Catalonia Today

environment

Growth in volume of recycled glass bottles

The number of recycled glass bottles is on the increase in Catalonia. Last year, the number rose by 7.5% compared to data for 2017, the biggest year-on-year rise in the last decade. Some 162,295 tonnes...

Valverde: “We all realise Europe is special”

Coaches always tend to say the competition that best determines the capabilities of a team is the league and that is the title they value most. Fans, on the other hand, tend to prefer the Champions League...

society

Baby’s body found in waste container

An employee of the Montcada i Reixac waste collection service discovered the lifeless body of a baby in a container yesterday morning. The finding occurred when the worker was loading the organic waste...

international

European airspace closed to new Boeing 737 as “precaution”

The problems are increasing for Boeing due to the serious security doubts generated by the second accident in only five months involving its latest model, the 737 MAX 8. While the investigation into the...

Attacks spark discontent

Last weekend’s double attack on a hostal where 35 unaccompanied foreign minors were staying causes much political and social unrest

Trump banks on having millions to spend on wall

Donald Trump is planning to reduce foreign aid and state department financing and increase spending on defence and the construction of the wall on the Mexican border, according to his budget proposal for...

spain

Supreme court accused of trivializing violence

The Catalan platform International Trial Watch (ITW), which is sending observers to the trial taking place about the 2017 Catalan referendum, reported yesterday that the president of the supreme court...

russia

Putin is now denying internet isolation plan

Yesterday, the day after a huge protest against the Russian sovereign internet bill (a law which is being drafted in order to make it possible to disconnect the Russian internet from the rest of the world)...

Algeria

Judges join the protests against Bouteflika

Over a thousand judges are refusing to oversee the April 18 presidential elections if current President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in power since 1999, runs. This is the third week of protests...