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Barcelona face La Liga ban if Catalonia becomes independent

Oct 08, 2014

Barcelona face La Liga ban if Catalonia becomes independent

Barcelona vies with Real Madrid for supremacy on the football field domestically and internationally with both clubs being listed among the world's richest. #Barcelona #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #La Liga #Catalonia #Neymar #Malaga #Munir El Haddadi
Spain Protesters take to streets in Catalonia after court stays referendum

Sep 30, 2014

Spain Protesters take to streets in Catalonia after court stays referendum

The president of Catalonia's regional parliament, Nuria de Gispert, said Tuesday the assembly would request that the suspension of the referendum be "lifted immediately". #NewsTracker #Spain #Secession #Referendum #Mariano Rajoy #Catalonia #independence vote #Artur Mas #Constitutional Challenge #Spanish Government
Spain files constitutional challenge against Catalonia independence vote

Sep 29, 2014

Spain files constitutional challenge against Catalonia independence vote

After Catalonia's president Artur Mas staked his leadership on the issue by calling the vote for November 9, the national government responded by filing a constitutional challenge. #NewsTracker #Spain #Secession #Referendum #Mariano Rajoy #Catalonia #independence vote #Artur Mas #Constitutional Challenge #Spanish Government
Spanish leaders relieved as Scotland's 'no' deals blow to Catalan separatists

Sep 19, 2014

Spanish leaders relieved as Scotland's 'no' deals blow to Catalan separatists

Spanish political leaders hailed Scotland's rejection of independence, a vote that dealt a blow to separatists in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia. #Spain #England #Scotland #UK #Catalonia #Great Britain #Scottish Referendum #independent Scotland
Scotland's referendum puts UK on edge What's at stake?

Sep 18, 2014

Scotland's referendum puts UK on edge What's at stake?

Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote. #World #NewsTracker #Nato #European Union #United Kingdom #Belgium #Scotland #Catalonia #Flanders

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What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Nov 27, 2012

What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Independence would mean that most of Spain's players could then play for Catalonia. If that happens, they could be the first nation to win the World Cup at the first time of asking. #World Cup #Barcelona #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012 #Catalonia
Bullfighting  all bull, not much of a fight

Nov 16, 2011

Bullfighting all bull, not much of a fight

From 1 January 2012, bullfighting will be banned in Catalonia, the first in mainland Spain. Amod Chopra remembers his bullfighting experience and says perhaps a ban isn't such a bad idea after all. #WanderingI #bull fight #Catalonia #Ernest Hemingway #NotJobsButPassion