Karl Penhaul

Karl Penhaul

Europe

Desperate journeys: Arrivals in Spain tripled this year

Shelters in the south of Spain are struggling to deal with a huge influx of refugees and migrants.

Desperate journeys: Arrivals in Spain tripled this year

Europe

Why do people sign up for Pamplona's running of the bulls?

Runners from all over the world come to Pamplona to match their wits with half-tonne bulls in this iconic, and dangerous, festival.

Why do people sign up for Pamplona's running of the bulls?

Europe

The perils and struggles of Mediterranean migration

Marine servicemen discuss the challenges and rewards of helping stranded refugees reach safety.

The perils and struggles of Mediterranean migration

Europe

Over 1,500 refugees and migrants reach Spain

The group is in addition to 629 refugees and migrants who arrived in Spain last week after being rejected by Italy and Malta.

Over 1,500 refugees and migrants reach Spain

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Aquarius charity ship of rejected refugees close to Spain

NGOs in Valencia are gearing to receive the ship of refugees that had been turned away from Italy, prompting renewed discussions in the EU over the fate of incoming refugees and migrants.

Aquarius charity ship of rejected refugees close to Spain

Europe

Nearly 200,000 protest for Basque right to secede from Spain

Last month, the armed separatist organisation, ETA, announced it was disbanding, creating space for peaceful campaigners to take up the secession movement.

Nearly 200,000 protest for Basque right to secede from Spain

Europe

Catalonia 'Republic Now' march draws thousands

Several thousand Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday calling for pro-secession politicians to forge greater unity and press ahead with their promise to create an independent republic.

Catalonia 'Republic Now' march draws thousands

Europe

Catalonia separatists seek to restore exiled leader Puigdemont

In Catalonia, new and returning members of the regional parliament have met for the first time since snap elections in December.

Catalonia separatists seek to restore exiled leader Puigdemont

Europe

Catalonia parliament: New representatives to be sworn in

A coalition of secessionist parties is expected to form a ruling majority and to try to reinstate former leader Carles Puigdemont, but judges warn that Puigdemont will be arrested if he tries to return.

Catalonia parliament:  New representatives to be sworn in

Europe

Catalonia make up or break up: Polls too close to call

Thursday's elections in Catalonia will gauge the feelings of the populace after Carles Puigdemont's government led a secession bid in October that was quashed by the Spanish national government.

Catalonia make up or break up: Polls too close to call

Catalonia

Catalonia election campaigns set to end

Catalans head to the polls on Thursday for a vote that could decide if their province breaks away from Spain.

Catalonia election campaigns set to end

Europe

Spain: Secession bid a key factor in Catalonia election

Catalans go to the polls on Thursday to vote in an election that could decide if their province breaks away from Spain.

Spain: Secession bid a key factor in Catalonia election