Catalonia is responsible for around a fifth of Spain's economic output and many residents complain that the central government in Madrid takes in more tax money from the region than it gives back. But now Catalonia is the most indebted region in Spain and has had to seek a â¿¬5.4 billion bailout from Madrid.The central Spanish government, which fiercely opposes the idea of an independence referendum, was quick to praise the vote.
Independence Drive Falters For Spain's Catalonia
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