Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies in Spanish hospital aged 68

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies in Spanish hospital aged 68

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt died in hospital on Saturday after suffering a severe infection, his family said. The veteran rocker, who had survived numerous health scares, was 68.

Catalan separatists gather, prepare independence vote

Catalan separatists gather, prepare independence vote

Catalonia's separatist government staged a summit on Friday to prepare an independence referendum it plans to stage in September, despite fierce opposition from Spain's central government.