ERC (main government's ally): 'It's not the consultation that we would have liked, but we will try to help'
The President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, ruled out yesterday the consultation vote already called for November 9 and agreed upon among a majority of Catalan parties, in face of the opposition from the Spanish authorities. The parties that until now had pressed ahead with plans for an independence consultation vote offered different reactions to President Mas's decision.
The independence consultation vote will be held under a pre-existing legal framework for citizen participation
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The platform was created to make it possible for Catalans to vote on their own collective future
FC Barcelona has joined today the National Alliance for the Right to Self-Determination of Catalonia (Pacte Nacional pel Dret a Decidir, a platform created to make it possible for Catalans to vote on their own collective future. More than 3,500 organisations are part of this Pact, including institutions, political parties, trade unions, business organisations, professional associations, NGOs, cultural organisations and political pressure groups. Josep Maria Bartomeu has sent a letter to the Alliance's president, Joan Rigol, to confirm Barça's compromise with the right to self-determination.
The demonstration to stress the Spanish nature of Catalonia did not gather more people than last year
Critics on Health Minister's management of the case
Prices stabilized across regions throughout Catalonia
According to figures released by the Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE) on Tuesday, this September Catalonia is showing a positive annual inflation rate of 0.1%, up from -0.1% in August. In monthly terms, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is down by 0.1% in Catalonia, and it is the only Autonomous Community where prices drop.
The company decided to allocate the production of Pulsar to Barcelona
New video shows reasons from around the Catalan territory
On Saturday more than 800 mayors participated in a public event in Barcelona to demonstrate this institutional support for November's vote.
A demonstration will fill the streets of Valencia in the afternoon
Today, 9 October, is the Valencia's National Day in remembrance of King James I's entry in the city in 1238, which is the year that we could say marks the birth of País Valencià (Valencia).
DIPLOCAT and the University of Iceland organise the event next October 20
The Los Angeles Times and Mexico's La Jornada join the criticisms levelled against the Spanish government by Bloomberg News
Worldwide experts gather to discuss the Catalan architect's works
The first edition of the Gaudí World Congress is being held in Barcelona since October 6 and will end tomorrow. Seven biannual congresses have been scheduled until 2026 when Gaudí's Sagrada Familia is expected to be complete. Worldwide experts are discussing these days the Catalan architect's works and exchanging new studies, documents, works and materials.
Catalonia and Barcelona share a stand in the leading publishers meeting
A White Paper on National Transition was published at the end of September. At more than 1,400 pages, the volume provides documentation to help clarify, in an array of different fields, the steps Catalonia must take to become an independent state.
Includes fines for homophobic behaviour
An extremely wide majority of the Catalan Parliament has approved a new law recognising the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual people and persecuting homophobia and transphobia.
Citizens rally in front of city halls despite heavy rain
The main pro-indy civil society organisations Catalan National Assembly and Òmnium Cultural, asked citizens to gather in front of town halls to show opposition to the Constitutional Court's independence consultation suspension on Monday.
Campaigners state that 'no political equilibrium can justify such a prohibition'
A group of private citizens have started the campaign #Mutsialagabia [#SilencedandCaged]. According to the campaign's manifesto, the objective is 'to call attention to this profoundly serious situation with a symbolic gesture.
Can Catalonia become independent?
Do you mean, Mr. Rompuy, that democracy does not serve for changing borders but that war, ethnic cleansing and mass crimes does?
The largest space focusing on the Catalan capital will be 79 Tank, a pavilion of 3,500 square metres housed in an old gas tank.
The event will be held between the 26th of September and the 3rd of October
The city of Beijing will host the international exhibition, and will dedicate 8 spaces to Barcelona, which is this year's guest city.
Jean Luc Figueras had a long career as a chef at the best restaurants in Barcelona
Constitutional Court dismisses request by Catalan Parliament to sideline its 2 members suspected of bias
Catalonia's main employers' associations criticise the Spanish Government's 2015 budget: the lowest in 17 years
Spanish government asks constitutional court to declare Catalonia's independence consultation illegal
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