Barack Obama has won the American Election after gaining 303 electoral votes and defeating Republican rival Mitt Romney's 206 votes (read story here). See how one of the biggest nights in American political history unfolded in pictures (see images here). President of the Generalitat of Catalunya, Artur Mas will attend the 'Friends of Europe' conference in Brussels today and present the state's commitment to independence (read story here).
The French council of ministers is set to approve legal marriages and the right to adoption for homosexual couples (read story here). President Barak Obama's reelection provokes a boost to today's European stock market (read story here). Results of US elections show the conservatives maintain control of the House while the Democrats remain in control of the senate (read story here)
The constitutional tribunal has voted, in an 8-3 majority, to uphold same sex marriages (read story here). Only 10% of Catalans living abroad have registered to vote in the upcoming elections (read story here).