It's Spain's biggest constitutional crisis since a 1981 failed coup, and there's no end in sight. Students rallied on a day of general strike throughout Catalonia, in the wake of Sunday's crackdown on a banned independence referendum. Meanwhile, Madrid and Barcelona still aren't talking to each other. So what happens next? Does a majority really want independence, more autonomy or a more respectful status quo? What's the takeaway for Catalonia, Spain and the rest of the continent?
Produced by Charles WENTE, Maya-Anaïs YATAGHÈNE and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Managing editor, El País
Spanish MEP, Group of the Greens
Professor of Politics, University of Aberdeen