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Three weeks after the 27 September regional elections, Catalonia is still waiting for a government, and relations with the Spanish government in Madrid have reached a new low.
Meanwhile, Calatan authorities continue to plead the case for independence in Europe.
On Thursday (15 October), the outgoing head of the Catalan government, Artur Mas, appeared before a Barcelona court on charges of breaking Spanish law when he organised a consultative vote on Catalan independence in November 2014.
Mas had been summoned on 29 September, only two days after his separatist coalition swept to victory in regional elections.
Eric Maurice and Helena Spongenberg
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