Public prosecutor files charges against Forcadell, three other members of Parliament’s Board for the referendum resolution
The prosecutor omits Joan Josep Nuet, third secretary of the Board of the Parliament, from the lawsuit for his “unwillingness to join in the political project to break away [from Spain]”.
Basque ex-president urges former president of Catalonia to continue the climb "right to the summit"
Trade deficit also grew due to economic recovery fueling imports
The experimental vaccine, which underwent trails in Can Ruti, reduces the viral load to almost undetectable levels
The revenue managed by the Catalan government increased almost 6% thanks to a growth in real estate and tourism
The new facility, run by Hospital Sant Joan de Déu and the Leo Messi Foundation, will be financed through a crowdfunding campaign
During 2016 more companies were created in Catalonia than in Madrid while fewer ceased business operations
'Timecode' is a small narrative jewel about two parking lot security guards who only see each other a few minutes every day
The 66,000 homes sold exceed 2008 figures, but are far from the record numbers before the real estate bubble burst
The rally is part the “Our home, your home” campaign, an effort backed by over 800 associations. A music festival in Palau Sant Jordi next Saturday will serve as a warm-up event.
The platform will set a limit on renting whole properties in the district to one advert per person; the city hall says the proposal “takes [them] for fools” and is “insulting”
ARA interviews the former Catalan Education Minister, presently a Junts Pel Sí MP
US author receives Pepe Carvalho award, sees World Gone By translated into Spanish
Offering Tarragona as a destination for cruises is a move aimed at European markets, Italy in particular
Spanish government believes it to be a greater defiance than the 2014 consultation
Catalan government may bring referendum forward due to “extreme judicialisation” of the independence process
Catalan government spokeswoman Neus Munté says the vote could be brought forward depending on the circumstances, if it were to benefit “the strategy”
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Oriol Junqueras welcomed the CUP’s support for the budget, which he labelled as “exceptional" for the increase in spending
Gains in electrical efficiency and cost savings to be studied
Unemployment in Spain fell by 541,000 last year, a return to 2009 levels, according to figures from the latest Labour Force Survey
The Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont; vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, and Foreign Minister, Raül Romeva, claim in Brussels that the referendum will take place with or without Spain’s agreement.
A quarter of all new companies set up in Spain last year were registered in Catalonia, with a return to 2008 levels
President Puigdemont claims “everyone [in Europe] has been informed” that there will be a referendum
An agreement between Consorci d'Educació de Barcelona, Escola Nova 21 and UAB’s ICE means schools will receive innovation training over a three-year period. Nineteen networks will be set up with 6-10 schools each.
The right to be heard by the public is founded on gaining their trust, and credibility is one means to achieving it
Everyone, in their own sphere and within their own ability, has room to take action and to do better. Starting with ourselves, the citizens. Followed by local councils, the Catalan government and the Spanish state.
Catalonia is no longer Spain, it is another country to nearly all effects and purposes, out of its own free will, and there is no turning back
Donald Trump owes much of his electoral victory to his instinct. To his connection with people who are sick and tired of professional politicians that appear distant
Artur Mas writes about his experience in the dock during the trial against himself, Ortega and Rigau for 9N
Madrid’s only strategy is to pressure the courts, with the ephemeral "operation dialogue" pushing up daisies
It seems like just another question in a trial, but Spain wants to know the origin of the "weapons" of 9-N
Catalonia has always set a shining example to the world in terms of its contribution to the fields of solidarity and international aid
"They are putting on trial everyone that voted on 9-N. Those that voted 'yes', 'yes-no' and 'no'. Everyone"
"Some can’t fathom how it ever came to this, while others believe that America is now being led by a winner who will avert economic decay"
"You will comply with the deficit, ministers. Now is not the time to go into this and that and that and this!" With his usual charm, Spain’s Finance Minister Cristóbal Montoro systematically refused to negotiate deficit targets with his regional counterparts
If this battle is not won, if the pro-independence message does not reach all Catalans, the war may well be lost
The right to self-determination is not abstract and theoretical, essentialist. It is political
Spain’s Justice minister’s ability to understand the situation remained level with that of our extraterrestrial, describing a demonstration of thousands of people as a “little performance”.
The most powerful weapon of the majority that wishes to hold a referendum is the massive, peaceful power of their political aspirations
We are guilty as charged; we agree to incriminate ourselves. We voted in the consultation process of November 9, 2014
Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría has shown the zero leeway that her party have given her for engaging in politics
The political and civic initiative for Catalan independence may gather momentum as a consequence of the Brexit referendum
We are told that we must respect the law. It sounds right. But if we are not respected, how can we respect others?
We welcome young Assaloum, all those who have arrived before him, and all those who will arrive after him. We welcome them with generosity and realism, aware that Catalonia is diverse, pluralistic