Catalonia Today

politics

Dozens of town councils ignore national holiday as protest

Dozens of Catalan town councils decided yesterday, as in previous years, to ignore the national holiday celebrating Spanish speaking countries by opening as usual and attending the citizens. President...

politics

Guaranteed income to include gender victims

The Catalan parliament unanimously approved a bill yesterday proposed by the PSC that modifies the law on guaranteed minimum incomes which was passed in passed in 2017, to include homeless people, victims...

municipal

City Council chooses tender for memorial

The Barcelona City Council has announced the winner of the tender for the projected memorial space dedicated to the former women’s prison of Les Corts, where 5,000 inmates, opponents to the Franco regime,...

municipal

PDeCAT wants decision for 0-1 memorial

The PDeCAT group wants a street or square in an “emblematic and symbolic” location in Barcelona to be renamed as October 1, in respect to the first anniversary of the celebration of the referendum...

IOC announces Refugee Team for 2020 Olympics

The IOC has decided that an Olympic refugee team will participate in the Tokyo Games, as it did in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The International Olympic Committee wishes to send a message of solidarity and...

international

Man freed after arrest for murder of journalist

A Romanian man who had been detained as part of the investigation into the killing of a Bulgarian journalist in the northern town of Ruse has been freed, police said on Tuesday. The police said a man had...

Mutual support for mental health

The Sant Pau Hospital has set up a mutual assistance programme for people admitted to the acute psychiatry unit and people with mental disorders that have been through the same experience. The programme...

A very uneasy partnership

Torra appeals to the spirit of disobedience of 1-O and the declaration of independence; ERC urges partners to move ahead and shun rhetoric

culture

Catalonia says farewell to its diva

Schubert’s Ave Maria, ’Lcia ch’io pianga’ by Haendel, ’O mio babbino caro’, by Giacomo Puccini, and ’La Vergina Degli Angeli’ by Giuseppe Verdi, all in the voice of Montserrat Caballé,...