Spain celebrates national day amid Catalan secession crisis

Thursday, 12 October 2017  (1 week ago)
MADRID (AP) — Army troops and police are to march in Madrid as Spain’s celebrates its national day, amid one of the country’s biggest crises as its powerful northeastern region of Catalonia threatens independence. King Felipe VI is to preside over the colorful annual parade Thursday as Spain awaits a response to a...

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