Scotland vote may change little in Catalonia – but Cameron’s an unlikely hero there

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On Catalonia’s national day, which they call “Diada”, hundreds of thousands of Catalans formed a huge “V” in the streets of Barcelona to demand a referendum on independence. On Thursday, no doubt emboldened to some extent by events in Scotland, this variously stood for “vote”, “victory” and “will”. In the usual crowd-counting battle, Barcelona police estimated that as many as 1.8m took part, while the Spanish central government put the figure at around half a million.

Period13 Sep 2014

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