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Spain to impose direct rule

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he has approved stripping Catalonia of its autonomous power. The government held a special cabinet meeting to approve Article 155 and impose direct rule on Catalonia. Mr Rajoy said regional elections will be held within six months in the separatist Catalan province […]

Quebec bans coverings for public services

Quebec’s parliament passed a law that forces Muslim women from wearing religious coverings, such a niqab or burka, while using public services including public transit on Wednesday morning. Bill 62 was voted into life at Quebec’s National Assembly in Montreal and requires that citizens giving or receiving public services must […]