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Tag: catalonia

Podcast: Author Peter Lynch on the referendum trail

How was the 2014 independence referendum for you? It might seem a strange question, but academic and Yes campaigner Dr Peter Lynch has been...

New republics, old monsters: Catalonia and Europe hang in the balance 

Commentary by Christopher Silver In an age when borders are supposed to be fading, most people remain stubbornly fond of the ideal of the nation....

EU vetoes report on the ‘consequences’ of independence

   By a Newsnet reporter The European Parliament has blocked a Scottish Labour MEP from preparing a report on "the consequences of the secession...

Catalonia may hold its indy referendum before Scotland

  By a Newsnet reporter The ERC, the second party in the pro-independence coalition governing Catalonia, is urging its coalition partners the CiU to...

Catalan parliament asserts Catalonia’s right to decide its future

  By a Newsnet reporter The Parliament of Catalonia has today approved a resolution put forward by the PSC in favour of Catalonia's right...

Barroso’s claims are without foundation claims Swinney

  By G.A.Ponsonby  Scottish Finance Secretary, John Swinney has described claims by EC President José Manuel Barroso as having “no foundation” after the latter...

Guardian newspaper accused of manipulating article on Catalan independence

  By a Newsnet reporter On the eve of the vital Catalan elections, which have been dominated by the promised Catalan independence referendum, the...

Exclusive: European Commission changes Vice President’s Catalonia remarks after pressure from...

   By Martin Kelly European Commission officials have been accused of bowing to pressure from Madrid and issuing false statements of denial over comments...

Spain’s Secret Conflict

As Scotland’s independence referendum moves ever closer, the experiences of Catalania as it struggles for autonomy from within a rigid Spanish constitution are worth...