Catalonia Today

economy

Co-ops play increasing role in food production

37% of Catalan food production comes from cooperatives. The increase has been a constant in recent years, strengthening the business model. Last year’s turnover was €1.6 billion, averaging at €7.5...

Three more arrests in home assaults

Catalan police have arrested three men, Alberto Rosario Campos Kelvin Wilson Castro and Francisco Medina of Olio, suspected of being part of the an armed gang involved in violence and robbery in assaulting...

Seducing the millennials

European institutions want to attract the youth vote for the 2019 elections; the vast majority of under 25s support the European community project

Rajoy confident Sánchez will fail

Rajoy aims to hold out until the end of the legislature and accuses Pedro Sánchez of wanting to “weaken Spain”

international

Ireland votes to bring it in line with Europe in the abortion issue

The Republic of Ireland voted in a referendum yesterday to see if it would reform the abortion law of 2013, one of the most restrictive in Europe. The electorate had to decide if it would remove the “Eighth...

economy

Grifols invests in water and additive ventures

Grifols will invest €5.5 million to build a plant for bottling mineral water with a production capacity of 10 million litres of water for Aigües de Vilajuïga, a company it acquired last year, as well...

International

Russia held responsible for MH17 deaths

The Netherlands told Moscow on Friday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a Russian army missile...

international

Bomb injures 15 people in Toronto restaurant

Canadian police were looking for two suspects who walked into a crowded restaurant and detonated a bomb, injuring 15 people, and said on Friday the incident did not appear to be a hate crime or linked...

Venturós says she is victim of a “political witch-hunt”

A court in Manresa yesterday tried the mayoress of Berga, Montserrat Venturós, for disobedience of authority for not removing an independence flag from the balcony of the town hall on the day of the Catalan...