Madrid hails European Parliament’s decision to lift the immunity of Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatist lawmakers, saying it showed the Catalonia issue was to be resolved within Spain.
A dissident organisation known as the Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD) says, it orchestrated the raid, by sharing "information of enormous potential value" with the FBI, to end illicit activities rampant in North Korea's foreign missions.
Jose Mourinho, former Manchester United manager, accepts one-year prison sentence but he will not serve any jail time after swapping the sentence for a fine of close to $2.2 million.
Catalonia has rejected the Spanish government's Thursday deadline to abandon its symbolic independence, saying it won't give a different response to what it gave on Monday.
Catalonia is expected to declare independence from Spain within the next few days, after police violence during the October 1 referendum.
The suspension came hours after the Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said he was not afraid of being arrested for organising the referendum on the region's independence from Spain.
Spain's Constitutional Court suspended the referendum law to allow judges time to consider whether the Catalan vote for an independence reference breaches the country's constitution.
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