Catalonia Today

climate

The year 2017 was one of the hottest and driest yet

2017 will be remembered as a hot year, in fact one of the warmest of the past 20 years according to data from meteorological stations, with some observatories recording temperatures 10º over the average....

Justice

Millet says he cannot “even think” of prison

The former Palau de la Musica CEO, Felix Millet, said yesterday in an interview with Catalunya Radio that he does not want to “even think” about the possibility of going to prison after the announcement...

health

Number of cases of flu triple in just one week

Catalonia has already begun the annual flu epidemic. The 248 cases per 100,000 of the population far exceeds the barrier set at 109.4 to be officially declared an epidemic. The result has been an increased...

Junqueras on hold

Court reexamines Junqueras’ continued imprisonment in face of the State Prosecutor’s insistence that even as president he should remain imprisoned

UGT demands end to 155 and urgency in forming government

The secretary general of the UGT union in Catalonia, Camil Ros, sees 2017 as a year “lost from the perspective of labour “ and demands on the one hand, an end to Article 155 “that has held up many...

commerce

Many top fashion outlets advancing sales by five days

Some of the larger fashion distribution outlets and stores yesterday jumped the gun on the sales period that historically opens the day of the Epiphany and filled their windows with post-Christmas sales...

tourism

First British skiers arrive at Lleida-Alguaire

The first flights of this year’s season bringing skiers from the UK landed yesterday morning at Lleida-Alguaire without problem. Heavy fog had forced planes arriving earlier when the season opened on...

transport

Euromed delayed after killing sheep on tracks

A Euromed train making the route between the Barcelona’s Estació de France and Alicante ran into a flock of 60 sheep yesterday morning at Mont-Roig del Camp. Nobody was injured in the accident but as...

justice

DNA tests confirm identity of body of Diana Quer

The DNA evidence recovered from the body found on Sunday inside a water tank of an abandoned factory at Rianxo (A Coruña) confirm the identity of Diana Madrid Quer, who disappeared on August 22 , 2016...