Spanish minister intentionally mixes Pujol's fraud with Catalonia's self-determination process
The Spanish Finance Minister, Cristóbal Montoro, did not hesitate to link the fiscal fraud confessed by the former Catalan President, Jordi Pujol, to the rest of the politicians supporting Catalonia's independence.
The Spanish government systematically and repeatedly disobeys the sentences of the Constitutional Court that politically disfavour it
Identity-related component is by no means the most important aspect today
Will the 9-N consultation will go ahead whatever the Spanish Constitutional Court should decide? The question is what the Catalan executive will decide if the law of consultation is suspended by the Spanish Constitutional Court
The Encuentro del Foro de São Paulo gathered together the parties
The final declaration of the 2014 São Paulo Forum, which brings together around 100 left-wing parties from Central and South America, has demonstrated explicit support for Catalonia's self-determination vote.
Interest on Scotland and Catalonia rises as the dates of the independence referenda approach
The purchase includes 550,000 new customers, a network of 270 branches and nearly 2,400 employees,
Catalonia's largest financial group, Caixabank, has come to an agreement with Barclays Bank PLC to buy the Spanish section of its banking business, Barclays Bank SAU, for ?800 million.
The purchase includes 550,000 new customers, a network of 270 branches and nearly 2,400 employees, which strengthens CaixaBank's leadership within the Spanish market.
A late goal from B team youngster Sandro gave Barça the three points
A late goal from B team youngster Sandro gave Barça the three points at El Madrigal in a hard fought game that Luis Enrique’s side dominated, though they found it tough going at times against a determined Villarreal defence. Sandro ensured Barça go into the international break with two Spanish League wins out of two, leading the domestic championship.
Is the only urban underground race in the world
On the night between the 28th and the 29th of August, the metro tunnels of Barcelona became the track for the second edition of Discovery Underground, the only urban underground race in the world going through the centre of big cities. From the more than 15,000 candidates, 300 people ran the 10km tunnel that links Universitat to Gorg metro stations, on the Line 2. This was the double of candidates comparing to the first edition.
A few weeks ago, Peret announced he was undergoing treatment against lung cancer
Pere Pubill i Calaf, better known as Peret, died at noon on Wednesday in a Barcelonan hospital, aged 79. The singer, guitar player and composer Peret was the most veteran artist of the so-called Catalan rumba, a fusion music style mixing Afro-Cuban mambo with flamenco and rock and roll. He was also considered to be the 'father' of this genre of music and was also known as the 'King of Catalan rumba'.
A wide range of popular-culture events take place at the district of the city of Barcelona
Nouvel Observateur: 'La Catalogne comme vous ne l'avez jamais vue, en 5 vidéos'
The Catalan Tourist Board initiative, highlighted at the Nouvel Observateur
The initiative of the Catalan Tourist Board aims to spread the turisticvalues of Catalonia through five videos made by inviting YouTube video artists. After a month, the videos have thousands of views and have been reported, for example, in one of the leading newspapers in France, the Nouvel Observateur. The newspaper has featured in a story entitled 'Catalonia, as never seen before in five videos'. The paper explains the technical details used in each video. All of them are spectacular.
A street festival picturing life in Tortosa in the 16th century
Josep Rull: 'We will set out the ballot boxes in accordance with the laws passed by a legitimate, democratically-elected parliament'
Barcelona, the guest city at the Stockholm Culture Festival this August with a large Catalan program
The Pine Tree is country, it's politics, but it is also nature, and childhood memories. It's a sort of magical space.
Even when they attack with all their might. Respond with a smile. And go vote on Sunday. En masse.
It is unacceptable for the state we currently live in to investigate its own citizens for political reasons
Scotland's 'Yes' vote would serve as an incentive to understanding that the utmost in freedom can be achieved without wars and violence
'Catalan society is on the final straight on its way to decide the future of its new state'
"We must not reinvent our country every time that there are new winds of crisis"
ERC leader says he's ready to join a coalition, as long as goals are clearly established
Interview with ALDE vice-president
Today the abdication of Juan Carlos of Bourbon will become official with a ceremony and the passage of a "fundamental law"
Expanded show gets more than 100,000 visitors
The Sagrada Família, Salvador Dalí Theatre-Museum, and FC Barcelona museum topped the rankings
The event in Reus attracted more than 100,000 visitors and 72 professionals
Winning companies will have their projects funded, implemented and supported
The city hosts more than 360 bands in 25 different venues, as well as improvised open-air movie theatres