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There is more than one nationalism in the Iberian peninsula - Open Democracy

International criticism of the Spanish government's behaviour towards Catalonia has so far been muted. However, the central state's belligerent intransigence has left Catalans with very few choices. lead lead lead lead Anti-Independence rally against ...and more »

Catalonia Leaders Seek to Make Independence Referendum Binding - New York Times

BARCELONA, Spain — The leader of Catalonia insisted on Monday that Sunday's independence referendum, though marred by clashes and rejected by the Spanish government, had earned his region the right to a separate state and that he would press ...and more »

Opportunity and risk for Catalan research in independence debate - Times Higher Education (THE)

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary. Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus: Sign up for the editor's highlights ...and more »

Who is Catalan President Carles Puigdemont? - Aljazeera.com

Standing inside the grand hall of the Palau de la Generalitat, the Catalan regional government's headquarters in the Spanish city of Barcelona, in early 2016, a 54-year-old bespectacled former journalist addressed a crowd of politicians and citizens.and more »

SPANISH KING: Catalan authorities 'have placed themselves outside the law and democracy' - Business Insider

Hannah McKay/Reuters Spain's King Felipe VI made a rare televised address to the country, criticizing the Catalan government after the region held an independence referendum on Sunday. Catalan authorities "have placed themselves outside the law and ...and more »

Catalonia's independence vote: What you need to know - Washington Post

This post has been updated. Spain is in a political crisis. On Oct. 1, the Catalonia region voted to secede. Spanish courts ruled the outcome illegal. And Friday, the Spanish Senate took the unprecedented and extraordinary step of announcing that ...and more »

Euro drops after Catalan leader says the region has 'won the right' to independence - Markets Insider

LONDON — The euro is lower on Monday amid jitters about the political situation in Spain. The Spanish region of Catalonia attempted to hold a much-contested independence referendum on Sunday and Catalonia's leadership has declared the region has ...and more »

Stanford scholar assesses Catalonia referendum and potential impact across Europe - Stanford University News

Sunday's referendum vote in Catalonia, a northeast region of Spain seeking independence, was marred with violence as police forces from the Spanish government, which deemed the referendum illegal, clashed with Catalonians attempting to vote. Catalan ...and more »

Thousands opposed to Catalan independence vote gather in Barcelona - Irish Times

Thousands of pro-unity demonstrators opposing a banned referendum on Catalan independence from Spain gathered in a Barcelona square on Saturday in a sign of how the disputed vote on Sunday has divided the country. The referendum, declared illegal ...and more »

Catalan crisis: More populism than separatism? - BBC News

Emotions are running high in Catalonia today. Of course they are. "The Spanish government is like an abusive husband," one activist raged at me today. "He says he loves you, that he can't live without you. Then, he beats you to stop you from leaving.".and more »