Backing for a separate Catalan state fades

Catalan MonitorThe Scotsman

Backing for a separate Catalan state fades (The Scotsman)

Exactly a year ago an opinion poll carried out by the Catalan government showed 60 per cent in favour of independence. By December the figure had dropped to 44.5 per cent.

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Catalans critical of Mas snap election delay

Catalan MonitorThe Scotsman

Catalans critical of Mas snap election delay - The Scotsman

There will be no joint slate but candidates will stand on an as-yet-to-be-defined “road map for independence”. The news of the poll has been received with little more than a shrug by ordinary Catalans, many of whom see what began as a popular movement being hijacked by the political old guard.

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