Catalonia Today

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...

Dining on emotions

Ruscalleda’s internationally renowned restaurant with its three Michelin stars, will close its doors tonight

politics

Prison or exile: the lives of all involved turned upside down

The tension experienced during the adoption of the referendum law, the threats, police brutality, the victory of the yes vote in spite of everything, the vertiginous hours until deciding whether elections...

international

Erdogan insists Kashoggi 18 be tried in Turkey

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday called for 18 Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to stand trial in Istanbul, saying all those involved must face punishment....

politics

Carolina Bescansa to give up her seat in Spring

The Unidos Podemos MP Carolina Bescansa announced yesterday that she will give up her seat in Spain’s parliament next spring, after losing in her attempt to be elected general secretary of the party...

international

France proposes to station police in some schools

The French government is studying the possibility of stationing police officers or gendarmes in certain school centres in conflictive neighbourhoods to control violent incidents such as that of the teacher...

PP says Sánchez is behind a Coup d’etat

The race between the Spanish conservative PP and Ciudadanos to make the most incendiary and provocative speech against Catalan independence and the government of Pedro Sánchez, yesterday reached its zenith....

international

EU Parliament wants ban on certain plastics

EU lawmakers want to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution. Under the proposal,...

international

Trump compares migrant crisis to European 'chaos'

Donald Trump has once again hit out at the caravan of Homduran immigrants trying to reach the US, and that yesterday resumed its march from Chiapas (Mexico). Trump says that allowing the entry of undocumented...