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Barcelona's Parc de la Ciutadella recovers its Hivernacle, 14 years later

Barcelona's Parc de la Ciutadella recovers its Hivernacle, 14 years later

City's 'modernista' wintergarden forms the first piece of a new research and innovation cluster: the Ciutadella Knowledge Hub

Ketty Calatayud

Monday, 18 of december of 2023 - 23:11

Barcelona, where it's unsafe to walk with a phone in your hand: city police warn of theft danger

Barcelona, where it's unsafe to walk with a phone in your hand: city police warn of theft danger

Police warn that Barcelona thieves target people carrying phones in hands to take photos, message or use GPS functions

Guillem RS

Monday, 11 of december of 2023 - 23:22

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The six-hour eviction at El Kubo and La Ruïna, squatter houses in uptown Barcelona | VIDEO

The six-hour eviction at El Kubo and La Ruïna, squatter houses in uptown Barcelona | VIDEO

More than 300 Mossos agents took part in the eviction of two squatter buildings in Barcelona's well-to-do Bonanova district

Guillem RS

Thursday, 30 of november of 2023 - 22:13

Barcelona's T-Mobilitat transport pass: five key questions answered

Barcelona's T-Mobilitat transport pass: five key questions answered

Barcelona's cardboard T-Mobilitat pass is now being phased in, and as physical cards the T-Casual and T-Usual are phasing out

Jordi Palmer / El Nacional

Tuesday, 28 of november of 2023 - 18:41

Israel-Palestine: the foreign ministers of the Mediterranean opt for the creation of two states

Israel-Palestine: the foreign ministers of the Mediterranean opt for the creation of two states

Mediterranean foreign ministers commit to the creation of two states to resolve the conflict

Anna Solé Sans

Monday, 27 of november of 2023 - 18:52

7 years' jail for youth who injured police with firecracker at Catalan pro-independence protest

7 years' jail for youth who injured police with firecracker at Catalan pro-independence protest

Barcelona court orders long jail sentence for actions in 2019 protest against Catalan leaders' long jail sentences

Mayte Piulachs

Friday, 24 of november of 2023 - 20:33

21 Barcelona judges join the Spanish judicial front in opposition to the amnesty

21 Barcelona judges join the Spanish judicial front in opposition to the amnesty

The investigating judges add their signatures to the statement affirming that the amnesty threatens judicial independence

Joan Antoni Guerrero Vall

Thursday, 16 of november of 2023 - 22:09

The tragedy of Ukraine, the Iranian protests: World Press Photo 2023 comes to Barcelona

The tragedy of Ukraine, the Iranian protests: World Press Photo 2023 comes to Barcelona

The itinerant exhibition of photojournalism award winners will be at the CCCB from November 10th to December 17th

Marta Gambín

Friday, 10 of november of 2023 - 23:09

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Fire in a shanty town near Barcelona: no casualties, but a reminder of how some live in 2023

Fire in a shanty town near Barcelona: no casualties, but a reminder of how some live in 2023

Guillem RS

Friday, 3 of november of 2023 - 21:12

10 music documentaries to see at Barcelona's In-Edit Festival

10 music documentaries to see at Barcelona's In-Edit Festival

The film festival of music documentaries will be held in Barcelona from October 26th to November 5th with sixty productions

Marta Gambín

Wednesday, 25 of october of 2023 - 23:07

The Catalan capital's most architectural weekend is back: 48H Open House Barcelona

The Catalan capital's most architectural weekend is back: 48H Open House Barcelona

Almost 200 emblematic buildings and spaces in and around Barcelona open their doors for free visits this weekend

Júlia Peñascal

Friday, 20 of october of 2023 - 19:37

Barcelona, equidistant under Collboni: pro-Israel motion passed, pro-Palestine petition accepted

Barcelona, equidistant under Collboni: pro-Israel motion passed, pro-Palestine petition accepted

The majority of a Barcelona city council committee showed support for Israel despite the contrary vote of BComú and ERC

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 18 of october of 2023 - 21:58

Carrer Jonqueres, the green axis that no-one was expecting

Carrer Jonqueres, the green axis that no-one was expecting

The reconstruction of Barcelona's Via Laietana changes a choked-up urban dragstrip into a surprisingly peaceful street

Jordi Palmer

Tuesday, 10 of october of 2023 - 05:30

A Sagrada Família progress report: what's finished, what's pending, and what about that staircase?

A Sagrada Família progress report: what's finished, what's pending, and what about that staircase?

The Barcelona 'modernista' temple does not have a defined completion date, but construction is now advancing rapidly

Jordi Palmer

Saturday, 7 of october of 2023 - 00:21

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

Speculation in the Eixample? Barcelona's Superblocks cause housing prices to shoot up

Speculation in the Eixample? Barcelona's Superblocks cause housing prices to shoot up

Renting a flat on Carrer Consell de Cent can cost double the amount you'd pay for a similar one on the next block up

Núria Casas

Tuesday, 3 of october of 2023 - 23:17

Enormous eagle takes its place above the Sagrada Família, as the Evangelist John tower is finished

Enormous eagle takes its place above the Sagrada Família, as the Evangelist John tower is finished

With the placement of the symbol that identifies Saint John, the ensemble of the evangelists' towers is completed

Jordi Palmer

Thursday, 28 of september of 2023 - 23:22

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The Sagrada Família tops off the third of its Evangelist towers: that of Matthew | VIDEO

The Sagrada Família tops off the third of its Evangelist towers: that of Matthew | VIDEO

This same week, the final Evangelist tower, that of John, will also be finished, with a lighting up ceremony on November 12th

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 27 of september of 2023 - 22:09

Rosalía, Daft Punk or Chic: the Sónar-created soundtrack to the Pyromusical at Barcelona's La Mercè

Rosalía, Daft Punk or Chic: the Sónar-created soundtrack to the Pyromusical at Barcelona's La Mercè

Barcelona's 'festa major' closes on Monday 25th with the fireworks and music spectacle, this year selected by the Sónar team

Marta Gambín

Friday, 22 of september of 2023 - 13:51

Reversal in the Chamber of Commerce

Reversal in the Chamber of Commerce

José Antich

Thursday, 21 of september of 2023 - 17:13

La Mercè 2023: all the information on Barcelona's 'festa major'

La Mercè 2023: all the information on Barcelona's 'festa major'

From concerts to 'castellers', here's our guide to Barcelona's La Mercè 2023 festivities, from September 22nd to 25th

Aida Triviño

Monday, 18 of september of 2023 - 17:38

Barcelona superblock complainant softens on bringing back asphalt in return for council dialogue

Barcelona superblock complainant softens on bringing back asphalt in return for council dialogue

Group who won Green Axis case calls on Jaume Collboni's Barcelona council to leave behind "the sectarianism of Colau"

Jordi Palmer

Friday, 8 of september of 2023 - 20:58

The scams of Colau, after Colau

The scams of Colau, after Colau

José Antich

Friday, 8 of september of 2023 - 17:24

Barcelona court rules against city's pedestrianized 'superblock', ordering a return to traffic lanes

Barcelona court rules against city's pedestrianized 'superblock', ordering a return to traffic lanes

Judge rules that the controversial Eixample district rebuild under ex-mayor Colau did not follow the proper planning process

Jordi Palmer

Thursday, 7 of september of 2023 - 19:44

Barcelona re-establishes twin city relations with Tel Aviv, suspended by Colau

Barcelona re-establishes twin city relations with Tel Aviv, suspended by Colau

Collboni is preparing his first international trip, to Palestine, which will take place this year

Jordi Palmer

Friday, 1 of september of 2023 - 20:33

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

Mayor Collboni embraces a Barcelona of big events: cycling's Vuelta and yachting's America's Cup

Mayor Collboni embraces a Barcelona of big events: cycling's Vuelta and yachting's America's Cup

Jaume Collboni gave a welcome to the two competitions, whose organizers lavish praise on the city setting

Nura Portella

Friday, 25 of august of 2023 - 23:53

Pep Guardiola's demand over Catalonia's 2017 terror attacks: "We want to know the truth"

Pep Guardiola's demand over Catalonia's 2017 terror attacks: "We want to know the truth"

The Catalan football coach is critical of the authorities on the terror attack's anniversary: "Shame. That's what I feel"

Berto Sagrera

Thursday, 17 of august of 2023 - 19:29

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

Barcelona's 'top manta' street sellers denounce a return to "brutal" police persecution

Barcelona's 'top manta' street sellers denounce a return to "brutal" police persecution

City council law and order head, Albert Batlle, defends the "pressure" but says it has been "continuous since 2019"

ACN

Friday, 11 of august of 2023 - 21:28

Festes de Gràcia 2023: all the details of Barcelona's most wonderful street parties

Festes de Gràcia 2023: all the details of Barcelona's most wonderful street parties

The uptown district of Gràcia begins its annual summer 'festa major' on August 15th. Here's our guide.

Aida Triviño

Thursday, 10 of august of 2023 - 05:30

Barcelona en Comú criticises mayor Collboni for "dismantling" the pacification of Carrer Pelai

Barcelona en Comú criticises mayor Collboni for "dismantling" the pacification of Carrer Pelai

Janet Sanz considers the change, increasing parking and loading spaces, to be a "backward move" for Barcelona's city model

Tuesday, 8 of august of 2023 - 19:06

Colau sends the bill to Collboni

Colau sends the bill to Collboni

José Antich

Monday, 7 of august of 2023 - 17:14

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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

Collboni moves to apply the housing law in Barcelona: "We'll be the first to do it in Spain"

Collboni moves to apply the housing law in Barcelona: "We'll be the first to do it in Spain"

Mayor signs decree to declare Barcelona a 'stressed housing market'

Jordi Palmer

Thursday, 29 of june of 2023 - 20:31

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

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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Europe's best restaurant is in Barcelona: 'Disfrutar', second on The World's Best 50 list

Europe's best restaurant is in Barcelona: 'Disfrutar', second on The World's Best 50 list

The restaurant in Barcelona's Eixample started by three former colleagues of 'El Bulli', voted as number two in the world

Jordi Tubella

Wednesday, 21 of june of 2023 - 22:01

Tel Aviv's mayor asks new Barcelona leader Jaume Collboni to reestablish twin city ties

Tel Aviv's mayor asks new Barcelona leader Jaume Collboni to reestablish twin city ties

Collboni's PSC opposed breaking off ties with the Israeli city, which then-mayor Ada Colau approved by decree

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 21 of june of 2023 - 20:57