Catalonia crisis: Thousands rally in Barcelona for Spanish unity

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Some 80,000 people have turned out in Barcelona, the regional capital of Catalonia, in a show of support for Spain after the recent separatist unrest.

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Supporters of Catalonia as part of Spain marched through the city a day after a separatist rally drew 350,000 people.
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Giant Spanish flags were carried by the demonstrators.
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A crowd of 80,000 stretched down the city's Passeig de Gracia avenue.
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This demonstrator wore a tee-shirt mocking exiled separatist leader Cares Puigdemont as a baby.
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Placards written in Catalan read "Never break up" and "We are Catalonia, we are Spain".
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A recent authoritative survey, by the region's Centre d'Estudis d'Opinió, suggested more people in Catalonia oppose independence than support it.
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This demonstrator dressed her hair patriotically.
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Leaders of some of Spain's national political parties joined Sunday's rally, including Pablo Casado of the Popular Party.
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Ciudadanos (Citizens) leader Albert Rivera was also on hand.
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While the pro-Spanish rally appeared to be passing off peacefully, in the city's Sant Jaume Square, police kept unionist and separatist demonstrators apart.

Pictures from Reuters, AFP and EPA.