Catalan independence: Sacked leader Puigdemont ‘not seeking asylum’

Catalonia’s sacked President Carles Puigdemont says he has not travelled to Belgium to seek asylum. He has appeared in public in Brussels with several colleagues after declaring independence from Spain last week. Spain’s central government has taken direct control of Catalonia and sacked officials, following the region’s banned independence referendum. Mr Puigdemont said he was […]