Catalonia Today

education

Refugees to finish university studies in Catalonia

Students who were forced to interrupt their studies because of the war in Syria and who are now refugees in Lebanon, will finalise their degrees in Catalonia starting next year. The 20 students will be...

international

Venezuelan president will not attend summit

Nicolás Maduro has confirmed he will not attend the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru. Speaking in a rally in Caracas, Maduro said he instead will commemorate the defeat of the coup d’état against...

technology

Barcelona to have a new 5G and IoT laboratory

The 5GBarcelona project has joined with Telefonica to support a laboratory for testing 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). The centre will be located in the offices of the Mobile World Capital Barcelona...

Minister “offended” by yellow ribbon

Yesterday it was simply seeing PDeCAT spokesman Carlos Campuzano wearing a yellow ribbon on the lapel of his jacket which unnerved the Justice Minister Rafael Catalá. In his reply to a question from Campuzano...

Domenech romps home

The Secretary General of Catalunya en Comú, Xavier Domenech sweeps the board with 72% of the vote in the Podem party primaries in Catalonia

society

Three injured in street brawl in Cornellà

Three young people were seriously injured in a massive street brawl around 6 pm yesterday in Cornella de Llobregat. Reports say police received calls on the 112 emergency line from several witnesses who...

justice

Police investigate possible sex abuse in school

Catalan police have opened an investigation into alleged sexual abuse of a minor in the Anna Ravell Marist school in Barcelona. The investigation began following the complaint of parents who said their...

international

US offers Skirpal gas victims new identities

Britain is considering offering poisoned Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter new identities and a fresh life in the United States in an attempt to protect them from further murder attempts,...

international

German police avert attack on half-marathon

German police said they detained several people in Berlin who they suspected of planning a crime linked to Sunday’s half-marathon, and newspaper Die Welt said one was suspected of planning a knife attack...