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17th Aug 2017

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Spanish court suspends Catalan independence resolution

Spain's constitutional court on Monday annulled a resolution by Catalonia to press ahead with independence. The court ruled against a similar motion passed by the Catalan parliament last year, but the regional 135-seat parliament passed a second one last week, saying it would pursue its plan to detach from Spain. The Catalan parliament will now have 20 days to communicate the court's decision to its members and present any appeals.

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