Catalonia faces uncertainty as leader weighs independence declaration - CNN International

CNN InternationalCatalonia faces uncertainty as leader weighs independence declarationCNN International(CNN) Spain faces a week of deep political uncertainty as the secessionist leader of Catalonia considers whether to make a unilateral declaration of independence, against the backdrop of a bitter standoff with the central government in Madrid. Catalan ...and more »

Catalan leaders under pressure over independence threat - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsCatalan leaders under pressure over independence threatYahoo Singapore NewsCatalan leaders came under intense domestic and international pressure Monday to halt plans to break away from Spain as the clock ticked down to a regional parliamentary session where Catalonia's president could declare independence.and more »

Spain Warns Catalans Independence Bid Risks Economy Meltdown - Bloomberg

BloombergSpain Warns Catalans Independence Bid Risks Economy MeltdownBloombergSpain's government said it stood ready to intervene and reassert control over Catalonia, warning that the rebel region risks economic chaos if it presses ahead with its bid for independence. As the standoff enters a critical few days, Deputy Prime ...and more »

Catalan leader maintains independence threat after unity rallies - Rappler

RapplerCatalan leader maintains independence threat after unity ralliesRapplerDEMONSTRATION. Protesters hold Spanish flags during a demonstration called by "Societat Civil Catalana" (Catalan Civil Society) to support the unity of Spain on October 8, 2017 in Barcelona. Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP. BARCELONA, Spain (UPDATED) ...and more »

Mass demonstration in Barcelona in favor of Catalunya staying in Spain - AL DIA News

AL DIA NewsMass demonstration in Barcelona in favor of Catalunya staying in SpainAL DIA NewsA poster with ''The streets are for everyone '' runs the demonstration called by Societat Civil Catalana today in Barcelona in defense of the unity of Spain under the motto "Stop it! Let's recover common sense" in which thousands of people have ...and more »

Catalonia Independence Referendum: Spain on the boil - New Delhi Times

New Delhi TimesCatalonia Independence Referendum: Spain on the boilNew Delhi TimesAmidst the violence on October 1 that resulted in hundreds of people, including some police, injured, Catalonia continued the voting in the independence referendum in the restive region's latest push to separate from Spain and carve out the world's ...and more »

The Latest: Spain minister warns of Catalan business exodus - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizThe Latest: Spain minister warns of Catalan business exodusGears Of BizSpain's Minister of Public Works Inigo de la Serna says more companies will leave Catalonia amid fears over the regional government's secession plans. De la Serna tells National Public Radio that “the companies will keep leaving and it's exclusively ...and more »

An 'unknown disaster' looms in Catalonia's independence crisis - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizAn 'unknown disaster' looms in Catalonia's independence crisisGears Of BizMasses of Catalans gathered in Barcelona this weekend to call for dialogue and protest further confrontation with Spain. Their demand? More solutions, fewer egos. Mariel Müller reports from Barcelona. A protester carries a Catalan separatist flag in ...and more »

Daniel Hannan: Why the EU can never accept an independent Catalonia - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerDaniel Hannan: Why the EU can never accept an independent CataloniaWashington ExaminerSuch is the terrifying gravitational power of the European Union that it has pulled even Nigel Farage into its orbit. The anti-EU campaigner, who is almost always angry about something or other, made a speech in the European Parliament last week in ...and more »

No solution will come if 'victimism' dominates - Financial Times

Financial TimesNo solution will come if 'victimism' dominatesFinancial TimesSir, The Catalan debate is fraught with an inordinate number of factors: history, law, domestic politics, nationalism, education, and so on. Not all these issues are easy to grasp, which explains frequent flawed analysis. For example, an element ...and more »

Violence of epic proportion in both Spain, US - Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeViolence of epic proportion in both Spain, USToledo BladeAnti Catalan independence demonstrators carry a Spanish flag as they march in Barcelona Oct. 3. As thousands of people demonstrated in Barcelona in an outcry against police violence on Sunday, Spain's King Felipe VI, said in a televised address that ...and more »

Spanish PM won't rule out suspending Catalonia's autonomy - Gephardt Daily

Gephardt DailySpanish PM won't rule out suspending Catalonia's autonomyGephardt DailyPrime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain speaks during meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House during a meeting on September 26 in Washington, D.C. This weekend, Rajoy said he wouldn't rule out suspending ...and more »

Big Questions for Catalonia - Bloomberg

BloombergBig Questions for CataloniaBloombergThings could all come to a head this week in Barcelona. We look at some of they issues around the bid to break away. By. Rodrigo Orihuela. @rorihuela More stories by Rodrigo Orihuela. ,. Todd White. @toddwhitebloomb More stories by Todd White. , and.and more »

'Silent' Catalans rally against parting - Business Day

Business Day'Silent' Catalans rally against partingBusiness DayCalls for unity: People wave Spanish flags during a pro-union demonstration in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS. Barcelona — Hundreds of thousands of flag-waving demonstrators packed central Barcelona on Sunday to rally against plans by ...and more »

350000 people gathered in Barcelona for rally against independence from Spain - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)350000 people gathered in Barcelona for rally against independence from SpainRadio Pakistan (press release)They waved Spanish and Catalan flags and carried banners saying together we are stronger and Catalonia is Spain. 350,000 people gathered in Barcelona for rally against independence from Spain. 08:54 AM, 9 Oct, 2017. 0. AddThis Sharing Buttons.and more »

Thousands March in Barcelona Streets to Show Support for Spanish Unity - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKThousands March in Barcelona Streets to Show Support for Spanish UnityYahoo News UKHundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets of Barcelona to show their support for Spanish unity on October 8, El País reported. The march was held one week after a disputed referendum for Catalan independence, after which Catalonian ...and more »

Spain's Prime Minister Rajoy Ready to Trigger “Nuclear Option” as Hundreds of Thousands Protest Against ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationSpain's Prime Minister Rajoy Ready to Trigger “Nuclear Option” as Hundreds of Thousands Protest Against ...Center for Research on GlobalizationOne week after the historic Catalan Independence Referendum vote reopened Europe's populist Pandora Box of nationalist secession movements, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Catalonia's capital Barcelona on Sunday to express their ...and more »

Thousands March for Spanish Unity in Barcelona - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKThousands March for Spanish Unity in BarcelonaYahoo News UKThousands of people marched for Spanish unity in Barcelona, Spain, on October 8, El País reported. The march was held one week after a disputed referendum for Catalan independence, after which Catalan President Carles Puigdemont vowed to declare ...and more »

Savers withdraw cash, shoppers stockpile supplies amid fears of Catalonia's secession - The Australian

The AustralianSavers withdraw cash, shoppers stockpile supplies amid fears of Catalonia's secessionThe AustralianSavers have withdrawn hundreds of thousands of euros from banks and shoppers are stockpiling food amid growing panic that Catalonia is about to declare independence. The manager of a Barcelona branch of Caixabank, the Catalan lender that is Spain's ...and more »

Anadolu: Barcelona: Thousands march against Catalan independence - Focus News

Anadolu: Barcelona: Thousands march against Catalan independenceFocus NewsSofia. Hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Barcelona on Sunday, urging the Catalan government to return to the Spanish constitutional order and end its efforts for independence, Anadolu Agency reports. The streets burst with ...and more »