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# Catalonia

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Catalonia increases Spanish debt fears
Spain’s largest region seeks €5 billion rescue as Spanish government insists it does not need a bailout. Heard that one before?
Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires
One person has been killed and three others injured in forest fires raging across Spain.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
Spain village votes on growing cannabis to pay off debt
The town of Rasquera, with a population of 960 people, will decide on whether to lease land to cannabis-growers in order to pay off debts.
Spanish schoolchildren to be rationed toilet paper in new austerity drive
Cuts to education budgets mean that schools in the north east of the country are having to be more frugal.
Catalonia marks final day of bullfighting ahead of ban
A ban on Spain’s traditional bullfights takes effect in the north-eastern region on 1 January 2012.
Suspected arsonist starts small fire at Sagrada Familia cathedral
About 1,500 tourists had to be evacuated from the famous cathedral in Barcelona after a small fire was started in the sacristy earlier today.
Catalonia bans bullfighting
The Spanish region has said “Enough!” to the traditional sport.