Catalonia Today

justice

Youth arrested for assault in Metro in Barcelona

Police arrested a 18-year youth on Tuesday for an assault another youth at the Navas metro station. detainee, a minor at the time of the assault was with two other youths. He is accused of intended homicide...

economy

China’s GDP records 6.9% growth in 2017

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of China has risen to 6.9% in 2017, 2% more than the previous year, which is the first increase since 2010and it looks as though the figure for 2018 could go as far as...

Pope proposes international statute for Jerusalem

The Pope yesterday proposed a special status that preserves the vocation of a “place of peace” for Jerusalem with international guarantees in a letter addressed to the Imam of the Al Azhar Islamic...

Torrent: a perfectionist

A rapid rise through the political ranks of ERC, councillor and then mayor, Torrent arrived in Parliament in 2012 and now is its youngest ever Speaker

weather

Gusts cause rail delays and damage

Wind gusts of over 100 km per hour in different parts of the country caused an avalanche of calls to the 112 fire and emergency telephone to report multiple incidents from Tuesday night until yesterday...

international

Arab League seeks funding for Palestine

The secretary general of the Arab League, Ahmed Abulgueit, yesterday asked the Arab countries to raise funds to support the Palestinians after the US lowered its contributions to the UN agency for Palestinian...

politics

Some “cases of corruption” says former treasurer

The former treasurer of the PP, Jose Manuel Romay Beccaria, said yesterday that it was evident “at times” there was irregular financing in the party, which he regretted, although he said he did not...

Rail line at Sant Feliu to finally go underground

For almost 40 years the people of Sant Feliu have clamoured for Spain’s railway server Renfe, to end the division of the city by the railway line and place it below ground. It is not only the fact that...

international

Tunisia announces social reforms

Tunisia plans to increase support for poor families and needy people, a government source said, after protests broke out in the North African country. The source did not give more details but it was the...