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Culture

Film in Catalan language falls to 2% of total

Cinema is the last great medium in which the Catalan language lacks normalisation. After 39 years of self-government and linguistic policies and laws, the total audience figures watching films in Catalan...

CATALAN TRIAL

Pro-Catalonia demos around the world

Action and support for the Catalan political prisoners and the right to self-determination came from around the world this weekend, with demonstrations being held in Brussels, the Basque Country and as...

Girona halts freefall with Madrid victory

Given how Girona has been playing lately, it looked as if they were heading to the abattoir as they made their way to Madrid, to play at Bernabeu. By 25 minutes in, with Madrid up by one, their luck seemed...

UNITED STATES

Trump asks EU countries to take 800 IS prisoners

Donald Trump continued his policy of announcing foreign policy initiatives on social media this weekend, and took to twitter to ask the UK, Germany, France and “other European allies” to take in and...

Rivera’s Spanish election campaign is all about Catalonia

A campaign for the Spanish presidency, with the Catalan independence question at the heart of its platform, whilst the trial of the Catalan politicians is ongoing. This is the statement of intent from...

POINT MADE

“Go back to Tel Aviv”

The Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office has finally opened an investigation into the anti-semitic insults levelled at philosopher and writer Alain Finkielkraut on Saturday, when he hit the streets joining...

‘Human wall’ in Barcelona

Up to half a million people turn out on the streets of the Catalan capital calling for self-determination and the release of political leaders on trial in the Supreme Court

culture

Actor Bruno Ganz dies at the age of 77

He played an angel who wanted to be human in Wings of Desire by Wim Wenders, and Hitler in Downfall, roles that show the range of actor Bruno Ganz, who died yesterday aged 77. Considered one of the great...

Girona face Real Madrid; Espanyol take on Valencia

Girona face Real Madrid for the third time in a month today, at 12pm, after losing to the Madrid club over two legs in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. Girona go to the Santiago Bernabéu in 17th...