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After Catalonia declared independence last year, Madrid took direct control of the region and brought charges including misuse of public funds and rebellion against Catalan leaders, nine of whom are in jail awaiting trial.Here's The Full Story…

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World War I also left a lasting mark on the Middle East. By encouraging an Arab revolt, Britain helped precipitate the collapse of the Germany-allied Ottoman empire. Finally, the Ottoman empire’s collapse also resulted in the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians in what they steadfastly argue was a full-blown genocide. The war also spurred new waves of creativity in the arts. Poetry was revived as an art form across the world; Dadaism, the avant-garde art movement, was born and led in turn to Surrealism; and jazz, brought to Europe by American soldiers, became the soundtrack for the escapism and innovation of the “roaring ’20s”.Here's The Full Story…

Gina Miller - Brexit Campaign - UK Politics

Organisers say this one will be bigger and involve supporters of all major parties from every corner of Britain — and beyond.

“More than 150 coaches will bring people from towns and cities from every region and nation,” they said in a statement.

Even dogs are coming. Here's The Full Story…

Catalan News Headline

Quim Torra, the Catalan regional head and Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) member, last week threatened to withdraw parliamentary support for Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in the national parliament, but coalition ally Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC, Republican Left of Catalonia) did not back the move. Here's The Full Story…

Nicola Sturgeon - Scotland Politics Headline Today News

The First Minister is to open her party’s conference by saying the people of Scotland deserve better than Westminster chaos. The “shambles of Brexit” has strengthened the case for Scottish independence, Nicola Sturgeon has declared as the SNP Conference opens in Glasgow.

“The shambles of Brexit makes the case for independence more compelling than ever – with Westminster ignoring Scotland’s voice and interests and undermining devolution with a power grab on the Scottish Parliament.”Here's The Full Story…

Same Sex Marriage News

Some Coalition campaign posters urged people to vote “Yes” to defend family values or run the risk of gay couples stealing or adopting their children. A separate advert said a “No” vote would enable a man to marry a tree.

“Many fear that what has happened in other countries, such as legalizing marriage between a man and an animal, could happen here,” the leader of the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, told television station Romania TV.Here's The Full Story…

Carles Puigdemont - Catalan News in Politics

In July, Spain’s Supreme Court effectively stripped Carles Puigdemont and the other separatist politicians of their public duties due to their role in organising an independence referendum on Oct 1, 2017. Opinion polls in Catalonia show a relatively even split between those who favour remaining in Spain and those wanting to secede.Here's The Full Story…