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Spain's Constitutional Court cancels Catalonia declaration of independence
October 31, 2017 / 11:59 AM / 18 days ago

Spain's Constitutional Court cancels Catalonia declaration of independence

MADRID, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Spain’s Constitutional Court has blocked Catalonia’s declaration of independence made by the regional parliament on Friday, a court spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Hours after Catalonia’s parliament voted on a unilateral declaration of independence, the Spanish government dissolved the parliament, fired the government and set a date for regional elections Dec. 21. (Reporting by Raquel Castillo; Writing by Paul Day; Editing by Jesus Aguado)

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