Coup d'Etat

The Latest: Catalan leader urges strong response to Spain

The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local):

9:40 p.m.

Catalonia's separatist leader wants the regional parliament to debate and vote on how to respond to what he called the Spanish government's "attempt to wipe out" Catalonia's autonomy.

In a televised address late Saturday, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont called plans by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to replace him and his Cabinet an "attempt to humiliate" Catalonia and an "attack on democracy."

Puigdemont's comments were a veiled threat to push ahead with an independence declaration for the prosperous...

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