Saturday, September 20, 2014

Spain: Catalan government plans to go ahead with independence vote

A large majority of the Catalan regional parliament has voted in favour of a law that legislators say will allow it to hold a non-binding vote on independence from Spain in November.

106 delegates voted for the law with just 28 opposing it. Support for a poll has been growing recently and given extra impetus after the referendum in Scotland.

"The Spanish Prime Minister, Rajoy, should do the same thing that the British Prime Minister David Cameron did. That is to say he could allow the consult…