Catalonia Today

The day we were invincible

For psychologists, sociologists and philosophers, October 1 was key to consolidating ties and strengthening national consciousness; peaceful resistance and solidarity has empowered people


Johnson wants an agreement similar to EU-Canada deal

The former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and main rival to Theresa May, yesterday demanded, just two days before the Tory Congress, that the prime minister withdraw her proposal for Brexit, known...

When the good guy is the baddie

The creator of ’Breaking Bad’ and ’Better Call Saul’, gives a master class at Blanquerna for the Serializados festival


CPI rises 2.2% for third consecutive month

The most recent Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.2% in September for the third consecutive month, according to data published yesterday by Sain’s national bureau of statistics (INE). The monthly rise...


Maria Tena wins the XIV Premi Tusquets

The Madrid novelist María Tena has won the XIV Premi Tusquets for Nada que no sepas. The jury valued “the seductive evocation of the cosmopolitan and libertine lifestyle of a group of families in Uruguay...


Italian government defies Brussels

The Italian government has set the budget deficit at 2.4% of GDP for the next three years, defying Brussels and marking a victory for party chiefs over economy minister Giovanni Tria, an unaffiliated technocrat....


Pensions to be tied to increases in the CPI

The Pacto de Toledo, Spain’s all-party commission which oversees pension payments throughout the country, reached a majority agreement yesterday so that pensions will once again be revalued according...


Catalan boat show registers full house

Barcelona’s International Boat Show, El Saló Nàutic which will be held from October 10 to 14 in Port Vell, will grow by 8% compared to last year with more exhibitors, boats, space and activities to...

Maria Rius

Illustrator awarded ministerial prize

The Catalan illustrator Maria Rius (Sant Pere de Riudebitlles) yesterday won Spain’s 2018 National Prize for Illustration awarded by the Ministry of Culture for “her extensive career, the timelessness...