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  • The car used to run over the installation with the crosses in the background on July 22 (photo ceded to Catalan News)

    A car runs over yellow crosses in installation supporting prisoners and exiled leaders

    ACN | Barcelona
    22 July 2018 05:00 PM
    The incident took place in the Plaça de Vila in the central Catalan town of Vic

HIGHLIGHTS


A ballot to vote during the PDeCAT assembly on July 21 2018 (by Núria Julià)

A Catalan republic ‘as soon as possible,’ PDeCAT’s goal

David Bonvehí and Míriam Nogueras new heads of pro-independence party
Pablo Casado speaks at the PP congress to appoint a new leader on July 21 2018 (by PP)

Pablo Casado, new PP leader

Casado beat former vice president of Spain Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría by a narrow margin
Mariano Rajoy speaks at a PP congress on July 20 2018 (by Roger Pi de Cabanyes)

‘I’m stepping aside, but I’m not leaving:’ Rajoy bids farewell to the People’s Party

The former Spanish president praised Article 155 in his speech but avoided naming a successor

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Spanish government spokesperson Isabel Celáa (by Tània Tàpia)

Dropping warrants 'does not harm' image of Spanish justice, says government

Spokeswoman calls differences over extradition merely result of “conversations between...
The car moving former Catalan parliament speaker carme Forcadell to the Catllar prison, cheered on by pro-independence supporters on July 20 2018 (by Sílvia Jardí)

Former parliament speaker arrives to new Catalan prison

Some 300 pro-independence supporters formed a human chain and placed yellow ribbons on her route
Carles Puigdemont outside the Neumünster prison (by ACN)

Puigdemont is already free to leave Germany

Bail conditions lifted by judge after Spain withdrew European Arrest Warrant

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Remains of a individual in a mass grace with an amputated leg (by ACN)

First disappeared from Civil War identified through DNA Bank

Thanks to the Mass Graves Plan and the family DNA bank four more individuals could be identified
Volunteer participants in the UAB study walk in the woods on July 20 2018 (by Norma Vidal)

The benefits of the woods, in a new university study

Carried out by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, it analyzes effects through oral swabs and...

BUSINESS


Passengers at the Barcelona airport (by ACN)

Airport ground staff call off July 31 strike

Agreement with handling companies avoids industrial action involving 50,000 employees all over Spain
The Port of Barcelona on June 16 2017 (by Josep Ramon Torné)

Catalan exports fall 1.2% in May after a year of growth

Sales from Catalonia abroad reached 6,273 million euros, representing 24.8% of the total of the...
Travelers in Barcelona airport (by ACN)

Summer of strikes in Barcelona airport: will it affect you?

Learn the dates of the upcoming industrial action and the reasons behind it

MOST POPULAR


Supreme Court withdraws European Arrest Warrants against former president and five other politicians abroad

The incident took place in the Plaça de Vila in the central Catalan town of Vic

Left-wing pro-independence ERC would win an election, surpassing its coalition partner JxCat and unionist Cs

CULTURE


Director of Sitges Film Festival Ángel Sala during a presentation on July 19 2018 (Pilar Tomás)

Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris at this year’s Sitges Film Fest

The upcoming event in October will also see a concert by cult composer, filmmaker, and...
An emblematic Salvador Dalí work at a MNAC exhibition dedicated to Gala Salí on July 5 2018 (by Pau Cortina)

Art enjoyed by half of Catalan population in 2017

The most frequent visitor for museums and exhibitions are between the ages of 14-24

LIFE & STYLE


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
A tourist in front of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (by ACN)

Sagrada Familia, ninth most Instagrammed tourist site in Europe

Barcelona’s top attraction was hashtagged 1,352,523 times on popular photo app
The catwalk (courtesy of 080 Barcelona Fashion)

Big names on the catwalk for 080 Barcelona Fashion summer edition

For first time ever, event kicked off at the beach, with models strutting their stuff by the sea

SPORTS


Mediterranean Games press conference on Sunday (by ACN)

Tarragona 2018 defends ‘success’ of Mediterranean Games

Despite long series of mishaps, organizers remain positive about event with "massive" record...
The Mediterranean Games' mascot Tarracus at the opening ceremony (by ACN)

Tarragona Mediterranean Games: a series of unfortunate events

Empty stands, athletes handing medals to themselves and anthems sung a capella paint a grim...