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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 »

Poland urges compromise between Catalonia and Spain - thenews.pl

A day after Spanish police beat people trying to vote in an independence referendum in Catalonia, the Polish foreign ministry urged dialogue and compromise. “Poland fully respects the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity, and unity of the ...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 »

Chaos in Catalonia - New York Times

The brutality of the Spanish police on Sunday in their mission to shut down the Catalan secession referendum succeeded mostly in deepening a political crisis. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had the law largely on his side, but Barcelona now has the ...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 »

Lament for Catalonia - POLITICO.eu

BARCELONA — The fate of Catalonia, and with it the future of Spain, can only be settled by political negotiation, not by blinkered repression or reckless unilateralism. Sadly, the prospects for reasoned discussion look slim after Sunday's heavy-handed ...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 »

5 takeaways from a manic Sunday in Catalonia - POLITICO.eu

The stage is set for a unilateral declaration of independence — and, just possibly, talks to find a compromise. By Diego Torres. 10/2/17, 12:41 AM CET. Updated 10/2/17, 1:29 PM CET. Spanish National riot policemen evict a Catalan man carrying a child ...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 »