Catalans, Elated However Apprehensive, Brace For Independence Vote

Under the surface, however, there was the sense of an approaching collision — one that was days away, and then hours.
She asked her grandson, who was elated about the vote, what he would do if the government sent tanks.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyMany Catalans have grown to adulthood believing that they were, simply, not Spanish.
But Terrassa, as a manufacturing city, also has a large population that moved to Catalonia from other parts of Spain.
Advertisement Continue reading the main story“Look, we have lived through a war,” Ms. Sabaté said, her voice shaking.

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