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  • A 93-year-old man cast his ballot on November 9, 2014 during a symbolic vote on independence for Catalonia from Spain at a polling station in Barcelona. One of Spain's biggest and richest regions, Catalonia defied Madrid today and proceeded with a symbolic vote on whether it should break away as an independent state.

    An informal vote on independence for Catalonia has shown more than 80% in favour, officials say.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 10, 2014, 1:23 AM EST
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