The Spanish government will consider holding a nationwide referendum on changing the constitution to allow for legal independence referendums, the foreign minister says.
THE controversy surrounding the struggle for Catalan independence from Spain has crossed over the border, as 'Northern Catalans' are now demanding freedom from France to unite with Catalonia, the Express has reported.
FINLAND could be the first country to officially recognise Catalonia as a republic state, in a move that would put the Scandinavian country in direct opposition to the European Union (EU), the Express has reported.
President Carles Puigdemont says he will pursue negotiations with Spanish government in hope of resolving conflict.
The overwhelming majority of Catalans who participated in the banned referendum have voted in favor of independence from Spain, the Catalan government has announced.
Referendum results in overwhelming endorsement of split from Baghdad, after troops are sent into disputed areas.