Spanish national police moved to shut down a banned independence referendum in Catalonia on Sunday, confronting crowds of angry voters at some polling stations. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading
Sterling has slipped to an eight week low against the dollar, as some investors turned nervous over a second Scottish independence referendum and the triggering of Brexit negotiations. But, as David Pollard reports, the Fed – and an expected U.S. rate rise – remained the main focus, with worries over elections in France and the Netherlands appearing to recede. Continue reading
A suspect in the murder of a British EastEnders actress found dead in London is remanded in custody in Accra with his lawyer saying he will argue for his release.
In the wake of a request by Zimbabwe for the extradition of a US citizen accused of killing Cecil the Lion, U.S. State department says that all extradition requests take into account the ability of a country to provide a fair trial and other “humanitarian” considerations.