Catalonia Today

A convent opens its doors

The Cistercian convent of Vallbona de les Monges will open its doors on October 1 to permit local residents to have their say in the referendum

Mayors respond as one

More than 700 mayors from all over Catalonia yesterday raised their mayoral batons and displayed the controversial decree that each signed in support of the referendum law passed last week in Parliament...

Tax on the Internet giants

France and other countries propose Europe creates a tax for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to put an end to fiscal support and taxation privileges

Puigdemont, Colau demand dialogue

Carles Puigdemont and Ada Colau along with other leaders call for dialogue from Spain’s King and Rajoy

culture

An iconic Warhol at the CaixaForum

Just as iconic as any rock or film star, Warhol in turn was an absolute creator of icons. As part of one of the most creatively liberating movements of the 20th century, Warhol, however, seemed to understand...

economy

CPI up by one tenth in August, inflation at 2%

The consumer price index (CPI) rose to 1.6% in August driven by the rise in fuel prices, according to data released yesterday by Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE). The data also highlights...

economy

Ryanair predicts 7% growth in Catalonia

Ryanair expects to carry 9.6 million passengers in and out of Catalan airports in 2018, representing a growth of 7% compared with forecasts for this year. The airline is reinforcing its commitment to the...

Threat to electoral body

Constitutional Tribunal sets 48 hour deadline for the Catalan Electoral Commision to cease any activity involved with organising the Referendum

National Military Service obligatory for all

The Israeli Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that ultra-Orthodox Jews must do military service like any other Israeli citizen, reviving tensions over a controversial issue which for years has separated lay...