The Daily Roundup surveys the most important headlines of the day surrounding the Referendum. Sources in Spanish and Catalan are included and summarized wherever possible.
In a poll conducted by Sociométrica for the Spanish newspaper El Español, 72% of Catalans would vote 'yes' in favor of independence, with a turnout rate of about 50%. Here is a summary of the original Spanish source.
The Attorney General of Spain, José Manuel Maza, has guaranteed that the Office of the Attorney General (Ministerio Fiscal) would act in a ¨very firm way¨ against those who ¨situate themselves at the margin of the law and the state¨, referring to the independentists of Catalonia. Maza pointed out several Catalan institutions ithat may prosecute leaders of the movement in the event of an attempt to secede - among others, the High Court of Justice (Tribunal Superior de Justicia) and the National Court (Audiencia Nacional).