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Iberian of the Year 2012: Artur Mas

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Fuelled by the economic meltdown, the wave of pro-independence fervour in Catalonia became Spain’s most prominent political issue in 2012. At its crest stands Artur Mas. In germinating the seeds that could one day blossom into a new Iberian state, Mas, for better or for worse, has been the most prominent Iberian of the Year.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberians 2012, Spain News | Read More »

Artur Mas

Artur Mas

Fuelled by the economic meltdown, the wave of pro-independence fervour in Catalonia became Spain’s most prominent political issue in 2012. At its crest stands Artur Mas.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Iberians 2012 | Read More »

Artur Mas on Catalan independence

Artur Mas on Catalan independence

Catalan premier Artur Mas explains in English his plans regarding independence from Spain. He will seek reelection in a regional poll on November 25 and a mandate to hold a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain.

November 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Videos | Read More »

Pep’s legacy

Guardiola bows out.

Guardiola leaves Barcelona having managed a record-breaking trophy haul. But over the last four years he has faced plenty of challenges off the pitch as well as on it.

April 30th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

Bye bye to the bulls in Barcelona…

Bye bye to the bulls in Barcelona…

After Catalonia’s presumably last bullfight, Guy Hedgecoe asks whether the tradition is in its dying days across Spain.

September 28th, 2011 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

In Catalonia, the fringe is setting the agenda

Who's leading the nationalist agenda? Photo: BarcelonaYa.

The moderate nationalists who govern the northern region are being heavily influenced by pressure from pro-independence radicals who represent only a small section of the populace.

August 15th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics | Read More »

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