This is perhaps today’s underreported news story:
Catalonia’s regional government said Tuesday it was suspending its promotion of an independence referendum, a day after a decision by Spain’s Constitutional Court blocking the nonbinding vote.
Catalonia’s leaders still hoped to hold the vote on Nov. 9, said spokesman Francesc Homs, but meanwhile they are halting the campaign for the referendum to avoid subjecting public servants to possible legal liability for defying the court.
There is more here. Here is an El Pais in English story about how they hope to fight back and continue anyway, but it sounds like a losing cause. Here is a story on a protest march to defend the referendum idea. Developing…