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Spain rejects Catalan push for independence
Region's leader says he will press on with bid for referendum after his request is rejected by the national parliament.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 02:18 GMT
Spain rejects Catalonia referendum bid
Madrid says an independence referendum would be illegal, moments after Catalonia's president announced it for next year.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 19:50 GMT
Catalans join hands to demand independence
Human chain 400km long in bilingual northeastern region meant to push for referendum on separating from Spain.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 23:32 GMT
Catalans flirt with independence from Spain
Referendum on independence still a possibility as nationalists gain majority in parliament following elections.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 10:43 GMT
Catalonia polls close amid independence calls
Regional election may set northeastern region on path to secession from Spain.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 20:13 GMT
Spanish PM slams Catalan separatist bid
Mariano Rajoys says bid for independence defied common sense and says Spain is not in need of a bailout plan for 2012.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 22:09 GMT
Catalans press for secession from Spain
Regional parliament votes to hold referendum as surveys show record high support for independence.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 08:41 GMT
Catalans rally for independence from Spain
More than a million people gather in Barcelona, accusing Madrid government of dragging them into economic trouble.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 21:57 GMT
Spanish bank stocks slide on debt fears
Bankia shares fall more than 13 per cent as Spain's borrowing risk premium reaches euro-era high.
Last updated: 28 May 2012 21:04 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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