Catalonia Today


Activity up 54% at Barcelona’s port in January

The Port of Barcelona has begun 2018 recording growth of 54.5% in activity in all segments of traffic, consolidating the increases of 2017 when it achieved the best results in its history, according to...


Lower power prices and sales contain inflation

January confirmed the natural tendency in moderating prices, due to the arrival of the winter sales. This year, January also saw a significant decline in the CPI in Catalonia of nine percentage points,...


Sex ban between ministers and staffers

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has banned sex between ministers and staff after criticising his deputy for a “shocking error of judgment” in having an affair with a staff press secretary....


Mercadona to invest €4 million in LNG vehicles

Mercadona and its transport logistics sector have allocated € 4 million this year to acquire 40 lorries powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the cities of Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia, joining...


Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa’s president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday and pledged to tackle endemic corruption after Jacob Zuma resigned on orders from the ruling the African National...

Florida looks for answers to a scourge

Horror again in an American school, this time in Parkland, Florida where 17 people were killed on Wednesday by 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, a former student of the same school located an hour’s drive northwest...

A life dedicated to a cause

Now the Emeritus Bishop of Sao Felix do Araguaia, Pere Casaldàliga at 90 years of age still lives alongside the people he has spent most of his life serving


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