Catalonia Today

economy

Taxi drivers call off protest due to political situation

One of Catalonia’s major taxi drivers associations Elite, has called off its go-slow protest against the incursion of Uber and Cabify in the granting of nearly 3,000 new VTC licenses which was planned...

May, weaker by the day

British PM rapidly losing respect and influence in her country and party; Boris Johnson openly defies her, offering total protection for EU residents

Unionists march to topple the Republic

Some 300,000 people (1.3 million according to organisers) marched through Barcelona’s streets yesterday in a demonstration organised by Societat Civil Catalana. The march was called to demonstrate the...

Editorial

Parliament proclaims The Republic

The Parliament of Catalonia approved yesterday, by accepting the mandate expressed by the people of Catalonia on October 1, to apply the precepts of the Law of Transition and begin a constitutional process....

New Republic and 155 in world’s press

The proclamation of the Catalan Republic and the imposition of Art. 155 captures headlines in world press

No guarantees, no elections

Puigdemont admits giving serious consideration to calling elections December 20 but changes mind after failure of Madrid to offer guarantees

Controversial electoral law in Italy

In the last 2years, Italy has had three different electoral laws and yesterday the Italian Senate approved the 4th, a controversial law that responds to the interests of the parties that have proposed...

international

Iraqi Kurds put referendum on ice

The violence and tension which followed the independence referendum held in Iraqi Kurdistan on September25, has forced the regional government in Erbil to “freeze” the results of the consultation,...

International

OAS denounces irregularities in Venezuelan vote

The Organisation of American States (OAS) has denounced systematic violations and irregularities during the regional elections of October 15 in Venezuela due to the lack of independent observation. The...