Friday, 22 February 2008

Opinion: Catalonia is no Kosovo and Spain no Serbia, by Neil Stokes

Nothing gets Catalan hearts beating faster than when a small country declares itself independent. The recent secession of Kosovo from Serbia is a case in point, with most Catalan newspapers dedicating the sort of coverage to the events in the Balkans normally reserved for domestic issues. Avui newspaper, for example, has run at least one opinion article on the situation in Kosovo every day since independence was announced by the parliament in Pristina on February 17. (Full story in printed edition).