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Spanish king rebukes Catalan separatists after day of protests - Irish Times

Spain's King Felipe issued a stern warning to Catalonia's pro-independence government on Tuesday, accusing it of “inadmissible disloyalty” to the state's institutions and of putting at risk the economic and social stability of the entire country. The ...and more »

Catalan leader appeals for international mediation - Irish Times

The Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has called on the international community to mediate in Spain's territorial crisis and said he wants Spanish security forces to leave his region. A referendum on independence in the northeastern region on Sunday ...and more »

Catalonia referendum: Hundreds injured in clashes with police - Irish Times

Catalonia's referendum on independence from Spain was marred by violence on Sunday, as the central government deployed riot police to prevent voting from taking place across the region. The police wielded batons and fired rubber bullets as they ...and more »

Catalan government says 90% have voted to leave Spain - Irish Times

Spain's relationship with Catalonia was stretched to breaking point on Sunday, as the central government's attempts to prevent a controversial independence referendum in the northeastern region led to violent scenes and criticism from European politicians.and more »

Battle for Barcelona: a deeply divisive independence vote - Irish Times

On an overcast evening in Can Dragó, a recreational park, locals are gathering for a small rally in favour of Catalan independence, ahead of the referendum on the issue scheduled for Sunday. The event is organised by the Republican Left of Catalonia ...and more »

Catalonia's independence referendum: How did we get to this? - Irish Times

The referendum on independence planned by the nationalist Catalan government for this Sunday is the culmination of decades, some would say centuries, of tensions between the northeastern region and Madrid. Since the transition from dictatorship to ...and more »

Where next for the Catalan crisis? Five possible scenarios - Irish Times

Catalan parliamentary elections. Regional president Carles Puigdemont can call an election at his discretion. If he did so now, he might capitalise on Catalans' anger at the referendum clampdown and boost the pro-independence parties' thin majority in ...and more »

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

Breaking free from Madrid may reduce bureaucracy for universities, but could endanger funding. October 2, 2017. Share on twitter · Share on facebook · Share on linkedin · Share on whatsapp · Share on mail. By Holly Else. Twitter: @HollyElse. Catalan ...and more »

King Felipe on the Catalan crisis: welcome toughness or echoes of dictatorship? - Irish Times

The restored Spanish monarchy has been warmly supported in the past by many democrats, and even by some republicans, for one very simple reason. They have long believed it is the only glue capable of bonding the fractious national project called Spain ...and more »

Catalans to strike over police violence during referendum - Irish Times

Large numbers of Catalans are expected to observe a general strike on Tuesday to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence, as Madrid comes under growing international pressure to resolve its worst political crisis in ...and more »