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Catalan trial: Big crowds for Artur Mas independence vote case

Thousands of supporters filled the streets outside a court in Barcelona on Monday as the former Catalan president Artur Mas went on trial.

He is accused of involvement in the Spanish region's unofficial vote on independence in November 2014.

Mr Mas is facing accusations of serious civil disobedience after the vote went ahead in defiance of Spain's constitutional court.

Prosecutors are calling for him to be disqualified from office for 10 years.

British Prime Minister Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of wanting to “cherry pick” European Union benefits in her speech setting out her Brexit priorities.

While she stressed Britain will quit membership of the EU single market when it leaves the bloc, she also said she’d seek the greatest possible access to to European markets via a separate trade agreement.

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The EU’s Brexit negotiator,Guy Verhofstadt was far from impressed saying May was creating an “illusion” after she outlined her plans.

EU migrant quota plans hit rough water

European Union plans to cope with the vast numbers of migrants risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean to get to Europe appear close to collapse.

A quota system to be imposed on member states stipulating how many refugees each country should accept is rapidly losing support with France now joining the “No” camp.

French President François Hollande made his comments while visiting Germany:

Greek debt crisis: German MPs back bailout extension

Damien McGuinness reports from Berlin: ''Both Athens and Berlin have compromised''

Greek bailout

E.C.B. Stimulus Calls for 60 Billion Euros in Monthly Bond-Buying

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank said on Thursday that it would begin buying hundreds of billions of euros worth of government bonds in an aggressive — though some say belated — attempt to prevent the eurozone from becoming trapped in long-term economic stagnation.

HSBC's private banking arm accused of tax fraud by Belgium

Authorities in Brussels have charged HSBC's private banking arm, which is based in Switzerland, with helping wealthy Belgians to avoid taxes.

Prosecutors allege that hundreds of clients - including diamond dealers in Antwerp - moved money to offshore tax havens with the help of the bank.

They said it resulted in hundreds of millions of euros in lost tax revenue.

In August, HSBC warned that the penalties in relation to such allegations "could be significant".

Enhanced services

Enhanced services

The principle behind the proposed law is that all internet traffic should be treated equally regardless of its source.

MEPs feared that unless new rules were put in place, internet providers might threaten to slow down traffic from data intensive services - such as video-on-demand and cloud storage - unless the firms behind them paid a fee.

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