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international

Far right Britain First leader arrested

The leader of the far right party Britain First, Paul Golding, was arrested yesterday in Belfast for his alleged connection with hate crimes. Golding, 35, was in the company of his number two, Hayden Fransen,...

international

US politician commits suicide after sex charges

A US Congressman and Evangelical pastor Dan Johnson committed suicide yesterday, two days after being accused of sexual harassment by a woman who at the time of the events was a minor. Johnson was a controversial...

Alabama rebukes Trump

The Democrat’s Jones wins election to the Senate in one of the most conservative states in the US in backlash against a pedophile candidate

elections

Call for economic programmes

The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Miquel Valls, yesterday asked political parties to define their plans to boost the economy and welfare in Catalonia should they win the elections. During a press...

international

Venezuelan opposition earns Sakharov Prize

The European Parliament has presented the Sakharov Prize to the President of the National Assembly Julio Borges and family members representing leaders of the Venezuelan opposition who were unable to accept...

society

Driving permit examiners to call off strike

Driving permit examiners who have been on strike since early summer have accepted the proposal of all political parties except the PP that will compensate them for promised salary increases that have not...

Linguistic diversity star of this year’s Goyas

Linguistic diversity is the star of this year’s nominations for the Spanish Film Academy’s awards, which will be announced on the 3rd Saturday of February. In a year with no outstanding box-office...

international

ICAN awarded Nobel Peace Prize for 2017

The leader of the group that won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize urged nuclear nations to adopt a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons in order to prevent “our destruction”. The International...

international

North Korea warns US over naval blockade

North Korea has hit out at a U.S. plan of a naval blockade, saying any such action would be a declaration of war. Pyongyang said such a move would be a “violation of the country’s sovereignty and dignity”...