Home Tags Catalan
Spanish election exit polls suggest massive voter turnout for socialist win, but the far-right also scored a major victory
The country's socialist PSOE party is projected to win the most seats in Spanish parliament, but the advancement of the far-right Vox party is historic in nature.
Some speculate that unrest will spill over into the political arena, potentially triggering a snap election as early as next year.
Puigdemont said the national government's actions are 'contrary to the expressed will of the citizens of our country' in a TV address on Saturday.
Catalonia's regional parliament voted for independence on Friday, sparking a constitutional crisis in Spain.
Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria has been put in charge of the Catalan region amid a constitutional standoff.
Hours later, the Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy announced he fired the entire Catalan government.
A Barcelona star has tweeted his support for Catalonian independence — and his Spanish teammate is not happy
FC Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué voiced his support of a referendum — and it didn't go down well with Spanish teammate and Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos.