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politics

Maragall to reopen Berlin delegation

Catalan minsiter for the exterior, Ernest Maragall, will reopen the Generalitat’s official Delegation in Berlin which was closed by the Spanish government in December under the powers of Article 155....

Cs expected to end deal with Susana Díaz

The possibility of early elections in Andalusia is growing, so much so that the PSOE announced yesterday that the elections due for Spring will most likely be held in autumn. The possibility is not exactly...

Parties veto Juan Carlos commission

Spain parliamentary committee blocks commission to study Corinna revelations; Podem decries “law of silence”

science

Catalan researchers design new sensors for ESA missions

Lourdes Fàbrega, a researcher at the Barcelona Institute of Materials Science, is heading a project aimed at the development of extremely accurate temperature sensors which will be used on future missions...

Economy

Seasonality hits employment figures in August

According to data from the Spanish Ministry of Employment and Social Security, the number of unemployed registered in Catalonia increased by 11,594 to 380,718 in August. This is the most severe increase...

Federer defeated by John Millman and heat

Roger Federer (37), world No. 2 and the player with most Grand Slam titles, yesterday succumbed to a shock defeat against Australian John Millman (29) in the US Open, leaving fans without the anticipated...

international

Russia attacks Syrian rebel base in Idlib

Russian aircraft yesterday bombed the Syrian province of Idlib, which could be the prelude to a large-scale offensive by President al-Assad’s forces to recover this region now in rebel hands. The Russian...

international

Two journalists sentenced in Burma

A Myanmar court sentenced seven local journalists from the Reuters agency to seven years imprisonment for violating the law of official secrets while investigating a Rohingya massacre. The reporters were...

spain

At least five dead and 15 injured in bus crash in Avila

At least five passengers travelling on a bus belonging to the Alsa company died yesterday when the bus crashed into a pylon of a viaduct in Aviles according to emergency services. 15 other people, including...