Independence: Spain Shuts Catalan Parliament

Catalonia’s move to declare independence from Spain has been scuppered by  Spain’s Constitutional Court. The court has  ordered the suspension of Monday’s session of the regional Catalan parliament, where the declaration for unilateral independence from…

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Catalonia To Declare Independence From Spain As Soon As Weekend – Leader

Catalonia will move as soon as this weekend to declare independence from Spain, the region’s leader said, moving the European Union country closer to a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy. The constitutional crisis has hit the euro and Spanish stocks and bonds and Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Spanish unit SEAT warned of disrupted [...]


Pope Francis Injured in Colombia

Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday when he lost his balance and bumped his head against a vehicle barrier while riding in the popemobile during his visit to Cartagena, Colombia. The popemobile, is a…