Catalonia Today

film

‘Selfies’ wins Best Film at the Filmets festival

Our need to photograph all aspects of our lives and share them on social media is the subject of the short film, Selfies, which won the Best Film prize at the Badalona Film Festival. The Swiss production...

The return of the ‘classic’ to Camp Nou this afternoon

Today will see the biggest fixture in Spanish football, the so-called ‘classic’. Barcelona take on Real Madrid at Camp Nou at 4.15pm in a clash that Real Madrid need to win to start climbing the table...

weather

Cold front brings the first snow of the season

The change of hour has coincided with a change of temperature, with a cold front entering from the north west and spreading across the country. The most visible consequence of the drop in temperature was...

New earpiece can detect onset of epileptic attacks

A small earpiece similar to a hearing aid capable of registering brain activity in epileptics and, thanks to artificial intelligence, capable of digitising the data, filtering it and detecting beforehand...

Dining on emotions

Ruscalleda’s internationally renowned restaurant with its three Michelin stars, will close its doors tonight

politics

Prison or exile: the lives of all involved turned upside down

The tension experienced during the adoption of the referendum law, the threats, police brutality, the victory of the yes vote in spite of everything, the vertiginous hours until deciding whether elections...

international

Erdogan insists Kashoggi 18 be tried in Turkey

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday called for 18 Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to stand trial in Istanbul, saying all those involved must face punishment....

politics

Carolina Bescansa to give up her seat in Spring

The Unidos Podemos MP Carolina Bescansa announced yesterday that she will give up her seat in Spain’s parliament next spring, after losing in her attempt to be elected general secretary of the party...

international

France proposes to station police in some schools

The French government is studying the possibility of stationing police officers or gendarmes in certain school centres in conflictive neighbourhoods to control violent incidents such as that of the teacher...