Catalonia Today

health

Half of over 65s have some form of skin cancer

Skin cancer is more frequent than all other cancers together and half of the population over 65 will suffer the disease at some time in their lives according to the director of the Melanoma Unit of the...

Plastic bag? No thanks

The ban on handing out plastic bags was the first step towards reducing their environmental impact; now it is the turn of disposable plastic products

health

The great- outdoors aids mental health

People moving daily through natural environments report better mental health, according to a study led by Barcelona’s Institute of Global Health (Isglobal) with surveys of 3,599 citizens from four European...

Viñales mounts a comeback in Australia

Maverick Viñales began a comeback in Phillip Island Australia yesterday with his first victory in almost a year and a half following the French Grand Prix 2017. He also ended the worst drought in the...

education

The world of mathematics invades Barcelona

The Museum of Mathematics of New York (MoMath) has chosen the Mathematics Museum of Catalonia (MMACA), located in Cornellà de Llobregat, to organize the III Matrix International Conference 2018, promoting...

Barça stuns Real Madrid with 5-1 victory

Luís Suarez sealed the fate of Real Madrid yesterday afternoon in Camp Nou with a hat trick. The Uruguayan star bounced back with one of his best performances leading the charge with Messi still out....

international

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors to meet

A Saudi prosecutor is set to meet his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul as part of an ongoing probe into the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. After weeks of denials, the Saudis have...

Lethal strike against Jewish community

Saturday’s synagogue shooting in the US state of Pennsylvania is “likely the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States,” says an international Jewish NGO based...

Call for the Republic is born

New political platform aimed at putting mandate from October 1 referendum into effect and implementing independence launches