Worried Catalan employers make referendum back-up plans

Worried Catalan employers make referendum back-up plans

Catalonia's powerful business leaders are starting to lose their patience with an increasingly bitter tussle over an independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid.

Catalonia’s mayors caught in referendum crossfire

Catalonia’s mayors caught in referendum crossfire

Whether they have come out as supporters or opponents of an independence referendum banned by Madrid, Catalan mayors are all under pressure and some even say they have received death threats.

‘We will vote’ say 700 Catalan mayors in referendum protest

‘We will vote’ say 700 Catalan mayors in referendum protest

More than 700 Catalan mayors who face arrest over their support of an independence referendum banned by Madrid protested in Barcelona on Saturday to shouts of "we will vote."

Thousands of Basques march in solidarity with Catalan independence vote

Thousands of Basques march in solidarity with Catalan independence vote

Thousands of Basques holding banners that read "we want to decide" marched Saturday in support of Catalonia's independence referendum to separate from Madrid, which Basque separatists have long fought for.