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  • 16-Jul-18 TV News: ‘Puigdemont launches new political movement'

    ACN | Barcelona
    16 July 2018 08:17 PM
    16-Jul-18 TV News: ‘Puigdemont launches new political movement'
    Carles Puigdemont thinks he can have another shot at Catalonia's presidency after Germany's decision on his extradition - he's promoting a new political movement. It’s called Crida Nacional per la República, or, National Call for the Republic. He aims to bring together the pro-independence...

HIGHLIGHTS


The XAL Barcelona Creative Lab team (credit to the XAL Facebook, July 16 2018)

Lighting multinational opens design center in Barcelona

XAL’s new Creative Lab in the Catalan capital is the only such facility the firm has outside Austria
Roger Torrent and Josep Costa at a parliament bureau meeting on July 12 2018 (by Rafa Garrido)

Parliament lawyers open door for suspended MPs to not giving up seats

Spanish Supreme Court told six lawmakers prosecuted for rebellion to be temporarily replaced in...
Barcelona mayor Ada Colu speaks at the Local and Regional Government's Forum at the UN on July 16 2018 (photo courtesy of Barcelona City Council)

Barcelona mayor calls for ‘inclusive, safe and sustainable’ world cities at UN

Ada Colau presents 'Cities for Housing' declaration in New York, while foreign minister Ernest...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


The Catalan former president Carles Puigdemont (right) with the current Catalan leader Quim Torra in Berlin on April 15, 2018 (by Tània Tàpia)

Puigdemont and Torra to promote new political movement

Unionist Ciutadans says it is a move to hide "corruption," while pro-independence parties take...
Spain's president Pedro Sánchez (center) accompanied by Socialist colleagues (by ACN)

Spanish government won’t interfere to reduce charges for Catalan leaders

Madrid rules out telling prosecutor to drop rebellion accusations
The Spanish foreign minister, Josep Borrell, during an event hosted by Societat Civil Catalana unionist group, on July 15, 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Referendums are 'deeply divisive,' says Spanish foreign minister

Josep Borrell rules out right to self-determination for Catalonia and calls on pro-independence...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


A diver examining the shell found close to Illes Formigues, in Costa Brava (by Ramon Casabayó)

Divers find unexploded shell in Costa Brava

Submariners from Palamós spotted the artifact to be examined by police in next few days...
People make fascist salute at demonstration against plans to remove Franco from the Valle de los Caidos (by REUTERS/Javier Barbancho)

Hundreds in fascist protest against removal of Franco’s remains

Spanish government plans to turn El Valle de los Caídos into a place for...

BUSINESS


The presentation of the Economic Memory of Catalonia in July 13 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Catalan economy rises to 19.2% of Spain

Industry and science main contributors to 3.4% GDP growth in 2017
The Gran Via de Fira de Barcelona Fairgrounds on January 31 2018 (by Josep Ramon Torné)

Major audiovisual trade fair to move to Barcelona in 2021

Growth in ISE congress sees plans to move annual event from Amsterdam to Gran Via convention...
UPS new hub in London (by UPS)

UPS to set up Southern Europe operation center in Barcelona and create 400 jobs

Shipping multinational DHS will also invest €7.5 million in new facility near the Catalan capital

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"Crime of rebellion does not exist, they made it up," say prisoners' defense
Quim Torra and Nicola Sturgeon will hold talks at Bute House in Edinburgh

Catalan president and parliament speaker among attendees

CULTURE


Performance by Bruno Philippe during the international festival paying tribute to Pau Casals (by Mar Rovira)

Festival paying tribute to Pau Casals kicks off with young talent

38th edition of international event focuses on Catalan cellist's push to recover German works...
Pharrell Williams performing in the Cruïlla festival on July 13, 2018 (by Pau Cortina)

Pharrell Williams, Luis Miguel and Jack Johnson top festival night

Mix of styles in Cruïlla, Cap Roig and Portaferrada events, among the best of summer season

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...