Tag Archives: FinancialTimes

The town that started Catalan deluge – FT.com

The town that started Catalan deluge – FT.com. October 26, 2012 6:43 pm Two rolls of Catalan flags stand in the window of Gloria Clopés’ haberdashery store in the town of Arenys de Munt, 45km from Barcelona. “The one with the blue triangle is the older independence flag, I think,” says Ms. Clopés, 29, “and […]

New European States: Financial Times: Artur Mas sarà “legittimato per convocare un referendum” #news #eu #usa #politics #catalonia

New European States: Financial Times: Artur Mas sarà “legittimato per convocare un referendum” #news #eu #usa #politics #catalonia. Il giornalista David Gardner assicura che i catalani prevedono di “internazionalizzare la controversia” per far fronte al blocco possibile da parte di Madrid. Il presidente della Generalitat, Artur Mas, “avrà legittimità democratica per convocare un referendum”, secondo […]

Catalonia looks to Scots for inspiration – FT.com

Catalonia looks to Scots for inspiration – FT.com. October 24, 2012 7:49 pm By David Gardner in Barcelona   Camp Nou, a cathedral of Catalan nationalism as well as the home of FC Barcelona, turned separatist at this month’s match between Barça and its historic Spanish rival, Real Madrid. At 17 minutes and 14 seconds […]

The ties that bind Catalonia – FT.com

The ties that bind Catalonia – FT.com. June 16, 2011 4:39 pm By Pankaj Ghemawat Language is the most obvious difference between Catalonia and the rest of Spain, but there are many others. When the political temperature rises, these differences lead to calls for secession. Discussions of the economics of secession mostly focus on Catalonia’s […]

Spain, Britain and the forbidden fruits of independence – FT.com

Spain, Britain and the forbidden fruits of independence – FT.com. October 15, 2012 5:44 pm Arriving in Scotland a few years ago, I was greeted by a poster boasting that Glasgow has “the latitude of Smolensk and the attitude of Barcelona”. It was a vivid example of the mixture of comradeship and admiration with which […]

Madrid sparks Catalan language debate – FT.com

Madrid sparks Catalan language debate – FT.com. Last updated:October 10, 2012 11:34 pm Spain’s government risked inflaming tensions with Catalonia when it said school students from the north-eastern region should be “Hispanicised” by bringing the curriculum under greater central control. A lack of emphasis of Spanish language and history in Catalan schools had helped foster […]

Crisis fuels Catalan independence push – FT.com

Crisis fuels Catalan independence push – FT.com. September 11, 2012 5:21 pm By David Gardner in London ©Getty Catalonia no longer fits within Spain and needs to explore the option of independence, according to a leading nationalist and former head of the Catalan regional government. “I haven’t changed; the country has changed,” says Jordi Pujol, […]

‘Financial Times’: Mas tiene el futuro de España en sus manos

“Mas podría ser el precursor de un separatismo revolucionario”, asegura el rotativo que repasa las causas que han llevado al desencuentro Política| 29/09/2012 – 15:18h Captura del Financial Times: Catalan with Spain’s future  in his hands                       Financial Times Barcelona. (Redacción).- “La historia siempre está viva en España”. De esta  manera se refiere el […]

Secession crisis heaps pain on Spain

http://www.ft.com/home/europe 25.09.2012 El ‘Financial Times’ dedica su portada a la “secesión” de Catalunya El influyente diario económico publica un extenso artículo tras las palabras del president Mas hablando de “autodeterminación” Política| 25/09/2012 – 22:28h, La Vanguardia Barcelona (Redacción).- El influyente diario económico de la City de Londres,  el ‘Financial Times‘, dedica la  portada de su […]

‘Financial Times’ ve “imparable” el independentismo sin un gesto de Rajoy

El prestigioso rotativo acusa al presidente español de oportunista y falta de liderazgo y prevé que el soberanismo crecerá “diga lo que diga el Rey” Londres (ACN). – El independentismo catalán será “imparable” sin un “gesto plausible” del presidente español Mariano Rajoy durante la reunión que mantendrá este jueves con Artur Mas en Madrid, según […]