Catalans vote in 'historic' polls over independence

September 27, 2015 8:08 AM

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Catalans vote in 'historic' polls over independence

Catalans voted Sunday in an election dubbed crucial for the future of Spain, with polls pointing to a win by separatists who vow to declare the region independent by 2017.

The drive to break the rich northeastern region away from Spain and create a new state in Europe has prompted a fierce standoff with the Spanish government.

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