Catalonia Today

Mediation, nothing but mediation

President Carles Puigdemont has asked three times for the help of an international referee to redirect the conflict

Brussels ignores petition

Brussels avoids talk of dialogue and continues to back Rajoy; France Italy, and Germany warn they will not recognise a declaration of independence

Editorial

An offer of dialogue? Article 155

The Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, yesterday began the process of imposing Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution on Catalonia. This is the response of the State to the offer of talks made by...

The Influencers, a festival of visionaries

The confluence between art, technology and new popular digital cultures is the subject of interest of The Influencers festival, to be held at the CCCB from October 26 to 28 which has now reached its 13th...

international

Putin wants to restrict foreign media in Russia

Russian officials have accused Washington of exerting undue pressure on the workers of the semi- official Russian news agency in the United States RT, half funded by the Kremlin, accused by some of interfering...

society

Catalan police arrest gang of hotel thieves

Catalan Police have dismantled a network specialised in stealing suitcases and handbags from tourists in hotels in the metropolitan area of Barcelona and coastal areas of Catalonia. In the operation, 23...

Lewis Hamilton wins in Japan, ties up championship

Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton has won the Japanese Grand Prix, taking a huge step towards winning his 3rd world title. The Mercedes pilot finished 1.2 seconds ahead of Malaysia Grand Prix winner Max...

society

Mercabarna celebrates 50 years with run

Some 4,500 people took part in a race and more than 30 other activities organised by Mercabarna to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The 2,000 runners used the food chain’s own installations in Barcelona...

Opposition’s uphill battle in Venezuela

After nearly five months of daily demonstrations and repression that left 133 dead, the alliance of the Bureau of Democratic Unity (MUD) has left the street to face a democratic test of uncertain outcome....