Catalonia Today

The two Koreas to make joint bid for 2032 Olympics

North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics, they announced Wednesday, in an ambitious plan built on hopes of deepening a diplomatic thaw which began this year’s Winter Games in the...

spain

Judge orders investigation into Justice complex

The national court Judge José de la Mata yesterday opened an investigation into a possible shortfall of €100 million in the failed project of Madrid’s Campus de la Justícia launched by the government...

Health workers needed

Health Department meets with the different actors in the sector to detect shortcomings and establish lines of action; no mention of new investments

labour

Mossos negotiate working conditions

The Generalitat and the representatives of the Mossos d’Esquadra agreed yesterday to create a working table to improve the working conditions of the Catalan police force. The Minister of the Interior,...

society

Panic in Madrid metro when tablet explodes

There were scenes of panic in the Príncipe de Vergara metro station in Madrid early yesterday morning when a passenger’s laptop exploded and caught fire causing a cloud of smoke which panicked passengers....

transport

Green light for private bullet train to France

Spain’s securities exchange commission has given the go-ahead to a new international passenger high-speed rail service between Madrid and Montpellier, with a stop in Barcelona. This train will not be...

Belgian court confirms freedom of expression

The citizens exiled by the imposition of Spanish justice in the Catalan political cause, as is the case of the rapper Valtònyc, seem to be winning in Europe. In May, a Euro-order was rejected as defective....

international

London’s mayor demands new Brexit vote

The Lord Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, yesterday criticised the British government’s negotiation on Brexit and called for a second referendum on the departure of the UK the European Union. According Khan,...

international

Latin America refuses military intervention

The Lima Group, consisting of the Latin American countries that consider the democratic order to be broken in Venezuela, yesterday addressed the Secretary General of the Organization of American States...