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20th Nov 2017

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Report: Catalan leader to address Spanish senate

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont plans to address the Spanish senate later this week to explain his position on Catalonia's independence, Spanish media reported on Monday. Spanish senators will discuss on Thursday measures proposed by the Spanish government under Article 155 of the constitution to take over the region's administration, with a vote on Friday. The Catalan parliament will meet on Thursday, when separatist parties want to formally declare independence.

Barnier: UK must come up with Ireland solution

EU Brexit negotiator tells UK to come up with solutions to the Irish border issue and prepare to include a level playing field in its future trade deal with the EU, if it is to be ratified by member states.

German coalition talks collapse

The liberal Free Democratic Party pulled out of coalition talks late Sunday night, saying it is 'better not to rule than to rule wrongly'. It is unclear what happens next.

Magazine

Decision day for EU agencies relocation race

EU ministers will decide on the future location of two London-based EU agencies on Monday. In this edition of EUobserver's Regions & Cities magazine, we take a closer look at some of the EU agencies.

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