The vote, called following a declaration of independence then the subsequent removal of Catalonia's government, is poised to serve as a further plebiscite on the issue of secession.
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Spain's top prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza, fresh off the drama of the Catalonian independence bid, died unexpectedly on Saturday during a working visit to Argentina.
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A Belgian judge released Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four ex-ministers with conditions on Sunday after Spain issued an EU warrant for their arrest, prosecutors said.
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The Spanish government insists Barcelona is still a contender to take an important EU agency from London post-Brexit, despite reports that uncertainty caused by the Catalonia crisis had hampered its cause.
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The area around the Sagrada Família is to be pedestrianised and bollards added to La Rambla and other central streets.
"I will raise the question of how misinformation and manipulation around the referendum and subsequent events in Catalonia have developed," Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said.
"The act of organising a referendum is not a matter for criminal law," one of the lawyers for for Catalan separatist leaders in Brussels insisted.
Atletico Madrid announced that it issued new shares on Thursday to allow an Israeli to invest 50 million euros ($59 million) in the club in exchange for a 15 per cent stake.
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"The situation is a sort of game of cards and positioning, where everyone wants the other person to be the one to show their cards."
Spanish police say they seized 250 tonnes of contraband tobacco leaves worth 40 million euros ($47 million), the biggest such haul in Europe.
Spain were held to a thrilling 3-3 friendly draw by World Cup hosts Russia in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday, despite a brace of penalties from centre-back Sergio Ramos.
Spanish police temporarily evacuated Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church and nearby businesses on Tuesday after a van parked nearby prompted a bomb scare which they said turned out to be a "false alarm".
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FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi has donated the more than €72,000 in damages he won from a libel case against a newspaper to charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
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The deposed Catalan leader said he is prepared "to accept the reality of another relationship with Spain" beyond independence.