Tagged: Catalonia

Spain Imposes Direct Rule On Catalonia

The conflict between the Catalan people fighting for their freedom and the Spanish state is set to come to a head. On Saturday, Spain will impose direct rule and Catalonia’s autonomy will be ended. In...

Spain Hurtles Towards Civil War

The declaration by Carles Puigdemont, President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, last night that he will ‘assume the mandate of the people’ has taken Catalonia to the brink of independence and left Spain on...

OPINION: Union Of Hypocrites

Many readers of this blog will need no convincing on the horrors of the European Union, however, nonetheless, there is still a relatively substantial chunk of public opinion that seems to harbour some illusions that...

Viva Catalonia!

As I travelled home from UKIP Conference yesterday I was watching the news come out from Catalonia and couldn’t help but think that there was no better illustration of the intrinsic link between patriotism and...