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Spain gives ultimatum to Catalonia: Back down or be punished

Madrid (AP) — Spanish authorities gave Catalonia's separatist leader five days to explain whether his ambiguous statement on secession was a formal declaration of...

Spain’s top court halts Catalan secession parliament meeting

Barcelona, Spain (AP) — Spain's Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered Catalonia's parliament to suspend a planned session next week during which separatist lawmakers wanted...

Catalonia calls for Spain mediation amid referendum dispute

Barcelona, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's leader on Monday called for international mediation and for the European Union "to stop looking the other way" in...

“Yes” side wins Catalonia independence vote marred by chaos

Barcelona, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional government declared a landslide win for the "yes" side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that...

Separatists vow to defy police ultimatum over Catalan vote

Barcelona, Spain (AP) — Catalan separatists vowed Saturday to ignore a police ultimatum to leave the schools they are occupying to use in a...

Catalonia’s separatists defy Spain with ballots for vote

Barcelona, Spain (AP) — The grassroots groups driving Catalonia's separatist movement defied Spanish authorities on Sunday by distributing one million ballots for an Oct....

Spain to send extra police to try to halt Catalan referendum

Madrid (AP) — Spain will deploy police reinforcements to Catalonia to help maintain order if an independence referendum pledged by Catalan officials but opposed...

Spanish police raids aim to halt Catalan independence vote

Barcelona, Spain (AP) — A Spanish judge ordered police to search a printer's shop and two offices of a regional newspaper in Catalonia as...

Spain and Serbia close in on World Cup spots

Vaduz, Liechtenstein (AP) - Spain and Serbia are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after wins on Tuesday,...

Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth...

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