The motion rejects all the legal actions made against November 9's vote
We offer you the video of the presentation of the book by Joan Sales at the British Library
Last week, 'Incerta glòria', the book by Joan Sales on the war of 1936, was presented at the British Library in London. Translator, editor and writer, Joan Sales wrote the book now considered one of the best works of Catalan narrative of the 20th century, based on his own experience as a Republican soldier.
Interview with the signee of the 'Let Catalans vote' manifesto
Paul Preston (1946) is one of the great British Hispanists. With a doctorate in history from Oxford University he has written canonical books on 20th century Spain: from a biography of Franco to a history of the war of 1936, passing through a study on the post-war repression ('The Spanish Holocaust').
Barcelona – Smart City
From fab labs to fab cities: a project that aims to develop a fully productive city whose inhabitants share their knowledge to solve local problems and set up new businesses and education schemes.
Technological companies and start-ups are presenting applications for greater sustainability and for improving the quality of life of citizens
The project iCity is becoming the European laboratory for the creation of services making use of public information systems
We are currently in the throes of a far-reaching economic and social crisis that has led us to rethink many of the foundations of what we used to know as the "welfare state".
The BCNLab project mirrors a path taken by the cities that are pushing the world forward
Spanish PM refused to have any discussion about Catalonia's self-determination demands
Coinciding with Rajoy's trip to Barcelona, scheduled on November 29, the Spokesperson for the Catalan Government, Francesc Homs, stated on Tuesday that Mas "would be delighted to welcome Rajoy at the Generalitat Palace".
Opinion article by Àlez Ribó on the independence vote on November 9, 2014
'Vargas Llosa loved Barcelona under the Francoist boot, but his love soured when the city began to reassert its cultural personality'
Long queues since the opening of the polling stations · Check videos and pictures
2,305,390 Catalans have taken part in the independence vote of 9 November called by the Government of Catalonia and prohibited by the central government and the Spanish courts.
The cyberattack threatened the delivery of basic services, says Catalan government
Nothing new is created without research, taking risks and teamwork. · Gaudí's attitude was identical to that of Einstein, Planck and Higgs
Recent research on the work of Gaudí can be summarised in four points. The first indicates that Gaudí's aim was to create a new kind of architecture; this is what made him original and revolutionary, and is the reason that after a hundred years it serves as a source of inspiration for today's architecture and engineering.
It will run from the 17th to the 23rd of November
International journalists explain why they came to Catalonia
On Sunday early morning, Catalans formed long queues in front of the voting centres, despite the forecast of rain and the possibility of police taking away ballot boxes, in order to be among the first ones to vote.
An international delegation consisting of eight MEPs followed closely the Catalan independence vote. They were divided into three groups and visited thirty polling stations.
Why was it such a symbolic day?
Editorial by VilaWeb's director Vicent Partal
She criticizes 'the pitiful' situation of the cultural sector
Photographer Colita has rejected the National Photography Prize awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture because of 'the pitiful, shameful and painful' situation of the cultural sector in Spain.
On Saturday, one day after the Spanish government announced that it would challenge the independence consultation vote of 9 November before the Constitutional Court, ten famous personalities signed a petition.
One will be held every evening until the independence vote
Last night the sound of pots and pans rang out in many towns of Catalonia as a spontaneous reaction to the suspension by the Spanish Constitutional Court of the voting on 9 November.
Opinion article by Otto Ozols
In thinking about European values and ideals, I wish to address all Europeans and particularly their political leaders. I particularly am addressing high-ranking politicians in Norway, Finland, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
The Spanish Supreme Court has decided to reject the Catalan Government's complaint, filed on Tuesday, against the Spanish Government's appeal of the independence vote, scheduled for the 9th of November.