Catalonia Today

A very uneasy partnership

Torra appeals to the spirit of disobedience of 1-O and the declaration of independence; ERC urges partners to move ahead and shun rhetoric


Two female directors making waves at Sitges Film Festival

Yesterday was another day without big stars at the Sitges Film Festival, although there were several interesting films by female directors, especially the Italian film Lazzaro felice, by Alice Rohrwacher,...

EU again accused of inaction over rights

Puigneró lodges complaint after European Commission fails to rule on state Internet censorship related to 1-O


Catalonia says farewell to its diva

Schubert’s Ave Maria, ’Lcia ch’io pianga’ by Haendel, ’O mio babbino caro’, by Giacomo Puccini, and ’La Vergina Degli Angeli’ by Giuseppe Verdi, all in the voice of Montserrat Caballé,...


Caixa Foundation donates €3m for child cancer

Fundació Caixa will contribute €3 million to the new Pediatric Cancer Center in Barcelona, at the Sant Joan de Déu hospital, Isidre Fainé, and the managing director of the hospital, Manel del Castillo,...


China accuses Interpol chief of corruption

Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol chief, is under investigation for taking bribes, China’s ministry of public security (MPS) said on Monday, becoming the latest top official to fall in President Xi Jinping’s...

UN predicts climate chaos if action not taken

Both society in general and world economic powers have to make a change of “unprecedented magnitude” if they wish to prevent climate change from plunging the planet into chaos. This is the warning...

Fight over school lunches

Parents, unions, local groups and educational entities plan demonstrations to stop the change in school cafeterias and could present a citizen’s law


Far-right VOX rallies against Catalonia

The far-right VOX party filled the Vistalegre pavillion in Madrid where there were screams of “Puigdemont in prison” and “let’s get them!” Some 4,000 people were left outside the hall which can...