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Catalonia And Brexit: The Same Nationalism - Social Europe

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, will not enter the history books as an enlightened leader. However, when in 2014 he had to decide to allow the Scottish referendum, he used his brain and opened the door for the referendum. It took place on ...and more »

The Ghost of Franco Still Haunts Catalonia - Foreign Policy (blog)

Nothing is certain after Sunday's manic referendum in Catalonia, where separatist forces pushed for an independence vote amid a crackdown by the central administration in Madrid that included declaring the vote unconstitutional, disabling the internet ...and more »

Spain: shall we talk? - Open Democracy

"We need to opt for dialogue, respect and understanding. We are many, we are diverse, we are respectful, and above all we want a better country and not one infinitely worse." Español · lead A crowd demonstrates in favour of Spanish-Catalan dialogue in ...and more »

Catalonia: hundreds of thousands join anti-independence rally in Barcelona - The Guardian

Police say 350,000 have protested against regional government's separatist course, but organisers say 930,000 joined in. Sam Jones in Madrid and Stephen Burgen in Barcelona. Sun 8 Oct 2017 10.03 EDT First published on Sat 7 Oct 2017 21.09 EDT.and more »

Carles Puigdemont: The man who wants to break up Spain - BBC News

Catalonia's sacked President Carles Puigdemont has spearheaded the region's peaceful drive for independence from Spain. In defiance of the law and Spain's constitution, he has pushed forward in the hope of international recognition. But his zeal for ...and more »

Spain's Article 155: The constitution's 'nuclear option' - Deutsche Welle

Article 155 is the most extreme measure available to Spain's government, allowing it to take over the running of an autonomous region, should it declare independence. That could be invoked as soon as Saturday. In political circles, the article is known ...and more »

CaixaBank: Spain's third largest bank joins exodus from Catalonia - The Guardian

After Banco Sabadell's shock move to Alicante, Caixa announces shift to Valencia amid post-independence vote uncertainty. Stephen Burgen in Barcelona. Fri 6 Oct 2017 13.44 EDT First published on Fri 6 Oct 2017 04.37 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Spain's Crisis is Europe's Opportunity - Project Syndicate

The Catalonia crisis is a strong hint from history that Europe needs to develop a new type of sovereignty, one that strengthens cities and regions, dissolves national particularism, and upholds democratic norms. Imagining a pan-European democracy is ...and more »

'Catalonia is Spain': Protests snub call for Catalan independence - CNN

Barcelona, Spain (CNN) Large crowds protested in Barcelona on Sunday to demand that their regional Catalan leaders hold fire on declaring independence from Spain, as they have threatened to do in a matter of days. Catalan leaders held an independence ...and more »

Catalan leader faces dilemma as silent majority finds its voice - The Guardian

Barcelona demonstrators give their own verdict on independence question, but have they left it too late? Simon Tisdall. Sun 8 Oct 2017 13.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 4 Dec 2017 09.46 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...and more »