News from El Punt Avui

society

Woman dies after being hit by train at station

A middle-aged woman died yesterday afternoon when she was hit by a train as she was crossing the train track at the Mont-roig del Camp railway station in Tarrragona. Immediately three SEM ambulances arrived...

international

Swedish leader cannot form government

The leader of Sweden’s Moderate Party, Ulf Kristersson, said on Sunday he had been unable to get enough support for a centre-right coalition government. Sweden has been in a state of political deadlock...

Sharing for 15 years

The Voluntariat per la Llengua programme marks 15 years with an increase in participants reflecting its consolidation and more volunteers each year

society

Search for six-year old goes on in Mallorca

The search for six-year-old Artur, who went missing in Mallorca when the vehicle he was in was swept away by flooding in Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, was yesterday extended as far as the sea, at the mouth...

economy

Barcelona to host cybersecurity congress

Barcelona will host a congress on cybersecurity on October 17 and 18, as part of Barcelona Industry Week, which is dedicated to Industry 4.0, organised by Fira de Barcelona. The fair’s organisers say...

society

CatSalut to pay €141,573 to woman over loss of uterus

Barcelona’s high court yesterday ratified a sentence in which the Catalan health service, CatSalut, was ordered to pay compensation of €141,573 to a 27-year-old woman after her uterus was removed following...

Pro-independence camp will only accept acquittals

As the negotiations over the budget draw near, so does the prosecutor’s accusation against the political leaders in pretrial detention. Yesterday, the issue began to appear in the media, with the Ser...

‘Climax’ best film at Sitges

The international festival recognises Gaspar Noé’s radical vision, as well as the social commentary of ‘Lazzaro felice‘, which won the special jury prize

Silence reigns

State surveys have not enquired regarding the monarchy since 2015; the crown has lost its splendour

health

Sant Joan de Déu to treat patients from Emirates

The Sant Joan de Déu hospital has signed an agreement with the government of the United Arab Emirates to become its pediatric centre of reference in Europe. The centre will treat minors from the UAE who...