Catalonia Today

Literary revenge

Joan-Lluís Lluís wins the Sant Jordi prize, J. M. Fulquet wins the Riba prize and Clara Queraltó, the Rodoreda

international

Commission calls to end mandatory celibacy

In Australia, the special commission that investigated child abuse in public and religious institutions yesterday defined it as “national tragedy” at the presentation of a report on cases of child...

society

Catalonia’s oldest living woman dies at 116 years of age

Her heart stopped at 4.30 in the morning after being beating continuously for 116 years and 46 days. Ana Vela, Catalonia’s oldest women, died yesterday at the La Verneda residence, a centre run by the...

justice

One of Italy’s most wanted arrested in Teruel

The person who allegedly killed three people, including two policemen on Thursday, has been identified as Norbert Feher, a former soldier of Serbian origin with multiple identities named in an Interpol...

Sánchez denied liberty

Magistrate denies Sánchez’s bail saying imprisonment does not endanger his “right to be elected”; Forn, Sànchez and Cuixart to declare January 11

At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including many children, were killed in the first month of violence that erupted in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on...

environment

The importance of water, on show at CosmoCaixa

The amount of water existing on Earth has not changed for millions of years, yet the world’s population continues to grow and the demand for water is increasing. That’s why the simple act of opening...

economy

Sixte Cambra to leave Port of Barcelona

The chairman of the Port of Barcelona, Sixte Cambra, will resign once a new government is formed, for “personal reasons”, according to Europa Press. He was first appointed by Artur Mas in January 2011...

finance

Santander buys Polish subsidiary of Deutsche Bank

Banco Santander and its subsidiary Bank Zachodni WBK, yesterday agreed to purchase the retail and private banking division of Deutsche Bank Polska, excluding its portfolio of mortgages and DB Securities...