Catalonia Today

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...

international

Vaccinations begin as Ebola death toll mounts

A preventative vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. The use of the...

international

Paraguay opens its embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguay opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv. Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and Israeli...

society

Manresa’s ExpoBages a crowd pleaser

This year’s ExpoBage fair in Manressa turned out to be even more popular than ever and participants are thrilled at the results. Some 30 businesses set up stands and exhibitions to show locals and out-of-towners...

Marc Márquez makes it three in a row at Le Mans

The Catalan GP pilot Marc Márquez extended his MotoGP world championship lead when he won the French Grand Prix in commanding style at Le mans on Sunday. The Repsol Honda rider took the lead with 18 laps...

society

Controversy over Air Force acrobatic display

The Spanish Air Force’s Patrulla Àguila squadron and it’s acrobatic parachute command performed an air display yesterday over Tarragona, the first time ever in the Catalan city. The event caused some...