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Spanish government bans Catalan independence flags at football final

Spanish police have been told to frisk at least FC Barcelona football fans attending the Copa del Rey cup final in Madrid on Sunday to ensure they aren't carrying flags in support of Catalonia’

from BBC News

Catalan independence: Hundreds of thousands rally for break with Spain

from the Guardian

Catalan independence referendum demonstration: in pictures

Catalan independence referendum demonstration: in pictures - theguardian.com, Marta Bausells and James Walsh, 12 September 2014. "Around 1.8 million people staged a massive protest yesterday in Barcelona for the right to vote on Catalonia’s political future on the 9th of November, a date for which a referendum-style consultation is planned which still faces blockage from Madrid. The demonstration had a V shape – the V standing for “votar” (voting) and “voluntat” (will) –."

from BBC News

Catalan independence: Hundreds of thousands rally for break with Spain

Some people turn out in Barcelona and other towns in Catalonia on a day of demonstrations by Catalan nationalists wishing to break with Spain.

from BBC News

Huge turnout for Catalan independence rally

from the Guardian

Catalan elections: secessionists claim victory – as it happened

Catalan elections: secessionists claim victory – live - theguardian.com, 27 September 2015

Spain’s official ban on displaying the Catalan independence flag during Sunday’s football cup final was lifted by judicial order on Friday, adding a last-minute twist to a tale of political controversy that has raged for days. The ruling means the

from Time Out Global

2014: The year in good ideas

2014: The year in good ideas - timeout.com, CHRIS BOURN, DECEMBER 10 2014. In recent years Catalonia’s national day, September 11, has become the platform for imaginative protests for Catalan independence. This year saw record numbers – an estimated 1.8 million, who pulled off something a little bit miraculous. Demonstrators lined up for 11km along Barcelona’s Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes and Avinguda Diagonal to form a Catalan flag that stretched to the horizon.

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