The Remarkable Year in Protests

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CityLab on Catalonia

A pro-independence protestor with a placard reading “My name is Catalonia” sits in front of Catalonia’s regional parliament as lawmakers voted inside in Barcelona on January 16, 2014.


New king says corruption must be eliminated

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AP on Catalonia

Aiming to reduce secessionist fervor in Catalonia, Felipe said Catalans who speak their own language and pride themselves with a culture they say is distinct are an important part of Spain’s social fabric.