Beyond Catalonia: Separatist movements in Western Europe

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Publication Date 30/09/2017
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Catalonia's regional government planned to hold its independence referendum on the 1 October 2017. But separatist movements were not unique to Spain: There were several other European regions that had aspirations to become autonomous - including the Basque Country, Scotland, Padania, Flanders, South Tyrol and Corsica

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