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  • EDITORIAL: Catalonian crackup

    Spain is on the verge of splintering. The eurozone's fourth-largest economy is in the midst of a severe crisis. Unemployment exceeds 25 percent, and the country's massive debt threatens to bring about a Greece-style default.

  • Independence drive for Catalonia falters

    Residents of Spain's Catalonia region showed they want the right to decide on possible independence, but they split their votes among fractious separatist parties, making that overall goal less likely than ever.

  • Supporters of center-right Catalan Nationalist Coalition (CiU) leader Artur Mas wave their pro-independence "estelada" flags on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, the last day of campaigning before Sunday's parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

    Election in Catalonia tests Spain's unity

    Voters in Catalonia on Sunday are choosing lawmakers for this wealthy Spanish region's parliament amid a threat from the Catalan leader to hold an independence referendum that would test the country's unity.

  • Election boosts push to split off Catalonia

    Voters in Spain's wealthy Catalonia region Sunday sliced the majority held by a nationalist alliance in snap elections, giving strong gains to left-wing parties that favor independence, exit polls said.

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