"While Merkel herself may not be missed much, a power vacuum in Berlin is a blow for hopes to revive the EU"
Former economic adviser to the European Commission president
"If we do not set a successful narrative ourselves, Russia’s 'malign influence' will do that for the EU."
Radu Magdin, Adelina Jelescu
Strategy consultants and regional analysts
"This is how it is... Romanians are used to a hard life"
"“In ten years we will still have this same character that we have now. The character of the city with balance, with balance of nature, of leisure, of good quality of economy, and good accessibility from abroad.""
"Early diagnosis is essential."
Edmond Van Eeckhout
Alzheimer's patient carer
"If they misbehave and continue their silly games, they’ll find themselves staring at an empty chair in Brussels. The Golden Goose would have flown, without lea"
UK communications manager
"I feel much better, much safer after my meeting with Theresa May"
European Council President
"There is still time to change the direction and ensure that human rights are respected, but the point of no return is quickly coming into sight."
Poland Researcher, Amnesty International
Huge pro-unity rally marks start of intense week in Catalonia
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 central government spokesman advised Carles Puigdemont to stand in December's regional polls
Catalonia is sure to challenge Madrid's takeover by launching a case in Spain's Constitutional Court, an expert told Euronews
People of all ages joined the march in the Spanish capital to show support for the government
About 1,000 pro-unity supporters gather at Madrid's Plaza Colon
A broadcast message from Carles Puigdemont asked Catalans to resist Article 155 in a peaceful manner
Carles Puigdemont refuses to recognise the sacking of Catalan regional government
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.
The Spanish Senate is expected to trigger Article 155 of the country's constitution
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
Trying to avoid being manipulated while being accused of manipulation, covering the Catalan debate is complicated.
The semi-autonomous region has declared independence, in direct defiance of the government in Madrid which is preparing to impose direct rule over the region
There was no support of Catalan independence from European leaders.
EU Council President Donald Tusk tweeted: “For EU nothing changes. Spain
Spanish government is set to impose direct rule over Catalonia as crisis spirals
Catalan independence and direct control of Catalonia by Madrid – the dueling actions have set up a potential showdown. Euronews spoke to Alvaro
Catalonia’s independence referendum on October 1 has plunged Spain into its biggest political crisis for a generation.
The north-east region’s
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