Basque voters consider referendum
Spaniards in the Basque country are voting in a regional election that has turned into a virtual plebiscite on independence from Spain.
The ruling moderate Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) is expected to win, and has promised to hold a referendum on the political future of the Basque country.
No other regional election attracts such widespread attention in Spain. However, no other Spanish region has considered such a concrete proposal to break away from the nation. Full Story