Catalonia Today

politics

61% of young people interested in politics

Catalonia’s younger generation takes an interest in politics and public affairs, although preferring new forms of activism and protest over conventional types. This is one of the main conclusions of...

Torra to attend Madrid protest on Saturday

President Quim Torra will take part in next Saturday’s demonstration in Madrid in support of the right to decide, to condemn the infringement of basic rights, and demand an end to the repression of imprisoned...

Art during the dark years

A new reference book explores the period following the Civil War, in which artists had to work around an aesthetic that was so hostile to modernity

business

Bon Preu group ended 2018 with €1.3bn turnover

The Bon Preu supermarket group ended 2018 with a turnover of €1.3 billion, a 12.4% increase on the previous year. Over the year, the group based in Masies de Voltregà invested €145 million, mainly...

Barcelona host Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou

Barcelona go into their match against Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou this evening with a seven-point lead at the top of La Liga thanks to their 1-0 defeat of Real Madrid last weekend. The Catalans are still...

religion

Palma venue for 7th Parliament of Religions

The groups that work for interreligious dialogue in the Països Catalans as part of the Xarxa Catalana d’Entitats de Diàleg Interreligiós have organized the 7th Catalan Parliament of Religions for...

Feminist protests flood the streets

Thousands demonstrate around the country demanding effective equality and in support of women’s rights

culture

Last of the Grup Taüll, artist Jaume Muxart dies aged 96

What he feared most about dying was that he would no longer be able to paint. Artist Jaume Muxart’s long creative life came to an end yesterday at the age of 96.Born in Martorell in 1922, Muxart was...

business

Huawei sues US for banning its products

The telecommunications equipment manufacturer Huawei yesterday announced a lawsuit against the US government for promulgating a law prohibiting it from doing business with companies that use equipment...