A man standing on the balcony of the regional government's headquarters proclaims the Free Catalan Republic. It happened in 1931, but a hologram recreated the historic moment during this year's official celebration of Catalonia's national day. People gathered in Sant Jaume's square cheered and clapped as the people had done back then.
After years of ambiguity, the current regional government seems to have finalised its U-turn towards independence. Now they face the upcoming
It is a hot, sunny spring day in Melilla, Spain and a Syrian family is sheltering from the sun under a plastic tent while a group of young Africans are chatting in the shade of a small bridge. They are all killing time outside the Centre for Temporary Residence of Immigrants (CETI). Currently, there are around 1,200 people staying at the CETI which has an official capacity of 480. At times the facility accommodates as many as 2,000 people. Journalists are not allowed inside,
What is Anonymous? Who’s behind this global movement of hackers? How do they operate? Gabriela Coleman visited the Frontline Club on Thursday 30 October to answer this and many other questions. Ben Hammersley, presenter of the BBC World News series Cybercrime with Ben Hammersley, spoke with her during the conversation named after Coleman’s last book: Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous.
Coleman, a cultural anthropologist and researcher on compute
Clacton-On-Sea by-election has gained international media attention because polls suggest UKIP candidate Douglas Carswell will become the first MP of the party led by Nigel Farage.
The campaign has become another demonstration of strength of the anti-EU organisation's (also anti-immigrants depending who are you talking with) before the run-up to the general elections in May.
I travelled east to talk to candidates and supporters and this is what I found. #UK #UKIP #EuropeanU