Spain’s courts put to test by trial of Catalan separatists

MADRID (AP) — Spain is bracing for the nation’s most sensitive trial in four decades of democracy this week, with a dozen Catalan separatists facing charges including rebellion over a failed secession bid in 2017. The proceedings will be broadcast live on television today and all eyes will be focussed on the impartiality of the Spanish Supreme Court. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin