# Referendum

Front pages of national daily newspapers photographed in London on January 16, 2019, the day after the UK parliament's rejection of the government's Brexit deal. Photo: Daniel Sorabji / AFP
Front pages of national daily newspapers […]

Brexit in dates: From Leave shock to parliament’s historic vote

From the shock Brexit referendum result to Tuesday's landmark vote to reject the deal struck between London and the EU, here are the milestones on Britain's rocky road out of the bloc.

Gay marriage: Europe split in two

The referendum in Romania this weekend that could see the conservative country ban gay marriage underlines the largely East-West split in Europe over same-sex unions.
(L-R) Leader of the left-wing Catalan party Esquerra Republicana (ERC), regional vice-president Oriol Junqueras and president Carles Puigdemont attend a protest in Barcelona, on October 2, 2017. Photo: Lluis Gene / AFP
(L-R) Leader of the left-wing Catalan pa […]

European separatist movements

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for international mediation in crisis pitting his separatist executive against Madrid, after police violence marred independence vote.