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POLITICS

Referendum judge to give back confiscated items

Òmnium Cultural reported yesterday that the Civil Guard search at its headquarters last March (under orders from the judge investigating the organizers of the 2017 Catalan referendum) sought to “criminalize...

Society

Notaries institute presents Borrás with award

The Catalan institute of notaries held the ceremony for the tenth Puig Salellas prize, which this year has been awarded to Alegría Borrás Rodríguez (Barcelona, 1943) the night before last. The event...

ECONOMY

Generalitat and agricultural sector say no to PAC

The Catalan government’s minister of agriculture, livestock, fisheries and food, Teresa Jordà, alongside Catalan agricultural and livestock organizations are opposing the new proposal for a common agricultural...

SOCIETY

Racist practices at three kings parades condemned

At some three kings parades Balthazar is still represented by a white person painting their face black. Of the Catalan cities with more than 75,000 inhabitants last year this still happened in two, Girona...

PARIS

Macron tries to calm “yellow vests”

The French president, Emmanuel Macron tries, without success, to calm the outrage of the ’yellow vests’. Macron made “a call for calm” when confronted with another day of demonstrations called...

spain

Díaz regrets not having used Catalonia issue to win votes

The open fight between Susana Díaz and the federal executive of the PSOE became more visible yesterday. Two days on from the party’s defeat in the Andalusian elections, the acting Regional President...

Solidarity with hunger strike

Catalan government approves declaration of support for actions of prisoners protesting court blockade

SOCIETY

Work by Amat and peace inscription for 17-A memorial

Barcelona City Council is to install an inscription with the phrase: “Let peace cover you, oh city of peace” in Spanish, Catalan and Arabic, along with a drawing by Frederic Amat near the Joan Miró...

Barça reserve players set for run out in Cup game

The return leg of the King’s Cup round of 16 at the Camp Nou always provides habitual and current champions Barça with the opportunity to give some reserve team players some minutes on the field. And...

economy

November rise in unemployment due to seasonality

Unemployment rose by 3,208 in Catalonia in November, leaving the total number of unemployed at 394,405. However, compared to the same month last year, the figure has fallen by 6.6%, a percentage equivalent...