Catalan Law on Consultation Votes will be the legal base to organise the self-determination vote
With the aim to stop Catalonia's self-determination vote the Spanish government is already preparing two appeals for the Constitutional Court
Interest on Scotland and Catalonia rises as the dates of the independence referenda approach
The map of Europe could change in the near future after the independence referendums in Scotland (18 September) and Catalonia (9 November). Even more than half of the States in Europe became independent after 1900, the subject arises a great deal of public interest. Media reports comparing the Scottish and the Catalan model abound and there are also several academic and public events on the matter planned in Europe.
Patrícia Gabancho, Anna Gabriel, Xavier Roig, Ramon Folch, Enric Vila, Martí Domínguez and Mercè Ibarz weigh in on the key issues
The course of action that may result in an independent Catalonia is now at the centre of the political and media debate, but the building of a new country also entails considering what will happen once independence is declared.
Catalonia's maritime specialization would be welcome in the Mediterranean
The Atlantic Council, one of the most prominent US think tanks analysed the geostrategic impact of the possible independence of Scotland and Catalonia from a military standpoint, in an article.
What happened three hundred years ago on that date and what was its significance? Who were the opposing sides? Why did Barcelona resist?
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
The fashion company registered a turnover of ?452.9 million between January and June
The Catalan urban clothing firm Desigual posted a ?66.4 million profit in the first six months of 2014, which represents a 47.9% increase on the same period of the previous year. The fashion company registered a turnover of ?452.9 million between January and June, 23.1% higher than the figure registered in 2013 during the same period.
Valencia and Catalonia Stand to Lose Between 140 and 110 Million Euros, Respectively
FC Barcelona announced that it will continue to defend its interests before the highest sporting authority
Following the resolution announced this Wednesday by the FIFA Appeals Committee on violations of regulations regarding the transfer and registration of children aged under 18 years, FC Barcelona announced that it will continue to defend its interests before the highest sporting authority, in this case the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The deal was negotiated and agreed before the World Cup
The Argentine international has committed himself for another four years with the Catalan club, which will take him through to 30 June 2018. There's an option on a further year plus a buy-out clause of 100 million euros. The deal was negotiated and agreed before the World Cup. Mascherano told reporters, 'I'm committed to this Club until the final day of the contract. I hope I can live up to expectations of the Club'.
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
A report from Credit Suisse says that Catalonia would improve with independence and that Spain would worsen
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