Catalonia Today

society

CatSalut to pay €141,573 to woman over loss of uterus

Barcelona’s high court yesterday ratified a sentence in which the Catalan health service, CatSalut, was ordered to pay compensation of €141,573 to a 27-year-old woman after her uterus was removed following...

Pro-independence camp will only accept acquittals

As the negotiations over the budget draw near, so does the prosecutor’s accusation against the political leaders in pretrial detention. Yesterday, the issue began to appear in the media, with the Ser...

‘Climax’ best film at Sitges

The international festival recognises Gaspar Noé’s radical vision, as well as the social commentary of ‘Lazzaro felice‘, which won the special jury prize

Silence reigns

State surveys have not enquired regarding the monarchy since 2015; the crown has lost its splendour

health

Sant Joan de Déu to treat patients from Emirates

The Sant Joan de Déu hospital has signed an agreement with the government of the United Arab Emirates to become its pediatric centre of reference in Europe. The centre will treat minors from the UAE who...

international

Judges accuse Le Pen of mis- appropriation

The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, accused so far of abusing privilege for the alleged illegal hiring of parliamentary assistants in the Eurochamber, was yesterday accused by the judges of embezzlement...

international

London and EU negotiate new timetable

British and European representatives are reported to be negotiating in secret a plan to extend the transition period of Brexit, whereby the United Kingdom would be subject to EU rules beyond the 21 months...

politics

Dozens of town councils ignore national holiday as protest

Dozens of Catalan town councils decided yesterday, as in previous years, to ignore the national holiday celebrating Spanish speaking countries by opening as usual and attending the citizens. President...

Pressure to pass budget

Pedro Sánchez makes deal with Podemos to approve 2019 budget, and courts pro-independence parties to reach majority of 171 votes in Congress