The suspect allegedly believed in Nazi ideology and bragged to friends about killing a gay man.
Carles Puigdemont, the region's president, addressed the parliament Tuesday.
Carles Puigdemont's speech was met with cheers from the crowd.
The Spanish constitutional court has suspended the vote and the central government considers it to be illegal.
Spain is far from descending into full-scale conflict. But the Catalan independence debate has the potential to prove seriously destabilizing.
'The Spanish state has left us feeling that we just don’t have an alternative.'
Four parties will likely elect the same number of MPs in the region.
UEFA have fined Barcelona for fans flying the flags twice this year.
Manuel Valls, a lifelong Barcelona fan, cited the example of AS Monaco as a precedent.
Pro-independence parties received 47.9 percent of the total vote.
Exit poll shows separatists have won a clear majority of seats in Catalonia's parliament.
The son of Jordi Puyol secured a sponsorship deal for the French team from the Catalan government.
Spain is to sue Catalan president Artur Mas after he defied a court injunction not to hold a vote on secession, potentially barring him from running in regional elections
Hackers have targeted pro-independence campaign sites and local Catalan government web pages, while crank calls have kept organiser's line busy
"We have earned the right to a referendum," said Catalan leader Artur Mas, after two million people voted for independence from Spain
The Spanish state adviser backed a veto of a watered-down Catalan vote, making it likely the government will try and have the planned "consultation of citizens" blocked by the courts
Catalonia is set to push ahead with a referendum on independence, despite Madrid's moves to block the vote
Hundreds of thousands of people had already packed onto the streets of Barcelona on Sept. 11, the region's national day, calling for the right to vote on a potential split from Spain
Catalonian leader Arthur Mas signed a decree on Saturday calling for a vote on November 9, putting the local government on a collision course with Madrid