Catalonia Today

Markets calming down

Losses recorded on the stock exchange by Catalan listed companies have begun to even out over the last two session; Grifols has performed best

Airline predictions challenge crisis claims

Mariano Rajoy and Soraya Sáenz de Santamaria have been at pains to repeat often that the independence process is causing a serious disruption to the Catalan economy, and especially in the tourism sector....

FC Girona in historic win over Real Madrid

Euphoria en the changing rooms of FC Girona in Montilivi following the 2-1 win by the debutant in La Liga over reigning European Champions Real Madrid. Few expected the upset from a team which boasted...

education

24-year-old wins donation-funded scholarship

A graduate in biomedicine from the University of Barcelona Elena Meléndez Esteban, 24, has won the 1st doctoral scholarship awarded by the Institute of Biomedical Research (IRB) funded by private donations...

international

Demonstrations against gender violence in France

Hundreds of people demonstrated yesterday afternoon in Paris against sexual and gender-based violence against women, in one of the 11 events organised in various centres in France as part of the campaign...

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sport

Heaven will just have to wait for Marc Márquez

Most thought that yesterday’s Moto GP race in Sepang (Malaysia) would see Catalan rider Marc Márquez take the World Championship title for the 4th time, but it was not to be and he will have to wait....

economy

Taxi drivers call off protest due to political situation

One of Catalonia’s major taxi drivers associations Elite, has called off its go-slow protest against the incursion of Uber and Cabify in the granting of nearly 3,000 new VTC licenses which was planned...

May, weaker by the day

British PM rapidly losing respect and influence in her country and party; Boris Johnson openly defies her, offering total protection for EU residents

Unionists march to topple the Republic

Some 300,000 people (1.3 million according to organisers) marched through Barcelona’s streets yesterday in a demonstration organised by Societat Civil Catalana. The march was called to demonstrate the...