Catalonia’s independence bid: the ‘hot potato’ of Spanish elections

Catalonia’s independence bid: the ‘hot potato’ of Spanish elections

Catalonia’s bid for independence from Spain has thrust the region’s separatist movement to the forefront of Sunday’s general election, forcing parties to come up with a range of proposals on how best to meet its demands.

Ronaldo welcomes Beirut bombings orphan at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu

Ronaldo welcomes Beirut bombings orphan at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo gave a warm welcome on Friday at the club’s stadium to a little Lebanese boy who last month lost both parents in a Beirut attack that was claimed by Isis, the club said.