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international

Right wing advances in presidential race

The far-right Jair Bolsonaro, a former army capitation who is standing for the presidency of Brazil and presently leads the polls by a narrow margin has openly reinforced the military and extremist component...

Spain wins bronze in Grass Hockey World Cup

The Spanish national team with its seven Catalan players won a historic bronze medal in the Women’s Hockey World Cup yesterday in London (UK). The medal came with a 3-1 victory over former World Champions,...

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Maduro escapes assassination attempt

Venezuelan president Nícolas Maduro escaped an assassination attempt as he presided over a military parade in Caracas. Official sources say a number of drones loaded with explosive devices detonated near...

ETA’s Santi Potros released yesterday

Santiago Arrospide Sarasola, better known as Santi Potros,was released from the Topas prison in Salamanca yesterday, after having spent 31 of his seventy years in prisons in Spain and France. An ideologist...

'La Grossa': 3rd time lucky

The 'Grossa' and Sant Jordi lotteries are to be joined by an “extraordinary” draw with the date yet to be set; changes announced for other draws

politics

Sánchez renounces judicial approach to Catalan issue

Pedro Sánchez inherited an ample portfolio of lawsuits and judicial litigations between the Government of the Generalitat and the Catalan parliament on June 1 from his predecessor Mariano Rajoy that he...

commerce

Royal Caribbean wants spot in cruise terminal

US Royal Caribbean cruise line has requested permission from the Port of Barcelona to remodel and manage the terminal C, according to sources confirmed by the port authority yesterday. The line follows...

justice

Judge orders search of dental clinics

The Mossos d’Esquadra and Spanish police yesterday carried out searches in iDental centres in Barcelona, Girona and Tarragona as part of an investigation into the alleged crimes of “fraudulent administration,...

international

Portugal breaks heat wave record, Spain similar

Eight places in the centre, south and east of Portugal have broken their local temperature records during the ongoing heatwave. The highest temperature recorded on Thursday was 45.2ºC near Abrantes, a...