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Politics

Barcelona’s mayor is on a quest to 'feminize' politics amid independence debate

The conflict between proponents of Catalan independence and Spanish unity has reached a head this week, as Catalan President Carles Puigdemont continues to threaten to declare unilateral independence while Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy takes steps to revoke the region’s autonomy. Almost daily pro- and anti-independence rallies throughout the country echo the leadership’s division, only ratcheting tensions.

Sports

Geo Quiz: Running with horned danger

Spain's San Fermin festival is underway in the capital of Navarra, a region of northern Spain and its narrow cobblestone streets were jammed with runners from bulls. A three minute risky dash ahead of a small herd of bulls. Name this Spanish city.