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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 »

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 · 1 Oct ...and more »

Catalan referendum: preliminary results show 90% in favour of independence - The Guardian

Spanish prime minister defends violent response to poll, as raids on ballot stations by riot police leave hundreds of Catalans injured • Catalan referendum – live · Sam Jones, Stephen Burgen and agencies. Sun 1 Oct 2017 19.04 EDT First published on Sun ...and more »

Tearful Gerard Pique offers to quit Spain duty if his support for Catalan independence referendum is a 'problem' - Telegraph.co.uk

Gerard Pique has offered to retire from international football if his support for people to vote in a referendum on Catalan independence is regarded as a problem for the national team. Barcelona beat Las Palmas on Sunday afternoon in a match that was ...and more »

Catalan leader calls for mediation with Spain over independence - The Guardian

Carles Puigdemont says EU 'cannot look the other way' after almost 900 were injured in referendum crackdown. Ripples from Catalan referendum could extend beyond Spain · Sam Jones and Stephen Burgen in Barcelona. Mon 2 Oct 2017 09.26 EDT First ...and more »

Thousands protest and strike over Catalonia referendum violence - The Guardian

Municipal police in Barcelona say 15,000 demonstrators stopped traffic, as schools, universities and FC Barcelona shut down. Stephen Burgen in Barcelona and agencies. Tue 3 Oct 2017 08.14 EDT First published on Tue 3 Oct 2017 03.22 EDT. Share on ...and more »

Catalan referendum: Anti-police strike hits public services - BBC News

Thousands of people in Catalonia are rallying and blocking roads in protest over Spanish police violence during Sunday's independence referendum. There is little public transport across the region, after local trade unions called a strike. Spain's King ...and more »

A day of celebration or violence? Catalonia prepares for reckoning - The Guardian

Whatever happens in referendum, both sides are likely to claim victory and Catalonia will be more polarised than ever. Giles Tremlett in Madrid. Sat 30 Sep 2017 01.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 11.10 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

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

Belgian PM one of few national leaders to denounce violence, as most EU leaders appear reluctant to respond formally. Jon Henley and Rowena Mason. Sun 1 Oct 2017 13.03 EDT Last modified on Tue 13 Mar 2018 13.53 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

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

Europe has had a rocky ride with referendums in recent years: think of Greece's anti-austerity vote in 2015, or the Brexit shock and Italy's failed constitutional referendum in December 2016. As the UK found with the 2014 Scottish independence vote ...and more »