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  • 24-Apr-19 TV News in 100 Seconds: ‘Ex FC Barcelona head not guilty after almost two years in jail’

    ACN | Barcelona
    24 April 2019 08:05 PM
    24-Apr-19 TV News in 100 Seconds: ‘Ex FC Barcelona head not guilty after almost two years in jail’
    Sandro Rosell was absolved in a case involving commissions of TV rights for Brazil national football team matches. He had been in precautionary detention for almost two years until freed when his trial started. A pro-independence politician in pre-trial jail and the government were among those...

HIGHLIGHTS


Catalan president Quim Torra with a copy of the encyclopedia on April 24 2019 (by Pau Cortina)

Everything you ever wanted to know about human towers

Third volume of 'castellers' encyclopedia presented in Barcelona, with remaining instalments set...
Freight traffic at Barcelona's Port (by ACN)

Catalan exports went up 2.6% in February

Foreign sales rose to €5.85 billion compared with 2018, but imports also increased by 4.2%...
Esquerra's campaign slogan 'It's about freedom' is prominent at their rallies

ERC: Pro-independence party eager for dialogue, aiming for unprecedented win

The left-wing sovereigntists, whose top candidates are in prison, have run a campaign based on...

CATALAN TRIAL


Former Catalan police director Albert Batlle (by Supreme Court)

Former Catalan police official felt 'uncomfortable' about approaching referendum

Ex-director general who resigned before the vote assures Supreme Court that Mossos d'Esquadra...
Former Catalan minister Jordi Jané testifying as witness in the Catalan trial on April 23, 2019

Former ministers say Catalan government aimed for agreed referendum

Officials who left posts before 2017 vote tell Supreme Court their decision was unrelated, while...
Catalan vice president Pere Aragonès arrives in Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday (by ACN)

Catalan vice president among political figures due to testify in Supreme Court

Week 11 of trial of independence leaders begins on Tuesday with focus on events surrounding...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Image of a figure of Puigdemont being 'executed' in Coripe, Andalusia (by @miquelstrubell)

Government files lawsuit against Puigdemont shooting mockery

Catalan executive considers southern Spanish town Easter festival was incitation of hatred
Pablo Casado (left) replaced Mariano Rajoy as People's Party head in June 2018 (by PP)

People’s Party: fighting to keep right-wing hegemony in Spain through the Catalan crisis

With Mariano Rajoy gone, new party head Pablo Casado tries to put down growing rivalry by...
Image of the four candidates for the Spanish election taking part in Atresmedia debate on April 23, 2019

Unionist party leaders want Spanish as working language in all schools

Heads of PP and Cs parties accuse Catalan educational system of "indoctrinating" students in...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Former FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell in court on February 25 2019 (image courtesy of Pool EFE)

Former FC Barcelona president found not guilty in money laundering case

Sandro Rosell had been in pre-trial jail for these allegations for 21 months
Open Arms vessel setting sail from Barcelona port on April 23, 2019 (by Miquel Codolar)

Open Arms NGO ship finally sets sail from Barcelona port

Blockaded by Spanish authorities for over 100 days, good weather permits rescue vessel to carry...

BUSINESS


Nissan press conference on March 26 2019 (by Àlex Recolons)

Nissan announces layoff of 600 workers in Catalonia

No deal with unions after four meetings; promised investment of 70 million euro up in the air
Image of a VMware event in 2018 (by VMWare)

VMware to invest $100m in innovation center in Barcelona

US multinational announces new European sales facility in 22@ business district that will create...
Taxis waiting outside Barcelona-El Prat airport (Photo: Àlex Recolons)

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport sees 4 million visitors in March

First three months of 2019 show 5.9% increase in visits compared with previous year

MOST POPULAR


Members of Canada's Research Institute on Self-Determination of Peoples say Supreme Court might be infringing defendants' rights

The antifascist fighter who lived through the Nazi concentration camp was given the highest awards from Barcelona and the Catalan government

No deal with unions after four meetings; promised investment of 70 million euro up in the air

CULTURE


Opening day at the Barcelona stand of the 45th International Book Fair in Buenos Aires on (photo courtesy of Publisher's Guild)

Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off with Barcelona as guest

Event features Catalan capital with 'literary city' project, promoting local writers and...
Mozambican writer Mia Couto signing books on April 23, 2019 (by Alicia Egorov)

Foreign writers show off Sant Jordi's international side

Mia Couto, Virginie Despentes and Cesar Brandon among those taking part in this year's...

LIFE & STYLE


More people take to the streets to celebrate Sant Jordi in Tarragona as sun shines (by Eloi Tost)

Sun brightens up Sant Jordi

After a greyish morning, Catalans enjoy clear skies as festivities continue for the day of books...
For Sant Jordi, Catalans gift books to their loved ones, resulting in astounding sales every year (by Andrea Zamorano)

Sant Jordi: a unique celebration of love and culture

With roses and books the main stars of the feast day, Catalonia pays tribute to its patron saint...
Detailed shot of a Catalan 'mona de Pasqua,' the chocolate treat handed out to children on Easter Monday

Easter in Catalonia: processions, desserts and traffic jams!

'Setmana Santa' -or Holy Week- is one of the country's busiest holiday periods, with processions,...

SPORTS


Jordi Alba, Ivan Rakitic, and Clement Lenglet celebrate together after one of the vital goals against Real Sociedad (Photo counrtest of FC Barcelona)

Closer and closer - Barça come out on top against Real Sociedad

Clément Lenglet’s towering first-half header and Jordi Alba’s second enough to bring Barça...
Luis Suarez, in action against Manchester United, will face his old side Liverpool in the semi-final

FC Barcelona to face Liverpool in Champions League semi-final

Ernesto Valverde’s men hope to make it three wins from three trips to England this year