"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
The number of unemployed people in Spain fell slightly in May.
The decrease was seen across all sectors, the largest being agriculture. The number
Spain wants the euro zone to set up a new authority to harmonise national budgets across all 17 EU members that use the currency.
The Spanish prime
The Spanish government’s reported plan for rescuing the country’s fourth-largest lender Bankia unsettled the financial markets on Monday.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was in Paris to meet new French President François Hollande. It comes ahead of an informal EU summit in
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given his first speech since the government published its 2012 budget last week, promising his austerity
Spain counted the cost of nationwide protests against the government’s planned austerity measures on Thursday. Demonstrators clashed with police in
Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy faced his first test, as unions staged a general strike against fresh austerity measures, as well as labour
Protesters against the Spanish government’s latest reform moves burned rubbish at the doors of the Madrid stock exchange and spray painted anarchist
Thursday is general strike day in Spain and night shift workers were the first to down tools.
Unions have called a 24-hour walkout the day before
Spain is entering a big week, both politically and economically as the government faces some key tests that, if it fails them, could plunge the
The leaders of Spain’s two main labour unions have called for a general strike later this month to protest against government reforms.
Spain’s unemployment rate has got even worse reaching 22.9 percent of the workforce.
The number of Spaniards filing for unemployment benefits
Spain’s government is digging in its heels over trimming its deficit.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is lobbying Brussels, trying to get more
An estimated half a million people joined in protests in 57 towns and cities across Spain decrying reforms unions say will destroy workers’
Trade unions organised mass protests across Spain in response to labour reforms announced by the country’s new centre-right government. The largest
The European Commission could fine Spain’s new government for allegedly exaggerating last year’s deficit figures so that the current year’s data
Spain’s cabinet has approved further moves to try and reduced unemployment rates that are the highest in Europe.
They include labour law changes
Looking for ideas on how to help Spain’s struggling economy new Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy met with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday
The two new leaders of Morocco and Spain have met for the first time as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy flew in from Madrid.
Rajoy is in Rabat to talk
Spain’s prime minister has faced the media for the first time since his new government passed a raft of austerity measures.
Mariano Rajoy reassured