A recent poll in the semi autonomous region of Catalan has found that over half the population wants to separate entirely from Spain. The poll found that 59.7% were in favour of the region becoming a “new state in Europe” – up from 55% in November.
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A vontade catalã de decidir em referendo o seu futuro político foi discutida na Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa.
The hilltop village of Sant Pere de Torello, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, north of Barcelona, is decked in the colours of Catalan statehood