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
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
Artur Mas writes about his experience in the dock during the trial against himself, Ortega and Rigau for 9N
The 66,000 homes sold exceed 2008 figures, but are far from the record numbers before the real estate bubble burst
It seems like just another question in a trial, but Spain wants to know the origin of the "weapons" of 9-N
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”
"They are putting on trial everyone that voted on 9-N. Those that voted 'yes', 'yes-no' and 'no'. Everyone"
ARA interviews the former Catalan Education Minister, presently a Junts Pel Sí MP
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”
Gains in electrical efficiency and cost savings to be studied
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.
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 court refuses to support a PSOE member suspended for criticising her party to the press
The President of the Generalitat stresses his government's "unshakable" commitment to the referendum, warns the Spanish government that it will have to present arguments as to why it is rejecting the vote
Merlin buys the building for €142M, eight million less than it cost two years ago, to use as office space
Both leaders are willing to hold talks in the coming days
Cathay Pacific will connect the Catalan capital with one of the world’s leading financial centres
The terms of four judges, including the court’s president, expired last year.
These statistics contrast with job insecurity, which is causing the worst shortfall in the history of social security.
Ramon Tremosa: "It is to the Catalan independence movement’s advantage that Rajoy is still in the Moncloa"
The PDECat MEP has recently published ‘The Europe They Have Caused to Fail'
Catalan government refuses to call early elections. "The objective is to go ahead with the referendum"
Munté declares that being open to a negotiated referendum is compatible with proceeding with the arrangements in case no agreement is reached
Madrid / Barcelona
The ex-minister won’t appeal the interlocutory order, reserving “the artillery” for the judge.
The Spanish prime minister admits that a constitutional amendment won’t solve the problem of Catalonia’s place within Spain.
Pro-independence leaders attack the case against the former Catalan Minister of the Presidency for having participated in organizing the 9-N vote
Rufián: "If many more people are banned from public office, I’m in favour of holding the referendum earlier"
The ERC’s Deputy Spokesperson in Congress as interviewed by Antoni Bassas
Ada Colau calls on them "not to establish short-term deadlines" for consultation to avoid generating "frustration"
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
'Timecode' is a small narrative jewel about two parking lot security guards who only see each other a few minutes every day
Madrid’s only strategy is to pressure the courts, with the ephemeral "operation dialogue" pushing up daisies
Catalonia has always set a shining example to the world in terms of its contribution to the fields of solidarity and international aid
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
US author receives Pepe Carvalho award, sees World Gone By translated into Spanish
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
Barcelona / Madrid
Oriol Junqueras welcomed the CUP’s support for the budget, which he labelled as “exceptional" for the increase in spending
Unemployment in Spain fell by 541,000 last year, a return to 2009 levels, according to figures from the latest Labour Force Survey
A quarter of all new companies set up in Spain last year were registered in Catalonia, with a return to 2008 levels
Catalonia’s pro-independence grassroots groups have set up a website where members of the public can register to stage a “massive” rally
The political and civic initiative for Catalan independence may gather momentum as a consequence of the Brexit referendum
"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
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
The Catalan people’s capacity for solidarity has been tested to its limits by the objective plunder, which no one even has the heart to deny any longer
Right now 2017 is a blank page on which we who make your newspaper can write our list of New Year’s resolutions
The problem arises when Barça goes global and the audience is not inside the stadium but rather watching on TV
This Sunday we have decided to revolt. ARA’s newsroom has put together a newspaper brimming with good news and, surprisingly, the task has proven easier than we had anticipated
PP has seen a slight personnel change with the departure of Fernández Diaz and the arrival of Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría to the “Catalan issue”, as independence is known in Madrid
We are aware that there are people who are irritated when certain issues are spoken about, debated and voted on. They are the same people who are irritated by speaking, debating and voting.
Our piece on alcoholism isn’t just another story. For us it’s an energetic bet, a red light against something that our culture trivialises and which destroys so much
"Yesterday, in the demonstration [in support of Carme Forcadell] in Barcelona’s Plaça de Sant Jaume, mayor Ada Colau said that if they put Forcadell on trial they would be putting a whole nation on trial. I would go even further: they would be putting democracy on trial."