The president of the Generalitat, Artur Mas, declared today that the independence of Catalunya would be one of interdependence with Europe and Spain, as opposed to Catalunya becoming a classically independent and isolated state (read story here). More than 3,500 students took to the streets of Barcelona this weekend to protest the increase in university fees (read story here)
Austrian Felix Baumgartner made history this weekend by breaking the sound barrier whilst falling 39 kilometres from the sky (read story here). Budget apartments are an area of Barcelona's troubled real estate market that is thriving (read story here).
The auxiliary-bishop of Barcelona, Sebastià Taltavull made assurances that the church in Catalunya would stand behind the people in support of independence, as long as the process was peaceful and democratic (read story here).