• Terror arrest at Gatwick airport

    Terror arrest at Gatwick airport

    • April 7, 2018

    Counter-terror officers have arrested a 55-year-old man at Gatwick Airport. The suspect was held on suspicion of encouraging terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications after flying into the UK from Morocco, police said. Scotland Yard said he was arrested shortly after 11am on Saturday and is in custody at a police station in south London.

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  • Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for dialogue with Spain

    Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for dialogue with Spain

    • April 7, 2018

    Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has made a renewed call for Spanish authorities to open negotiations over Catalonia’s secession claim, a day after he was released from a German prison. Mr Puigdemont told reporters he hoped a German court’s decision not to extradite him to Spain on charges of rebellion shows that “dialogue is

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  • More transparent fees planned in UK aviation shake-up

    More transparent fees planned in UK aviation shake-up

    • April 7, 2018

    Plans to improve the flying experience for airline passengers have been unveiled. Measures to make fees more transparent, ease journeys for wheelchair users and tackle disruptive passengers were included in the UK Government’s Aviation Strategy Next Steps document. Making it easier for passengers to claim compensation after delays and cancellations also forms a key part

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  • Defiant Catalan ex-leader released from German prison

    Defiant Catalan ex-leader released from German prison

    • April 6, 2018

    Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has walked out of a German prison after posting 75,000 euros (£65,000) bail, demanding that Spanish authorities release fellow separatists and open a dialogue on his region’s future. Mr Puigdemont was detained by German police on March 25 after crossing the border from Denmark. Spain is seeking his extradition for

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  • Puigdemont can be freed on bail, German court rules

    Puigdemont can be freed on bail, German court rules

    • April 6, 2018

    A German court has ruled that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont can be released on bail pending a decision on his extradition to Spain. Judges found the most serious accusation against him is not punishable under German law. The state court in the northern town of Schleswig said it set conditions including a 75,000-euro payment

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  • Gibraltar, a ‘fundamental objective’ of Spanish foreign policy

    Gibraltar, a ‘fundamental objective’ of Spanish foreign policy

    • April 5, 2018

    Spain’s hopes to recover the sovereignty of Gibraltar are “a fundamental objective” of Spanish foreign policy that Madrid will push at every opportunity in its international relations, the Spanish Government said this week as it set out its spending plans for the forthcoming financial year. In a detailed budget statement published this week, Madrid said

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