Spain

December 13, 2018 7:00 pm

In Conversation – Carles Puigdemont, the exiled former Catalan leader and mastermind of the controversial 2017 independence referendum

Carles Puigdemont, exiled former Catalan leader and mastermind of the controversial 2017 independence referendum joins us for an hour at the Frontline Cub to explain the Catalan problem and answer press and audience questions.


Monday, 30th October 2017, 07:00 PM

The Fight for Catalan Independence

Join our panel of experts to discuss what will happen next for the region as the events unfold.


Friday 23 January 2015, 7:00 PM

BBC Storyville Preview: The Great European Disaster Movie + Q&A

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Annalisa Piras and executive producer Bill Emmott.

Following the success of Girlfriend in a Coma, director Annalisa Piras brings us an artfully constructed depiction of how Europe is sleepwalking toward disaster, starring Angus Deayton in fiction scenes from a post-EU future. Piras pairs an imagined view from a dystopian future with insightful analysis on how and why things are going so wrong by ordinary Europeans and economic and political experts.


July 22, 2012

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 23 – 29 July

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 23 to Sunday, 29 July from Foresight News By Nicole Hunt Following the horrific shooting at the Dark Knight Premiere in Aurora, Colorado on Friday that killed at least 12 people and injured 58, suspect James Holmes appears in court on Monday morning. Police spent much […]


May 4, 2012

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 7 – 13 May

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 7 to Sunday, 13 May from Foresight News By Nicole Hunt Given the ongoing violence and international concern over Syria, it’s hard to believe (‘ridiculous’, even) that parliamentary elections are scheduled to take place on Monday, but President Bashar al Assad has insisted they will go […]


January 20, 2012

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 23 – 29 January

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 23 January to Sunday, 29 January from Foresight News By Nicole Hunt New week, New Year – the Chinese Year of the Dragon, that is. But while weeks of celebrations are kicking off in China, the mood will be considerably less celebratory in Brussels, where the […]


January 13, 2012

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 16 – 22 January

 A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 16 to Sunday, 22 January from Foresight News  By Nicole Hunt IMF, European Central Bank and EU officials are scheduled to arrive in Athens on Monday to conduct a week-long assessment mission of Greece’s debt-reduction measures. Everyone will be hoping the troika visit goes better this […]


December 8, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 12- 18 December

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 12 December to Sunday, 18 December from ForesightNews By Nicole Hunt US President Barack Obama hosts Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki for talks in Washington on Monday, with discussions focusing on strengthening the ‘strategic partnership’ between the two countries. The summit comes ahead of a […]


September 25, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 3 – 9 October

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 3 October to Sunday, 9 October from ForesightNews By Nicole Hunt Though it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of which Silvio Berlusconi trial is currently in court, Monday sees the resumption of the most infamous of his four cases, in which he faces charges for abuse […]


September 21, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 26 Sep – 1 Oct

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 26 September to Sunday, 1 October from ForesightNews By Nicole Hunt Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Zapatero is scheduled to request the dissolution of Parliament on Monday to make way for early elections on 20 November. Spain was not due to hold elections until March next year, but […]