Catalonia Today

Tajani’s EU role at risk after Mussolini remarks

Making light of fascism in European politics clearly still comes at a serious cost. Antonio Tajani, the Italian currently presiding over the EuroChamber, was embarrassed yesterday by the reactions to his...

Yellow ribbon controversy

Ciudadanos threatens Torra with judicial moves regarding yellow ribbons as hooded thugs continue to remove them by night

FRANCE

French NGOs in court over climate change

Four French NGOs took the French government to court yesterday over what they deem “inaction” with regards to obligations on climate change. Greenpeace France, The Nicola Hulot Foundation, Notre Affaire...

HEALTH

Pioneeering laser surgery for epilepsy

The Hospital del Mar has become the first in the country to undertake laser surgery for the treatment of epilepsy and brain tumours. The technique is especially useful for accessing regions where traditional...

culture

Rare Dalí painting goes on show in Púbol museum

The Gala Dalí Foundation in Púbol recently acquired a rare painting by Salvador Dalí. “The Landscape of Cadaqués”, will go on display from today at the castle museum, and was made in 1923. Montse...

POINT MADE

Flag bias

If all symbols which could be considered partisan must be removed from government buildings during the campaign, the Spanish flag ought to be removed from the facade of the Generalitat. Unionism associates...

Only 30% of applicants receive income support

The minister of labour, social affairs and families, Chakir el Homrani, acknowledged yesterday that the guaranteed income for citizens (RGC in Catalan) is granted to only 30% of those who request it.He...

Asbestosis smoke screen

Rafael Rubio has worked in underground train maintenance for years for TMB

TMB denies responsibility for any serious asbestos related illnesses

Exiled president challenges State

Puigdemont announces that if elected on 26-M, he will enjoy immunity and could return to Catalonia