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  The escalating confrontation over Catalonia’s independence campaign has taken its most serious turn yet, as Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced plans to remove the leadership of the...

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  An opposition member of parliament has called on Britain’s Conservative-led government to investigate suspicions of Russian interference in the UK referendum on quitting the European Union, saying...

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  Bank customers in the restive Spanish region of Catalonia are withdrawing money from financial institutions that have moved their official headquarters to other locations in Spain amid a political...

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  The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called on the Maltese prime minister to resign.   In a Facebook post Thursday, they said Joseph Muscat should take political...

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The Chancellor of the British exchequer (or finance minister), Philip Hammond, has asked financial regulators and the Serious Fraud Office to review whether banks HSBC and Standard Chartered are linked...

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The Catalan government has issued an urgent plea for help to the European Union after two pro-independence leaders were jailed as part of a sedition investigation. . A spokesman for the Catalan government,...

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  Austria’s Interior Ministry says nearly completed final returns show the center-right party headed by Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has won the national election, putting the thirty-one-year...

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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia would be “irresponsible.” Mr. Gabriel, whose country is the EU’s richest and most influential...

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  Hundreds of thousands of Spanish unionists have held a rally in Catalonia’s main city, Barcelona, in what is widely seen as a defiant challenge to plans by the regional government to unilaterally...

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  A train has slammed into a broken down passenger bus at a level crossing near the Russian capital Moscow, killing at least sixteen people. Russia’s investigative committee said in a statement...