Catalonia Today

art

Picasso and Picabia at Fundació Mapfre

It has become common to see exhibitions comparing the work of Pablo Picasso with that of other artists. The latest is a new exhibition at the Fundació Mapfre titled Picasso-Picabia. Painting in Question,...

economy

Seat beats records with 415,600 cars sold by September

Vehicle manufacturer Seat has set a new record in its total sales between January and September of this year, with 415,600 cars sold, 17.1% more than in the same period last year. The figure is the best...

society

Barcelona city council creates Smart City Week

Between November 5 and 11, more than 40 events will take place in various areas of Barcelona to bring the concept of smart cities closer to the public. With the aim of fostering public interest in how...

Food Bank aims to recruit some 27,500 volunteers

Catalonia’s Food Bank (Banc d’Aliments) is looking to recruit 27,500 volunteers around the country for its annual food collection campaign known as the “Gran Recapte”, which will take place on...

politics

Guaranteed income to include gender victims

The Catalan parliament unanimously approved a bill yesterday proposed by the PSC that modifies the law on guaranteed minimum incomes which was passed in passed in 2017, to include homeless people, victims...

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...