Catalonia Today

Serena Williams melts down in US Open final

Japan’s Naomi Osaka easily beat Serina Williams on Saturday in a Grand Slam final that saw the US champion launch a heated argument with the umpire and tournament referee. Williams claimed that she was...

local government

Barcelona calls tenders for Tres Turrons

The Barcelona City Council has called for tenders for the project to consolidate the Parc dels Tres Turons as the “most important green zones” of the city. The tender hopes to attract projects for...

economy

House prices rose by 9.3% in second quarter

The Housing Price Index in Catalonia increased 9.3% during the second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year, according to the the Spanish National Institute of Statistics (INE) yesterday....

international

Trump on the warpath over Woodward’s book

US President Donald Trump has a begun a campaign to unmask the author of the anonymous letter published last Wednesday in The New York Times, announcing that a group of White House officials had started...

international

Skripal may have helped CNI with Russsian mafias

The former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, poisoned by Russian spies with a powerful nerve agent, may have been working with members of Spain’s CNI in the fight against organised crime, according...

politics

Maragall to reopen Catalan delegations despite appeal

The Catalan minister responsible for External Affairs, Ernest Maragall, yesterday chaired the first meeting with the Generalitat’s delegates in Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Switzerland....

Case involving Joan Carles I shelved

Prosecutor says no case to answer related to statements by former king’s lover and supposed commissions

Sánchez: “less posturing”

Spain’s Prime Minister reminds President Torra that in Catalonia what is at stake is coexistence, not independence and that sentences must be respected

international

Typhoon Jebi creates havoc in Japan

Typhoon Jeb, swept through the western half of Japan on Tuesday, leaving in its wake 10 dead and 300 injured, according to the latest figures released yesterday by the Japanese government. Jebi, the most...