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BRUSSELS | The Latest: Spain: Over 1,000 rescued at sea in last 3 days

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Spanish authorities say 210 people have been rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar, as more migrants take advantage of fair weather in the western Mediterranean to make the risky crossing by boat from North Africa to Spain. Those rescued … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Spain: Over 1,000 rescued at sea in last 3 days

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Spain rescues 569 migrants crossing the sea

BRUSSELS — The Latest on immigration issues in Europe (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Spanish authorities say they have rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Spain by boat. Spain’s Maritime Rescue Service says those rescued Saturday included 264 people in 16 boats in the Strait of Gibraltar, a busy shipping lane … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Spain rescues 569 migrants crossing the sea

MADRID  | The Latest: Catalan chief vows to continue secession push

MADRID  — The Latest on Spanish political developments (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The separatist leader of Catalonia says he will continue to push for secession after the end of a seven-month takeover by Spanish authorities following last year’s failed breakaway bid. Quim Torra said after swearing in his Cabinet that “this government accepts the … Continue reading MADRID  | The Latest: Catalan chief vows to continue secession push