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99% of e-scooters in Barcelona exceed the speed limit in pavement bike lanes

99% of e-scooters in Barcelona exceed the speed limit in pavement bike lanes

Third RACC survey of electric scooters notes with concern that there are now more accidents involving scooters than bicycles

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 4 of october of 2023 - 23:00

Footballers Putellas, Paredes and Rodríguez tell judge how Rubiales coerced Hermoso after kiss

Footballers Putellas, Paredes and Rodríguez tell judge how Rubiales coerced Hermoso after kiss

Senior players in Spanish women's football team ratify the pressures received by Jennifer Hermoso

Mayte Piulachs

Monday, 2 of october of 2023 - 20:16

Catalan language recovers its on-line visibility after Google changes algorithm

Catalan language recovers its on-line visibility after Google changes algorithm

The updating of Google's algorithm doubles the presence of the Catalan language in top search results

Marta Sánchez Iranzo

Friday, 8 of september of 2023 - 23:06

Carme Junyent, renowned Catalan linguist, dies

Carme Junyent, renowned Catalan linguist, dies

Carme Junyent, an outspoken voice in defence of Catalan and all minoritized languages, has died of pancreatic cancer

Alba Solé Ingla

Sunday, 3 of september of 2023 - 12:26

Mother of Luis Rubiales urgently admitted to hospital on third day of hunger strike

Mother of Luis Rubiales urgently admitted to hospital on third day of hunger strike

Ángeles Bejar had stopped eating to protest what she called the "bloodthirsty hunt" of the Spanish football administrator

Quim Riera Guitart

Wednesday, 30 of august of 2023 - 22:37

Hilltop booze parties continue to plague the residents of Barcelona's Turó de le Rovira

Hilltop booze parties continue to plague the residents of Barcelona's Turó de le Rovira

The so-called Bunkers area has been closed at night all summer, but that hasn't stopped the parties, with cars a new problem

Jordi Palmer

Tuesday, 29 of august of 2023 - 21:03

Territorial heads of Spanish football call on Rubiales to resign, announcing "a new era"

Territorial heads of Spanish football call on Rubiales to resign, announcing "a new era"

Meeting of Spanish federation's regional heads envisages "deep restructuring" in response to Luis Rubiales affair

Malena Ramajo

Monday, 28 of august of 2023 - 23:00

Balearic government eliminates Catalan language as requisite in public health system

Balearic government eliminates Catalan language as requisite in public health system

The PP executive asserts that the move is a way of attracting and retaining health personnel

Judit Pellicer

Monday, 28 of august of 2023 - 18:35

Luis Rubiales' mother begins hunger strike over "inhumane and bloodthirsty hunt" of her son

Luis Rubiales' mother begins hunger strike over "inhumane and bloodthirsty hunt" of her son

The Spanish football federation has called a new urgent meeting this Monday afternoon to analyze the Rubiales case

Alba Solé Ingla

Monday, 28 of august of 2023 - 13:14

Temperatures reach 42 degrees in the worst day of Catalonia's heat wave

Temperatures reach 42 degrees in the worst day of Catalonia's heat wave

Although temperatures will start to normalize on Friday, severe storms are expected to affect Catalonia over the weekend

Berto Sagrera

Wednesday, 23 of august of 2023 - 23:13

Jennifer Hermoso demands "exemplary measures" against Luis Rubiales for non-consensual kiss

Jennifer Hermoso demands "exemplary measures" against Luis Rubiales for non-consensual kiss

Jennifer Hermoso's trade union, Futpro, and her agency are in charge of defending her "interests" in the Rubiales case

Berto Sagrera

Wednesday, 23 of august of 2023 - 21:55

Catalonia's heat wave will continue until Friday

Catalonia's heat wave will continue until Friday

Temperatures of over 40 degrees C will carry on for a few more days in several parts of Catalonia, warns Meteocat

Berto Sagrera

Monday, 21 of august of 2023 - 21:50

Barcelona to mount giant screen for Spain-England Women's World Cup final in Vall d'Hebron

Barcelona to mount giant screen for Spain-England Women's World Cup final in Vall d'Hebron

Mayor Collboni announces big screen after PP's Daniel Sirera had requested a way to allow citizens to support Spain's team

Júlia Peñascal

Wednesday, 16 of august of 2023 - 17:51

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Catalan tourists trapped in Ethiopia conflict zone land in Barcelona, 12 days later

Catalan tourists trapped in Ethiopia conflict zone land in Barcelona, 12 days later

Nineteen Spanish citizens, most of them Catalans, were trapped in Ethiopia due to the outbreak of armed hostilities

Malena Ramajo

Monday, 14 of august of 2023 - 22:10

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Mossos police officer assaults man seated on the ground in Catalan town of Olot | VIDEO

Mossos police officer assaults man seated on the ground in Catalan town of Olot | VIDEO

A video shows how three officers approached the man, who seemed to be calling out, and one gave him a colossal slap

Carlos Manzano

Friday, 11 of august of 2023 - 20:01

Spanish train conductor caught having sex in locomotive: cause of yet another 'Rodalies' rail delay

Spanish train conductor caught having sex in locomotive: cause of yet another 'Rodalies' rail delay

Engine driver on R16 train from Tortosa to Barcelona came across surprising scene when he was about to set off

Vicenç Pagès

Thursday, 10 of august of 2023 - 22:46

Under control: the wildfire in Catalonia's northern Portbou area that raged all weekend | IMAGES

Under control: the wildfire in Catalonia's northern Portbou area that raged all weekend | IMAGES

On Sunday night, about thirty fire crews were still at work avoiding flare-ups in a wildfire that burnt almost 600 hectares

Orsolya Gazdagi

Monday, 7 of august of 2023 - 19:15

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Barcelona's Raval neighbourhood pays homage to Shamira, killed by a falling palm tree

Barcelona's Raval neighbourhood pays homage to Shamira, killed by a falling palm tree

Friends of the young trans woman pay tribute to her and accuse the city council of "ignoring residents' complaints"

Malena Ramajo

Friday, 4 of august of 2023 - 21:32

Wanted, Barcelona graverobbers: 162 graves opened, with gold and jewels taken, in Montjuïc cemetery

Wanted, Barcelona graverobbers: 162 graves opened, with gold and jewels taken, in Montjuïc cemetery

Workers at the Barcelona cemetery raised the alarm after noticing that concrete slabs sealing the grave niches had moved

Orsolya Gazdagi

Thursday, 3 of august of 2023 - 22:08

Covid-19 is on the rise again in Catalonia: doctors explain why and call for "common sense"

Covid-19 is on the rise again in Catalonia: doctors explain why and call for "common sense"

The reason for the increase in Covid-19 cases is quite simple: at this time of the year "there is more mobility"

Berto Sagrera

Thursday, 3 of august of 2023 - 21:17

Catalonia's drought reaches emergency level in 22 Alt Empordà towns and two in the Baix Camp

Catalonia's drought reaches emergency level in 22 Alt Empordà towns and two in the Baix Camp

The declaration of a drought emergency means that around 26,000 people will face a series of water restrictions

Judit Pellicer

Wednesday, 2 of august of 2023 - 18:59

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Catalan government blocks a third golf course at Caldes, and the 2031 Ryder Cup looks further away

Catalan government blocks a third golf course at Caldes, and the 2031 Ryder Cup looks further away

Catalonia already has enough golf facilities, says executive, regarding the Cup bid as an "excuse" for property development

Quim Riera Guitart

Tuesday, 1 of august of 2023 - 21:34

Dani Alves, one step away from a trial for sexual assault of a young woman

Dani Alves, one step away from a trial for sexual assault of a young woman

The judge has summoned the Brazilian footballer to appear this Wednesday for final formalities before being sent to trial

Mayte Piulachs

Monday, 31 of july of 2023 - 21:51

Three youngsters, facing 14, 7 and 3 years in prison, denounce mistreatment by Spanish police

Three youngsters, facing 14, 7 and 3 years in prison, denounce mistreatment by Spanish police

The Barcelona Audience court begins trial of three youngsters for disorders in the Urquinaona square protests

Mayte Piulachs

Wednesday, 19 of july of 2023 - 23:33

New historic temperature record in Catalonia: 45.3º C

New historic temperature record in Catalonia: 45.3º C

Temperatures have risen well above 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of Catalonia.

Quim Riera Guitart

Tuesday, 18 of july of 2023 - 21:56

A Catalan priest from the Piarist order sexually abused children in Senegal for years

A Catalan priest from the Piarist order sexually abused children in Senegal for years

The abuse continued from 1980 to 2005, and only now has the Escola Pia in Barcelona accepted the facts and given an apology

Julio Collado

Thursday, 29 of june of 2023 - 22:40

The ticking alarm of a stolen scooter causes a bomb alert in central Barcelona

The ticking alarm of a stolen scooter causes a bomb alert in central Barcelona

For the second day in a row, Barcelona's Plaça de Catalunya station was evacuated, after two different types of false alarms

Tuesday, 27 of june of 2023 - 21:40

Sales of luxury apartments in Barcelona are soaring: €6,350 per square metre

Sales of luxury apartments in Barcelona are soaring: €6,350 per square metre

The economic crisis has not dampened high-end real estate investors, especially foreigners, in buying flats in Barcelona

Núria Casas

Tuesday, 27 of june of 2023 - 20:22

Four bathers go missing on Catalan beach: the viral critique of a bad holiday habit

Four bathers go missing on Catalan beach: the viral critique of a bad holiday habit

Paranormal experts alerted after 'invisible bathers' phenomenon makes Mediterranean beachside groups disappear for hours

Guillem RS

Monday, 26 of june of 2023 - 22:48

MAP | The 140 Catalan "rent stress" municipalities where housing prices will be limited

MAP | The 140 Catalan "rent stress" municipalities where housing prices will be limited

Catalonia moves to apply the new Spanish housing law which was "inspired" by a similar Catalan law, wiped out by the courts

Núria Casas / Laura Cercós

Thursday, 22 of june of 2023 - 23:29

A tunnel that will extend Barcelona's FGC lines from Espanya to Gràcia, via Francesc Macià

A tunnel that will extend Barcelona's FGC lines from Espanya to Gràcia, via Francesc Macià

A €300m contract is awarded for a 4km tunnel and connection stations under the Eixample and Sant Gervasi, due to open by 2030

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 21 of june of 2023 - 23:04

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Barcelona police arrest homeless man after wildfire burns on Montjuïc mountain | VIDEOS

Barcelona police arrest homeless man after wildfire burns on Montjuïc mountain | VIDEOS

Guillem RS

Tuesday, 20 of june of 2023 - 20:05

These are the six black flags on the Catalan coast for summer 2023

These are the six black flags on the Catalan coast for summer 2023

The Black Flags 2023 report exposes 6 of the worst cases of pollution and environmental mismanagement on the Catalan coast

Berto Sagrera

Thursday, 15 of june of 2023 - 00:37

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Montserrat, falling rock zone: another landslide on the Catalan mountain | VIDEO

Montserrat, falling rock zone: another landslide on the Catalan mountain | VIDEO

Intense rain in many parts of Catalonia has caused landslips for the second time in five days

Joan Antoni Guerrero Vall / Berto Sagrera

Tuesday, 13 of june of 2023 - 20:23

Sumar and Podemos sign deal to fight Spain's July 23rd election together

Sumar and Podemos sign deal to fight Spain's July 23rd election together

Yolanda Díaz and Ione Belarra sign the agreement that officializes the Spanish left wing's unity for the general election

Abel Degà

Friday, 9 of june of 2023 - 23:02

Dani Alves "wants to refute" rape complaint, says lawyer, but prosecutors are skeptical

Dani Alves "wants to refute" rape complaint, says lawyer, but prosecutors are skeptical

For the second time, a Barcelona court hears Brazilian footballer's arguments for release from jail till sex case is heard

Mayte Piulachs

Friday, 9 of june of 2023 - 21:56

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Landslide at Montserrat monastery due to heavy rain: a road closed and the hotel evacuated

Landslide at Montserrat monastery due to heavy rain: a road closed and the hotel evacuated

A scare on the emblematic Catalan mountain as rocks tumble from above Montserrat monastery amid heavy rain

Berto Sagrera

Friday, 9 of june of 2023 - 18:46

EU court ruling hits Barcelona's taxis: licenses for mobile app cabs cannot be limited

EU court ruling hits Barcelona's taxis: licenses for mobile app cabs cannot be limited

The European Court of Justice considers that limiting the number of rideshare vehicle licenses is contrary to Union Law

Jordi Palmer

Thursday, 8 of june of 2023 - 21:45

Underage sexual assaults in Badalona: Mossos police meeting to address "preventive" measures

Underage sexual assaults in Badalona: Mossos police meeting to address "preventive" measures

Five serious sexual assaults by young teenage males have taken place in the Catalan city in recent months

Guillem RS

Wednesday, 7 of june of 2023 - 22:32

Man who masturbated on woman at Barça celebration in Plaça Sant Jaume: conditional release

Man who masturbated on woman at Barça celebration in Plaça Sant Jaume: conditional release

Sexual assault took place in a crowded city square, as the Barça women celebrated their Champions League triumph

Carlos Manzano

Tuesday, 6 of june of 2023 - 22:38