Catalan separatists win majority in snap elections
Dec 24, 2017, 00:50
With almost all the votes counted the pro-independence parties Together for Catalonia (JxCat) Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and Popular Unity (CUP) were on course to win a total of 70 seats giving them a majority in the new parliament. They and a third party secured a majority in the regional Parliament.
It has also bitterly divided Catalan society between those who support independence and those who favour unity with Spain.
The leader of one separatist party, Oriol Junqueras, was in solitary confinement in a Spanish prison when he was re-elected.
"Forget about the judges and try to do the best for Catalonia and Spain".
"I offer Catalonia this because we care about the people" he said. We are very anxious about Catalonia's social and economic future with a possible pro-independence majority in the Parliament.
But the reality is it's very hard to see how Ms Arrimadas has any realistic chance of forming a government when the numbers are stacked against her - however narrowly.
Dowling said that with the independence vote not reaching over half of the ballots cast, the European Union was not likely to get involved although the bloc will be keen on seeing the Spanish government actively address Catalonia's grievances.
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Despite the fact the general job market is improving, the unemployment rate in certain metro areas continue to be terrible . The construction industry was the biggest contributor to the increase, adding 3,000 jobs or 6.7 percent year-over-year.
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