"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n
The referendum in the UK on whether to leave or remain in the European Union has dominated the news headlines over recent weeks.
Spain goes to the polls on Sunday barely six months since the last election.
Spain’s acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that the far-left Unidos Podemos (“United We Can”) alliance could win this weekend’s general elections that may well shake up the co
And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec
Elected mayor of Madrid a year ago with the backing of Podemos, Manuela Carmena, 72, is a leading figure of Spain's "new left".
For more insight on the citizen’s movements mushrooming across Europe, we spoke to Albert Ogien, a French sociologist and senior researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
For the first time the leaders of four political parties have taken part in a televised debate before Spain’s June 26 election.
In scenes reminiscent of those witnessed five years ago, thousands marched through the streets of Madrid on Sunday (May 15) to mark the anniversary
The monarch has called an election for June 26. It is the first time the country has re-run a national vote.
It is not clear how the unprecedented situation in the country's modern history could be resolved if this second election is inconclusive.
Spain is going to the polls again after King Felipe VI announced the failure of the latest round of coalition talks. It was the second time the
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Spain’s King Felipe is to begin a fresh round of talks with the country’s political parties in a last ditch effort to install a government and avoid
Jose Manuel Soria's name has been linked to revelations in the Panama Papers
Spain’s acting prime minister has unveiled plans to do-away with the siesta, the country’s traditional afternoon nap time. Mariano Rajoy wants to cut
Can the leaders of Spain’s Socialist Party and anti-austerity newcomer Podemos finally end the country’s political stalemate? They are set to start
Two and a half months after the General Election, Spain still has no Government. And no-one can tell you when it might get one. On Friday, exactly 48
The head of the Socialists in Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has failed in a first vote to become prime minister and form a minority coalition
Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez is presenting a political plan ahead of a confidence vote on Wednesday