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Catalonia declares independence

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont (R) walks with his wife Marcela Topor as he greets a supporter after leaving a restaurant the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont (R) walks with his wife Marcela Topor as he greets a supporter after leaving a restaurant the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont (R) walks with his wife Marcela Topor as he greets a supporter after leaving a restaurant the day after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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The Marrecs Casteller group form a traditional tower in Felieu Square in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The Marrecs Casteller group form a traditional tower in Felieu Square in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The Marrecs Casteller group form a traditional tower in Felieu Square in Girona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A pro-unity supporter poses with Spanish national police, in a show of solidarity, in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter poses with Spanish national police, in a show of solidarity, in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter poses with Spanish national police, in a show of solidarity, in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pro-unity supporters take part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Catalan separatist flags are held up as fireworks go off in Sant Jaume Square in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Catalan separatist flags are held up as fireworks go off in Sant Jaume Square in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona....more

Catalan separatist flags are held up as fireworks go off in Sant Jaume Square in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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A pro-unity supporter takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A pro-unity supporter takes part in a demonstration in central Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Fireworks are set off in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Fireworks are set off in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Fireworks are set off in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters during celebrations. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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People celebrate with cava (sparkling wine) in the Basque town of Durango. REUTERS/Vincent West

People celebrate with cava (sparkling wine) in the Basque town of Durango. REUTERS/Vincent West

People celebrate with cava (sparkling wine) in the Basque town of Durango. REUTERS/Vincent West
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People wave Esteladas (Catalan separatist flags) during celebrations in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People wave Esteladas (Catalan separatist flags) during celebrations in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People wave Esteladas (Catalan separatist flags) during celebrations in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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People react at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Pro-unity demonstrators wave Spanish and Catalan flags during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Pro-unity demonstrators wave Spanish and Catalan flags during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Pro-unity demonstrators wave Spanish and Catalan flags during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A pro-unity demonstrator is stopped by Catalan Regional Police officer during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A pro-unity demonstrator is stopped by Catalan Regional Police officer during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A pro-unity demonstrator is stopped by Catalan Regional Police officer during a protest in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A man displays a scarf featuring an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) design, as he reacts at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A man displays a scarf featuring an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) design, as he reacts at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A man displays a scarf featuring an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) design, as he reacts at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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People celebrate in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters in Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People celebrate in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters in Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People celebrate in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters in Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A ferry boat rented by the Spanish government to accommodate Spanish police reinforcements to Catalonia is seen in the Port of Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A ferry boat rented by the Spanish government to accommodate Spanish police reinforcements to Catalonia is seen in the Port of Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A ferry boat rented by the Spanish government to accommodate Spanish police reinforcements to Catalonia is seen in the Port of Barcelona. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Firemen shout slogans under an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) during a march in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Firemen shout slogans under an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) during a march in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Firemen shout slogans under an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) during a march in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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People react as they watch on giant screens a plenary session outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react as they watch on giant screens a plenary session outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People react as they watch on giant screens a plenary session outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament declares the independence from Spain in Barcelona. 


REUTERS/Juan Medina

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament declares the independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament declares the independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament passes the vote of independence from Spain in Barcelona. 

REUTERS/Yves Herman

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament passes the vote of independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman

People celebrate after the Catalan regional parliament passes the vote of independence from Spain in Barcelona. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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