Catalan people will vote on independence next 27 September using the regular Autonomous Community elections. Unlike the cases of the UK with Scotland, or Canada with Quebec, the Spanish Government does not allow Catalonia to vote this issue in a referendum…
Catalan statehood is in vogue, which leads many to ask: What makes Catalans so different? But more than anything, it’s Catalans’ glorification of excrement that proves that they are a truly singular people who deserve their own passports — and possibly their own secured borders…
When Neil Harbisson was growing up in Barcelona his parents and doctors thought that he was severely colour blind, it wasn´t until he was 11 that they understood that he could only see in black and white…
The European Union’s failure to consider the smooth integration of breakaway regions is tarnishing its democratic credentials. It’s time for a modern approach unchained by history…
The Catalan independence process is strongly European and the Catalans vote should be of the highest interest to the European Union institutions, its member states and the European Union citizens…
Catalans came out en masse to demand the right to vote on independence on the 300th anniversary of the loss of their sovereignty · More than 1.8 million (20% of the entire population) forming a giant V for Vote, Victory, and Voluntat (Will).
From grim outer-city high-rise blocks to the modernist mansions of the Eixample neighborhood and the Gothic Quarter’s medieval tenements, Barcelona is draped in flags.
Although it may not appear central to the debate on Catalan independence, football in general and FC Barcelona in particular not only affect people emotionally but also move millions of euros so what will happen to Catalan teams after independence is of great interest to many people.
In the past few days, in the central squares of eight European capitals, Catalans launched an innovative, if quirky, publicity stunt.
Is it okay to root for Spain, and then vote for independence? Two stories will compete for airtime in Spain this summer: the national team’s bid to retain their title as soccer’s World Cup champions in Brazil and the raging debate over Catalonia’s bid for independence.
In the first debate ever among the official candidates to chair the European Commission, Catalonia’s self-determination process, the referendum and the EU membership of a hypothetical Catalan independent state was discussed.
Thousands of Catalans will simultaneously build the traditional human towers – called castells – in picturesque locations in Berlin, Brussels, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Paris and Barcelona, carrying a banner reading “Catalans want to vote”.
DiploCAT launches a website to explain the Catalan sovereignty process abroad
At 17:14h the Catalan National Assembly’s special website for the massive 250-mile long, 107,000 photograph strong Gigaphoto was inaugurated. In its first minutes, it is struggling under the huge load of visitors.
The Catalan Government is preparing a decree to launch a volunteer and personal register of citizens living abroad that might be used for the self-determination consultation vote, scheduled for the next 9th of November.
What were the Catalans fighting for in 1714?
Pau Ignasi de Dalmases was the ambassador of the Three Commons to England. Finally received by Queen Anne on 28 June 1713, he informed the monarch that the Catalans were fighting for their freedom, and requested English protection for a country whose laws, privileges and freedoms were in all things similar and almost equal to those enjoyed in England.