On Sunday, Catalans are holding a referendum vote for independence from Spain. The Spanish government is set against it. But many pro-independence business owners are ready to weather the crisis.
Thousands of Catalans have taken to the streets to call for a government that will work toward secession from Spain. But forming that government could be a tough job with many leaders in jail or out of the country.
Thousands have marched in Barcelona calling for Tabarnia, a fictional province in Catalonia, to break away and remain part of Spain. The pro-unity protest was blasted for trivializing the Catalan independence movement.
Exiled independence leader Carles Puigdemont's decision to tap an imprisoned MP to be Catalonia's next president could be the start of new woes for the movement — and for him. DW takes a look at an unclear future.
In pursuit of Catalonia's independence, there is a lot of expectation on Barcelona's football club. Nevertheless, many are critical of the biggest club in the region getting so involved the political world.
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