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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

Jun 16, 2014

From business-as-usual to political upheaval, Mas is Catalonia's unlikely independence leader

Artur Mas doesn't seem like a political revolutionary...
Bullfighting  all bull, not much of a fight

Jul 11, 2014

Spain's Catalonia region to push ahead with burka ban following EU ruling that French restrictions are legal

The Interior Minister for Catalonia said the ban was in no way an attack on religious freedom as the wearing of helmets and masks in public will also be forbidden...
Bullfighting  all bull, not much of a fight

Jun 29, 2014

Waiter launches paternity suit in a bid to prove he is the son of former Spanish King Juan Carlos

Alberto Sola, 58,who lives in the small town of La Bisbal, Catalonia, claims his DNA matches that of the former monarch...
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