In a prime-time television speech, seemingly created to mirror King Felipe's address to the Spanish nation by scheduling it exactly 24 hours afterwards, Mr Puigdemont argued the monarch had abandoned his traditionally neutral stance in politics.
The head of the main Catalan business lobby, Joaquim Gay de Montella, said unilateral independence would be "a mistake for the Catalan and Spanish economy and business in general". "It's time to talk, to find a way out of the impasse working within the constitutional order of Spain".
In a statement published on Wednesday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy wrote in Spanish: "The government is not going to negotiate any illegality, it will not accept any blackmail". The premier has been seeking cross-party political support for his hard-line approach after police stormed polling stations and triggered mass demonstrations.
The central government sticks to its stance of not talking to those wanting to break up the country. "This is not acceptable", Puigdemont said.
Sunday's crackdown by Spanish police, Rajoy's hardline stance and an uncharacteristically strong intervention this week by Spain's King Felipe VI seems to have deepened Catalonia's resolve to continue with the project. I don't see what you have to lose by talking.
More than 2.2 million Catalonians - 42% of the region's electorate - voted overwhelmingly to separate from Spain on Sunday. The Catalans have suggested the European Union to intervene. "I do not think there will be a business exodus", he told the La Sexta broadcaster. "I am very anxious that this situation could escalate". A spokesman for the bank said no decision had been taken on a move.
Ratings agency S&P late on Wednesday put Catalonia's ratings on "credit watch negative" on an escalation of the political conflict. But it helped Spanish markets hit in recent days by the uncertainty. The premium over similar maturity German bonds reached the widest in more than five months.
Biotechnology company Oryzon performed against the tide, its shares gaining almost 13 percent after it announced late on Tuesday that it was moving its headquarters from Catalonia to Madrid.
Shares of Caixabank decreased 5 percent and Banco Sabadell's 5.7 percent, but losses were spread across the Spanish banking industry. "The good news is that tension hasn't increased further".
But the opposition socialist bloc in the regional parliament had called for Monday's session to be blocked. That could start a 48-hour countdown to a formal declaration of independence.
Spain's constitutional court has suspended next Monday's session of the Catalan parliament, in a bid to pre-empt a possible push for independence.
EDT. "Because of this breach, consumers will spend the rest of their lives worrying about identity theft", Warren said. "The company has been around for 118 years and for most of those 118 years has done good things", Smith said .
Other false reports spread on the social media network included a hoax falsely identifying comedian Sam Hyde as the shooter. But the less-than-reliable news circulating in the aftermath of the Las Vegas attack didn't stop with Google.
Michy Batshuayi is the obvious replacement for Morata, but Conte had rarely turned to the young striker to lead Chelsea's line. Morata has netted six Premier League goals, the same amount as Harry Kane and Sergio Aguero.
Police say the shooter killed himself. "The FBI took all digital and electronic evidence into custody and is evaluating". Paddock checked into the Mandalay Bay Hotel on 28 September, reportedly using some of Ms Danley's identity documents.
In addition to bashing Amazon , Ellison used his time on stage to tout Oracle 18c, a new autonomous database . Hurd even borrowed from current talk show king Jimmy Kimmel and did an Oracle version of Mean Tweets.
Weiss and Thorne conceived of LIGO, and Barish is credited with reviving the struggling experiment and making it happen. All three are now part of an exclusive club containing 204 previous winners of the Physics Nobel Prize.
Jorge Juertes lived next door to Paddock's mother when she resided in Dallas, Texas, and said he met the killer once. At the time of the massacre, Paddock was living in Mesquite, Nevada , a short distance from Las Vegas .
The Security Council can refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court, as was done with Sudan and Libya. Bangladesh has opened its borders to the Rohingya, who are denied citizenship in their native Myanmar.
However, in order to avoid the increasing inconvenience, passengers are being let in at Srinagar Airport after thorough checking. In August, militants attacked a police base in the southern Kashmir town of Pulwama , killing eight security personnel.
But if the Raiders don't enter November with a winning record, the team is going to be hard-pressed to make the playoffs. The Raiders have lost back to back game with dismal offensive stats against the Broncos and the Redskins.
Saudi King Makes First State Visit to Russian Federation
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Late-Term Abortion Ban Would Trump Coloradans' Access
Pro-Life groups like the Family Research Council celebrated the decision, saying that the bill "conforms law to modern science". The United States is now one out of only 7 countries that allow elective abortions after 20 weeks according to the statement .
Derek Carr out 2 to 6 weeks with back injury
But it's hard to imagine that Del Rio would embrace the idea, especially if he believes that Carr's injury status is temporary. Simply put, the Raiders weren't able to show that they could get it done in their first two games without Carr previous year .
After protest, Rahul allowed to visit Amethi
The district administration said that they no longer have any issue of the Amethi parliamentarian visits his constituency. The District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police had urged the Amethi MP to postpone his visit.
Yasir's five-for restricts Sri Lanka to 138
Furthermore, the 39 year old Herath became the first left-arm spinner to take 400 wickets in the history of Test cricket. Herath has now picked up 10 wickets in a match on nine occasions and also has 33 five-wicket hauls.