Catalonia calls off independence vote

The leader of Spain’s wealthy Catalonia region on Tuesday called off an independence vote but said an unofficial poll will take place next month to gauge secessionist sentiment.

Artur Mas was forced to cancel the Nov. 9 referendum and replace … Read the rest

Concourt judge says police unchanged since Apartheid

The behaviour of South Africa’s police force remain largely unchanged since the apartheid era, former Constitutional Court judge Zac Yacoob said in a New Age report on Monday.

“Sadly, the police of today do not seem to be better than … Read the rest