Spain's interior minister has called for Catalonia's separatist leader to respect the Spanish Constitution and desist in his push for independence for the northeastern region. Juan Ignacio Zoido has said "it is not too late to rectify the situation" and.
BARCELONA, Spain — “García,” my second name, is the most common surname in Spain . It is also the most common surname in Catalonia , in each and every one of its four provinces. Culturally, too, Catalonia and the rest of Spain are basically the same: We .
Amid calls for independence, Catalonians for a unified Spain struggle to be heard FRANCE 24.
What strikes me the most is that you do not mention that the Spanish government is legally bound by its constitutional doctrine to prohibit a referendum of independence. Such a referendum on secession in Catalonia that you endorse goes squarely against .
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Picasso regularly donated his works to the museum, including the "Meninas" series, the artists homage to 17th-century Spanish painter Diego Velázquez. "It is the only museum that keeps one of Picasso's thematic series in its entirety," adds Gual.
Trout and Old World charm blend on six days of fly fishing in the Eastern Pyrenees of Spain hosted by guides Barry and Cathy Beck and Frontiers International Travel . Anglers can cast in glacial mountain lakes and spring-fed streams for rainbow trout.
The arid lands and immense nights inspired the early 20th-century Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca to write his greatest drama, “Blood Wedding,” based on the crime story in 1928 of a runaway bride who fled her arranged marriage on.
Terror attacks in Spain could pose problems for Catalonian independence Deutsche Welle.
BARCELONA, Spain - The crisis over Catalonia's quest for independence escalated Thursday, as Spain's central government prepared the unprecedented step of stripping the wealthy region of some of its self-governing powers after its leader refused to abandon.
Catalonia to hold referendum on independence from Spain in October The Independent.
But it wasn't until 1939 that these crossings took on a previously unimaginable level of urgency: With Hitler's army sweeping through Europe, many fled across the Pyrenees into Spain – officially neutral during the war – either to join the Allied.
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Barcelona takes steps to curb tourist surge Financial Times.
Still in Catalonia , Cambrils is on the coast south of Barcelona and Tarragona. Most easily accessed by nearby Reus Airport - Jet2, Flybe and Ryanair fly there - or a 90-minute train from Barcelona, Cambrils is a quieter alternative to its more full-on.