News from El Punt Avui

Espanyol take on Rayo Vallecano; Girona host Huesca

Espanyol take on Rayo Vallecano at home at 6.30pm this evening looking to halt their slide down the table. After a good start to the season, the Catalan side now sit in 15th place, three places above their...

society

First sustainable mobility fair in Papiol till Sunday

The first Fira de la Mobilitat Sostenible de Catalunya (FiMob) takes place until tomorrow in Papiol, bringing together local authorities, experts, citizens and companies to talk constructively about mobility...

culture

Lliure cancels Jan Fabre’s ‘Mount Olympus’ over abuse allegations

Barcelona’s Lliure theatre has cancelled one of its big shows of the season: ‘Mount Olympus’ by Belgian Jan Fabre, who last year was accused of sexual harassment. On Tuesday, the ‘No és cultura’...

fashion

080 Fashion Week comes to a close

“The feeling getting to the end of this 080 is one of satisfaction for having achieved the goals we set.” Thus, yesterday the head of Catalonia’s retail and fashion consortium, Muntsa Vilalta, expressed...

business

Seat starts new year by breaking sales record

Seat has begun 2019 by beating its sales records. In January alone, the group sold 44,500 vehicles, in what was the best start to a year in the company’s history, a growth of 14% compared with the year...

society

Custody for one of of eight suspects in Sabadell rape case

The judge overseeing the case of the recent gang rape of an 18-year old woman in Sabadell (Vallès Occidental) has ordered one of the seven men accused to be detained in custody, while the rest were allowed...

Authorities to spend €30 million on ports

The authorities will invest 30.9 million euros in the next four years into Catalonia’s ports. According to territory minister Damià Calvet yesterday, that rises to 107 million euros if private investment...

Call to protest the trial

Pro-independence organisations come together to announce a series of protests including a mass demonstration in Barcelona on February 16

Archbishop justifies abuse

Pujol said that some take advantage of minors because they are “going through a hard time” but then took it back and said it’s “very serious”

La Manada members to remain released on bail

The five members of La Manada who were sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual abuse during the 2016 running of the bulls are to remain on conditional release after appeals presented by the prosecution...