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Court refuses to free jailed Catalan ex-vice president


© AFP/File | Protesters called for the release of jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras in front of the city hall of Sant Vicenc dels Horts, near Barcelona, on Thursday… 316 more words

Catalonia Election Results a Stinging Defeat For Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has said he is willing to talk with Catalonia’s new government after an electoral upset by separatists. Whether he is willing to meet with ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is less clear. 1.061 more words

After Catalan Voters Embrace Independence -- Puigdemont offers to meet Spain's PM outside Spain

AFP | Published — Friday 22 December 2017

Axed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont gives a press conference in Brussels on Friday, Dec.22, 2017. (AFP)

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Moment of truth for independence drive as divided Catalonia votes


BARCELONA (Reuters) – Voters in a deeply divided Catalonia flocked to the polls on Thursday with support for its separatist and unionist camps running neck-and-neck, leaving prospects of an end to Spain’s worst political crisis in decades looking slim. 881 more words

Catalonia votes while split on secession from Spain

Polls have shown a tight race between pro-independence parties and those that want to remain in Spain. Uncertainty about the outcome — and the color yellow — will mark election day. 1.047 more words

Divided Catalans prepare to vote in close-run election

VIC/CERDANYOLA DEL VALLES, Spain (Reuters) – Catalonia votes on Thursday for a new administration in an election many hope will resolve Spain’s worst crisis in decades after the region declared independence leading Madrid to sack local leaders. 6 more words

Catalonia on knife-edge as pivotal elections loom

AFP | Published — Sunday 17 December 2017

Ines Arrimadas, center-right party Ciudadanos (Citizens) candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election, left, leader of Ciudadanos, Albert Rivera, center, and Jose Manuel Villegas attend a campaign meeting in L’Hospitalet del Llobregat on Sunday. 708 more words