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People stand on a balcony decorated with Catalonia flags in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept 11, 2014. A week before Scotland votes on whether to break away from the United Kingdom, separatists in northeastern Spain were trying to convince hundreds of thousands to protest across Catalonia to demand a secession sentiment vote that the central government in Madrid insists would be illegal.

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People stand on a balcony decorated with Catalonia flags in Barcelona, Spain. A week before Scotland votes on whether to break away from the United Kingdom, separatists in northeastern Spain were trying to convince hundreds of thousands to protest across Catalonia to demand a secession sentiment vote

Riot police stand among red smoke during protest by a firemen against budgets cuts next to Catalunya's Parliament in Barcelona...Riot police stand among red smoke during protest by a firemen against budgets cuts next to Catalunya's Parliament in Barcelona June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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Riot police are surrounded by red smoke during a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain, by firemen protesting against budgets cuts outside Catalunya’s parliament

Switzerland's Pamela Fischer and Anja Nyffeler perform in the synchronised swimming duet free final during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona...Switzerland's Pamela Fischer and Anja Nyffeler perform in the synchronised swimming duet free final during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)

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Switzerland’s Pamela Fischer and Anja Nyffeler perform in the synchronised swimming duet free final during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona, Spain.

Combination photograph of China's Li Shixin performing a dive at the men's 1m springboard final at World Swimming Championships in Barcelona...A combination photograph shows China's Li Shixin performing a dive at the men's 1m springboard final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona July 22, 2013. Li finished first in the event and took the gold medal. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING)

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A combination photograph shows China’s Li Shixin performing a dive at the men’s 1m springboard final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona on Monday. Mr Li won the gold medal. 

Russia's Svetlana Romashina performs in the synchronised swimming

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Russia’s Svetlana Romashina performs in the synchronised swimming solo free routine preliminaries during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona on Monday

Victor Ortega and Juan Rios Lopera of Columbia compete in the men's 10-meter synchro platfrom preliminary competition at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, July 21, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Victor Ortega and Juan Rios Lopera of Columbia compete in the men’s 10-metre synchro platform preliminary competition at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday. 

A member of the Italy team is thrown up in the air during a synchronized swimming training session ahead of the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, July 18, 2013.

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A member of the Italy team is thrown up in the air during a synchronized swimming training session ahead of the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday.

Competitors from Egypt practice their synchronised swimming team performance at the Saint Jordi arena in Barcelona prior to the world swimming championships...Egypt's team practice their synchronised swimming team performance ahead of the upcoming World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona, July 17, 2013. The World Swimming Championships will take place July 20 to August 4.

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Egypt’s team practice their synchronised swimming team performance ahead of the upcoming World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona. The World Swimming Championships will take place July 20 to August 4.

Patrick Hausding, right, and Sascha Klein from Germany perform during a 10-meter platform diving training session at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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Patrick Hausding, right, and Sascha Klein from Germany during a 10-metre platform diving training session at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday 

The Sagrada Familia cathedral is seen in the background as an unidentified diver practices ahead of the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain

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The Sagrada Familia cathedral is seen in the background as a diver practices ahead of the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday. The FINA World Championships run from July 19 to August 4.