Catalonia Today

A splendid summer

As it was expected, Carla Simon’s film Estiu 1993, took the main prizes in the 10th edition of the Catalan academy’s Gaudi Awards last night, not in terms of the number of statuettes it won -five of...

international

FARC presents candidate in Columbia

Colombia’s FARC political party, made up of former members of the rebel group, on Saturday launched its campaign for this year’s elections with a promise to fight poverty and corruption. The long-time...

international

IKEA’s founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

Billionaire IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who turned a business he launched as a teenager into one of the world’s best known furniture brands, has died at the age of 91, the Swedish company said on Sunday....

international

Kurds will not attend Russian summit in Sochi

Syria’s main Kurdish groups have not yet received a final invite to a peace congress scheduled to take place in Russia next week and will not attend while the Turkish assault on Afrin continues, a Kurdish...

Roger Federer takes out his 6th Australian Open

Roger Federer survived a second set ’freeze’ and an onslaught from Croatia’s Marin Cilic to claim a record-equalling 6th Australian Open title at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday. The Swiss maestro was...

agriculture

Porcine sector optimistic for 2018

The Farmers Union welcomes the recovery in prices in the porcine sector in 2017 with farmers ending the year on a positive note with gains of about €20 per beast on average. Farmers are hopeful that...

Investiture, yes and no

Constitutional Tribunal rejects telematic declaration by Carles Puigdemont; candidate must first have permission to attend session from judge Llarena

business

Repsol to invest €25m in shutdown

Repsol will invest over €25 million in the temporary shutdown of the chemical division of its industrial complex in the Tarragona plant. The work, to begin in late January will last a few weeks, and...

business

Clintu expands capital by €1 million

The online domestic service platform Clintu has closed a venture capital expansion of €1 million led by The Crowd Angel along with Media Digital Ventures and Seaya Ventures, regular investors in the...