Spain marks national day with show of unity amid Catalan crisis
PM Rajoy has given region's separatist leader a deadline to abandon secession plans
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Soldiers taking part in a parade during celebrations to mark Spain's national day in Madrid on Oct 12.
SPAIN marked its national day on Thursday with a show of unity in the face of Catalan independence efforts, a day after the central government gave the region's separatist leader a deadline to abandon all plans of secession.