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international

EU Parliament wants ban on certain plastics

EU lawmakers want to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution. Under the proposal,...

international

Trump compares migrant crisis to European 'chaos'

Donald Trump has once again hit out at the caravan of Homduran immigrants trying to reach the US, and that yesterday resumed its march from Chiapas (Mexico). Trump says that allowing the entry of undocumented...

politics

Former PSOE minister Carmen Alborch dies

The former Socialist Minister of Culture Carmen Alborch died yesterday Wednesday in her home in Valencia at the age of 70, after a lengthy illness. Alborch formed part of the government of Felipe González...

society

Church will correct “errors” in acquistions

Following the controversy over claims by the Farmers Union (UP) that the Catholic Chruch had illegally registered properties in recent years using legislation currently being challenged, the Diocese of...

economy

Naturgy starts early retirements for 400 workers

Former Gas Natural Fenosa, now known as Naturgey, will reduce its workforce by 400 people this year by means of early retirement agreed by staff from 55 years of age onward. The early retirements began...

Government wants Sánchez offer

Catalan executive hopes to gain favour with CUP through Civic Forum and Council of Republic initiatives

culture

Stanley Kubrick retrospective at CCCB until March

Barcelona’s Centre of Contemporary Culture (CCCB) opens its doors on an international exhibition dedicated to director Stanley Kubrick tomorrow. The exhibition “Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)” offers...

Barça face first big test without Messi

Barça lead their Champions League group after two victories out of two in the group stage, having thumped PSV 4-0 at the Camp Nou and then won 4-2 against Tottenham at Wembley in Valverde’s best game...

economy

FT defends economic health of Catalonia

A Financial Times article published on Tuesday stated that “the worst fears of investors and economic leaders” during the independence process in Catalonia “have not materialised” and the economic...