Will there be an official referendum on the independence of Catalonia?

Was it surprising that Matteo Salvini's League party won the Umbria region elections in Italy?

Not really. They remain the most popular political body in Italy. Umbria is a small region, but it's been fairly heavily hit by economic problems. Let's wait and see the far more important regional elections coming up in Calabria and in Emilia-Romagna.


Will there be an official referendum on the independence of Catalonia?

Most definitely not. I think what you will see with the Spanish election coming up, is that politicians would rather be hardened from the main parties in Madrid, on that particular issue.

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