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spanish judge orders custody for catalan leaders pending trial

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spanish judge orders custody for catalan leaders pending trial

a judge in madrid on thursday ordered ministers of catalonia's deposed government to be held in jail pending further probes into their role in the regional government's quest for independence, prompting calls for protests in barcelona and other cities. accused of sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds, catalonia's former vice president oriol junqueras and seven other deposed regional ministers were headed for detention after another day of drama in spain's worst political crisis in decades.a ninth former minister, who resigned just before the catalan parliament declared independence on friday, was also remanded in jail but will be set free if he pays bail of 50,000 euros ($58,000).grassroots independence association anc call...