Catalonia Today

Power up 85% in 15 years

Sánchez’s reduction of part of the taxes supposes a saving of only a few euros; consumers, industry and social agencies demand full sector reform

Márquez, as only Márquez can be

Marc Márquez has had a dream weekend in the Aragon Moto GP in Alcanyís, culminating in one of those triumphs only he can pull off. On Thursday the Motorland circuit honoured him by baptizing the 12th...

international

Steve Bannon announces his plans for Europe

Former right-wing Trump advisor Steve Bannon was in Rome over the weekend attempting to convince European ultra-nationalist parties to join together to win in the next elections to the Strasbourg Parliament...

society

Catalonia to receive 3,000 minors this year

Catalonia’s Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Families, Chakir El Homrani, yesterday called for “transparency” from Madrid on the arrival of unaccompanied minors. Homrani remarked that “ words...

Ábalos claims the PP abandoned Catalonia

The Minister of Development and the PSOE’s Secretary of Organization, José Luis Ábalos, speaking yesterday at the PSC’s annual Festa de la Rosa in Gavà, blamed the PP for having “made the state...

justice

Investigation into the origin of Pujol’s fortune

The judge investigating the case of the family fortune of former Generalitat president Jordi Pujol has ordered the police to review the summary of the Grand Tibidabo case which involved fraud by Javier...

international

Far-right second in opinion polls in Germany

The Merkel led coalition government in Germany continues to lose public support with the far-right proving to be the main beneficiary. The Alternative for Germany party (AfD) has overtaken the Social Democrats...

international

Russia planned to help Julian Assange escape

Russian diplomats held secret talks in London last year with people close to Julian Assange in order to decide if they could help him flee the UK, reports The Guardian. A tentative plan was devised that...

municipal politics

Valls stakes his claim to a place in Barcelona’s political scene

What has been one of the worst guarded secrets in Barcelona’s local politics in recent times, will make the light of day next Tuesday. The former French prime minister, Manuel Valls, will officially...