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europe

Europe to mount SMS alert system in the EU

European institutions agreed yesterday to establish an SMS alert for mobile phones for citizens in the event of an attacks and catastrophes in all EU countries The system will allow citizens and travellers...

society

Iberian lynx finally captured near capital

The technical team of the Iberlince project brought in from Seville and the Rural Agents of the Generalitat yesterday captured ??the Iberian lynx ’Litio’ near Barcelona. The lynx which was seen last...

EC will impose tariffs on the US from July

The European Union on Wednesday announced it will start imposing duties from July on a list of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to place tariffs on steel and aluminium imports...

international

Guatemala eruption kills a least 25

An estimated 25 people, including at least three children, were killed and nearly 300 injured on Sunday in the most violent eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano in more than four decades, officials...

environment

Tiana marks 18 years of door-to- door collection

The Tiana Town Council has decided to celebrate the anniversary of the arrival in Catalonia of selective door-to-door waste collection. The Maresme township was the first to introduce the system and won...

economy

Caprabo records €11 million profit in 2017

Caprabo closed 2017 with a profit of €11 million, contrasting the losses of €28 million in 2016. According to company sources, the restructuring of the chain of supermarkets in the last 12 months,...

international

US Supreme court supports anti-gay boycott

The U.S. Supreme Court dodged a major ruling on the question of whether business owners can refuse services to gay individuals based on their religious objections. In a case brought by a Colorado baker,...

economy

Monsanto ceases to exist with Bayer purchase

Germany’s Bayer will wrap up the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto on Thursday and also retire the U.S. seeds maker’s 117 year-old name. The German drugmaker had received all required approvals from...

Sánchez picks Borell for Foreign Affairs

Perdo Sánchez’s intention was to announce his cabinet tomorrow but events gathered momentum and one name has become public, that of Josep Borell who will take the Foreign Affairs portfolio. Borell,...