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France's Catalans want more regional autonomy

Nearly 500,000 Catalans across Spain’s border in France are watching Sunday’s referendum on independence closely.

by Natacha Butler

Nearly 500,000 Catalans across Spain's border in France are watching Sunday's referendum on independence closely.

Many say they want autonomy in areas such as education, the economy, and taxation.

Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Perpignan, France.


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