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Spain celebrates National Day amid Catalonia turmoil

A small group of protesters clash on the fringes of a demonstration in Barcelona. Police intervened to stop the scuffle when demonstrators threw chairs and cafe tables.

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A small group of protesters clash on the fringes of a demonstration in Barcelona. Police intervened to stop the scuffle when demonstrators threw chairs and cafe tables. REUTERS/Reuters TV

A small group of protesters clash on the fringes of a demonstration in Barcelona. Police intervened to stop the scuffle when demonstrators threw chairs and cafe tables. REUTERS/Reuters TV
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People shout slogans during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 


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People shout slogans during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People shout slogans during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Ultra right-wing demonstrators burn "Esteladas" (Catalan separatist flags) during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 


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Ultra right-wing demonstrators burn "Esteladas" (Catalan separatist flags) during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Ultra right-wing demonstrators burn "Esteladas" (Catalan separatist flags) during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People walk with a huge Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 


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People walk with a huge Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People walk with a huge Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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People shout slogans during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 


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People shout slogans during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People shout slogans during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Two parachutists, one with a large Spanish flag, descend during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. 


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Two parachutists, one with a large Spanish flag, descend during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Two parachutists, one with a large Spanish flag, descend during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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A man holds a Spanish flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A man holds a Spanish flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A man holds a Spanish flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Soldiers take part in a parade during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Soldiers take part in a parade during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Soldiers take part in a parade during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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Ultra right-wing demonstrators burn "Esteladas" (Catalan Separatist flags) during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 

REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Ultra right-wing demonstrators burn "Esteladas" (Catalan Separatist flags) during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Ultra right-wing demonstrators burn "Esteladas" (Catalan Separatist flags) during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Catalan flags are set on fire at an ultra right wing demonstrators' march during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 

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Catalan flags are set on fire at an ultra right wing demonstrators' march during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Catalan flags are set on fire at an ultra right wing demonstrators' march during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People walk with a Spanish, European and Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. 


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People walk with a Spanish, European and Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina

People walk with a Spanish, European and Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A police dog rides on the front of a patrol car during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. 


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A police dog rides on the front of a patrol car during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A police dog rides on the front of a patrol car during celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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Ultra right wing demonstrators march during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Ultra right wing demonstrators march during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Ultra right wing demonstrators march during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Ultra right wing demonstrators make fascist salute during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Ultra right wing demonstrators make fascist salute during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Ultra right wing demonstrators make fascist salute during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Four Eurofighter jets take part in a flypast as part of celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. 


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Four Eurofighter jets take part in a flypast as part of celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Four Eurofighter jets take part in a flypast as part of celebrations to mark Spain's National Day in Madrid. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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People walk under a huge Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People walk under a huge Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

People walk under a huge Catalan flag during Spain's National Day in Barcelona. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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