UPDATED: Police break up separatist protest on Spain-France route

UPDATED: Police break up separatist protest on Spain-France route

Catalan separatists once again blocked routes linking Spain and France on Wednesday morning in an ongoing protest to try to draw international attention to the Catalan independence issue.

WATCH: French riot police clear Catalan protesters at highway blockade on border with Spain

WATCH: French riot police clear Catalan protesters at highway blockade on border with Spain

Catalonia protests: Separatists block Spain-France highway

Catalonia protests: Separatists block Spain-France highway

Roads blocked between France and Spain by Catalan separatist protesters

Roads blocked between France and Spain by Catalan separatist protesters

French tourist died at airport blockade during Barcelona protests

French tourist died at airport blockade during Barcelona protests

Nationalists gain in Corsica to boost demands for autonomy from Paris

Nationalists gain in Corsica to boost demands for autonomy from Paris

Corsica: Why France’s ‘Island of Beauty’ is not the new Catalonia

Corsica: Why France’s ‘Island of Beauty’ is not the new Catalonia

French Catalans offer to host ‘government in exile’ as tensions rise in Spain

French Catalans offer to host ‘government in exile’ as tensions rise in Spain

Podcast: “There’s no safe option in Catalonia now”

Podcast: “There’s no safe option in Catalonia now”

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