Catalonia Today

Artwork censored at Arco

Ifema removes the work “Political prisoners in contemporary Spain” by Santiago Sierra with portraits of Sànchez, Cuixart and Junqueras at Arco

Rental prices have increased by 49% since 2013

The average rental price in Catalonia has gone up 49% in the last four years, according to a study by the real estate portal Fotocasa, and has now reached €991 per month. In 2013, renters paid €8.33...

society

New controversy over Glories contracting

The Barcelona City Council has decided to resume the tender for the tunnel to pass below the plaça de les Glòries which has been stalled since June last year after numerous technical setbacks brought...

economy

VidaCaixa earnings up 28.8% in 2017

VidaCaixa, the insurance subsidiary of CaixaBank earned €634 million in 2017, 28.8% more than the previous year, and closed one of the best years in its history, driven by €50 million extraordinary...

international

Eurogroup President insists on reducing debt

The president of the Eurogroup, representing ministers of Economy and Finance of the euro zone, Mário Centeno, warned yesterday that despite the economic recovery, countries must maintain sound fiscal...

international

Tory MPs pressure May for tough Brexit

More than 60 Conservative lawmakers have written to Theresa May demanding a quick, clean break from the EU, adding pressure on the prime minister before her ministers meet to decide the negotiating position....

international

Confident to give evidence against Netanyahu

A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to turn state’s witness in one of several corruption investigations posing a serious threat to PM’s political survival. Shlomo Filber’s...

politics

PSC appeals to Consitutional Court to unblock legislature

Neither the Permanent House Committee nor the committee of party representatives were yesterday able to break the impasse which has left the 12th legislature in limbo, without a government and without...

Society

Vodafone makes world’s 1st 5G phone call

Vodafone yesterday made the 1st 5G call in the world using standard commercial specifications approved last December, which uses the 3.7 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum band. Commercial deployment of the system...