"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Olga Demestres woke up early on Sunday in order to take part in the Spanish unity protests in Barcelona. She is a Catalan who lives in Madrid
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Barcelona to call for Spanish unity. Banners read ‘Recuperem el seny’, meaning
Olga is a travelled Catalonian who now lives in Madrid with her husband, a local man, and son. She contends that the independence movement does not own her homeland.
Many Catalans seek lives eleswhere, and for those living in Madrid there's a change in the atmosphere
A local history teacher, who favours remaining part of Spain, gives his views on the difficulties surrounding the independence referendum.
The Catalan regional police chief and leaders of two separatist groups have appeared in court in Madrid
Public figures are conducting the debate over Catalonia’s independence drive on television, but in private the opinions are aired on Whatsapp where they are literally breaking apart family groups.
Catalonia says it is leaving the door wide open for Spain's authorities to hold talks and discuss options on independence.
Kurdistan’s bid for independence is part of a foreign plan to create a new Israel, it’s been claimed.
A glance at what is fuelling the drive for independence in Spain's north-east corner.
Pro and anti-independence supporters have held more protests in Catalonia.
In Barcelona, a few hundred Spanish loyalists hit the city’s streets
Harsh words weren't the only warnings on display when the monarch addressed his people.
Catalonia stages general strike but protesters are divided over region's future
Flemish separatists do not face the same conflicts as the Catalan independence movement.
More protests in Catalonia - national police are urged to leave region following crackdown during independence vote
"The EU must stop looking the other way," Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said after the Spanish region's "yes" vote to independence.
One Catalonian political veteran, scathing about how referendum crisis has blown up, speaks to euronews.
Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau tells Euronews that the police crackdown on Sunday's vote marks a turning point and will spell the demise of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Clashes in Barcelona and other cities as Spanish authorities try to prevent vote
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says Iraqi Kurds would not know how to establish a state. Which begs the question: what steps would one have to take to establish an internationally-recognised state?