crisis in catalonia

Spain’s Constitutional Court strikes down Catalan referendum law

Decision confirms earlier suspension, and says breakaway law violated fundamental rights of citizens

Personal Leadership

Four steps to solving interpersonal problems

The art of nonviolent communication can save us a lot of grief when dealing with others

Wildfires in northern Spain

‘Fall from hell’ in Galicia as fires lay waste to region

Spanish PM and regional leader label deliberately lit blazes “incendiary terrorism” in wake of devastation

Hechos blog

‘Help Catalonia’: a video full of falsehoods

Propaganda-style film by Catalan independence association Òmnium Cultural is based on misinformation

AVIATION

F-18 combat jet crashes near Madrid airbase, killing pilot

The incident is the second Spanish military air accident in under a week following October 12 crash

Catalan independence

Chiefs of Catalan security forces will be replaced if Article 155 is activated

Spanish Interior Ministry could find substitutes for internal affairs, police force and Civil Protection

Editorial

Catalonia crisis: The justice system takes action

A judge has sent the heads of two pro-independence associations to prison. Is it time now for police chiefs and their political masters to stand down?

CRISIS IN CATALONIA

Two Catalan independence leaders taken into custody in sedition probe

Heads of grassroots pro-secession groups ANC and Òmnium being investigated over September 20 events

Artificial intelligence

A woman’s place is in the home – at least according to AI...

Far from being impartial, not-so smart algorithms reinforce sexual, racial and class prejudice picked up from humans