Catalonia Today

municipal

City Council chooses tender for memorial

The Barcelona City Council has announced the winner of the tender for the projected memorial space dedicated to the former women’s prison of Les Corts, where 5,000 inmates, opponents to the Franco regime,...

municipal

PDeCAT wants decision for 0-1 memorial

The PDeCAT group wants a street or square in an “emblematic and symbolic” location in Barcelona to be renamed as October 1, in respect to the first anniversary of the celebration of the referendum...

IOC announces Refugee Team for 2020 Olympics

The IOC has decided that an Olympic refugee team will participate in the Tokyo Games, as it did in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The International Olympic Committee wishes to send a message of solidarity and...

international

Man freed after arrest for murder of journalist

A Romanian man who had been detained as part of the investigation into the killing of a Bulgarian journalist in the northern town of Ruse has been freed, police said on Tuesday. The police said a man had...

Mutual support for mental health

The Sant Pau Hospital has set up a mutual assistance programme for people admitted to the acute psychiatry unit and people with mental disorders that have been through the same experience. The programme...

A very uneasy partnership

Torra appeals to the spirit of disobedience of 1-O and the declaration of independence; ERC urges partners to move ahead and shun rhetoric

culture

Two female directors making waves at Sitges Film Festival

Yesterday was another day without big stars at the Sitges Film Festival, although there were several interesting films by female directors, especially the Italian film Lazzaro felice, by Alice Rohrwacher,...

EU again accused of inaction over rights

Puigneró lodges complaint after European Commission fails to rule on state Internet censorship related to 1-O

UN predicts climate chaos if action not taken

Both society in general and world economic powers have to make a change of “unprecedented magnitude” if they wish to prevent climate change from plunging the planet into chaos. This is the warning...