Catalonia Today

economy

Copisca earns €100m with sale of subsidiary

The Catalan construction group Copisa has concluded an agreement with the French equity fund Mirova to sell 80% of its subsidiary, Copisa Concessions in an operation that will generate capital gains of...

international

US shuts down Palestine delegation

The US government yesterday took a further step in its change of policy in the Middle East by closing the office of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in Washington. The executive justified the...

society

Grants awarded to five Catalan researchers

The European Research Council (ERC) has distinguished five Catalan researchers with ERC Proof Of Concept grants, which increases the funds that they already received from other European funds. The five...

society

Metro workers call strike for the Mercè

TMB metro employees committee has called partial service shutdowns, two hours per shift, for September 21, 22, 23 and 24 coinciding with the festivities of La Mercè festival. Union sources, say the strike...

Keeping the far right out

The tie between the ruling left-wing and the conservatives complicates the formation of a government; both claim they will not work with the far right

North Korea celebrates its 70th anniversary

North Korea celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding yesterday with a fairly low-profile military parade not transmitted on state media, most probably to avoid possible fallout during the current...

March for Spanish unity

Some 2,000 people attend march for Spanish unity organised by a Basque businessman, Vox and 64 other goups; Mossos control counter-demonstration

international

Boris Johnson lashes out at May again

Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has accused Theresa May of wrapping a ‘suicide vest’ around Britain and handing the detonator to Brussels and condemned May’s handling of the negotiations,...

international

Trump conspired to overthrow Maduro

US President Donald Trump’s government held several secret meetings with military rebels who were planning to overthrow Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, according to The New York Times. The newspaper...