Carles Puigdemont seeks return to Catalonia as Spain tightens security
Speaking in Denmark, the Catalan leader declares his hope to govern from Barcelona
CARLES PUIGDEMONT, the Catalan president deposed by the Spanish Government following its imposition of direct rule, has declared in Denmark today that he hopes to return to Catalonia, saying it would be “an important step to restore the democratic situation.”
Parliamentary standards watchdog considering investigation into Alistair Carmichael
Standards commissioner considers matter as Malcolm Bruce defends colleague
The watchdog responsible for monitoring the behaviour of members of parliament is considering whether to launch an investigation into Alistair Carmichael.
Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Kathryn Hudson has confirmed that she has received a number of complaints about Carmichael after he admitted responsibility for leaking a false memo suggesting Nicola Sturgeon wanted David Cameron to become prime minister.