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Catalans push their bid for independence

The Scottish referendum is being followed with great interest in Catalonia, which is seeking independence from Spain. On Thursday, exactly a week before the Scottish vote, hundreds of thousands of Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona to mark National Catalan Day. Correspondent, Guy Hedgecoe,tells Helen Seeney why the date, September 11th, is so significant.

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