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Spanish king in Barcelona next week

Spanish king Felipe VI will be in Barcelona next Sunday (25 February), for the first time since the 1 October independence referendum in Catalonia and the crisis between Spanish authorities and Catalan separatists. He will preside over a dinner ahead of the opening of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), one of Barcelona's main business events. Felipe VI has been, along prime minister Mariano Rajoy, a staunch critic of the separatists.

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