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Catalonia's bid for independence

People wait to watch the delayed session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People wait to watch the delayed session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People wait to watch the delayed session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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People attend a pro-independence rally near the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera

People attend a pro-independence rally near the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera

People attend a pro-independence rally near the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Officers of the Spanish National Police stand outside the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Officers of the Spanish National Police stand outside the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Officers of the Spanish National Police stand outside the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont looks back as he enters the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont looks back as he enters the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont looks back as he enters the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A declaration of independence is seen after it was signed by members of the Catalan regional government at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A declaration of independence is seen after it was signed by members of the Catalan regional government at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A declaration of independence is seen after it was signed by members of the Catalan regional government at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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People react towards a giant screen showing events inside the Catalan regional parliament during a pro-independence rally outside the parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People react towards a giant screen showing events inside the Catalan regional parliament during a pro-independence rally outside the parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People react towards a giant screen showing events inside the Catalan regional parliament during a pro-independence rally outside the parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A woman reacts as she watches a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A woman reacts as she watches a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A woman reacts as she watches a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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People attend a pro-independence rally near the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera

People attend a pro-independence rally near the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera

People attend a pro-independence rally near the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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People react as they watch a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People react as they watch a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People react as they watch a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A woman wearing a separatist Catalan flag films officers of the Spanish National Police outside the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman wearing a separatist Catalan flag films officers of the Spanish National Police outside the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman wearing a separatist Catalan flag films officers of the Spanish National Police outside the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A group of tractors bearing separatist Catalan flags arrive at a rally in support of independence in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A group of tractors bearing separatist Catalan flags arrive at a rally in support of independence in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A group of tractors bearing separatist Catalan flags arrive at a rally in support of independence in Barcelona, Spain October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont arrives at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont arrives at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont arrives at the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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People react as they watch a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People react as they watch a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People react as they watch a session of the Catalan regional parliament on a giant screen at a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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People hold up posters as they take part in a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo

People hold up posters as they take part in a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo

People hold up posters as they take part in a pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo
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Women wear masks during a pro-union demonstration organized by the Catalan Civil Society organisation in Barcelona, Spain, October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo

Women wear masks during a pro-union demonstration organized by the Catalan Civil Society organisation in Barcelona, Spain, October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo

Women wear masks during a pro-union demonstration organized by the Catalan Civil Society organisation in Barcelona, Spain, October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo
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A woman rides a bicycle past a line of posters that read "Vote to be free" in the Catalan language, in Barcelona, Spain, October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman rides a bicycle past a line of posters that read "Vote to be free" in the Catalan language, in Barcelona, Spain, October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman rides a bicycle past a line of posters that read "Vote to be free" in the Catalan language, in Barcelona, Spain, October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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