This day around the world: Oct. 1

Oct. 1 Barcelona, Spain Despite Spanish national police raiding polling locations and pressure from the central government in Madrid, Catalonia went forward with a referendum calling for independence from Spain….

This week around the world: June 17–23

June 18 Paris, France Newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron and his allies emerged from parliamentary elections with a clear majority of seats, despite a turnout where less than half of…