Catalan Independence Gets Boost In Special Election

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Pro-independence parties won the majority in a new Catalan parliament in Thursday's special election. The Spanish government called the election after it dissolved Catalonia's previous government in a dispute over the region's independence bid.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Ben James (@BenJourno) in Barcelona.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.


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