Podcast: “There’s no safe option in Catalonia now”

Podcast: “There’s no safe option in Catalonia now”

The Local's journalists look at some of Europe's big issues. This week: Catalonia, Berlin's Airport, and begging in Sweden.

Salzburg removes benches from train station

Salzburg removes benches from train station

Romanian faces €38,000 fine for begging in Austria

Romanian faces €38,000 fine for begging in Austria

Salzburg court sides with beggars over police fine

Salzburg court sides with beggars over police fine

Austria’s child beggars threatened with jail again

Austria’s child beggars threatened with jail again

Roma in Vorarlberg ‘not interested in integrating’

Roma in Vorarlberg ‘not interested in integrating’

Police say new begging law is ‘too strict’

Police say new begging law is ‘too strict’

Police evict Roma camp in Dornbirn

Police evict Roma camp in Dornbirn

Legal case against begging ban launched

Legal case against begging ban launched

Salzburg city to introduce begging ban

Salzburg city to introduce begging ban

Police launch Christmas crack-down in Vienna

Police launch Christmas crack-down in Vienna

Bulgarian trio forced amputee to beg in Vienna

Bulgarian trio forced amputee to beg in Vienna

Colombian woman stole from Austrian banks

Colombian woman stole from Austrian banks

Disabled Romanian forced to beg in Vienna

Disabled Romanian forced to beg in Vienna

Why beggars are a problem for Vienna’s street paper

Why beggars are a problem for Vienna’s street paper

The question of begging in Austria

The question of begging in Austria

Private detective snoops on ‘begging mafia’

Private detective snoops on ‘begging mafia’

How Austria deals with begging

How Austria deals with begging