Catalonia Today

Prosecutors call for maximum sentences

Prosecution accuses political prisoners of leading an unarmed rebellion and asks for 25 years for Junqueras


Court to investigate four Guardia Civil police officers

Barcelona’s high court has ordered a court in Manresa to summon three Guardia Civil police officers who took part in the crackdown on the independence referendum on October 1, in nearby Fonollosa, and...

Barcelona take on Rayo Vallecano in Madrid

Barcelona are in Madrid this evening aiming to stay top of La Liga as they take on Rayo Vallecano. After their 5-1 victory over Real Madrid in last weekend’s classic derby, the Catalans are on a high,...


Results of Rambla consultation presented

What to do with Barcelona’s Rambla has been a pending issue for years. Mayor Ada Colau commissioned a study and the results were presented yesterday. After deliberations involving experts, organisations...


Vic’s Episcopal Museum focuses on medieval figure of bishop Oliba

Vic’s Episcopal Museum yesterday opened ’Oliba episcopus’, the most important exhibition that has ever been dedicated to one of the most significant figures of the Catalan Middle Ages. The exhibition,...

East testing EU principles

Brussels sees a “real risk” of a slide towards authoritarianism in Romania, amid a spate of worrying judicial reforms in Warsaw, Budapest and Bucharest


Google staff lead protests worldwide

Yesterday, Google staff walked out of many of the corporation’s offices, including Singapore, Tokyo, Berlin, Zurich and a range of US offices, to protest the internet company’s handling of a string...


Brexit magnate under criminal investigation

The National Crime Agency in the UK has opened an inquiry into Arron Banks, a millionaire understood to have financed of one of the dominant pro-Brexit campaigns in the 2016 referendum. It is alledged...


Barcelona Manga Fair returns to Montjuïc

The XXIV Manga Fair opened its doors yesterday again, at the Fira de Montjuïc, for visiting Japanese comic fans from around the world. Exhibitions, presentations, and talks run until November 4th, showcasing...