Catalonia Today

art

Swab art fair brings 11th edition to a close

Yesterday, there was a queue of people waiting to get into the Fira de Barcelona to see the Swab art fair. It is testament to the determination of the organisers, the Diez-Cascón family, who 11 years...

Barcelona draw 1-1 against Athletic at Camp Nou

With Real Madrid still to play Atlético and only a point behind in second place, all Barcelona could manage yesterday at Camp Nou was a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao. The Basques scored first on 41...

education

Over a million pupils took part in EduCaixa 2017/18

Over a million schoolchildren took part last year in the EduCaixa educational programme by the Obra Social La Caixa. The programme features talks, projects and educational resources aimed at developing...

Events remembering the October 1 referendum

On the eve of the first anniversary of the independence referendum of October 1 2017, organisations all over the country are planning activities to commemorate the historical event, leading up to two central...

international

Johnson wants an agreement similar to EU-Canada deal

The former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and main rival to Theresa May, yesterday demanded, just two days before the Tory Congress, that the prime minister withdraw her proposal for Brexit, known...

When the good guy is the baddie

The creator of ’Breaking Bad’ and ’Better Call Saul’, gives a master class at Blanquerna for the Serializados festival

economy

CPI rises 2.2% for third consecutive month

The most recent Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.2% in September for the third consecutive month, according to data published yesterday by Sain’s national bureau of statistics (INE). The monthly rise...

culture

Maria Tena wins the XIV Premi Tusquets

The Madrid novelist María Tena has won the XIV Premi Tusquets for Nada que no sepas. The jury valued “the seductive evocation of the cosmopolitan and libertine lifestyle of a group of families in Uruguay...

international

Italian government defies Brussels

The Italian government has set the budget deficit at 2.4% of GDP for the next three years, defying Brussels and marking a victory for party chiefs over economy minister Giovanni Tria, an unaffiliated technocrat....