What Happens If Catalonia Leaves Spain? The Independence Referendum Could Cause Massive Political Upheaval - Bustle

Political tensions have once again come to a head on the Iberian Peninsula. On Sunday, Catalonia will hold a referendum for independence from Spain in the latest of several attempts to secede from the country. Most Catalans are feeling optimistic about ...

Thousands of pro-Spanish unity demonstrators gather in Barcelona - RTE.ie

Thousands of pro-unity demonstrators opposing a banned referendum on Catalonian independence from Spain gathered in Barcelona today in a sign of how the disputed vote tomorrow has divided the country. The referendum, declared illegal by Madrid, has ...

Separatists vow to defy police ultimatum over Catalan vote - Sacramento Bee

Catalan separatists vowed Saturday to ignore a police ultimatum to leave the schools they are occupying to use in a vote seeking independence from Spain. As police methodically sealed off hundreds of schools, some parents decided to send their children ...

With kids in tow, Catalonia's pro-independence parents occupy polling stations in mass act of civil disobedience - Washington Post

SABADELL, Spain — In a mass act of civil disobedience, organized by Whatsapp groups, encrypted messages and clandestine committees, a small army of parents and their children occupied hundreds of polling stations across Catalonia on Saturday, ...

The Latest: Protesters rally against Catalan independence - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Protesters rallying against a referendum on Catalonia declaring independence from Spain have scaled windows of Barcelona's town hall and attempted to tear down a banner calling for "more democracy." The sign, written in Catalan, had been placed there ...