Catalonia Today

justice

Investigation into the origin of Pujol’s fortune

The judge investigating the case of the family fortune of former Generalitat president Jordi Pujol has ordered the police to review the summary of the Grand Tibidabo case which involved fraud by Javier...

international

Far-right second in opinion polls in Germany

The Merkel led coalition government in Germany continues to lose public support with the far-right proving to be the main beneficiary. The Alternative for Germany party (AfD) has overtaken the Social Democrats...

international

Russia planned to help Julian Assange escape

Russian diplomats held secret talks in London last year with people close to Julian Assange in order to decide if they could help him flee the UK, reports The Guardian. A tentative plan was devised that...

municipal politics

Valls stakes his claim to a place in Barcelona’s political scene

What has been one of the worst guarded secrets in Barcelona’s local politics in recent times, will make the light of day next Tuesday. The former French prime minister, Manuel Valls, will officially...

Spain: like a “banana republic”

More emails by judges damage Spain’s international reputation; Madrid says they are 'personal' messages

Maragall hopes for political solution to Delgations

The Catalan external affairs minister Minister Ernest Maragall yesterday reopened the Generalitat Delegation in Berlin, the first after the lifting of article 155. Maragall expressed the hope that a “political...

traffic

Road toll reaches 52 in Catalonia over summer

“Speeding, using the phone, not respecting traffic signals, alcohol and drug consumption or not wearing the seat belt leads us to be suicidal and even homicidal on the roads.” This, according to Miquel...

Record number of junior girls’ teams in volleyball

Catalonia’s Volleyball Federation has registered a record in the inscriptions of female junior teams. In the first and second divisions there are now 104 female teams and in the four years the number...

international

More than five million children at risk of famine

Save the Children has warned that five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the Saudi-led coalition carries out an offensive on a strategic port in the country. Save the Children has said...