The view from Madrid: anger and sadness as Catalans prepare for vote

It was chance that made Ana Luque Sillero a native of Madrid and her cousins Catalan. Their parents all left southern Spain decades ago in search of…

02/10/2017 - Graeme Atkinson
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Neo-Nazi rally in Sweden leads to injuries, arrests

At least 50 people were detained Saturday during a far-right demonstration in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second-largest city, that left one police officer and several others injured,…

02/10/2017 - Graeme Atkinson
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The leader of Germany’s far-right party quit hours after its election success—because it’s too radical

Just hours after the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) won its first-ever round of seats in the German parliament, its co-leader Frauke Petry told a press conference in Berlin—with…

26/09/2017 - Graeme Atkinson
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What the stunning success of AfD means for Germany and Europe

In 1991 Belgium had its (first) black Sunday, when the populist radical right Flemish Block gained 6.8% of the national vote. Since then many other…

25/09/2017 - Graeme Atkinson
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