BBC News World. Catalan leaders seek independence vote, legal or not. 5oct2012

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If Catalonia does, one day, get its own air force, it will probably be able to afford something better than Spitfires.

For now the kit-built replica planes zoom acrobatically across the beach in Barcelona, the crowd’s “oohs and ahhs” moderated by that essential Catalan characteristic: cool.

They shelter under umbrellas to avoid getting tanned. And they chat. And what they chat about is beginning to cause a quiet terror in Madrid, and in Brussels. Leaving Spain.

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Posted on October 23, 2012, in BBC, BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, English, october 2012, United States of America. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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