Creede Newton

Creede Newton

Spain

Catalan trial: Will Spanish Socialists survive snap polls?

Catalan parties voted against a national spending measure, ensuring snap polls that could mean right-wing gains.

Catalan trial: Will Spanish Socialists survive snap polls?

Spain

Spanish nationalists call for Pedro Sanchez's resignation

After socialist PM's attempt to calm tensions with Catalonia, right wingers call him a traitor and demand elections.

Spanish nationalists call for Pedro Sanchez's resignation

Catalonia

Spanish PM travels to Strasbourg to 'defend' country's judiciary

Pedro Sanchez to meet EU rights court officials amid concerns over impartiality in trying pro-Catalonia leaders.

Spanish PM travels to Strasbourg to 'defend' country's judiciary

Spain

Lawyers of Catalan separatists accuse police of 'humiliation'

A dozen Catalan separatists will go on trial on February 12 over their bid to make the region independent from Spain.

Lawyers of Catalan separatists accuse police of 'humiliation'

Europe

CEU student arrested during 'slave law' protest in Hungary

A student and activist from the embattled Central European University is being investigated for assault.

CEU student arrested during 'slave law' protest in Hungary

Hungary

Protests as Hungarian parliament passes 'slave law' on overtime

Controversial amendment to labour laws approved, trade unions and opponents call it a 'slave law'.

Protests as Hungarian parliament passes 'slave law' on overtime

Europe

Hungarian workers protest over 'slavery law', students join in

Thousands demonstrate in Budapest against proposed changes to a law seeking rise in maximum overtime hours.

Hungarian workers protest over 'slavery law', students join in

Hungary

George Soros-funded CEU 'forced out' of Budapest

Move seen as part of wider campaign by Hungarian government targeting billionaire philanthropist.

George Soros-funded CEU 'forced out' of Budapest

Europe

Deadline ends for Hungary, Soros-funded university to reach deal

Alarm raised over academic freedom as CEU looks to relocate having failed to settle legal disputes with Hungary.

Deadline ends for Hungary, Soros-funded university to reach deal

US & Canada

Europe at heart of US, Russian battle over missile treaty

Ending INF Treaty, as threatened by Trump, could put pressure on EU and possibly start new arms race, analysts say.

Europe at heart of US, Russian battle over missile treaty

Europe

'High treason': Hungary, Ukraine in dispute over language laws

Ukraine is investigating ethnic Hungarians for possible 'high treason' for reciting oaths to Hungary.

'High treason': Hungary, Ukraine in dispute over language laws

Hungary

Hungary upholds 'terrorism' conviction against Syrian refugee

A Hungarian appeals court confirms throwing stones at police can be ruled as terrorism.

Hungary upholds 'terrorism' conviction against Syrian refugee