The Senate Intelligence Committee revealed it is still actively investigating whether elements of President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 U.S. election. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports the committee’s chairman and the top Democrat said aggressive Russian meddling could become even more expansive, and all U.S. states must beware.
The leader of the Catalan regional government in northeast Spain has said he will declare independence within days. This follows a referendum Sunday in which 90% of Catalans voted in favor of breaking away from Spain – although less than half of those registered turned out to vote. Madrid has declared the vote illegal, and Spain’s King has also strongly criticized the Catalan government – raising the stakes yet further in a crisis that has caught Europe by surprise. Henry Ridgwell reports.
Anti-corruption activists hoping to shine a light on the hundreds of millions of dollars funneled through London every year are organizing tours of properties allegedly bought with suspect money. The latest tour focuses on corrupt money coming from Nigeria. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.