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  • 20-Nov-18 TV News: ‘Train accident leaves one dead and half a hundred injured’

    ACN | Barcelona
    20 November 2018 08:14 PM
    20-Nov-18 TV News: ‘Train accident leaves one dead and half a hundred injured’
    The judge chosen to preside over the Spanish judiciary following an agreement between the two biggest parties, is backing out, after a scandal that hinted at political meddling in his appointment. In a text message leaked to the press on Monday, the PP Senate spokesperson suggested that judge...

HIGHLIGHTS


Videoart by Shahar Marcus, during the LOOP Fair in the Almanac Hotel (by ACN)

Videos by 40 international artists on display in Barcelona hotel

16th edition of LOOP Fair takes place in Almanac Hotel for first time until November 22
The paper by Òmnium about Francoism (by Guillem Roset, ACN)

Òmnium hands out 100,000 copies of newspaper claiming Franco's legacy lives on

On 43rd anniversary of dictator's death, cultural organization's jailed head accuses Spain of...
Rosalía performs at Sónar in 2018 (by Pere Francesch)

Rosalía wins EU pop music award

The Catalan flamenco fusion artist won the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards in the RnR/Urban...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


The minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, Josep Borrell, in an interview with 'Politico' (by Blanca Blay, ACN)

‘The UK will split apart before Spain,’ says Spanish foreign minister

Josep Borrell tells ‘Politico’ risks to its unity are “a clear sign of the UK's weaknesses”
Ernest Maragall, left, will hand over the Foreign Action ministry to Alfred Bosch, right (by Nazaret Romero, ACN)

Six government offices to open abroad as foreign minister bows out

As Ernest Maragall hands over to Alfred Bosch, his department will launch plan to recover...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Train derails in central Catalonia (by ACN)

One dead and some 50 injured after train derails in central Catalonia

The train was carrying 133 people and the accident was caused by a landslide
A group of unaccumpanied minors at the training on November 19 2018 (by Núria Torres)

Pilot program aims to train 900 unaccompanied minor refugees in Catalonia

The current initiative is housing and preparing 40 migrants under 18 in the southern town of...

BUSINESS


The Smart City Expo at Fira de Barcelona (by Aina Martí)

Barcelona Smart City Expo breaks attendance record

More than 700 cities present at fair in Catalonia’s capital
Image of the presentation of a report on British investments in Catalonia on November 15, 2018 (by Guifré Jordan)

British investment in Catalonia up to €84 million

Report shows UK firms have "continued commitment" to Catalan economy and employ 34,188 people
Image of the opening day of Horrorland in October 2018 (by Gemma Aleman)

Horrorland theme park frightens and delights, a successful end to first season

22,500 people visited attraction ahead of Christmas special edition and promoters extend contract...

MOST POPULAR


Catalan police seized 16 firearms, including high-precision rifles and assault weapons, from his apartment in Terrassa

Artur Mas and other leaders are one step closer to lose properties worth some 2 million; verdict can be appealed

Message from party spokesperson in Senate causes outrage

CULTURE


Barcelona's cathedral (by ACN)

Montserrat Caballé honored at Barcelona Cathedral

Verdi’s 'Requiem' performed in remembrance of world-class Catalan soprano
Museum of Cinema in Girona acquires Madeleine Carroll's personal archive (by ACN)

Girona museum acquires Madeleine Carroll personal archive

Collection includes more than 400 pictures from the Hollywood star

LIFE & STYLE


Visitors at one of the shops for Rec in Igualada on November 7 2018 (by Gemma Aleman)

Affordable fall fashion and much more at Rec.018

The 19th edition of the Igualada fair has new additions and hopes to hit 120k attendees
A Sailor Moon cosplayer poses at the 23rd Barcelona Manga Fair in 2017 (by Josep Ramon Torné)

November: what to do in Catalonia

Film fests of all kinds, jazz rumba and flamenco, theater and exhibits welcome the cold weather
Raw chestnuts in an image from 2015 at Mercabarna (by Laura Fíguls)

October 31: Halloween or Castanyada?

In Catalonia, this date that leaves no one indifferent brings two events which are not only...

SPORTS


Messi scored twice on his return from injury (by Miguel Ruiz/FCB)

FC Barcelona 3-4 Betis: First home defeat

Andalusians spoil Leo Messi’s return to action with a shock victory in dramatic encounter...
Suárez, scorer of a hat trick (courtesy of  FCBarcelona)

FC Barcelona 5-1 Real Madrid: Classic beauty

Luis Suárez scores hat-trick, Coutinho and Vidal get the others, as Barça power their way to a...