LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests

LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests

In this week's podcast we look at how Austria's government could soon include an ex-Nazi party. How right wing could it get?

Catalan separatists make mass cash withdrawals in protest

Catalan separatists make mass cash withdrawals in protest

Catalan separatists flocked to withdraw cash on Friday in protest at the central government and at banks that have moved their headquarters out of the Spanish region over its independence crisis.

‘Critical point’ reached in Catalonia: PM Rajoy

‘Critical point’ reached in Catalonia: PM Rajoy

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday his government has reached a "critical point" as it seeks to use emergency measures to stop Catalonia's separatist bid.

These are 2017’s 10 best fine dining restaurants in Spain

These are 2017’s 10 best fine dining restaurants in Spain

According to TripAdvisor reviews, at least...

Catalan separatists still have time to change course: PP

Catalan separatists still have time to change course: PP

Spain's governing party signalled on Friday that Catalonia's separatists still have time to abandon their independence bid before Madrid suspends the region's autonomy in a move that would escalate the crisis.

Colombian court orders return of indigenous treasure gifted to Spain in 19th century

Colombian court orders return of indigenous treasure gifted to Spain in 19th century

Colombia's Constitutional Court has ordered the government to recover more than 120 pieces of indigenous treasure given to the Spanish royal family by Colombia's president in the 19th century.

Putin slams Western ‘double standards’ over Catalonia

Putin slams Western ‘double standards’ over Catalonia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the Catalan crisis was Spain's internal affair but slammed what he called Western double standards over separatist movements.

Tusk: ‘No space for EU intervention’ in Catalonia

Tusk: ‘No space for EU intervention’ in Catalonia

"We have all of us our own emotions, opinions and assessments but formally speaking there is no space for EU intervention here."