Spain gives ultimatum to Catalonia: Back down or be punished

A girl walks past a new pro-Catalan independence mural on the Falls Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland Wednesday Oct. 11, 2017. Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday that this month’s referendum in Catalonia was part of a strategy “to impose independence that few want and is good for nobody.” (Niall Carson /PA via AP)


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