"I dissent from this spirally spun, legally lightweight, consumer harming, corporate enabling, destroying internet freedom order."
Democrat FCC Commissioner
"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
Resistance to Madrid’s imposition of direct control on Catalonia has been muted and the secessionist leadership is in disarray.
Michael J. Boskin believes a failure to grapple with diversity is at the centre of many economic and political crises today
Tens of thousands of people joined the march through the Catalan regional capital to protest against the pro-independence movement
Thousands of protesters gathered in defence of Spanish unity in the Catalan capital
A broadcast message from Carles Puigdemont asked Catalans to resist Article 155 in a peaceful manner
Revellers celebrated long into the night in Barcelona
The Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy has called for calm and said the rule of law would be restored in Catalonia, after the region declared independence from Spain.
Spanish PM Rajoy fires government of Catalonia
It’s been a historic day in Spain today as the country’s Catalonia crisis plunged to new depths.
Here is how the day unfolded in
Amid the tense stand-off between Barcelona and Madrid, the regional government has refused to call early elections.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says imposing direct rule on Catalonia is the 'only response' to its push for independence.
A series of calls for more control is set to test unity across the European Union
The new measures are the latest move by Madrid aimed at thwarting efforts by Catalonia to break away
How is the crisis in Catalonia affecting its many international residents and businesses?
The former Yugoslav country knows what Catalonia is experiencing but superficial parallels between the two do not always hold up.
Separatist Catalans hope Carles Puigdemont will follow the Slovenian independence model
A look at the grassroots campaigners behind Catalonia's independence drive.
A group of anti-independence demonstrators in the Catalonian capital Barcelona clashed with police on Wednesday, Spain's national day.
Shocking footage shows demonstrators throwing chairs at each other on the streets of Barcelona
Carles Puigdemont addressed the regional parliament following the October 1 referendum