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Catalonia to time independence vote with Scotland

14.12.12 @ 09:51

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The leading political parties in Catalonia have agreed to hold a referendum on independence in the same year as the Scots, reports the Guardian. The move creates a double headache for the EU which has said that newly independent countries must apply for EU membership.

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