Catalonia Today

POINT MADE

Banning Spring

All these pedantic defenders of legality don’t know what to get het up about anymore, after Quim Torra (and many ajuntaments who were also required to do so) did what the Electoral Commission required...

CULTURE

New president for Miró Foundation

Sara Puig is the new president of the Miró Foundation, replacing Jaume Freixa, after ten years. Puig was elected by the board of trustees (of which she has been a member since 2013) to take the role on...

BRAZIL

Brazilian police detain ex-President

Brazilian federal police arrested former President Michel Temer yesterday in the Lava Jato case, the largest anti-corruption case in the country’s history. His arrest was ordered by a judge who also...

ISRAEL

Trump to recognise Golan Heights as Israel

US President Donald Trump announced his intention to formally recognise the Golan Heights as a sovereign territory of Israel. The area, in Syria, was occupied in the 1967 Six Day War, and annexed in 1981,...

No incriminating mail found

Yesterday civil guard officers revealed the pro-independence correspondence they intercepted at the supreme court, but none of it incites violence

Documentary about the life of Peret in cinemas tomorrow

“Peret is a gypsy, but it was paios [non-gypsies] that made him famous; he was born poor in a shanty neighbourhood of Mataró but ends up being quite well-off; he seeks the truth in religion, but comes...

economy

Cabify wants to start multimodal platform

Cabify wants to become a multimodal transport platform that includes taxi drivers in Barcelona. This is already the case in other cities in which they operate said Cabify founder and CEO Juan de Antonio...

Kazakhstan

Capital re-named in honour of former president

Kazakhstan yesterday renamed its capital Astana. The capital’s new name, Nursultan, has been chosen to honour Kazakhstan’s former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, who resigned on Tuesday after three...

Italy

Driver of bus carrying 51 sets fire to it in Milan

The driver of a bus, a 47-year-old man, was arrested yesterday for arson and kidnapping. According to the local press the man shouted: “Nobody gets off here alive” at the 51 students on the bus, he...