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CULTURE

30 years on, and “The Soup” still rocks Girona

Sopa de Cabra dedicated much of their gig this Saturday to celebrating the 30th anniversary of their first album, Sopa de Cabra, playing 9 of the 12 tracks in the first 40 minutes. Whilst a small Girona...

CULTURE

Stephen King to terrorise Girona this week

Stephen King will terrorise Girona from the 29th of November until the 1st of December, in a series of film screenings, workshops and discussions, organised by the Ocificció Association. The third annual...

national

Primary care doctors begin five days of strike

Tired of years of cuts to healthcare, doctors across Catalonia began a series of strikes today. They claim staff cuts have pushed their workloads to unacceptable levels, and are demanding a maximum of...

SOCIETY

Women take the street against male violence

There were demonstrations across the country yesterday, for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. 3,000 campaigners took to the streets in Barcelona, and marched to Sant...

NORTH AMERICA

Mexico denies having made a deal with Trump

The incoming Mexican Secretary of the Interior has stated that no agreement has been reached with the USA, to allow asylum seekers to wait out legal proceedings on Mexican soil. This contrasts with the...

A road to uncertainty

UK to leave the EU in March, entering uncharted territory of “transition period”, while demand for a referendum on the terms of the deal grows

Sánchez unblocks Brexit deal

Spanish prime minister lifts the veto on the agreement and announces that Spain will have “direct negotiations” with London over Gibraltar in the future

society

Occupying Raval flats to stop drug dealers

Inés, a mother of two children aged six and nine, yesterday moved into a flat on carrer Riera Baixa, in Barcelona’s Raval neighbourhood, with the help of local people. The move came after celebrating...

Espanyol host Girona today in Catalan derby

Espanyol welcome Girona to Cornellà this evening at 6.30pm for another Catalan derby. A close match is expected, as Espanyol have yet to cede a point at the RCDE Stadium, while Girona are the only team...

culture

Carme Torras and Marc Pastor win Ictineu prizes

Enxarxats by Carme Torras and Farishta by Marc Pastor have won the best novel prize of the Ictineu science fiction and fantasy awards. The writers received their prizes last night in Vilanova i la Geltrú...