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Scottish independence: Spain 'would not allow Scots automatic EU entry' - Scotland on Sunday

Scottish independence: Spain 'would not allow Scots automatic EU entry' - Scotland on Sunday | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Scotland on SundayScottish independence: Spain 'would not allow Scots automatic EU entry'Scotland on SundayAlejo Vidal-Quadras, the European Parliament's vice-president, became the first leading Spanish politician to suggest publicly that a fear of...
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Catalan leaders seek independence vote, legal or not

Catalan leaders seek independence vote, legal or not | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Will Catalonia really say adéu to Spain? Newsnight's Paul Mason visits the region where calls for independence are being ratcheted up.
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Spanish PM rejects Catalan calls for greater tax powers

Spanish PM rejects Catalan calls for greater tax powers | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Move could push north-eastern region towards demanding independence as polls show separatist support climbing...
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Economics drives support for Catalan independence

Economics drives support for Catalan independence | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Spain's economic crisis is galvanising support for Catalan independence, but prospects for a separate state remains slim, reports Tom Burridge.
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Catalonia warns EU that million-strong march cannot be ignored

Catalonia warns EU that million-strong march cannot be ignored | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Leader of Spain's wealthiest region suggests separatist feeling could be dampened if Catalonia kept more of its taxes...
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In Catalonia, Spain, Artur Mas Is Separatist Voice

In Catalonia, Spain, Artur Mas Is Separatist Voice | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Artur Mas, Catalonia’s leader, says he is serious about letting Catalans decide whether to secede, and this posturing has thrust him to the forefront of Spanish politics.
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'Independence is our right' - Joan Laporta stokes flames ahead of the Clasico - Goal.com

'Independence is our right' - Joan Laporta stokes flames ahead of the Clasico - Goal.com | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Goal.com'Independence is our right' - Joan Laporta stokes flames ahead of the ClasicoGoal.comOver a million Catalans took to the streets on their national day, La Diada, last September 11th, in a call for independence from Spain, and Barcelona fans...
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Catalonia Presses Spain on Autonomy Even as Financial Crisis Simmers

Catalonia Presses Spain on Autonomy Even as Financial Crisis Simmers | Catalonia | Scoop.it
The region is asking the central government for emergency financial help at the same time that it is demanding more political freedom.
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Throngs push Catalan independence amid Spain's economic crisis - CNN.com

Throngs push Catalan independence amid Spain's economic crisis - CNN.com | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Throngs of demonstrators filled Barcelona's streets Tuesday in a regional independence protest fueled by Spain's economic crisis.
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Massive turnout for Catalan rally

Massive turnout for Catalan rally | Catalonia | Scoop.it
Some 1.5 million people have been taking part in Catalonia's annual independence rally in Barcelona, according to police.
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