The Catalonians aren't the only 'nationals' keen on a referendum. The Basque Government, with its 'right to decide' policy, will include a referendum in 2015. The Basques are working on a document called in English 'Euzkadi, European Nation' to be presented to their Parliament soon, seeking more auto-rule and sovereignty. It also calls for closer relations with neighbouring Navarra and Iparralde and the three areas to eventually become the single entity Euskal Herria with Euskara as the common and legal tongue. At the risk of squashing anyone's fingers, this is palpable madness. The famous dream of a Basque Nation, pretty much invented in the late nineteenth century (Wiki), sees next-door Navarra's capital city of Pamplona as the capital of a Greater Basque Homeland of seven provinces, with the strangely named Iparralde, three French provinces, unwillingly making up the group.
From the current and essential Business over Tapas
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