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BARCELONA, Spain | AP Interview: Catalan leader says ‘No’ to Spain govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain— Jan 11, 2019—The Spanish government’s bid to pass a national budget is doomed unless it bends to the demands of Catalonia’s separatists for a referendum on secession, the leader of the wealthy northeastern region says. Catalan regional president Quim Torra told The Associated Press in an interview that the representatives of Catalonia’s separatist … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | AP Interview: Catalan leader says ‘No’ to Spain govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain | The Latest: Spain’s Cabinet arrives at Barcelona palace

BARCELONA, Spain— The Latest on Spanish Cabinet meeting being held in Barcelona (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Spanish Cabinet members have arrived in a central Barcelona palace for a weekly Cabinet meeting that has been moved to the Catalan capital despite separatists’ protests against it. Sanchez’s Socialist administration planned the … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | The Latest: Spain’s Cabinet arrives at Barcelona palace