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Thyssen Museum, finalizing details of its entry into Barcelona at the Cinemes Comèdia

Thyssen Museum, finalizing details of its entry into Barcelona at the Cinemes Comèdia

Stoneweg is negotiating this cultural project with Baroness Thyssen and the owners of the central Passeig de Gràcia site

Josep Maria Casas

Thursday, 9 of may of 2024 - 22:46

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Barcelona's Park Güell:  the July 1st change for tourists that is intended to benefit residents

Barcelona's Park Güell: the July 1st change for tourists that is intended to benefit residents

Online-only ticket sales are part of a mobility action plan in Barcelona's La Salut neighbourhood, home to the Gaudí park

Jordi Palmer

Friday, 19 of april of 2024 - 19:07

Catalonia's drought: the rule change allowing "climate shelter" swimming pools to remain in use

Catalonia's drought: the rule change allowing "climate shelter" swimming pools to remain in use

Catalan government introduces water use maximums for tourist accommodation that match local residents' levels

Alba Solé Ingla

Tuesday, 16 of april of 2024 - 22:46

Residents and restaurants clash in Barcelona over bar terrace regulations

Residents and restaurants clash in Barcelona over bar terrace regulations

Residents' body FAVB calls for review of terrace rules and Restaurants Guild accuses them of an “anti-terrace obsession”

Jordi Palmer

Monday, 15 of april of 2024 - 23:10

No valid visas: the 69 Bolivian cruise passengers in Barcelona disembark to begin deportation process

No valid visas: the 69 Bolivian cruise passengers in Barcelona disembark to begin deportation process

The MSC cruise continues its route after the Bolivians without valid visas were transferred to another ship in Barcelona port

Nura Portella

Thursday, 4 of april of 2024 - 19:01

Cruise ship held in Barcelona with 1,500 on board due to presence of 69 Bolivians without valid visas

Cruise ship held in Barcelona with 1,500 on board due to presence of 69 Bolivians without valid visas

Bolivian authorities assert that the cruise company failed in duty to check documents and must provide an immediate solution

El Nacional

Wednesday, 3 of april of 2024 - 20:13

Barcelona-Asia: one million passengers have no direct flight

Barcelona-Asia: one million passengers have no direct flight

José Antich

Wednesday, 21 of february of 2024 - 17:42

After 35 years in Catalonia, Spain's Formula 1 Grand Prix is to move to Madrid in 2026

After 35 years in Catalonia, Spain's Formula 1 Grand Prix is to move to Madrid in 2026

Madrid's deal to hold Formula 1 from 2026 to 2035 at the IFEMA circuit places a question mark over the sport in Catalonia

Robert Marsà

Tuesday, 23 of january of 2024 - 22:34

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A 420,000 euro fine for Barcelona property owner who illegally rented flats to tourists

A 420,000 euro fine for Barcelona property owner who illegally rented flats to tourists

A Ciutat Vella building owner has rented out flats illegally to tourists for years, with alleged legal tenants in the middle

Jordi Palmer

Tuesday, 2 of january of 2024 - 21:50

Catalonia puts the handbrake on tourist housing: prior planning licences will be required

Catalonia puts the handbrake on tourist housing: prior planning licences will be required

In 262 Catalan municipalities, owners will need prior planning permission to use housing as tourist accommodation

Jordi Palmer

Tuesday, 7 of november of 2023 - 23:16

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

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

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

Day trip to Girona: everything you need to know

Day trip to Girona: everything you need to know

Girona is one of the most wonderfully historic and unique cities in Catalonia

Evy Lewis

Friday, 25 of august of 2023 - 05:30

Visiting Barcelona's Gothic Quarter: history, landmarks, and more

Visiting Barcelona's Gothic Quarter: history, landmarks, and more

Everything you need to know to visit Barcelona's oldest and most iconic neighbourhood

Evy Lewis

Saturday, 19 of august of 2023 - 05:30

Barcelona in film: 6 great movies set in Barcelona

Barcelona in film: 6 great movies set in Barcelona

Whether you're planning to visit Barcelona or experience it from afar, film is a wonderful way to get a sense of the city.

Evy Lewis

Thursday, 17 of august of 2023 - 05:30

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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

Best souvenirs from Barcelona: 5 best mementos to remember the city

Best souvenirs from Barcelona: 5 best mementos to remember the city

Barcelona has many cultural icons unique to the city that perfectly represent it

Jackson Valenti

Saturday, 12 of august of 2023 - 05:30

What to wear in Barcelona for summer 2023: these are the clothes you should bring

What to wear in Barcelona for summer 2023: these are the clothes you should bring

Heading to Catalonia for vacation? What's best to wear to fit in and beat the heat?

Evy Lewis

Thursday, 10 of august of 2023 - 05:30

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

Jumping the fence to the 'Bunkers' is "occasional and sporadic", says Barcelona council

Jumping the fence to the 'Bunkers' is "occasional and sporadic", says Barcelona council

Two weeks after night access to the city lookout point on Turò de la Rovira was closed off, the council says it's working

Jordi Palmer

Thursday, 18 of may of 2023 - 22:36

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Ada Colau now proposes to revoke licenses for tourist flats and souvenir shops

Ada Colau now proposes to revoke licenses for tourist flats and souvenir shops

Ahead of the start of the election campaign, the mayor puts the spotlight on the negative impact of tourism on Barcelona

Jordi Palmer

Monday, 8 of may of 2023 - 21:50

What Barcelona tourists need to know about the "Carmel Bunkers"

What Barcelona tourists need to know about the "Carmel Bunkers"

Overnight closing from 7:30pm till 9am is now the rule for the summit area of Turó de la Rovira (the "Bunkers")

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 3 of may of 2023 - 19:51

Catalan climate minister proposes water restrictions for hotels due to drought

Catalan climate minister proposes water restrictions for hotels due to drought

Teresa Jordà says responsibility for saving water must be shared and is confident that hoteliers will play their part

Jordi Martín

Friday, 28 of april of 2023 - 19:58

The Obamas and Steven Spielberg in Barcelona: city sightseeing before Springsteen concert

The Obamas and Steven Spielberg in Barcelona: city sightseeing before Springsteen concert

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and Steven Spielberg visit Barcelona ahead of the Bruce Springsteen concert this Friday

Joan Tardà Fernández

Friday, 28 of april of 2023 - 18:30

5 best rooftop bars in Barcelona for an unforgettable drinking experience

5 best rooftop bars in Barcelona for an unforgettable drinking experience

Enjoy a refreshing cocktail with incredible views overlooking the entire Barcelona skyline at these rooftop bars

Madison Meyers

Saturday, 15 of april of 2023 - 05:30

What should we call them: the pillboxes of Turó de la Rovira, or the Carmel bunkers?

What should we call them: the pillboxes of Turó de la Rovira, or the Carmel bunkers?

The situation at the top of Turó de la Rovira has become explosive because it has become an overly popular tourist attraction

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 5 of april of 2023 - 00:44

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9 Catalan expressions to learn before coming to Barcelona

9 Catalan expressions to learn before coming to Barcelona

Learn some unique Catalan expressions that are very popular in Barcelona and how to use them correctly

Madison Meyers

Tuesday, 7 of march of 2023 - 21:21

Do you tip in Barcelona?: learn how to tip in restaurants, hotels, taxis and more

Do you tip in Barcelona?: learn how to tip in restaurants, hotels, taxis and more

Follow this tipping guide, breaking down the basics of where, when and how much to tip in Barcelona

Madison Meyers

Friday, 3 of march of 2023 - 18:35

Fira, the prize for successful management

Fira, the prize for successful management

José Antich

Monday, 13 of february of 2023 - 17:35

Limits on restaurant sector in Barcelona's Eixample divide the Colau-Collboni council

Limits on restaurant sector in Barcelona's Eixample divide the Colau-Collboni council

The Socialists want to limit most severe restrictions to just 11 streets but BComú defends much wider application

Jordi Palmer

Tuesday, 17 of january of 2023 - 22:46

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

Nura Portella

Friday, 12 of august of 2022 - 22:59

Ten Barcelona lookout points (off the tourist trails)

Ten Barcelona lookout points (off the tourist trails)

For those who want to look down at the city of Barcelona from on high, the options are far wider than you might think

Jordi Palmer

Wednesday, 10 of august of 2022 - 21:31

Why a German newspaper says Spain is among the 10 poorest countries in the EU

Why a German newspaper says Spain is among the 10 poorest countries in the EU

Business daily Handelsblatt doubts that Spanish tourism can lift up the economy after the pandemic

Lluís Bou

Wednesday, 10 of august of 2022 - 20:01

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Catalonia is to ban pedicabs before the end of the year

Catalonia is to ban pedicabs before the end of the year

The peddle-powered three-wheelers are to be removed from the taxi law and the penalties for non-compliance will be increased

Wednesday, 3 of august of 2022 - 22:01

MAP | Needle spiking in Catalonia's dance clubs: where have cases been reported?

MAP | Needle spiking in Catalonia's dance clubs: where have cases been reported?

Over 20 needle attacks have occurred in Catalonia nightclubs - but no traces of drugs or sexual attacks are reported

Guillem RS

Monday, 1 of august of 2022 - 23:45

Lufthansa strike in Germany causes 22 flight cancellations at Barcelona's El Prat

Lufthansa strike in Germany causes 22 flight cancellations at Barcelona's El Prat

Strike by German airline's ground staff brings further airport disruption in Spain on top of Ryanair and Easyjet staff action

El Nacional

Wednesday, 27 of july of 2022 - 22:42

Ryanair cancels 11 flights through Barcelona as cabin crew strike action goes on

Ryanair cancels 11 flights through Barcelona as cabin crew strike action goes on

Strike action by both Ryanair and Easyjet cabin crews will affect Spanish flights this weekend after failure of mediation

El Nacional / ACN

Thursday, 30 of june of 2022 - 20:53

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

Nura Portella

Tuesday, 21 of june of 2022 - 20:17