Catalonia Today

justice

Bárcenas admits he knew of PP’s illegal funding in Valencia

The circle is tightening on the former leadership of the PP in Valencia, led at the time by former President of the Generalitat of Valencia, Francisco Camps. The former treasure of the PP Luis Bárcenas...

ANC wants Zuma’s resignation

South Africa’s president will respond to his party’s demand to resign today or face a vote of no confidence

Technology

Grants totalling €400,000 for innovation

Clúster Digital de Catalunya, the benchmark in Catalonia in the ICT sector, last year received €400,000 in grants to carry out eight research and technological innovation programmes. Five are part of...

economy

Seat continues to grow and tops sales record

Seat has begun 2018 with a new record in global sales. The automobile company has closed its January figures with a total of 38,900 new vehicles delivered, representing a 20.4% increase over the same month...

international

South Korea’s Rasputin sentenced

A court in South Korea Tuesday has sentenced Choi Soon-sil, dubbed the “female Rasputin”, to 20 years in prison for her role in the corruption scandal which rocked the country in 2016 and led to the...

society

Torredembarra woman dies from gunshot wounds

A 37-year-old woman from Torredembarra died yesterday morning as a result of a gunshot wound to her chest caused by her partner. Preliminary investigations lead police to believe the event was an accident...

international

US denies disagreement with South Korea

US vice-president, Mike Pence, said his trip to South Korea had served to strengthen the alliance with Seoul and Tokyo to maintain “maximum pressure” on the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-un, regardless...

international

Pope Benedict in 5th year of retirement

Former pope Benedict said in a letter published in an Italian newspaper on Wednesday that he is in the last phase of life and on a “pilgrimage towards home”. Benedict, who in February 2013 became the...

Two draws and a loss for Catalan teams yesterday

RCD Espanyol took a early lead yesterday with a goal from Baptistao but ended with a 2-2 draw in Vigo. Barcelona failed to take the three points from Getafe in a lacklustre exhibition in a lacklustre game...