Catalan leader confirms declaration of independence still suspended
Catalonia leader threatens to declare independence if Spanish govt suspends autonomy
President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont says the region will push for independence if dialogue with Madrid fails. In response, the central authorities vowed to revoke the region’s independence, which is to be officially announced on Saturday.
George Soros transfers $18bn to his Open Society Foundations
Tycoon George Soros transfers $18bn to his Open Society Foundations
Billionaire investor George Soros has given away nearly $18 billion to his Open Society Foundations, transforming it into the “second largest” charity in the US after the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation.