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international

First serious injury from Kilauea eruption

A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions...

society

Concern for the number of motor cycle deaths

There is concern over the high number of accidents involving motorcycles with 17 riders dead and 78 seriously injured in the first five months of 2018. The Catalan road transit authority, the Mossos d’Esquadra...

society

Telephone app guides users to 5,500 springs

Hikers who forget their canteens now have help in the form of a mobile app that provides information about the exact location of 5,500 natural springs that are located throughout Catalonia. The Catalan...

A perpetual Article 155

Rajoy, Sanchez and Rivera agree to maintain 155 until Torra renounces ministers imprisoned or in exile making incoming government impossible

China and US avoid an all-out trade war

China and the US have called a truce in their trade war. Focusing on the denuclearisation of North Korea, Beijing and Washington have moved to reduce tension and curb the trade war which began with Donald...

Torra, 131st President

The new president will today fly to Berlin to meet with Carles Puigdemont to reaffirm the provisionality of the legislature and his commitment to October 1

economy

Almirall’s earning up 57% in 1st quarter of 2018

The Catalan pharmaceutical company Almirall has made a €30.9 million profit in the first quarter of 2018, a 57.1% increase compared with the same period last year, despite a decline of 4.1% in total...

CuLture

Dalí museums attract almost 4.5 million visitors

The year 2017 saw a total of 1,444,853 people visit the three Dalí museums in Figueres, Port Lligat and Púbol respectively. The Figueres Theatre Museum, the largest and most well known welcomed of the...

international

MI5 boss warns that Europe still an ISIS target

Britain and the EU must retain close security ties after Brexit to foil Islamic State militant attacks and counter Russia’s “pernicious” attempts to subvert Western democracies, the head of Britain’s...