Spaniards use national holiday to show unity amid Catalan crisis


Concerns over Catalonia's possible secession have upped the stakes for this year's national holiday celebrations in Spain.

Source: Deutsche Welle

Spaniards began lining the streets of Madrid on Thursday and national flags hung from balconies across the capital as unionists used a holiday military parade to show unity in the face of moves by Catalonia to declare independence.

Source: Reuters

Alongside a traditional military parade in Madrid, a pro-unity rally is expected in Barcelona.

Source: Deutsche Welle

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