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Removed Catalonia leaders appear in Spanish court

Several sacked Catalan leaders face charges of sedition, rebellion and embezzlement, as Puigdemont remains in Belgium.

Carme Forcadell

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Catalonia's long push for independence

The Spanish semi-autonomous region of Catalonia has a distinct identity with its own customs, culture and language.

Estelada

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Summoned Catalan leader Puigdemont remains in Belgium

Carles Puigdemont was summoned back to Spain to face rebellion charges but - for now - has opted to stay in Brussels.

Carles Puigdemont

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Ousted Catalonia leader Puigdemont 'not seeking asylum'

Sacked Catalan leader says he is not seeking asylum in Belgium, says his party will stand in December 21 elections.

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

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Spain prosecutor files charges against Catalan leaders

Prosecutor says sacked Catalonia president and his cabinet should face charges of rebellion and sedition against state.

Spain's Attorney General Jose Manuel Maza

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Dismissed Catalonia officials told to clear their desks

Ministers and officials given 'a few hours' to take possessions from their former offices, as Madrid takes power.

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Catalonia crisis spurs criticism from regional leaders

Spanish government has gone "deeper in error" by applying the controversial Article 155, PNV president says.

Barcelona, Spain

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World reacts as Catalonia calls for independence

A round-up on international reaction after the Catalan parliament voted in favour of breaking away from Spain.

catalan-separatist

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Mariano Rajoy fires Catalan regional government

Prime minister dismisses regional president and dissolves parliament in response to independence declaration.

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Puigdemont urges 'democratic' defiance of Rajoy's moves

Carles Puigdemont vows to work on 'a free country' after Spanish government imposes direct rule over Catalonia.

Carles Puigdemont

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UK: First snow of the year reaches London

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US Jerusalem move dominates Macron-Netanyahu talks

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Detained Mikheil Sakaashvili on 'hunger strike'

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Brexit: Britain and EU reach deal on divorce terms

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Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Puigdemont

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Mikheil Saakashvili freed by supporters in Ukraine

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EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini rejects Benjamin Netanyahu's call to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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