Catalonia Today

Rajoy confident Sánchez will fail

Rajoy aims to hold out until the end of the legislature and accuses Pedro Sánchez of wanting to “weaken Spain”

international

Ireland votes to bring it in line with Europe in the abortion issue

The Republic of Ireland voted in a referendum yesterday to see if it would reform the abortion law of 2013, one of the most restrictive in Europe. The electorate had to decide if it would remove the “Eighth...

economy

Grifols invests in water and additive ventures

Grifols will invest €5.5 million to build a plant for bottling mineral water with a production capacity of 10 million litres of water for Aigües de Vilajuïga, a company it acquired last year, as well...

International

Russia held responsible for MH17 deaths

The Netherlands told Moscow on Friday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a Russian army missile...

international

Bomb injures 15 people in Toronto restaurant

Canadian police were looking for two suspects who walked into a crowded restaurant and detonated a bomb, injuring 15 people, and said on Friday the incident did not appear to be a hate crime or linked...

Venturós says she is victim of a “political witch-hunt”

A court in Manresa yesterday tried the mayoress of Berga, Montserrat Venturós, for disobedience of authority for not removing an independence flag from the balcony of the town hall on the day of the Catalan...

May turning blind eye

British PM accused in parliament of turning blind eye to continuous Russian money-laundering in the UK and claims of sending Putin ambiguous message

society

Public transport grows by 5 million in first quarter

More than 235 million travellers used Barcelona’s public transport system in the first four months of 2018 which represents an increase of 2.2% compared to the same period last year, according to data...

road safety

Roadworthiness test updated for new technology

Catalonia’s roadworthiness testing authority (ITV) will from this week incorporate a series of innovations aimed at adapting the test to modern vehicles equipped with new technologies. One of the main...