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MADRID | Trial of Catalan separatists begins in Madrid amid protests

MADRID (AP) — Protesters have blocked highways in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia, as the trial of separatist leaders gets underway in the country’s Supreme Court in Madrid. Tuesday’s protests were timed with the start of arguably Spain’s most consequential trial in four decades of democracy. Twelve defendants are being tried for their roles in … Continue reading MADRID | Trial of Catalan separatists begins in Madrid amid protests