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Spain's new king visits politically sensitive Catalonia region

Jun 26, 2014

Spain's new king visits politically sensitive Catalonia region

Just a week into his reign, Spain's King Felipe VI visits one of the country's most politically sensitive regions today: Catalonia, where an independence drive has raised tensions with Madrid. #World #NewsTracker #Spain #Madrid #Catalonia #Felipe VI #Letizia
Scientists propose using solar energy to power nocturnal lunar missions

Dec 23, 2013

Scientists propose using solar energy to power nocturnal lunar missions

The invention also means that during the lunar night, there would be no need for batteries and nuclear power sources used by the Chinese rover that recently landed on the moon. #Moon #TechBuzz #Moon rover #Jade Rabbit #solar #Chandrayaan 2 #Polytechnic University of Catalonia

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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

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Bullfighting  all bull, not much of a fight

Aug 08, 2014

The Pour: Cava Is Overlooked Everywhere but Catalonia

Cava from Spain, made predominately from xarello grapes, has the complexity and finesse of any fine wine...
Bullfighting  all bull, not much of a fight

Jul 30, 2014

Meeting Fails to Forestall Catalonia Secession Vote

Artur Mas, the head of Catalonia’s regional government, told the Spanish prime minister that plans for a November vote on secession remained on track...
Bullfighting  all bull, not much of a fight

Aug 08, 2014

The Pour: Cava Is Overlooked Everywhere but Catalonia

Cava from Spain, made predominately from xarello grapes, has the complexity and finesse of any fine wine...