Tuesday

21st Nov 2017

Ticker

Catalan separatists side with Gibraltar

The second largest party in Catalonia, Esquerra Republicana, has expressed its “solidarity” with Gibraltar. In a letter sent to Spain's top official on the issue, Fabian Picardo, it deplores the "improper bullying and harassment" of Gibraltar by Spain's central government. Party leader Alfred Bosch told Gibraltar:"Your freedom is our freedom."

Opinion

EU must confront Poland and Hungary

Curtailing NGOs and threatening judicial independence are the hallmarks of developing-world dictators and authoritarian strongmen, not a free and pluralistic European Union.

Amsterdam wins EU medicines agency on coin toss

The staff of the London-based EMA will move to the Dutch city of Amsterdam after Brexit, following a coin toss. Chance also decided the new home of the European Banking Authority: Paris.

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