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Lessons in Sovereignty from Catalonia

Lessons in Sovereignty from Catalonia | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it

When nations declare independence from the domination of other nations it is often within the context of the carnage of bloody confrontations, which tends to get the attention of international media (the old adage in the news business "if it bleeds it leads" really does apply). However, when nations declare independence peacefully it often goes unnoticed. Such was the case recently in Spain with the declaration of sovereignty by Catalonia...

 


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Birger Stromsheim - Telegraph

Birger Stromsheim - Telegraph | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it
Birger Stromsheim, , who has died aged 101, was considered the greatest of the “Heroes of Telemark” who in 1943 launched a daring raid to destroy a crucial part of the Nazi atomic weapons programme.
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Father saves son from speeding car that kills wife - Telegraph

Father saves son from speeding car that kills wife - Telegraph | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it
A father saved his son from the path of a speeding Mercedes but watched helplessly as it struck and killed his wife, it emerged today.
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Soggy weather prompts bumper crop of Christmas trees - Telegraph

Soggy weather prompts bumper crop of Christmas trees - Telegraph | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it
Disappointing summer weather has produced one of the best Christmas tree crops for decades, but the festive cheer doesn't extend to holly and mistletoe which are in short supply.
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Spider adapted to life on space station

Spider adapted to life on space station | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it
After a space voyage of almost 42 million miles, Nefertiti the "Jumping Johnson" spider landed at the Smithsonian's Insect Zoo at the National Museum of Natural History last week.
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Fenton remastered: boisterous Labrador chases a T-Rex as he gets a 4G makeover - Telegraph

Fenton remastered: boisterous Labrador chases a T-Rex as he gets a 4G makeover - Telegraph | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it
Fenton is back, bigger and better than ever, as EE remasters the iconic YouTube hit video to celebrate the launch of its 4G data service in the UK.
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Going nowhere: 'drunk' businessman walks wrong way down escalator - Telegraph

Going nowhere: 'drunk' businessman walks wrong way down escalator - Telegraph | The News in my eyes | Scoop.it
A drunk Japanese businessman was filmed trying to walk down the escalator the wrong way on the London Underground.
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