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20th Nov 2017

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Spain may allow regional independence referendums

Spain's foreign minister Alfonso Dastis in an interview with the BBC on Wednesday said that Spain may consider constitutional changes that would allow for regional referendums vying for independence. Speaking about Catalonia's desire for independence, Dastis noted that any such constitutional change would first require backing from Spain's wider population. "It's clear that the decision will be taken, will have to be taken by all Spaniards," he said.

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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