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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 »

After the Catalan referendum: what happens next? - The Guardian

Crowds listen to Catalan president Carles Puigdemont speak via a televised press conference as they await the result of the independence referendum in Barcelona. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images. What exactly happened in Catalonia on Sunday? As ...and more »

After Catalonia's vote: options for both sides - Financial Times

Two million people defied heavy-handed police tactics to vote in favour of independence for Catalonia in Sunday's referendum. Following the vote, the Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, said the region's citizens had “earned the right to have an ...and more »

Catalan referendum: muted response from EU leaders over police crackdown - The Guardian

A police officer with a pink flower on his vest moves back to police vans followed by members of the public after storming into polling station to confiscate ballot boxes. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images. Despite calls from Catalan authorities to ...and more »

FC Barcelona and the Catalan struggle for independence - The Conversation UK

Simon Chadwick 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. University of ...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 referendum: preliminary results show 90% in favour of independence - The Guardian

Catalan officials have claimed that preliminary results of its referendum have shown 90% in favour of independence in the vote vehemently opposed by Spain. Catalonia referendum: 90% voted for independence, say officials – as it happened. Read more ...and more »

Spanish stocks and bonds under pressure after Catalonia election - Financial Times

Spanish banks led a decline in the country's equity market on Monday after a disputed Catalan vote for independence deepened a political crisis in one of the eurozone's best-performing economies. The Ibex 35, the country's stock index, dropped 1.2 per ...and more »

Catalans defy Madrid with vote for independence - Financial Times

Catalonia's president said the region's citizens had “earned the right to have an independent state” after more than 2m people defied Spanish government attempts to halt Sunday's referendum and overwhelmingly backed independence. “My government, in the ...and more »

Catalonia referendum: 90% voted for independence, say officials – as it happened - The Guardian

This liveblog is now closed. You can find all the latest details on Sunday's events in this full report. Catalan referendum: preliminary results show 90% in favour of independence. Read more. Updated at 4.56am EDT. Facebook Twitter Google plus. Share ...and more »