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    A woman wearing a Spanish flag on her shoulders looks at a giant flag of Catalonia as people celebrate a holiday known as Dia de la Hispanidad or Spain's National Day in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.

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    Catalonia Declares Independence: Consequences (53)

    Catalonia has declared independence from Spain - but for how long?

    Madrid have already begun moves to seize the region's autonomous powers after last-ditch negotiations between the two sides failed to reach an agreement. So, what happens next in the great brinkmanship battle?

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