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Creede Newton

Catalonia

Spain to trigger Article 155 to block Catalan autonomy

Described as 'nuclear option', Article 155 allows Madrid to suspend Catalonia's autonomy and has never been used before.

Spain to trigger Article 155 to block Catalan autonomy

Spain

What is Article 155 of the 1978 Spanish Constitution?

Article 155 is only two short paragraphs of the 1978 Spanish Constitution.

What is Article 155 of the 1978 Spanish Constitution?

Catalonia

Catalan leader threatens to declare independence

Puigdemont says if Spain follows up on stripping Catalonia of autonomy and blocks dialogue, secession will be declared.

Catalan leader threatens to declare independence

Catalonia

'Bury me in the flag': Elderly Catalans speak out

Elderly people remember the dark shadow of Franco as Spain and Catalonia grapple with tensions over secession vote.

'Bury me in the flag': Elderly Catalans speak out

Catalonia

Thousands demand release of jailed Catalan separatists

More than 200,000 march in Barcelona, calling for release two separatists leaders detained on sedition charges.

Thousands demand release of jailed Catalan separatists

Catalonia

Protests erupt as Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Anger grows with the jailing of Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez but Spanish minister says justice is 'functioning'.

Protests erupt as Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Catalonia

Catalan leader refuses to clarify independence stance

Carles Puigdemont fails to says whether he declares Catalonia's independence from Spain, urging dialogue with Madrid.

Catalan leader refuses to clarify independence stance

Europe

Puigdemont pressured as 'independence' deadline looms

Catalan president has less than a day to clarify independence declaratin, with far left and Spanish PM urging action.

Puigdemont pressured as 'independence' deadline looms

Racism

Black man attacked at Charlottesville rally charged

DeAndre Harris who was beaten by several white nationalists, is charged with a crime in connection with the attack.

Black man attacked at Charlottesville rally charged

United States

Charlottesville: Warrant issued for DeAndre Harris

Outrage after police issue arrest warrant for a black man beaten by white nationalists during August's Virginia rally.

Charlottesville: Warrant issued for DeAndre Harris

Catalonia

Unity rallies swell amid uncertainty over Catalan vote

Tens of thousands march in Barcelona for country to remain united as questions linger over Catalan leader's intentions.

Unity rallies swell amid uncertainty over Catalan vote

Racism

Gun control's racist past and present

Calls for strict gun control after mass shootings overlook how regulations have been used to disarm people of colour.

Gun control's racist past and present