Catalonia Today

Counting the pedestrians

Catalonia’s most popular shopping day is April 23; in 2017 following the terrorist attack on Barcelona’s Rambla, pedestrian numbers dropped 1.26%

A defence of “privilege”

The former Standing Committee of Parliament bases its defence on the age-old concept of “privilege” before Supreme Court judge Pablo Llarena

Òmnium reminds Puigdemont of need for a united strategy

The Vice President of òmnium Cultural, Marcel Mauri, yesterday expressed his concern to Carles Puigdemont regarding the lack of a unified strategy in the independence movement and insisted that it is...

international

Jerusalem signposts US Embassy

U.S. Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week’s opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. Work-men...

international

Orban vows to protect Christian culture

Viktor Orban said on Monday the main task of his government will be to preserve Christian culture, sticking to his nationalist policy to keep out migrants and fend off foreign meddling. “The main task...

society

Speed involved in 20% of road fatalities

Speed was a factor in 20% of accidents which resulted in fatalities in 2017, and its impact on road accidents increased significantly compared to 2016. As part of the week leading up this year’s Grand...

international

Second teenager raped and burned in one week

A teenage girl was battling for her life in India on Monday after being raped, doused in kerosene and set on fire on Friday in the eastern state of Jharkhand, where a 16-year-old was raped and burned to...

economy

Research centres make call for better funding

A group of research centres yesterday voiced their concern about cuts in investment in R & D, in their a report to all parties represented in parliament and asked that the situation be redressed as quickly...

technology

Mataro’s “smart textiles” get EU grant of €1m

The European Regional Development Fund will allocate €951,857 to the Mataro-Maresme Territorial Specialisation and Competitiveness Project (PECT) to boost the intelligent-textile sector. PECT provides...