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Catalonia News & Information


Politics Wed, Apr 11, 2018

Spanish ambassador in Germany slams Catalunya pro...

SPAIN'S ambassador in Germany says the Catalunya independence issue is 'not a conflict between Madrid and Barcelona', but 'a problem amongst the . Victoria Morera says the pro-independence campaigners do...

Transport Sat, Apr 7, 2018

'Polluting' motorcycles will be banned from central...

MOTORBIKES, scooters and mopeds which cause the most air pollution will be banned from Barcelona city centre by the end of this year between 07.00 and 20.00 on working days, the council has announced. The move, which...

Economy Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Barcelona to launch own local currency

BARCELONA is set to launch its own currency next month – the REC, which residents can spend in 10 neighbourhoods at first and which may spread to more areas of the metropolitan zone. The aim is to promote local trade...

Politics Thu, Apr 5, 2018

Puigdemont released from German prison

FORMER Catalunya regional president Carles Puigdemont has been granted bail by a German judge and has now been freed. The Territorial Court of Schleswig-Holstein, close to the Danish border where Puigdemont was arrested...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Apr 4, 2018

Barcelona hotel evacuated due to air-con fire

A DRAMATIC blaze at a hotel near Barcelona's Sants station forced emergency services to evacuate the entire building at midday today (Wednesday), but nobody was hurt. The inferno broke out at around 12.50 on the top...

Tech & Science Sun, Apr 1, 2018

Another cancer research breakthrough for Spain

SCIENTISTS at Catalunya's Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS have found out why the most aggressive form of malignant brain tumours resist radiotherapy. In the latest ground-breaking research by oncology investigators in...