2017 in review: Newsmakers of the year

2017 was a roller-coaster. While new faces emerged on the global scene in politics, arts, science, activism and sports, many well-known names took a fall. Here is our shortlist

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06:00 December 31, 2017
CARLES PUIGDEMONT: The matador of Catalonia
The separatist leader of the restive region of Barcelona has caused the biggest political schism in Spain since the end of the Franco era.
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Compiled by: Shreeja Nair, Senior Web Editor