Catalan city declares independence and demands Catalan state

The city of Sant Pere de Torelló in Barcelona has declared, with a majority of votes in the city council, itself to be an “Catalan state, independent and free” and has sent the Catalan parliament an official request to hold a referendum on full independence from Spain within two months. The declaration says that the town no longer recognises Madrid or the Spanish state as having any sovereign rights over the town, and says that Continue reading Catalan city declares independence and demands Catalan state