Sep 30, 2017
People across Catalonia are to head to the polls on Sunday, to decide whether the region should remain a part of Spain or secede from it. Meanwhile the federal government is endeavouring to thwart the vote which, according to Madrid, is illegal.Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/8ralPqL
The Barcelona attacks have highlighted tensions between Spain’s government in Madrid and the region of Catalonia weeks before the region is slated to hold an independence referendum that Madrid considers illegal.
Spanish police arrested 13 people in the region of Catalonia and Madrid for their alleged involvement in planning a vote to secede from Spain, the boldest move yet by Spanish authorities to stop the Oct. 1 ballot.
Catalonia is expected on Wednesday to approve plans for an Oct. 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain, a vote the government says is illegal and has promised to stop.
Catalonia on Wednesday announced a law to make formal its plans for an Oct. 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain, a vote the government says is illegal and has said it will stop.
Catalonia will stop sending weekly financial accounts to Madrid, defying a demand by Spain's central government that the region prove it is not using public money to promote an independence drive.
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