PODCAST: “You don’t have to be very successful to get into the AfD”

PODCAST: “You don’t have to be very successful to get into the AfD”

On this week's podcast we look at why Germany's far-right party is already upsetting the country's politics.

‘End this terrible situation’: Former Catalan business minister leaves jail after paying bond

‘End this terrible situation’: Former Catalan business minister leaves jail after paying bond

"Take action in the matter and take political initiative. This won't be solved in courts, it will be solved with politics."

Lionel Messi donates €72,000 in damages to Doctors Without Borders

Lionel Messi donates €72,000 in damages to Doctors Without Borders

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi has donated the more than €72,000 in damages he won from a libel case against a newspaper to charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

EU and Germany back Spain over arrests of deposed Catalan ministers

EU and Germany back Spain over arrests of deposed Catalan ministers

"This is a matter entirely for the judicial authorities whose independence we respect fully."

Jose Mourinho appears in Spanish court over tax fraud allegations

Jose Mourinho appears in Spanish court over tax fraud allegations

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was grilled by a judge in Spain on Friday over accusations of 3.3 million euro ($3.8 million) in tax fraud during his time in charge of Real Madrid in 2011 and 2012.

‘Nothing says democracy like jailing everyone the people elected’: Colbert mocks Catalan independence crisis

‘Nothing says democracy like jailing everyone the people elected’: Colbert mocks Catalan independence crisis

The Catalonia crisis made it to the American late-night circuit on Thursday after comedian Stephen Colbert took a satirical look at the situation in Spain on The Late Show.

Scottish First Minister Sturgeon condemns detention of Catalan separatist leaders

Scottish First Minister Sturgeon condemns detention of Catalan separatist leaders

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has criticised the detention of eight Catalan ministers over their role in the region's independence drive, calling for a democratic resolution to the crisis.

Catalonia at risk of recession if crisis drags on, Bank of Spain warns

Catalonia at risk of recession if crisis drags on, Bank of Spain warns

Spain's central bank warned that Catalonia risks recession if the crisis over its secession drive continues.

Spain detains eight members of Catalonia’s deposed government

Spain detains eight members of Catalonia’s deposed government

Carles Puigdemont's deputy and seven other deosed regional ministers spent Thursday night behind bars pending a potential trial.