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'No solution in sight': Spain braces for Catalonia declaration of independence - CBC.ca

The Catalonia vote for secession from Spain may have boxed the regional government into a corner, leaving it no choice but to declare unilateral independence — a move that could trigger a constitutional crisis and spark more violent clashes. "It ...and more »

Catalonia moves to declare independence from Spain on Monday - CBC.ca

Catalonia will move on Monday to declare independence from Spain after holding a banned referendum, pushing the European Union nation toward a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said he ...and more »

Catalan leader opens door to secession from Spain after referendum - CBC.ca

Catalonia's regional leader opened the door to a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain on Sunday after voters defied a violent police crackdown and, according to regional officials, voted 90 per cent in favour of breaking away. More than 2 ...and more »

Catalans prepare to defy Madrid in banned independence vote - CBC.ca

Tens of thousands of Catalans are expected to defy Spanish authorities and attempt to vote in a banned independence referendum on Sunday, raising fears of unrest in the wealthy northeastern region. The referendum, declared illegal by Spain's central ...and more »

Thousands take to streets in Barcelona protesting police violence over referendum - CBC.ca

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Catalonia on Tuesday to protest against Sunday's violent crackdown by Spanish police on an outlawed independence referendum for the region. Spain's King Felipe VI responded by saying that Catalan ...and more »

Catalan leader accuses Spain's King Felipe VI of 'deliberately ignoring millions of Catalans' - Telegraph.co.uk

The crisis was on Wednesday described by a senior MEP as a greater threat to the EU than Brexit. Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan leader, said he had been in favour of mediation to find a way out of the crisis but that the Spanish government had not ...and more »

EU urges Spain to talk to Catalans, condemns violence - CBC.ca

The EU executive urged Spain to talk to Catalan separatists on Monday, condemning violence but also calling for unity, a day after Spanish police beat people trying to vote in an independence referendum in Catalonia. Edging into a minefield it has ...and more »

Spanish police attacks on would-be voters in Catalonia — mistake or part of a plan? - CBC.ca

Spain's image on the world stage has been tarnished by the worldwide broadcast of images showing its police attacking would-be voters in Catalonia, and those tactics have not slowed the Catalan government's march toward independence. So the question ...and more »

Spain in Crisis - U.S. News & World Report

Voters and riot police clashed Sunday when Spanish authorities tried to confiscate ballot boxes and prevent Catalonia from voting. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Spain in Crisis. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to ...and more »

How not to deal with separatists - Macleans.ca

On Tuesday morning, the day Catalonians shut down their part of Spain, thousands of young people carrying Catalan flags and hand-lettered signs jammed the narrow street outside the police headquarters in Barcelona, chanting and singing to protest ...and more »