Luk van Langenhove comments on Catalonia crisis

    Luk van Langenhove argues that pro-secession Catalonians may not have considered the economic consequences of leaving Spain.

    Moreover, he argues, "at this moment, there are no reasons to believe that any European Union member-state, or any other state for that matter, will ever recognise Catalonia [as an independent nation-state]," a prerequisite for Catalan secession to succeed in the long run.


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.