Within hours CaixaBank, Spains third-biggest lender and Catalonias biggest company, said its board had made a decision to move its registered office to Valencia.
Caroline Gray meanwhile notes that the lack of the worldwide support has made Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and his party doubt the decision to secede from Spain.
Separatist sentiment surged after Spain's Constitutional Court in 2010 struck down parts of a Catalan autonomy charter that defined the region as a "nation". "The world doesn't know the truth", Alaminos said, pointing to the enormous crowd.
The huge rally in the center of Barcelona took place today (Sunday) after Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Saturday that he does not rule out the possibility of dissolving the Catalan government and holding new elections in the province. "And the worst of all is nationalistic passion", Mario Vargas Llosa, Peruvian Nobel Prize victor, who spends much of his time in Spain, said according to local media.
"We have to give it one more chance, maybe the last chance, and perhaps the only way that can happen is to start with a ceasefire", Sr Vila said.
Already battered by a corporate stampede to exit the region, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is seeking to hold the momentum as the clock ticks down to a meeting on Tuesday that could trigger the separation process.
Some European officials are also anxious that any softening in Spain's stance towards Catalan independence could fuel secessionist feelings among other groups in Europe such as Belgium's Flemings and Italy's Lombards.
As helicopters hovered overhead, a river of supporters of Spanish unity snaked from Urquinaona Square down Via Laietana and past the city's cathedral to its historic train station, where politicians read manifestoes in favor of a united Spain.
REUTERS/Juan Medina People hold a large Spanish flag during a pro-union demonstration organised by the Catalan Civil Society organisation in Barcelona, Spain October 8, 2017.
Iran's rial has dropped against the USA dollar in recent days in a sign of concern about Trump's policy. Remaining committed to the deal is tantamount to saving their own face, the Iranian president said.
Our entire national security apparatus, including Kelly, agree Iran is in basic compliance and the deal is working. She has said she believes Iran has continued to secretly move ahead with efforts to develop nuclear capability.
Egypt were awarded a 95th-minute spot-kick, and Salah held his nerve to find the back of the net and wrap up a historic win. The euphoria was intense since Arnold Bouka-Moutou had stunned the hosts when equalising for Congo after 88 minutes.
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The best things the Seahawks have going for them is a weak division, a still-sturdy defense and quarterback Russell Wilson . NOTES: The Seahawks signed DE Brandon Jackson from the practice squad and waived LB Justin March-Lillard on Saturday.
Joe Belfiore , corporate vice president in Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, broke the news on Twitter over the weekend. When asked by a user whether it is "time to leave Windows Mobile platform", Belfiore tweeted back, "Depends who you are".
The call by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection comes as National Fire Prevention Week begins on Sunday. Plus, fire alarms are also CARBON MONOXIDE alarms! They suggest that families practice escaping their home twice a year.
TE Hunter Henry became the sixth opposing tight end to score a touchdown against the Giants defense this season. Late in the first quarter, Darkwa took a hand-off to the right, broke a tackle and ran it in from 23 yards out.
Asked if Corker should resign, Sanders said that decision is not for the White House to make. "I think we are well on our way". President Donald Trump's public feud with a top Republican on Capitol Hill has entered the name-calling phase.
Slamming Gandhi for questioning development in Gujarat , Shah said, "He is mocking at the development in Gujarat". Congress party leader Shaktisingh said that Rahul Gandhi was talking about women empowerment.
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In response to Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones' statement that any play who doesn't respect the flag, on his team, will not play. Suspending her opens up the news outlet to criticisms over its journalistic practices and priorities.
'Ball Entirely in UK Court' to Make Progress in Brexit Talks
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North Texas girl, 3, still missing
Police weren't called to the home until some five hours after the child was last seen, according to Sgt. Wesley reportedly told police that he knew coyotes had been seen in the alley where he last saw her.
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Prime Minister Theresa May offered her thanks to the emergency services, adding, "My thoughts are with the injured". The location was cordoned off Saturday by heavily armed police , the video published on social media shows.