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# Independence

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Barcelona's game played behind-closed-doors after violent scenes on the streets of the city
Tonight’s La Liga fixture against Las Palmas will go ahead despite protests surrounding the Catalan referendum vote.
Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote
Authorities in Madrid have instructed police to ensure no votes are cast in Sunday’s vote.
Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote
Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.
Catalonia says it will hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month
The Spanish government has pledged to do everything in its power to stop the vote.
Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain
A referendum is set to be held on 1 October.
Tomorrow's UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party
New polls show that Scots aren’t yet sold on independence.
Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?
Has Brexit changed the game that much?
Nicola Sturgeon raises prospect of second Scottish independence vote
The SNP leader said: “I have never doubted that Scotland will one day become an independent country.”
Budgeting is boring? A guide to why - and how - you need to master the purse strings
A third-level student will need at least €11,000 to get through the college year, living away from home.
Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence
A new poll found 46% of people are now in favour of Scottish independence.
Catalan leaders want voters to "give the finger" to Spain
But Spain says it would hurt their economy.
Spain rejects Catalan self-determination after vote
The Spanish Government has rejected the result and ruled out any further vote.
Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*
*The vote is purely symbolic but the Spanish government will obviously be watching the results closely.
Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won't be listening
The vote is set to go ahead in defiances of legal challenges by central Government.
Catalonia leader vows to go ahead with independence vote in new form
Artur Mas was forced to suspended the referendum after the Spanish government challenged its legality.
1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans
The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.
In pics: Our guide dogs changed our lives
“With York as my guide, I take in the sea air, listen to the seagulls and fetch my morning coffee.”
Spain wants Catalonia's independence vote declared illegal
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he will defend the country’s “sovereignty”.
Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official
The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.
Some of Ireland's strangest old laws are to be repealed
Did you know we’re (kind of) at war with Denmark?
After Scotland, Catalonia will vote on independence
But Spain isn’t happy.
Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland's big decision?
Are you disappointed this morning or glad that there is still a United Kingdom across the water?
Gerry Adams' tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point
Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.
Date with destiny: Scotland awake as counting begins in independence vote
A result is expected at about 6.30am.
Looks like we know what way Andy Murray is leaning in Scottish independence vote
The tennis star has had his say.
'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK
Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.
Column: 'The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset'
If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.
On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it
Both sides have one more day of campaigning before the public go to the polls tomorrow.
Will they stay or will they go? Four opinion polls say Scotland result on a knife-edge
Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash
There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.
The best quotes from Scotland's independence referendum campaign
Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.
RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence
The Royal Bank of Scotland is 81% owned by the British state.
Here's the advice the Government was given on the Scottish referendum
That’s according to the new Draft National Risk Assessment, which was launched for public consultation today.
Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps
The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.
British govt to Scotland: We'll give you more powers... if you vote no to independence
This came after a poll out the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.
Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?
Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.
Scottish referendum: The 'Yes' side have pulled ahead for the first time, and the Queen is not amused
Today’s findings dramatically raise the stakes ahead of the vote — now just 11 days away.
Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future
With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.
A human chain is taking place in Temple Bar to mark the 25th anniversary of the Baltic chain
Three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – demonstrated their solidarity in their quest for independence by forming the human chain.
Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?
The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?