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Spain moves to block Catalonia vote
After succeeding in stopping official independence referendum, government now tries to stop symbolic vote.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 11:47 GMT
Catalonia halts independence vote campaign
Move comes after Spain's top court suspends the vote due to Madrid's appeals to declare it illegal.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2014 14:40 GMT
Spain higher court suspends Catalonia vote
Regional leader vows to push ahead with campaigning for independence despite Madrid and court suspension of vote.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2014 19:33 GMT
Catalonia signs decree for independence vote
President calls for referendum on November 9, in defiance of Spain's insistence it would be unconstitutional.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2014 11:19 GMT
Spain's Catalonia seeks self-rule referendum
Inspired by Scotland, regional parliament passes law allowing Catalans to hold non-binding independence poll.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 21:00 GMT
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Cautious Hollande has surprised everyone with a tricky move on France's economy.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 13:09 GMT
Sephardic Jews hope to return to Spain
Spain plans to allow Jews expelled during the Inquisition a fast-track to citizenship - so would they take it?
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 14:34 GMT
Crown Prince Felipe sworn in as Spain's king
Ceremony at parliament in Madrid marked by little pomp and circumstance in keeping with country's times of austerity.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 11:56 GMT
Spain's Crown Prince Felipe becomes king
Crown prince ascends to Spanish throne in no-frills ceremony aimed at showing Felipe is in tune with his countrymen.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 08:19 GMT
Spain's King Juan Carlos abdicates
King who helped smooth country's transition to democracy in the 1970s after Franco era, to be succeeded by son.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 14:15 GMT
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