Catalonia leader vows 2017 referendum on Spain independence – BBC News

The president of Catalonia [Catalunya] vows to hold a referendum on independence in 2017. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont promised a “legal and binding” vote in his televised New Year’s speech. A consultative ballot in 2014, which recorded a large majority for independence, was ignored by Spain. Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has again ruled out the […]

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