Sonia Gallego

Sonia Gallego

Europe

Calais refugees: hopes of reaching UK dashed

French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a more efficient system to process asylum seekers in Calais.

Calais refugees: hopes of reaching UK dashed

Refugees

Stranded in Calais: 'This is not a life ... We are human, we are human'

Did French President Emmanuel Macron's visit offer a false sense of hope to asylum seekers?

Stranded in Calais: 'This is not a life ... We are human, we are human'

Russia

Russia Jails former minister for eight years

The corruption case against Alexei Ulyukayev has exposed in-fighting among elites in Russia and is highlighting the strength of Putin's allies.

Russia Jails former minister for eight years

Russia

Syria, N Korea feature in annual Putin press conference

President Putin has given his annual live press conference where he discussed a number of issues including the war in Syria, North Korea's nuclear missiles, and his hopes for the upcoming presidential elections.

Syria, N Korea feature in annual Putin press conference

Middle East

The rise and fall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe has known only one leader since its independence in 1980, but Robert Mugabe is no longer in charge of the ruling ZANU-PF party.

The rise and fall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

Asia

Kashmir World Film Festival: Hopes for reviving cinema

The conflict in Kashmir has had a profound impact on the region's film industry. But now, a new film festival is hoping to change all this by reviving Kashmir’s once strong cinematic tradition.

Kashmir World Film Festival: Hopes for reviving cinema

Europe

Spain extends Catalonia's deadline to declare secession decision

Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, Spain's deputy prime minister, has asked for clarity after Catalonia's leader failed to declare if his region plans to secede.

Spain extends Catalonia's deadline to declare secession decision

Europe

Catalonia faces imminent deadline on secession decision

If he says 'yes', Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy may take the unprecedented step of removing the region's political autonomy.

Catalonia faces imminent deadline on secession decision

Europe

Notting Hill carnival honours Grenfell Tower fire victims

A minute's silence has been held at Europe's biggest street party to remember the 80 people who died in a London Tower block fire in June.

Notting Hill carnival honours Grenfell Tower fire victims

Europe

Spain to increase security after attacks

Spanish authorities say they will reinforce security in crowded areas after 13 people were killed when a van drove into a tourist hotspot in Barcelona on Thursday.

Spain to increase security after attacks

Europe

Police arrest four suspects following Spain attacks

Police in Spain continue to investigate deadly attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, which left at least 14 people dead and more than 100 injured. They have arrested at least four suspects.

Police arrest four suspects following Spain attacks

Europe

Poland: Former president joins protests against courts reforms

Poland's former president Lech Walesa has warned that democratic advances made since communism ended will be destroyed if controversial reforms to the legal system go ahead.

Poland: Former president joins protests against courts reforms