"The public tend to curse the medical and legal professions in ethically contested situations"
University of Warwick
"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
Spain’s Constitutional Court has revoked a motion from the Catalonian Parliament to begin the process to separate from Madrid. The regional assembly
The Catalan parliament has backed a declaration initiating the first step towards independence from Spain. Politicians, led by regional President
Catalonia sets the ball rolling for independence from Spain, despite objections from Madrid. A nine-point road map seeks secession within 18 months.
Catalonia’s government has denounced as politically motivated, charges of civil disobedience being brought against their acting regional president
The Catalan president Artur Mas has been charged under Spain’s civil disobedience laws with organising a referendum on independence in November last
Catalonia may have voted, but despite the fact that the separatist groups won 72 seats, uncertainties remain. The grouping Junts pel Si or Togther
Spain’s Prime Minister has ruled out independence talks for Catalonia after separatist parties won an absolute majority in Sunday’s regional
Celebrations in Barcelona as pro-independence parties win a clear majority of seats in Catalonia’s regional parliament. In what was billed as a
There were celebrations in Barcelona after pro-independence parties won an absolute majority of seats in Catalonia’s 135-strong regional parliament
Independence parties gain majority in regional parliament but narrowly fail to secure crucial 50% of popular vote.
If the pro-independence bloc wins Sunday’s (September 28) regional election in Spain’s Catalonia region, it has said it will start a process that
Pro-separatist parties are expected to win control of Catalonia’s regional parliament after today’s (September 27) election. They consider it a
Voting is underway across the Spanish region of Catalonia in an election that is considered by pro-separatist parties as a proxy-vote on
Five-and-a-half million Catalans are set to vote in the Spanish region’s parliamentary elections. Sunday’s ballot has been framed by separatist
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. Many consider the poll a proxy vote on
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. The pro-independence coalition, which
Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region holds local elections on Sunday (September 27). Many national parties see it as a proxy vote on breaking away
Catalonia marks its national day and the start of election an campaign, which secessionists hope will open the door to independence from Spain.
The Spanish Prime Minister said on Tuesday that no one is going to break up the country. Mariano Rajoy was reacting to the Catalan president’s claim
Catalans are set to go to the polls next month. Once again, independence for the autonomous region is on the agenda. The region is one of 17 in Spain