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justice

Rajoy; indications of illegal cash payouts

The Chief Inspector of the Economic and Financial Crimes Unit (UDEFA) of the National Police, Manuel Morocho said on Monday that Mariano Rajoy and top PP regional general secretaries had received “or...

international

Welsh minister commits suicide over harrasment

A Welsh government minister has committed suicide after being suspended from the Labour Party over allegations about his personal conduct as part of the ongoing scandal over allegations of sexual harassment...

justice

Prosecutor demands two years for parents

The public prosecutor in Lleida has demanded two years’ imprisonment for the parents of Nadia, the young girl they allegedly used to mount a scam collecting donations for medical expenses of a supposed...

High-speed-rail lines blocked, roads cut

Thousands of people were affected by yesterday’s protest actions that led to cuts in rail traffic, both at the Girona and Barcelona Sants high-speed-rail railway stations and several commuter lines.Railway...

Solidarity, up to a point

Commerce generally sympathetic to motivation behind strike, but does not share strategy adopted; adherence to strike irregular, lower than October 3

business

Companies considering shifts for D-21 elections

Workers may absent themselves from the workplace for four hours to vote but many companies are looking to establish shifts so that normal business is not prejudiced. Elections in Catalonia are usually...

Girona makes it three in a row with away win

Yesterday’s victory over Levant (2-1) at the Ciutat de Valencia Stadium leaves no room for doubt. Girona’s 3rd consecutive win was well deserved and has won respect for the 1st division newcomers....

economy

Santi Vila to atend S’Agaro XXII economic summit

Former Catalan minister for enterprise Santi Vila will participate in the XXII Economy Summit at S’Agaró, on October 24 and 25, according to organisation sources. Vila, who resigned as minister the...

international

Opposition leader takes refuge in Chilean embassy

Prominent Venezuelan lawmaker. Freddy Guevara has sought refuge in the Chilean ambassador’s residence in Caracas amid fears he could be jailed, a development that leaves the ailing opposition with even...