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Catalonia make up or break up: Polls too close to call

Thursday’s elections in Catalonia will gauge the feelings of the populace after Carles Puigdemont’s government led a secession bid in October that was quashed by the Spanish national government.

There’s an anxious wait ahead of Thursday’s election in Catalonia, which could decide the region’s future.

Madrid called the snap vote after pro-secession leaders unilaterally declared independence in October.

Al Jazeera’s Karl Penhaul reports from Barcelona.