Spain celebrates National Day amid Catalonia crisis

Spain celebrated National Day on Thursday with a grand show of unity.

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    Spain celebrated National Day on Thursday with a grand show of unity.

    But its deep political divide over the independence referendum in Catalonia has yet to be resolved.

    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has been given until Monday to say if he is declaring independence.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Madrid.


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