Catalonia Today

Zubin Mehta and Simon Rattle at BCN Clàssics

The BCN Clàssics 2019-2020 program, for the very first time, is to hold concerts in the Auditorium in addition to those held at the Palau de la Música. The two institutions are collaborating to put on...

Australia

Ex- Vatican No. 3 behind bars for sex offences

Cardinal George Pell, until recently the Vatican’s treasurer, the third highest ranking official in the Catholic church, was arrested yesterday when he went to the court in Melbourne, Australia. On March...

Nigeria

Abubakar isn’t accepting Buhari’s election win

Nigeria’s current president Muhammadu Buhari won the Nigerian elections, although participation was low. According to the election commission, Buhari aspires to a second term because he got 15.2 million...

Society

Terrassa council campaigns for zone 2 tariff for city

The Terrassa city council has set up the institutional campaign Volem Terrassa Zone 2 to demand the city be placed in the zone 2 metropolitan transport tariff and for the Catalan government to put a stop...

weather

Temperatures hit record highs this February

Of the 144 weather stations of Catalonia 16 recorded the highest February temperatures for a decade hours before the end of the month. But this early spring has not just come to Catalonia. In fact most...

spain

CEE won’t put together report on child abuse

The Spanish Episcopal Conference (CEE ) is leaving the decision of whether or not to generate reports on cases of child abuse in the hands of each diocese. Its president, Ricardo Blázquez, said yesterday,...

VATICAN

Vatican’s silence on Cardinal’s conviction

The Vatican has refused to give any comment until any appeal process is complete, as Cardianl George Pell, the third highest ranking official of the Catholic Church in Australia, has been convicted of...

BREXIT

Yet more delays in Brexit ’meaningful vote’

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced yesterday that if the British parliament voted down her next attempt at a revised Brexit deal, on the revised date of March 12th, she would submit the possibility...

SOCIETY

Cardiac operation on youngest ever patient

The arrhythmia unit at the Sant Joan de Déu hospital in Barcelona performed a cardiac ablation on a 10-day old infant, this past January 4th - the youngest person to have had this operation worldwide....