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Catalonia Suspends Formal Campaign on Spain Independence Vote

Catalonia's regional government said on Tuesday it would temporarily suspend formal campaigning for a referendum on independence from Spain, after Madrid filed a legal appeal to stop the vote taking place. Madrid argues that the vote, called by Catalan leader Artur Mas for Nov. 9, would breach Spain's rule of law because it would be held in Catalonia alone, rather than in the whole of Spain. It filed an appeal on Monday with the Constitutional Court to stop it going ahead, which...

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