Daily Archives: December 1, 2009

By Victor Mallet in Madrid

Secessionists are making a noise again in western Europe. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first minister, is pushing for a referendum on independence from the UK. In Catalonia, more than a hundred towns and cities are preparing to hold referendums on independence from Spain on December 13. Read more >>

This post from the Financial Times looks at China’s leadership and who might lead the country in 2022.  Read more >>