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health

Infantile stress differs according to the sex

The experience of stress in childhood affects males and females differently, according to a study on mice by a team of scientists from the Institute of Neurosciences of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona....

international

Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since attack

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since Taliban militants shot her in 2012 for her advocacy of education for girls. Malala, who is now 20, was 15 when...

international

Amazon shares fall after latest Trump tweet

Amazon shares tumbled 4.4% on Wednesday after a presidential tweet said: “I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election,” Trump wrote on Thursday. “Unlike others, they pay little...

industry

Seat’s 25 years in Martorell

On February 22, 1993 Seat opened the modernised facilities in Martorell and extended its production capacity which the car company had until then in the Zona Franca at a cost of 244.5 billion pesetas (€1.5...

1414, the year of Columbus

Jordi Bilbeny publishes his book on Columbus, born 1414 in Barcelona and identifying him as Joan Colom i Bertran

China confirms visit by Kim Jong-Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged his commitment to denuclearisation and to meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after his meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold...

Parliament sidelines Cs

Ciutadans only wins the support of the PP in its call for the resignation of the Speaker, Roger Torrent; the party shows no signs of changing its message

finance

Securities Commission fines CaixBank

Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has fined CaixBank €5 million for having paid incentives in operations involving collective investments which is forbidden under banking regukations....

TOURISM

Cruise season gets underway in Tarragona

The Port of Tarragona opened its cruise season Wednesday with the Port Authority of Tarragona (APT) predicting a record number of visits this year. The Saga Cruises liner Pearl II, docked in the morning...