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Ashifa Kassam

Spanish court to rule on Catalan separatists early next week - sources

11 Oct 2019

MADRID Spain's Supreme Court is set to announce as early as Monday its verdict in the high-stakes trial of Catalan separatist leaders over their role in a banned independence referendum, two judicial sources told Reuters on Friday.

Franco's remains can be exhumed, Spain's Supreme Court says

24 Sep 2019

MADRID Spain's supreme court gave the government the go-ahead on Tuesday to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco and move them from the state mausoleum in which he was buried in 1975.

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain

20 Aug 2019

MADRID/LAMPEDUSA The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain.

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