Catalonia Today

More reasons than ever to protest

Democratic regression and gender violence join protest against job insecurity; in Barcelona, 30,000 brave the rain

economy

SEAT to take on 250 workers for its Martorell plant

Car manufacturer SEAT is to hire 250 workers for its plant in Martorell to cope with the increased production resulting from the recent sales success of the Ibiza and the Leon Arona. Already, 98 temporary...

international

China shuts out Taiwan with new diplomatic move

China and the Dominican Republic have signed an agreement to establish diplomatic ties, the Chinese government’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, said at a news briefing on Tuesday, angering Taiwan. China offered...

international

Border speakers coming down on Korean frontier

North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border for decades on Tuesday, South Korea’s defence ministry said, fulfilling a promise made...

society

Can Vies: case against Mossos goes to trial

Seven Catalan police officers accused of assault by three protesters during disturbances as the Mossos d’Esquadra removed squatters from the Can Vies centre in Barcelona in May 2014, went on trial yesterday....

society

Millet back in hospital, this time due to a fall

Felix Millet was admitted to a hospital in Barcelona due to a fracture he suffered in a fall last Friday at his home in Ametlla del Vallès. This is the second time that Millet has been hospitalised since...

international

Suicide bomber kills at least 26 in Kabul attack

Explosions in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 26 people on Monday, including nine journalists who had arrived to report on an initial blast and were apparently targeted by a suicide bomber, officials...

international

Twitter also sold data access to Cambridge

After the massive Facebook data scandal, it has now come to notice that Twitter sold user data to a Cambridge Analytica researcher who collected the data of nearly 87 million Facebook users, The Sunday...

commerce

Alstom to produce trains for Singapore metro

The Singapore Land Transport Authority has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of additional metro rolling stock, the manufacturer announced on April 30. Alstom is to supply six six-car Metropolis...