigger, in fact, and to the migrants’ expenses."
University of Cambridge
"‘We must not turn away from #Rohingya refugees’"
Actress, director and campaigner
Amid the tense stand-off between Barcelona and Madrid, the regional government has refused to call early elections.
Reports now claim leader Carles Puigdemont is not going to Madrid for last-ditch talks
The Catalonian Parliament will meet later this week to consider its response to the Spanish government's decision to claw back the region's autonomy.
Anxiety rises in Catalonia as Spain's political crisis deepens
Pro-independence regional government chief Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia won't accept Madrid's moves to impose direct rule
A three act tragedy sprinkled with comedy, Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera – or masked ball – is one of the Italian composer’s most acclaimed masterpieces.
Spain's crisis with Catalonia impacts on the bid to become the next base for the EU's pharmaceutical watchdog
According to a local trade association, visitor numbers have gone down since the start of October.
Madrid's jailing of two separatist leaders provokes huge demonstrations in Barcelona
People chanted 'independence', while demanding the release of two Catalan leaders who were imprisoned for sedition
Spain threatens to put Catalonia under direct central rule if region doesn't abandon independence drive by Thursday
Catalan leader calls for dialogue in response to the Spanish prime minister's deadline, under threat of the region's autonomy being suspended.
Spain's economy could grow less than initially expected next year because of uncertainty over Catalonia
"At least we are talking" Spanish PM's call for clarity is seen as the reopening of dialogue by some Catalans
Some thought the day would never come but 'delayed independence ' gets mixed response
In a symbolic gesture Catalan MPs signed a docucument declaring independence
“ I think we’ve won the right to be heard. They’ve never wanted to listen to us. “
These are the words of Carles Puigdemont, the man who has defied
Catalonia and the rest of Spain awaits Catalan leader's address - will he push ahead and declare independence?
Madrid braces for Catalonia's next move
It is not too late to talk and stop the break-up of Spain. That was the message as hundreds of thousands of people who gathered for a huge