Catalonia Today

A solid victory for Vladimir Putin

Rather than wear him down, power continues to strengthen Vladimir Putin who gained strong support (around 72% according to exit polls) to take the presidential elections held yesterday, reaffirming the...


DMD renews demand for legal euthanasia

The Right to die with Dignity Association (DMD) has insisted that Spain’s parliament pass a law on euthanasia following the increase in the number of people who have chosen to register a “Living Will”,...

October 1 goes to court

The State has already been sentence three times for violating the freedom of speech; now it is up to the European Court of Human Rights to examine O-1

Pensions: growing indignation

Interrupted careers to care for families, lower salaries, part-time contracts result in a pension gender gap of 52%


Lleida begins removal of storks from Cathedral

Five nests being built by storks along the façade of the Seu Nova (Cathedral of Lleida) are being removed due to the risk posed to the citizens and the possibility falling. The storks began building the...


Jacob Zuma to face charges of corruption

Former South African president Jacob Zuma is to face corruption charges over a €2.03 billion arms deal, prosecutors said, as a years-old scandal returned to haunt him after his fall from power. It was...


Disturbances in Rio follow death of councillor

Thousands took to the streets of Brazil’s largest cities on Thursday night to protest the execution-style murder of a popular Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman, an outspoken critic of police killings...


More protests in Madrid over the death of a street vendor

Police again charged over 100 people, mostly Senegalese, in the popular plaza Nelson Mandela in the Madrid suburb of Lavapies. Tension mounted on the arrival of the Senegalese consul, Mouctar Belal in...


More than 110,000 take maths test

More than 110,000 students in Catalonia from more than 1,100 schools participated in yesterday’s International Mathematical Kangaroo XXIII, an increase of 15% students enrolled in seven centres. The...