The Basque Country and Catalonia want independence from Spain. Good luck.

In Spain, to be together with the central government is not willing to industrial areas. The Basque Country has the highest GDP per capita, Catalonia transfers to the budget more than it receives from the state.

The Spanish Constitution recognizes and guarantees the right to autonomy of the nationalities and regions of which it is composed, and the solidarity between them. But in this case, although each of the 17 regions has the right to self-government, and the constitution enshrines "the unbreakable unity" of the Spanish nation. The central government in Madrid collects most of the tax revenues and returns

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Spain on fire

Spain on fire Natural Disasters

In order to cope with the raging fires in Spain, which wiped out hundreds of acres of forest, had to seek the assistance of aircraft and helicopters. The situation is complicated in Catalonia steady winds that prevent fire and spread flames. Cope failed so far only on fire, in the province of Lleida.

In Aragon about 100 commuters Kastanezy evacuated due to the rampant spread of the fire. 200 Catalans were allowed to return to their homes of the local hotels and the neighboring communities to which they are temporary shelters.

Because of unbearable drought

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Bad weather in Spain claimed the life of a foreign tourist

Bad weather in Spain claimed the lives of foreign tourists Weather and Climate

A 37-year-old resident of Poland, strolling along the promenade Spanish beach in Lloret del Mar, swept over sea wave caused by the storms. As a result, she was carried away into the sea and died. The body of a woman was found dead at 9 km down the coast in the vicinity of Blanes.

Another possible victim of the storm, flown to the northeast of Catalonia, was a citizen of France, who is currently on the list of missing persons. As it turned out, the

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The new series of fires in Catalonia

The new series of fires in Catalonia Natural Disasters

After the Spanish north-eastern province of Catalonia fires broke out again, under threat are burning hundreds of acres of woods and fields. There are reports that the fire killed four people, two of them tried to escape the fire by jumping into the sea and drowned.

24 more Spaniard suffered burns and injuries. Some of the people have burns to 80% of the body surface, in critical condition are eight charred. Among the victims are foreign nationals. In the most dangerous regions, such as Girona, organized evacuation. The fire

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In the north-east of Spain raging wildfires strongest

In the north-east of Spain raging strongest forest fires, TV channel "Russia 24". The fire spread very rapidly. According to the agency, for the day had been destroyed over thousands of hectares of forest in Catalonia. Authorities began a mass evacuation of residents of the surrounding communities. Already shipped more than five hundred people.

Only four of the epicenters for the moment only one of them managed to take control. The others are in remote areas, the way to have it run with bulldozers. On the ground, working one hundred firemen, and they

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The new series of fires in Catalonia

After the Spanish north-eastern province of Catalonia fires broke out again, under threat are burning hundreds of acres of woods and fields. There are reports that the fire killed four people, two of them tried to escape the fire by jumping into the sea and drowned.

24 more Spaniard suffered burns and injuries. Some of the people have burns to 80% of the body surface, in critical condition are eight charred. Among the victims are foreign nationals. In the most dangerous regions, such as Girona, organized evacuation. The fire continued to spread around more unoccupied land.

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Extinguish forest fires in Spanish Catalonia is not yet possible

Firefighters, despite all efforts, it is possible to potushitpozhar raging in Spanish Catalonia, near the border with France, said on Tuesday agentstvoFrans Press referring to the statement by the fire service.

"The fire rages on," — said the representative of the fire department. He also said that firefighters aircraft involved in fire fighting, were forced to land because of the strong wind. But in the morning the wind dropped, and it is expected that the aircraft still to come to grips with the fire.

Currently restored traffic on highways, connecting Spain and France.

To combat the largest in Spain over

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Spain: drought could leave the country without a crop

Drought

03.07.12. Some areas of Spain suffered from severe over the past 65 years of drought. In this regard, the country risks being without a crop.

In Catalonia, the last year and a half there was almost no rain. And as meteorologists predict in the near future precipitation can be expected. Farmers have lost much of their crop. "We are now very much needed rain showers and even thunderstorms. Only this will help prevent further drought, "- said the representative of the Regional Meteorological Agency of Spain Anthony Conesa. "The strong wind dried grain and vegetable crops. High

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Fire in Spanish Catalonia completely extinguished

Spanish fire service said Monday on the complete elimination of fire in Catalonia, which killed four people and burned more than 13,000 hectares of land, according to Agence France-Presse, citing an official statement of service.

The largest in Spain over the last 26 years the forest fire started in the northeast of Catalonia on July 22, and only last Tuesday experts managed to localize. Since then a specialist to detect the emergence of new fires.

To fight the fire were involved 25 aircraft and helicopters, and hundreds of local and French firefighters and 200 soldiers.

Victims of disasters have four

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Element comes on all fronts

In Spain, the fight against forest fires. Fire threatens settlements, disrupted transport. In France, in the Alps has been simmering day unexpected snowstorm in July, and usually sunny Sydney poured rain. Galibier pass in the French Alps covered with snow. Winter — is common, but what if the same thing in the summer? An unexpected snowstorm began in anticipation of the next stage of the Tour de France. This site is included in the race since 1911, that is, this year marks its centenary route. But because of the snow holding the race remains a big question. Bad weather

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