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Spain regions: Catalonia nationalists 'head for win'

Nationalists in the Spanish region of Catalonia are set to win in regional elections, partial results show.

With more than 95% of the votes counted, the ruling CiU had 50 seats, short of an absolute majority. The separatist left-wing ERC had 21 seats.

Both are nationalists keen to hold a referendum on whether the region should break away from the rest of Spain.

Tom Burridge reports from Barcelona.

  • 25 Nov 2012
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