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Surf Rock icon Dick Dale dies aged 81

American guitarist Dick Dale, the pioneer of surf rock, with songs like Let’s go trippin’ and Miserlou, died on Saturday aged 81, according to information provided on US media yesterday. Although the...

southeast africa

Cyclone Idai’s rampage leaves a thousand dead

The number of victims of Cyclone Idai which hit southeast Africa, could reach one thousand said Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique yesterday. Idai arrived on the coast of Mozambique on Thursday, after...

turkey

Kurdish prisoner dies while on hunger strike

The Kurdish prisoner Zülküf Gezen, who was serving a life sentence in Turkey, died on Sunday night while on hunger strike. Many kurdish prisoners are on hunger strike to demand the leader of the Kurdistan...

CATALAN DEMO

Huge crowd figure discrepancies from Saturday

Ever since over a million people supposedly attended the September 11, 1977 march in Barcelona, crowd numbers have been controversial. The collective “Contrastant” however, has an easy formula for...

BREXIT

May crosses fingers and sticks to her deal

Theresa May, the beleaguered United Kingdom Prime Minister, asked for her ministers of parliament to be “pragmatic”, and to rally behind her Brexit deal, which they have rejected twice. She said that...

Eco-fever spreads to European elections

Buy organic, recycle and reuse, ride a bicycle, and vote green. Eco-fever, spreading thanks to a huge global student protest movement, has spread to the European elections. With a debilitated social-democrat...

INDONESIA

Dozens dead in flooding in Indonesia

At least 73 people have died and 60 are missing in Indonesia because of flooding in the province of Papua, in the east. Rescue operations are ongoing, but the rain fallen this weekend continues to cause...

BARCELONA

Chamber of Commerce elections

The Barcelona Chamber of Commerce is preparing a campaign to incentivise voting in its May elections, as well as simply raising awareness of the elections themselves. They are getting ready to release...

Sánchez: “Catalonia will not be free, under me”

The first pro-indy demonstration in Madrid, hit at the heart of the Spanish parties, and left a large echo in the capital. Pedro Sánchez asserted that Catalonia would never reach independence with him...