Thousands take to street in Barcelona to defend Spain's unity - Xinhua

BARCELONA, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to defend Spain's unity, its constitution and protest against the independence referendum set to be held on Sunday which has been declared illegal by ...

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 ...

Police seal off designated polling stations on eve of Catalan referendum - RTE.ie

A Spanish government spokesperson has said police have sealed off 1,300 of 2,315 schools in Catalonia which had been designated as polling stations on the eve of a banned independence referendum which Madrid is attempting to thwart. An official ...

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 ...

Catalan Vote: Police Remove Materials, 'Seal Off' Polling Stations - Sputnik International

The Spanish government in Madrid has sent thousands of police officers to Catalonia to prevent a secessionist referendum from occurring on Sunday, October 1. Assisted by the Mossos d'Esquadram, Catalonia's regional police, the Madrid forces have seized ...

Police seal off polling stations in Catalonia - Kuwait Times

BARCELONA: Police in Catalonia had already sealed over half of the 2,315 polling stations in the region yesterday to stop an independence referendum from taking place, the Spanish government said, as separatists remained determined to fight for their ...

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 ...