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Barcelona politicians demand release of Catalans

City council issues declaration calling for the immediate release of nine jailed Catalan politicians.

Catalonia's independence flag

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Catalonia: Judge jails eight ousted ministers

Order comes as Spain state prosecutor requests a European arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

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UK's defence chief resigns over sex allegations

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon was accused of repeatedly touching a journalist's knee during a 2002 incident.

Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallo

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Palestinian students slam Balfour celebration to PM May

Thousands of students write 100,000 letters to British prime minister explaining why Balfour declaration was a disaster.

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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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Dutch journalist Sakir Khader detained in Greece

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Erdogan deemed 'enemy collaborator' while modern Turkey's founder Ataturk shown as 'hostile' during military exercise.

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