A pro-independence protester holds a "estelada" flag, that symbolizes Catalonia's independence, as lawmakers vote on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence. Photo: AP A pro-independence protester holds a "estelada" flag, that symbolizes Catalonia's independence, as lawmakers vote on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence. Photo: AP
A pro-independence protester holds a "estelada" flag, that symbolizes Catalonia's independence, as lawmakers vote on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence. Photo: AP

Catalonia seeks independence vote

Spanish region's MPs set to do battle with Madrid over petition for a referendum

Topic |   Spain
A pro-independence protester holds a "estelada" flag, that symbolizes Catalonia's independence, as lawmakers vote on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence. Photo: AP A pro-independence protester holds a "estelada" flag, that symbolizes Catalonia's independence, as lawmakers vote on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence. Photo: AP
A pro-independence protester holds a "estelada" flag, that symbolizes Catalonia's independence, as lawmakers vote on whether to seek the right to hold a referendum on independence. Photo: AP
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