9 Oct 2017

Catalonia counter rally calls for unity, not independence

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 9 October 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets of Catalonia's capital Barcelona calling for unity and voicing their opposition to plans for the region to declare its independence from Spain. The march followed last week's referendum backing independence which was ruled illegal by Madrid. New York Times Spain correspondent Raphael Minder tells us many Catalans felt they had to demonstrate their opposition to independence following the controversial vote.