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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 »

UN human rights chief urges probe into violence during referendum in Catalonia - UN News Centre

High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré. 425Share. Print. 2 October 2017 – The top United Nations human rights official urged today the authorities in Spain to ensure thorough, independent and impartial ...and more »

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

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 »

Statement on the events in Catalonia - EU News

For the European Commission, as President Juncker has reiterated repeatedly, this is an internal matter for Spain that has to be dealt with in line with the constitutional order of Spain. We also reiterate the legal position held by this Commission as ...and more »

An independent Catalonia would hold its own on world HE stage - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

Catalan academics have sometimes pointed to the strong performance of the region's universities relative to the rest of Spain as a powerful argument for independence. But how do Catalonia's higher education institutions compare with others in the world ...and more »

Thousands protest and strike over Catalonia referendum violence - The Guardian

Several thousand demonstrators gathered outside the Barcelona headquarters of Spain's national police force on Tuesday amid strikes in protest at police violence during the disputed referendum on Catalonian independence. As Madrid comes under growing ...and more »

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

Catalonia's referendum has brought into sharp focus the potential benefits of independence for science in the region, but it has also highlighted the potential pitfalls that researchers could face if relations between the separatist region and Madrid ...and more »

Catalan Cabinet Meets to Plan Next Steps for Independence - U.S. News & World Report

Despite clashes with police, voters on Sunday chose independence from Spain, which rejects the outcome. By Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer |Oct. 2, 2017, at 9:52 a.m.. Catalan Cabinet Meets to Plan Next Steps for Independence. Share. ×. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Spanish government crushes Catalan independence dreams – at a high price - The Conversation UK

Andrew Dowling does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Cardiff ...and more »

Catalan president urges EU to mediate after independence vote - Financial Times

The Catalan government said it wanted to avoid a “traumatic break” from Spain and appealed to the EU to help mediate with Madrid, in signs it was holding back from an early declaration of independence after Sunday's referendum on secession. Catalan ...and more »