Tiananmen, Gate of Heavenly Peace, Beijing.

Irish universities have been forging closer links with China over recent years as they try to boost their private income against a backdrop of declini(...)

Protesters riot during a march against the imprisonment of Spanish rapper Pau Rivadulla Duro (also known as Pablo Hasel) in Barcelona, on Sunday.  Photograph: Alenjandro Garcia/EPA

A week of unrest in Catalonia triggered by the jailing of a rapper has brought the region’s police force under scrutiny and could hamper efforts to fo(...)

Salvador Illa: The PSC’s candidate for president of Catalonia rose  to prominence as the Spanish health minister when Covid-19 struck. Photograph: JJ Guillan/EPA

The campaign ahead of a key election in the Catalonia region gets under way on Friday, although the threat of Covid-19 means that there is still uncer(...)

Quim Torra leaves the Catalan parliament after delivering a speech as a guest of the Parliament, in Barcelona on Wednesday. Photograph: Quique Garcia/EPA

Thursday marks exactly three years since the Catalan government held a referendum on independence which brought Spain’s simmering territorial crisis t(...)

The spaced out tables and chairs in front of the main stage at Nits del Fórum in Barcelona.

In mid-July of this year, I found myself in a situation I could never have predicted six months earlier. Standing at the turnstiles on a warm evening (...)

Two neighbours chat from their balconies  in Madrid on Thursday as Spain faces its fifth day of lockdown to contain the spreading Covid-19 outbreak. Photograph: Mariscal/EPA

On March 7th, Fernando Simón, Spain’s head of medical emergencies, was asked whether it was advisable for people to take part in the following day’s I(...)

Quim Torra, Catalonia’s president, is to attend talks with Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

A highly anticipated series of negotiations is due to begin on Wednesday between the governments of Spain and Catalonia, aimed at resolving the countr(...)

The Catalan parliament has agreed to appeal against the decision to strip Catalan president Quim Torra of his seat. Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo

The Spanish and Catalan leaders are due to meet on Thursday in a highly anticipated encounter that could open a new phase of engagement between Madrid(...)

Catalan president Quim Torra asks for the floor during a plenary session at the parliament of Catalonia on Monday, in Barcelona. Photograph:  Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

Catalonia’s parliament has accepted a judicial ruling stripping the region’s president, Quim Torra, of his seat in a move that has divided the indepen(...)

Catalan regional president Quim Torra at the courthouse in Barcelona, on Monday, ahead of his trial  over refusing to remove separatist symbols from public buildings during the parliamentary election campaign. Photograph:  Andreu Dalmau/AFP via Getty Images

Amnesty International has called on Spain’s judiciary to release two of the Catalan independence leaders given jail sentences last month, after deemin(...)

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