Catalonia Today

international

French defence chief resigns due to cuts

Just a few month after the celebrations of the whirlwind victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French Presidential elections, the run of scandals and resignations continues. In the two weeks following the...

justice

Court investigates la Caixa for Golden Parachute

The National Audience of Spain has opened an investigation for a retirement payout made to the previous Vice-president and CEO of the Caixa, Joan Maria Nin. The investigations centre around a change in...

international

Young Saudi woman arrested for video

Saudi police arrested a young woman who appeared in a video on Tuesday walking in a small town in the north of the country wearing a miniskirt and short t-shirt, local television reported. The video went...

Miguel Blesa found dead from a gunshot wound

Miguel Blesa, an iconic figure of the great recession and the financial excesses at the head of Caja Madrid from 1996 to 2009, died yesterday in Villanueva del Rey (Córdoba) victim of a gunshot to the...

Tale of Seven Kingdoms

HBO’s blockbuster TV series filmed in part in Catalonia returns to the small screen in its 7th season, promising to have more in store than the last

international

Massive protest against judicial reforms in Poland

Thousands of people protested in Warsaw yesterday, against the controversial justice reform, which critics say undermines the independence of the courts. The reform allows the executive to appoint judges...

society

Campaign against illegal street vending begins

The Generalitat has launched an informative campaign against the ’top manta’ street vendors which warns citizens that the practice is illegal and harms the economy, as well as favouring organised gangs...

society

33 injured in roller-coaster incident in Madrid

Some 33 people, among them children, received light injuries when two carriages collided in a roller coaster amusement park in Madrid, according to sources from the city’s emergency services . The accident...

society

Generalitat accuses state of linguistic bias

In an event held yesterday in Barcelona’s plaça Catalunya, the director general of Language Policies, Ester Franquesa accused the state government of systematical ignoring its obligations under the...