Catalan separatists win vote, thwarting Rajoy's bid to solve crisis
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People react to results in Catalonia's regional elections at a gathering of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) in Barcelona, Spain December 21, 2017.
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Catalan Ciudadanos leader Ines Arrimadas (C) smiles next to Ciudadanos national leader Albert Rivera at a Ciudadanos rally after results were announced in Catalonia's regional elections in Barcelona, Spain, December 21, 2017.
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A defaced and a mock Ciudadanos election sticker are seen on a bench graffitied with yellow ribbons, symbolizing the demand for the release of jailed Catalonian politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, December 22, 2017.