News from El Punt Avui

UN predicts climate chaos if action not taken

Both society in general and world economic powers have to make a change of “unprecedented magnitude” if they wish to prevent climate change from plunging the planet into chaos. This is the warning...

Fight over school lunches

Parents, unions, local groups and educational entities plan demonstrations to stop the change in school cafeterias and could present a citizen’s law

spain

Far-right VOX rallies against Catalonia

The far-right VOX party filled the Vistalegre pavillion in Madrid where there were screams of “Puigdemont in prison” and “let’s get them!” Some 4,000 people were left outside the hall which can...

Lewis Hamilton dominates Japan Gran Prix

Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, claiming his fourth straight Formula One win and moving a step closer to a fifth world championship. Starting from pole, the Mercedes...

society

La Caixa invites 22 at-risk familes to Port Aventura

A total of 22 families from vulnerable environments enjoyed a weekend at Port Aventura as guests of La Caixa. The initiative is part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Caixa Proinfància, so...

Marc Márquez; one step away from the title

Marc Márquez (Honda) has almost sentenced this year’s Moto GP title with his seventh win of the season, won at the Grand Prix of Thailand, the first time the track has been included in the World Cup...

justice

Police still searching for gun used in femicide

The Mossos d’Esquadra are still searching for the weapon used yesterday by Juan Antonio Jiménez to shoot and kill his wife Ana Maria Giménez, in Sant Joan les Fonts which was not locatedat the scene...

Opinion

Alzheimer’s: involving patients in early detection

Why, if we control our blood pressure, sugar levels and cholesterol on a regular basis, do we never test our memory? Examining our cognitive abilities regularly will help healthcare professionals improve...

ANC calls for a unified strategy for the Republic

The pro-independence civic organisation, the Catalan National Assembly (ANC), yesterday called on the JxCat and ERC parties to set out “a unified and clear government strategy for the implementation...

Europe

Rally in Riace to show support for mayor

Some 4,000 people took part yesterday in a demonstration in the southern Italian town of Riace, to show their support for mayor Domenico Lucano, who is currently under house arrest after being accused...