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Oh, the Stability


As promised by its creators, the euro continues to spread calm and stability across Europe…

Via Ambrose Evans Pritchard at the Daily Telegraph:

The newspapers ABC and La Razon both called on the government to deploy ” the arms of the state” to stop Catalonia holding an independence referendum.

Via Dow Jones:

MADRID–The parliament of Catalonia, dominated by Catalan nationalist parties, Thursday approved a plan to hold a referendum on a possible declaration of independence by the Spanish region.

Via Reuters

Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said on Thursday the northeastern region of Catalonia cannot hold a referendum on possible independence before it consults with the rest of the country.