Hundreds of thousands of supporters for a unified Spain gather in Barcelona, the capital and largest city of Catalonia, in one of the biggest shows of force against Catalan independence.
The marchers backed unity with Spain and demanded the arrest of Catalan leaders.
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- Pro-independent trade unions, businesses, and schools in Catalonia hold a general strike to protest Spanish police brutality during the October 1 independence referendum.
- 15,000 demonstrators gather in Barcelona, Spain, to support the mock region of Tabarnia--a hypothetical area that includes the least independentist areas of Catalonia--as a way to oppose Catalan independence and the declaration of independence on October 27.
- The Attorney General of Catalonia, Jose Maria Romero de Tejada, unexpectedly dies in Barcelona of pneumonia at the age of 69, few days after the death of the Attorney General of the State.
- At least 350,000 people attend a rally in Barcelona to oppose Catalan independence.
- Spain's third largest bank, CaixaBank, announces it is moving its legal base out of Catalonia to Valencia. This follows a similar move yesterday by Catalan banking group Banco Sabadell who announced they are moving their headquarters to Alicante in response to growing political insecurity in Catalonia.