SPAIN

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As First News went to press, the Cata­lan par­lia­ment was ex­pected to be an­nounc­ing their in­de­pen­dence. Spain’s deputy Prime Min­is­ter said that if Cat­alo­nia did de­clare in­de­pen­dence, then “there will be de­ci­sions to re­store the law and democ­racy”. This could mean vi­o­lence, and force re­gional elec­tions for Cat­alo­nia. The Euro­pean Union has stayed pretty quiet on the topic, while France has said that they will not recog­nise Cat­alo­nia as in­de­pen­dent. To keep up with what’s go­ing on in Spain, head to

live.first­news.co.uk.

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