Karl Penhaul

Karl Penhaul

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Catalonia crisis hits regional economy

Catalonia is Spain's wealthiest region.

Catalonia crisis hits regional economy

Catalonia

Spain apologises for police violence during Catalan vote

The Spanish government's official representative in Catalonia has apologised for the violent response by police during the banned secession referendum on Sunday.

Spain apologises for police violence during Catalan vote

Catalonia

Spanish authorities accuse Catalan police of sedition

Catalonia's head of police has appeared in court facing accusations of sedition.

Spanish authorities accuse Catalan police of sedition

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What happens next after Catalonia's secession vote?

This coming week will be critical in what is already Spain's worst political crisis since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. The national and regional governments are planning their next step.

What happens next after Catalonia's secession vote?

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Catalan anti-secessionists concerned over future after referendum

The results of the referendum have left those Catalans who do not want to see their region leave Spain worried about what will happen next.

Catalan anti-secessionists concerned over future after referendum

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Catalonia on the eve of its independence referendum

Spanish police are trying to shut down schools that are serving as voting stations in the Catalonia referendum, so families and committees involved in the bid for independence are camping out at these schools to ensure they stay open.

Catalonia on the eve of its independence referendum

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Catalan farmers show support for referendum with tractor parade

Hundreds of farmers have driven tractors through Barcelona in a show of force ahead of Sunday's secession vote. They are backing Catalonia's bid to break away from Spain.

Catalan farmers show support for referendum with tractor parade

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Spain: Catalan officials insist raids will not stop vote

Catalonia says it will go ahead with an independence referendum on Sunday, despite Spain declaring it illegal.

Spain: Catalan officials insist raids will not stop vote

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Spain sends in police reinforcements in Catalonia vote run-up

Central government insists Sunday's referendum is illegal and is determined to stop it from going ahead.

Spain sends in police reinforcements in Catalonia vote run-up

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Catalan villagers uncertain about independence referendum

There is a week to go until residents of Catalonia hold a controversial independence referendum, which the Spanish government has dismissed as illegal.

Catalan villagers uncertain about independence referendum

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Catalans divided as independence vote nears

As Catalonia independence vote nears, the issue has the entire northeastern region split roughly down the middle.

Catalans divided as independence vote nears

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Spanish police confiscate Catalan referendum material

Spanish police have seized posters, promoting a planned referendum, on independence in Catalonia.

Spanish police confiscate Catalan referendum material