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Market Outlook: Barcelona erupts in fury over separatists

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Two years after a referendum on Catalonia leaving Spain, this Monday the Supreme Court sentenced 9 leaders of the separatist movement to up to 13 years in jail. Demonstrations against the decision started on Monday and picked up the pace yesterday, converging on the city’s main thoroughfare and heart of the tourist area, close to the stock exchange and smart boutiques. Fires were started in the middle of the road, stones hurled at police who responded with batons and foam. Four people were arrested, Reuters reports, and their cameraman hit by police as he was filming.

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