Catalan regional election results: Independence parties claim victory

Catalan regional election results: Independence parties claim victory

Pro-separatist parties won the most seats in parliament despite failing to secure 50 percent of the vote in an election on independence that saw the biggest turnout in history.

Catalans go to the polls in de facto referendum on independence

Catalans go to the polls in de facto referendum on independence

Polls opened on Sunday in a regional election in Catalonia seen as the most important in Spain's recent history, with separatists tipped to win.