September 26 Issue

Independence Days
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Independence Days

Catalans wave 'estelada' flags through the streets of Barcelona during a mass demonstration calling for the independence of their region. Unlike in Scotland - which held its referendum on 18th September - Catalonia has been given no such vote and, much to the chagrin of separatists in the northeast of the country, the central government in Madrid insists that a vote would be illegal.
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