Spanish Senate to vote on taking over Catalonia

Spain's Senate votes on Friday on whether to trigger the constitution's Article 155, which would allow Madrid to directly administer Catalonia.

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    Spain's Senate votes on Friday on whether to trigger the constitution's Article 155, which would allow Madrid to directly administer Catalonia.

    The move comes as the autonomous region mulls over declaring independence.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Madrid.


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