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transport

Terrassa to ban electric scooters from pavements

Terrassa city council has begun processing a reform to its traffic regulations, which date back to 1996, that will ban the use of personal mobility vehicles, such as electric scooters, from pavements....

Medical body acts against ‘psuedoscientific’ practice

Barcelona’s doctors’ association, the Col·legi de Metges de Barcelona, has begun disciplinary proceedings against 20 practitioners for using improper pseudoscientific therapies between 2014 and 2018....

culture

14 Catalan art galleries at next Arco fair in Madrid

Fourteen Catalan galleries will take part in the next edition of the Arco art fair in Madrid, which will take place from February 27 to March 3. Thirteen of the galleries (ADN, Ana Mas Projects, Àngels...

Barcelona take on Valladolid at Camp Nou

With some big matches on the horizon, Barcelona could well rest some players in this evening’s clash against 15th-placed Valladolid at Camp Nou. Barça go into the game on the back of two consecutive...

politics

Catalan executive says Socialists lacked “courage”

Calling an early election is proof of the “failure” and the “lack of courage” shown by Pedro Sánchez Socialist government in tackling Catalonia’s political conflict with Spain. That was the...

April 28, between Sánchez or the right

Spanish prime minister calls early election, offering a choice between Socialist and conservative parties

transport

Two deaths and 274 injured on local rail service since 2010

The two accidents that have taken place in less than three months on the R4 Rodalies commuter line, both with one fatal victim and numerous people injured, have shown up the serious deficiencies on the...

May takes another hit, as MPs rebel in vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May took yet another hit from within her own party yesterday, as MPs voted down a motion representing her most recent progress on adjustments to her Brexit deal, by 45 votes...

1-O TRIAL

Lozena likens 1-O voting to rape

The Spanish Secretary of State charged with cleaning up Spain’s image around the world, Irene Lozano, head of Global Spain (formerly “Marca España”), shot herself in the foot last night, on Sky...

MIDDLE EAST

US and EU face off over Iranian sanctions

The US and the EU were at loggerheads yesterday over differing approaches to Iran. US Vice-President Mike Pence put pressure on European allies to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear treaty, claiming a “real...