News from El Punt Avui

Netherlands

Another suspect arrested for Utrecht shooting

On Tuesday night a special intervention force unit arrested a new suspect in relation to Monday’s Utrecht shooting . According to a statement made by the Dutch prosecutor’s office, the new suspect...

Brazil

Attack on convoy transporting uranium

A group of armed men shot at people guarding a convoy transporting uranium to Brazi’s -nuclear power plants in Angra dos Reis on Tuesday night. The agents guarding the convoy responded by opening fire....

Ombudsman to decide on ribbons

Torra leaves yellow ribbons up until he receives report; Moncloa warns Mossos can be ordered to remove them

brexit

No way out for May as she postpones further Brexit vote

The British Prime Minister yesterday postponed today’s vote on the ’Brexit’ agreement and acknowledged that the country is in the middle of a “constitutional crisis.” After a meeting of ministers,...

culture

Casa Batlló visits to areas under restoration

In a radical move, the Bernat family, owners of Barcelona’s top Gaudí attraction, Casa Batlló, which has a million visits annually, have decided to offer something special to local visitors, who no...

Jovic heads Barça’s list of number nines

It is an open secret that Barça need to find a substitute for Luis Súarez who, at 32 years of age and with chronic knee problems, is increasingly in decline. That is why the club has been tracking the...

education

Too many degrees at universities, study warns

A study analysing the university system in Spain has revealed that the number of university degrees on offer in Catalonia has grown by 30%, in both public and private universities, since the Bologna plan...

Yellow ribbons under siege

The Figueres Electoral Board gave local councils 48 hours to remove pro-independence flags, ribbons and banners.

Proyecto Hombre calls for gender perspective

The NGO Proyecto Hombre presented the results of a study showing the effectiveness of therapeutic communities including those used to fight addictions at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Proyecto Hombre...

culture

Surf Rock icon Dick Dale dies aged 81

American guitarist Dick Dale, the pioneer of surf rock, with songs like Let’s go trippin’ and Miserlou, died on Saturday aged 81, according to information provided on US media yesterday. Although the...