News from El Punt Avui


Free medical attention for homeless in BCN

All homeless people wanting free medical attention all week and until tomorrow can see odontologists, ophthalmologists, dermatologists, gynecologists and podologists in the hospital set up by the Hospital...

Barcelona take on Sevilla with two ‘classics’ coming up

Real Madrid’s shock 2-1 home defeat to Girona last weekend may have given Barcelona a seven-point lead at the top of the table, but the Catalans face a tough test against Sevilla today at 4.15pm. What’s...


Rail services resume on Manresa line

While railway infrastructure manager Adif continues to investigate the cause of the train collision two weeks ago on the line between Manresa and Terrassa, yesterday services resumed on the line between...


New collectors’ volume devoted to Catalan avant-garde art

Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Togores, Torres-García... all shook up the art world, a “new phenomenon in the history of our art,” says Joan M. Minguet, the author of the fourth collectors’ volume of Catalan...

Relatives ready for the worst in trial

Family members of political prisoners temper their collective euphoria knowing that there’s still “plenty of the trial to go”

Massive blaze in Dhaka kills 78 and injures 55

The flames from a fire which burned for over nine hours in the centre of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, have left at least 78 people dead, and hundreds more injured, with serious burns. The fire, in...


Vatican holds 3 day summit on sex abuse

The Vatican began an unprecedented three-day summit on sexual abuse of minors by members of the Catholic Church, yesterday. Demonstrators, including the families of past victims, and survivors of paedophilia...


Coast guard neo-Nazi arrested for terrorism

A lieutenant in the United States coast guard, who identifies himself as a “white nationalist” has been arrested, and a small arsenal of weapons discovered in his house. Police state he was going to...


Prior remains firm on refusal to exhume Franco

The prior of the Valley of the Fallen, where the remains of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco are buried, has reaffirmed his decision to ignore the bill passed by the Spanish Council of Ministers on the...

Catalonia at a standstill

More than 20 major motorways were closed by demonstrators and CDRs around the country, and two people were arrested in Tarragona