What happens next after Catalonia's secession vote?

This coming week will be critical in what is already Spain's worst political crisis since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. The national and regional governments are planning their next step.

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    While an overwhelming majority of those who voted on Sunday were in favour of breaking away from Spain, figures show that fewer than half of all registered voters cast a ballot.

    This coming week will be critical in what is already Spain's worst political crisis since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.

    The national and regional governments are planning their next step.

    Al Jazeera's Karl Penhaul reports from Barcelona.


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