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  • 25-Sept-18 TV News: 'Catalan government plan unveiled ahead of October 1'

    ACN | Barcelona
    25 September 2018 08:02 PM
    25-Sept-18 TV News: 'Catalan government plan unveiled ahead of October 1'
    It's less than a week until the referendum anniversary, and the events that it gave way to are still providing much to talk about, now. And the government plan for this term, presented today, is evidence of that. The Catalan cabinet unveiled some 1,000 measures that it intends to implement during...

HIGHLIGHTS


Manuel Valls speaks to the press on September 25 2018 (photo courtesy of REUTERS/Albert Gea)

Former French PM Valls confirms candidacy as Barcelona mayor

The former Socialist leader will run on a ticket supported by unionist Ciutadans party
Cs MP José María Espejo-Saavedra with party spokesperson Carlos Carrizosa on September 25 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Opposition threatens legal action if Parliament fails to suspend MPs

Cs party critical of deal by pro-independence parties on Supreme Court ruling and says government...
The prison cell for the campaign 'A people imprisoned' in front of the European Commission on September 25 2018 (by Laura Fíguls)

Pro-independence organizations set up prison cell protest in Brussels

'A people imprisoned' campaign outside EU institutions aims to focus international attention on...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Catalan president Quim Torra speaks to the press on September 25 2018 (by Jordi Bataller)

Catalan president presents '4-year' government plan

Quim Torra's executive to launch forum to "set basis" for Catalan constitution and to explain...
Parliament speaker Roger Torrent (ERC) and parliament vice president Josep Costa (JxCat) speak to the press on September 25 2018 (by Marta Sierra)

Pro-independence parties to take suspension of MPs to plenary session

Disagreements on how to implement Spanish court ruling on prosecuted politicians have led to the...
Pablo Llarena's lawyer Hakim Boularbah (by ACN)

Spain questions whether Belgium can try judge in charge of independence case

Lawsuit by exiled Catalan leaders against Pablo Llarena will be assessed by three judges but...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Work begins to remove Francoist eagles from Girona bridge (ACN)

Work begins to remove Francoist symbols in Girona

The four eagles on bridge have "no patrimonial value" says local mayor, calling removal act of...
Georgina Oliva, director  of childhoods services organization DGAIA (ACN)

Government to open new welcome centres for unaccompanied minor migrants

Announcement comes days after administration said childhood services overwhelmed by ...

BUSINESS


Tourists and locals walking down Tarragona's Carrer Major (by ACN)

Overnight stays in Catalonia fall 3% in August

Number of visitors increases during same month compared to 2017
The Port of Barcelona on June 16 2017 (by Josep Ramon Torné)

Catalan exports increase by 4.2% in July

Country sold goods abroad to the value of 6 billion euros during seventh month of year, bucking...
Euro notes (by ACN)

Foreign investment falls by 40% in first half of year

Total of 992.6 million euros of overseas expenditure lowest figure for this period since 2014

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Prosecutor appeals against the decision of a court in Ghent

Spanish directors made film in response to "manipulation" and "simplification" of information after independence referendum

Willy Toledo refused to attend court over lawsuit filed by Christian group, so police detained him to face the judge

CULTURE


Gegants perform in Sant Jaume square on September 24 2018 (by Aina Martí)

La Mercè draws over 1.3 million

Concerts at the Barcelona festival saw attendance of 346,150 people
A scene from 'Maremar' performed by Dagoll Dagom, at the Teatre Poliorama on September 21 2018 (by Pere Francesch)

Maremar: the refugee crisis interpreted in theater

The new play uses Shakespearean tales to the tune of Catalan protest music Lluís Llach to the...

LIFE & STYLE


Three actors perform at FiraTàrrega 2017 on September 8 (by Oriol Bosch)

September: what to do in Catalonia

From vintage markets, to exhibitions, to music, fall kicks off with plenty to do in Barcelona and...
Circuit Festival kicked off in Barcelona on Thursday (by Andrea Zamorano)

Circuit Festival: international gay event kicks off in Barcelona

Businesses in 'Gaixample' expect over 30% sales increase
Chef Carme Ruscalleda in the Alimentaria fair on April 16, 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Three Michelin star restaurant Sant Pau to close down after 30 years

World-class chef Carme Ruscalleda to "redirect" her career

SPORTS


Basketball player Pau Gasol in Barcelona (by ACN)

NBA's Pau Gasol launches new book on success and leadership

Top Catalan basketball player presents autobiography "Under the Hoop" in Barcelona
Secretary general of Sport Gerard Figueras, IOC official Gilbert Felli, and FGC president Ricard Font at La Molina ski station of September 5 2018 (by Albert Lijarcio)

International Olympic Committee visits Catalonia for potential Winter Games hosting

In dialogue phase, both Barcelona and the Catalan Pyrenees might bid for the 2030 edition