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Borràs plays down controversy over her support for protesters at Rambla attack homage

Borràs plays down controversy over her support for protesters at Rambla attack homage

Suspended speaker of the house Laura Borràs defends greeting the protesters who interrupted terror victims' minute of silence

Thursday, 18 of august of 2022 - 19:01

Junts seeks reconsideration of Borràs's suspension as speaker of Catalan chamber

Junts seeks reconsideration of Borràs's suspension as speaker of Catalan chamber

As Catalan Parliament returns from summer break - with leadership of the house in the air - Junts calls for a rethink

Tuesday, 16 of august of 2022 - 18:57

The 8 best natural parks in Catalonia for a summer escape from Barcelona

The 8 best natural parks in Catalonia for a summer escape from Barcelona

Eight of Catalonia's best parks to escape the city for a while and enjoy nature in all its glory

Friday, 12 of august of 2022 - 22:59

No delays, no changes: Spain's energy savings measures start on Wednesday

No delays, no changes: Spain's energy savings measures start on Wednesday

Air conditioning limits and other measures will apply from Wednesday, August 10th, in spite of Catalonia's request to delay

Monday, 8 of august of 2022 - 18:50

Junts MP Cuevillas says party won't substitute Borràs as speaker, as ERC demands

Junts MP Cuevillas says party won't substitute Borràs as speaker, as ERC demands

Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas says that replacing the suspended Borràs as speaker "would whitewash an exceptional situation"

Friday, 5 of august of 2022 - 21:21

Two years since Juan Carlos I exited to Abu Dhabi: flight without a definitive return

Two years since Juan Carlos I exited to Abu Dhabi: flight without a definitive return

Living in the UAE since 2020, the controversial former Spanish king has announced that he won't return permanently to Spain

Wednesday, 3 of august of 2022 - 20:48

New victory for Josep Costa in Bureau trial: a second judge is recused

New victory for Josep Costa in Bureau trial: a second judge is recused

Former deputy speaker of Catalan Parliament achieves second recusal of judge from disobedience case

Wednesday, 3 of august of 2022 - 18:23

All of the energy-saving measures decreed by the Spanish government

All of the energy-saving measures decreed by the Spanish government

The minimum air-con temperature of 27 C is just one of a series of measures decreed in Spain to reduce energy consumption

Tuesday, 2 of august of 2022 - 22:32

Spanish government spokesperson refuses to let Podemos minister answer on Melilla

Spanish government spokesperson refuses to let Podemos minister answer on Melilla

PSOE minister Rodríguez answers all questions on the Melilla migrant deaths, even those addressed to Podemos' Irene Montero

Monday, 27 of june of 2022 - 19:12

EasyJet and Ryanair cabin crew strikes will hit flights at Barcelona and other airports

EasyJet and Ryanair cabin crew strikes will hit flights at Barcelona and other airports

Strike action in July by EasyJet staff at Barcelona, Malaga and Palma comes in addition to Ryanair action from June 24th

Tuesday, 21 of june of 2022 - 20:17

Spanish Olympic Committee rules out making any 2030 Winter Games bid

Spanish Olympic Committee rules out making any 2030 Winter Games bid

Olympic body chaired by Alejandro Blanco opens the door to a solo candidacy by Catalonia for the 2034 Games

Monday, 20 of june of 2022 - 19:00

Temperatures of 40C and no drinking water: pollution drama affects 30 Catalan villages

Temperatures of 40C and no drinking water: pollution drama affects 30 Catalan villages

Pesticide in water supply of villages in Lleida province means that residents have to fill up bottles when tanker visits

Wednesday, 15 of june of 2022 - 21:43

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Vilagrà pressures Spanish Olympic Committee to consider an all-Catalan games bid

Vilagrà pressures Spanish Olympic Committee to consider an all-Catalan games bid

The Catalan minister believes that the option of a joint candidacy with Aragón has reached a "point of no return"

Wednesday, 15 of june of 2022 - 18:47

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COE will choose either Catalonia or Aragon, if there's no joint Olympic bid

COE will choose either Catalonia or Aragon, if there's no joint Olympic bid

Spanish Olympic Committee head Alejandro Blanco assures that he will continue to work for the joint candidacy

Tuesday, 31 of may of 2022 - 22:52

EU court returns interim immunity as MEPs to Puigdemont, Comín and Ponsatí

EU court returns interim immunity as MEPs to Puigdemont, Comín and Ponsatí

European Court of Justice notes that fact that MEPs haven't been arrested so far "does not mean that they cannot be arrested"

Tuesday, 24 of may of 2022 - 20:48

CIS Poll: 'Feijóo effect' endures in Spain as PP close the gap behind PSOE to 1.6%

CIS Poll: 'Feijóo effect' endures in Spain as PP close the gap behind PSOE to 1.6%

Feijóo's revival of PP support does not affect far-right Vox, who also gain, while Unidas Podemos loses support

Thursday, 19 of may of 2022 - 23:04

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The PP's "plurinational Spain" fails to last 24 hours: "It isn't and it won't be"

The PP's "plurinational Spain" fails to last 24 hours: "It isn't and it won't be"

Tuesday, 17 of may of 2022 - 22:56

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Spanish PM and defence minister were also spied on with Pegasus, says government

Spanish PM and defence minister were also spied on with Pegasus, says government

Discovery of "external" hacking of Spanish leaders' phones follows revelations of mass espionage centred on Catalonia

Monday, 2 of may of 2022 - 11:49

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Brussels calls on Spain to investigate CatalanGate: "Unacceptable"

Brussels calls on Spain to investigate CatalanGate: "Unacceptable"

The European Commission "expects that the national authorities will examine this in order to restore confidence"

Tuesday, 19 of april of 2022 - 19:46

71% of Catalan independence supporters would take part in civil disobedience

71% of Catalan independence supporters would take part in civil disobedience

Survey by Catalonia Global Institute reveals that huge numbers would take part in peaceful civil disobedience campaigns

Monday, 11 of april of 2022 - 22:38

Smoking to be banned on all Barcelona beaches from this summer

Smoking to be banned on all Barcelona beaches from this summer

Following last year's pilot test, all ten beaches in Barcelona will be smokefree spaces starting in July 2022

Friday, 8 of april of 2022 - 20:54

Maxam, the Spanish explosives firm named by Zelensky and "seized" by Putin

Maxam, the Spanish explosives firm named by Zelensky and "seized" by Putin

The firm, close to the Spanish establishment and a world leader in the explosives market, has nine subsidiaries in Russia

Thursday, 7 of april of 2022 - 20:57

The war, seen via TikTok: from bomb-shelter jokes to the killing of her brother

The war, seen via TikTok: from bomb-shelter jokes to the killing of her brother

Photographer Valeria Shashenok has been narrating the war on TikTok with sympathy and humour

Monday, 4 of april of 2022 - 22:58

Spain's COE approves 2030 Winter Games bid, despite absence of co-host Aragon

Spain's COE approves 2030 Winter Games bid, despite absence of co-host Aragon

Spanish Olympic Committee, central government and Catalan executive signed the bid - but upset co-host Aragon stayed away

Friday, 1 of april of 2022 - 20:28

Council of Europe highlights Spain's failures in fight against corruption

Council of Europe highlights Spain's failures in fight against corruption

Greco report states the Spain has not fully complied with any of the 19 recommendations on corruption it made in 2019

Tuesday, 29 of march of 2022 - 21:58

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The man who wasn't there: how Mallorcan rapper Valtònyc went into exile

The man who wasn't there: how Mallorcan rapper Valtònyc went into exile

Musician convicted for his lyrics tells how he put the Spanish Civil Guard off the scent in order to leave the country

Wednesday, 23 of february of 2022 - 22:25

Spain is now a 'flawed democracy', according to 'The Economist's ranking

Spain is now a 'flawed democracy', according to 'The Economist's ranking

EIU index says Spain has fallen from top category of democratic states, with problems of judicial independence as a factor

Thursday, 10 of february of 2022 - 19:44

Sixth wave slows down in Catalonia, as Covid passport and restrictions disappear

Sixth wave slows down in Catalonia, as Covid passport and restrictions disappear

Case numbers in omicron wave appear to have peaked, as Catalonia dispenses with need to show Covid passport in restaurants

Saturday, 29 of january of 2022 - 00:00

Jail terms for two Madrid youths who protested against Catalan referendum violence

Jail terms for two Madrid youths who protested against Catalan referendum violence

Two of the six Madrid protesters arrested over pro-referendum rally are sentenced to 3 years and 8 months' jail

Wednesday, 26 of january of 2022 - 21:34

Antigen tests will cost a maximum of 2.94 euros

Antigen tests will cost a maximum of 2.94 euros

Until now, test prices were much higher in Spain than in the rest of Europe.

Thursday, 13 of january of 2022 - 22:54

National Pact for Catalan Language is underway, PSC joins the agreement

National Pact for Catalan Language is underway, PSC joins the agreement

Catalan minister Natàlia Garriga assures they extend "a hand and are willing to include everyone" in the pact

Wednesday, 12 of january of 2022 - 23:06

Villarejo insists on linking the Spanish state to 2017 terror attacks on Catalonia

Villarejo insists on linking the Spanish state to 2017 terror attacks on Catalonia

Villarejo assured that he has evidence of his statements in his files, which are kept secret

Wednesday, 12 of january of 2022 - 19:13

The number of lawyers rejecting the anti-Catalan manifesto doubles: over 500

The number of lawyers rejecting the anti-Catalan manifesto doubles: over 500

The expressed their "profound rejection of a strictly political statement aligned with Spanish ultranationalist theses".

Thursday, 30 of december of 2021 - 21:03

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Catalan ministry of health celebrates vaccination success one year later

Catalan ministry of health celebrates vaccination success one year later

One year after the first covid vaccine was inoculated, the Catalan ministry of health has already injected 13 million doses.

Monday, 27 of december of 2021 - 20:41

The 3 Kings can come, despite Covid: January 5th parades in Catalonia to go ahead

The 3 Kings can come, despite Covid: January 5th parades in Catalonia to go ahead

Covid rules should permit the traditional family-oriented parades to continue

Friday, 24 of december of 2021 - 20:54

Alarming rise in sexual attacks by groups of men noted by Barcelona hospital

Alarming rise in sexual attacks by groups of men noted by Barcelona hospital

Friday, 26 of november of 2021 - 22:59

Catalonia suspends new Covid passport uses while technical problems are solved

Catalonia suspends new Covid passport uses while technical problems are solved

Friday, 26 of november of 2021 - 20:37

The slowest recovery: Spain's economic forecasts are cut back by EU executive

The slowest recovery: Spain's economic forecasts are cut back by EU executive

Thursday, 11 of november of 2021 - 22:28

Stolen in armed heist: Pujol family's computers and phones that judge had confiscated

Stolen in armed heist: Pujol family's computers and phones that judge had confiscated

Thursday, 11 of november of 2021 - 21:16

Foam bullet fired by Mossos police caused youth to lose eye in 2019 protest

Foam bullet fired by Mossos police caused youth to lose eye in 2019 protest

Thursday, 4 of november of 2021 - 22:01

Catalan foreign minister Alsina at the UN: "The Spanish repression continues"

Catalan foreign minister Alsina at the UN: "The Spanish repression continues"

Friday, 29 of october of 2021 - 20:54

La Palma volcano's lava tongue reclaiming land from ocean along a quarter-mile front

La Palma volcano's lava tongue reclaiming land from ocean along a quarter-mile front

Wednesday, 29 of september of 2021 - 22:05

High Court of Catalonia gives Catalan government 48h to defend night-life restrictions

High Court of Catalonia gives Catalan government 48h to defend night-life restrictions

Friday, 27 of august of 2021 - 19:00

Aragonès warns that Catalan government will face dialogue with "maximum political ambition"

Aragonès warns that Catalan government will face dialogue with "maximum political ambition"

Monday, 23 of august of 2021 - 19:05

Spanish interior ministry denies ordering deportation of Moroccan minors

Spanish interior ministry denies ordering deportation of Moroccan minors

Wednesday, 18 of august of 2021 - 23:07

Vaccines reduce Covid deaths of care home residents by 95%, says Catalan-Oxford study

Vaccines reduce Covid deaths of care home residents by 95%, says Catalan-Oxford study

Wednesday, 18 of august of 2021 - 22:25

Victims of 2017 Rambla terrorist attack "abandoned", with only 22% compensated

Victims of 2017 Rambla terrorist attack "abandoned", with only 22% compensated

Tuesday, 17 of august of 2021 - 21:24

Court rulings on Catalan schools reiterate demand for 25% Castilian language

Court rulings on Catalan schools reiterate demand for 25% Castilian language

Wednesday, 11 of august of 2021 - 22:37