Spanish media report that ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has left for Belgium along with several members of his administration as Spain's state prosecutor, Attorney-General Jose Manuel Maza, calls for charges of rebellion and sedition.
Over 800 people were injured when Spanish police cracked down on vote on independence from Spain. After the close of polls, Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia has "won the right to become an independent state."
Carles Puigdemont could be charged with civil disobedience, abuse of office and misuse of public funds for pressing ahead with preparations for the October 1 referendum.
The future of Gibraltar, a rocky British outpost on Spain's southern tip, has become the first major dispute of the Brexit negotiations.
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