Catalonia Today

Òmnium calls for dialogue with the State

Following the police repression in Spain and claims that Catalan society was divided by the independence question, Òmnium Cultural has turned its priority into the defence of coexistence and social cohesion...

spain

Rajoy gives up seat before PP congress

Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy yesterday resigned as MP for Madrid. Rajoy resigned as parliamentary leader following the no confidence vote by the PSOE’s Pedro Sánchez two weeks ago and...

society

Court’s express eviction ruling angers the people of Cornellà

“We do not understand why there is such a hurry.” This was how the Deputy Mayor of Cornallà, Montserrat Pérez, yesterday referred to the speed with which the court authorised the eviction of a couple...

Relocation moving at a snail’s pace

Central government will not consider relocation of the Catalan prisoners until Llarena has ended investigations

society

Vilanova’s port uplift arrives with 15 year delay

Vilanova i la Geltrú has inaugurated the reformed plaça del Port, the second-to-last step in a project of the remodelling of the seafront first mooted more than 15 years ago. The project involved removing...

culture

Terassa’s modernist festival a popular event

Terrassa’s Modernist Fair, which took place from 11 to 13 May, saw over 24% of the visitors hail from outside the co-capital of the Vallès Occidental, and 96% say that most likely they will visit the...

international

Proposal to split California into three states

Voters in the state of California, touted as having an economy larger than most countries, could decide whether to support a plan calling for the Golden State to be split into three separate states. The...

international

Interest rates to rise with higher inflation

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, a move that was widely expected but still marked a milestone in the U.S. central bank’s shift from policies used to battle the 2007-2009 financial...

society

Mattioli, new dean of College of Psychologists

The doctor in psychology from the University of Barcelona Guillermo Mattioli is the new dean of the Official College of Psychology of Catalonia (COPC) after his candidacy won the elections to the governing...