Catalan and Spanish governments continue their dispute over the region's future.
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The Catalan leader says they won't accept plans by Madrid to curb the region's autonomy. Carles Puigdemont made a passionate appeal for the defence of Catalonia's rights in the face of what he called a coup by the Spanish state. It follows threats by the Spanish Prime Minister to impose direct rule on Catalonia. Also: the 'Czech Trump', Andrej Babis, has become the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, and a zombie apocalypse comes to Washington to celebrate the final season of the TV series 'The Walking Dead'.
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