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“We are a nation, we decide ourselves,”  waved on Catalonian flags. With the united celebration in Spain after the World Cup final, domestic concerns for Catalonia’s autonomy still persists. Over a million people marched in the streets of Barcelona after Catalan was declared, yet again, that the region would not be recognized as a nation. BBC reports:

The demonstration comes a day after a constitutional court declared that there was no legal basis to recognise Catalonia as a nation. The ruling also said the Catalan language should not take precedence over Castilian Spanish.

It followed a challenge to the region’s statute by the opposition People’s Party, which favours Spanish unity. The statute of autonomy was approved by Catalan voters in a 2006 referendum. It gave greater powers to the regional parliament in taxation and judicial matters.